1 East 62nd Street, 2A
Located steps from Fifth Ave, Madison Ave and Central Park, this Neo-French classic style mansion features old world elegance and European charm located in a full-service, White glove condominium building. This unique one-of-a-kind home with 16.4 high ceilings is available for the first time in more than 35 years. Three large French bay windows with original wrought iron balconies and a wood burning fireplace completes the expansive living room which adjoins a formal dining area with abundant space for entertaining-beyond there is a windowed kitchen with bar style seating and a bedroom that can also be used as a home office with a full bath, as well as a laundry room that completes the first floor of this unique duplex home. The primary bedroom suite with a Spa like bathroom and abundant closet space enjoys lush views of the historically remarkable mansions which the elegant tree-lined E 62nd St. is known for.
This magnificent Pre-War 42-foot-wide limestone facade mansion, designed by Horace Trumbauer, America’s greatest classical revivalist architect, is one of the few remaining examples of Mr. Trumbauer’s “Great Houses” in New York City. Originally built in 1903 for John R. Drexel and his wife, later converted into apartments in the 1930’s when Ernest Hemingway lived in the mansion and wrote The Snows of Kilimanjaro. The Spencer condominium with its elaborate architectural detailed reception hall offers residents 24-hour doorman service.