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Daily Dream Home: Park Avenue

Daily Dream Home: Park Avenue

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Last year journalist Katie Couric purchased a condo on East 78th Street for over $12 million. Now she is listing her five-bedroom home on Park Avenue.

The building is famed for its generous and graceful floorplans, high ceilings and pretty exposures. This 10-room apartment has big windows, beautiful original parquet flooring as well as charming views of Park Avenue’s famous tulip gardens, tree tops and The Brick Church.

The unusually large  eat-in kitchen opens to a  breakfast room and butler’s pantry. Conveniently located next to the kitchen is the windowed laundry room and a double-staff room with a bath. The staff room is adjacent to the main bedroom hallway and can easily be converted to an additional bedroom suite.

Stretching along Park Avenue is a large and bright dining room. There is also a library, which can be used as a bedroom, as well as four additional bedrooms for a total of five bedrooms and 4.5 baths. All rooms have lovely exposures.

Built in 1915, 1155 Park Avenue is a full-service coop with 24-hour doorman service, a fitness center, a bike room and live-in super.

This unit is listed for $7.995 million with Stribling & Associates and is showcased by Luxury Portfolio.