The Spencer Condominium, 1 East 62nd St, 3AB - Upper East Side, New York
A rare opportunity to live in a grand, 42 foot wide limestone mansion just a stone's throw away from central park! A gracious foyer leads you into this gorgeous two bedroom, two bathroom apartment with extra high thirteen foot ceilings throughout the unit. The living room is of dramatic 22 X 24 foot proportions and has a wood burning fire place. Both the master bedroom as well as the second bedroom make for commodious living and also have wood burning fire places. Although the prewar craftsmanship has been meticulously kept, the kitchen has been renovated with stainless steel appliances and there is also a washer/dryer in the apartment. This apartment has a certain elegance and charm which has been well preserved over time and cannot be duplicated!The Spencer Condominium has a full time doorman and is enriched with history! Designed by classical revivalist architect Horace Trumbauer in 1903. It was converted into apartments in the 1930s, and even housed such notable creatives as Ernest Hemingway. During his long residency in the mansion, Hemingway, wrote The Snows of Kilamanjaro and The Sun Also Rises.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman