Palatial Duplex Layout + Private Planted Garden + Key to Gramercy Park!<br><br>This gorgeous 3-bedroom, 2-bath DUPLEX blends old New York charm with sophisticated, contemporary style, plus access to your own private garden and full views of Gramercy Park, located just across the street. The lucky occupants of this unit will also be eligible for a coveted key to Manhattan's famously exclusive Gramercy Park.<br><br>On the first floor of the duplex, with soaring, 13' 4' ceilings throughout, a full floor layout offers expansive views through full length, French pane windows on both ends of the apartment. Upon entering the apartment, the first thing you will see is the expansive living room, just over 600 sq. ft., flooded by bright southern light filtered through the trees of the private garden, which is accessible by a small adjoining stairway. On the eastern wall, you will see the first of three marble fireplaces, accented by exposed brick masonry. The living room flows into a dramatic dining room featuring an exposed brick wall and, en face, a colorful, modern accent wall. The dining room is the only room in the apartment spanning both floors, with extra-high ceilings reaching 25'.<br><br>The dining room conveniently connects to the kitchen, located to the western side of a hallway adjoining the southern living room and the northern, park-facing parlor. Outfitted with ample cabinet and counter space, the kitchen combines modern stainless-steel appliances with refined, elegant finishes, like marble countertops and crystal chandeliers, that tie back to other classic details of this historic home. On the opposite side of the hallway, find one of the apartment's two full baths, plus the first of many sizable closets, perfect for storing seasonal clothing or guests' coats.<br><br>The parlor room, to the north end of the apartment, features the second of the three marble fireplaces and is tiled in sleek white marble floors to match. Enjoy charming views of Gramercy park through its large French pane windows. This room is adjoined to a narrow room that could be a walk-in closet or a cozy private office with a convenient separate entrance to the main hallway. This spacious, secluded parlor may also easily be converted into a third bedroom.<br><br>The second floor of the duplex may be accessed through the elevator or a chic, steel spiral staircase connected to the main living room. Tucked away to the north side of the second floor's spacious landing, which overlooks the dining room and is large enough to be another common space, you will find an in-unit washer dryer and another renovated bathroom. To the southern side, you may enter the enormous master bedroom, 22' 10' x 15'7', or a slightly smaller bedroom, 19'7' x 8'0', each enjoying views of the private garden and bright southern light. The master bedroom features the third marble fireplace in the unit and gorgeous, full-wall French-pane windows.<br><br>This historic apartment offers its inhabitants all the comforts they could want at home and all the attractions they could desire outside. The building is conveniently located near the N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6, and L lines, which offer easy access throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. In addition to a coveted key to Gramercy Park, just steps from your front door, lively Union Square and Madison Square parks are only a few blocks away. Slightly to the South, you are walking distance to the East Village, a center of New York nightlife; to the West, visit charming, upscale Chelsea, or in your own backyard, the serene history of one of New York's most well-preserved historic neighborhoods, steps away from the historic National Arts club, the world-renowned Gramercy Tavern, and so much more.