1355 First Avenue Unit: PH

New York City NY, 10021


$2,916.67 per sqft


8 Beds

9 Baths

12,000 sqft


Built in 2015

We are privileged to introduce The Penthouse at The Charles. This masterpiece is the impressive result of a five-year bespoke white-box fabrication that has never before been on the market. Curated for the supremely discerning buyer who demands only the most rarified, refined, and sophisticated lifestyle here in New York City. Enjoy this ultra-premier living experience offering privacy, security, and luxury.

A townhouse in the sky, this world-class property features approximately 12,000 square feet of interior space expanding over four private floors, complimented by 1,500 square feet of terraces, which capture breathtaking 360-degree views. Conceptualized to provide the finest quality of design and artisanship, the layout of this property is notably perfect for both intimate experiences and grand scale entertainment.

A work of art in and of itself, a distinguished staircase serves as the centerpiece of the home, adorned with a dramatic custom chandelier that spans all four floors and reflects the spectacular New York City skyline.

Highlights of this expansive layout include eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, four powder rooms, a media room, professional chef's kitchen, formal dining room, two terraces, gas fireplace, and an internal elevator.

The outdoor space has been curated to maximize entertainment and to appreciate the beauty and vibrancy of New York City. The top floor terrace boasts a spectacular hot tub, gas fireplace, and outdoor television. The terrace off the formal living room is curated for premier indoor-outdoor living experiences.

The home has been fully automated with a professional grade Crestron technology system, which supports the integration and operation of security and surveillance systems, thermostats, lighting, sound system, and window treatments; all of which can be controlled remotely. For the ultimate privacy, a service area is available on each floor to accommodate house management requirement and service providers.

Floor 31
You enter the primary floor of the Penthouse via a private elevator landing and arrive into a formal foyer. Floor 31 boasts an elegant marble entrance, nearly 12-foot ceilings, Venetian plaster walls, and white oak floors throughout. The custom crafted kitchen is simply exceptional. A bespoke design highlights the confluence of stunning majestic blue glass cabinetry with rose gold accents, premium marble island, countertops and backsplash, along with a suite of state-of-the-art Miele appliances. The professional grade appliances include gas range and stove with commercial grade ventilation, refrigerator and freezer, dual ovens, convection oven, coffee maker, dual dishwashers, and large wine refrigerator. There is also an in-kitchen area for more casual dining experiences.

The formal dining room accommodates seating for a minimum of 14 and is distinctively crafted with a marble accent wall featuring a gas fireplace, 100-inch television, and breathtaking custom chandelier.

The formal living room is drenched in sunshine from western and northern exposures and envisioned to host both significant events and small gatherings. The adjacent terrace is curated as an extended outdoor living room with fireplace and comfortable seating areas.

Floor 32
Designed for fun and entertainment, this top floor has it all! An expansive informal living room extends throughout the full western wing of the home. The private terrace offers an exclusive area to entertain with seating for ten, a hot tub, outdoor television, and elegant outdoor gas fireplace. An additional bedroom and full bathroom are also located on this floor.

Floor 30
The primary bedroom suite is a sensational space designed to maximize comfort and comprises half of the 30th floor. The grand primary bathroom is inspired by the finest spas with a gracious shower room, deep marble soaking tub, dual sinks, expansive cabinetry, glam room, and two private dressing rooms that have been outfitted with custom storage. The suite also features a private office with en-suite powder bathroom.

In addition, this floor also has two secondary bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and ample storage throughout.

Floor 29
Designed as a full floor that can be used for guests, extended family, or staff, this floor has a quiet living area, four secondary en-suite bedrooms, and a formal guest suite offering a private 2nd Kosher kitchen and lounge space. A professional quality laundry room with completes the floor.



March 21, 2024


July 13, 2024



1355 First Avenue Unit: PH
New York City NY, 10021

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Listed by Jamie Gagliano with Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Listing Contact: (917) 855-9224 

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