Apartment 12Q, in the prestigious John Murray House co-op, is a custom designed 2 bedroom 2 full bath apartment utilizing natural materials that create elegant living spaces that are as lovely as they are inventive. Its ideal location in Murray Hill allows easy access to all of New York City via public and private transportation and is within walking distance ...
to theaters, museums, services, shopping, Grand Central Station and Times Square.
A palette of warm colors sets the backdrop for comfortable entertaining and living that combines modern and pre-war elements. In the entry, closets seamlessly integrated into the wall paneling provide plenty of storage. The large living and dining area is graced with original crown molding and oak parquet floor with custom sconces delineating the dining area. The clever kitchen has integrated Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer and Miele dishwasher into its cabinetry. A unique cabinet system hides a microwave, abundant storage, and an extra pop-up countertop. The customized periwinkle Blue Star range combines professional level features within its sleek design. Underlit cabinets and plenty of work space for the most accomplished chef are topped with a custom quartz countertop. A separate bar area with wine fridge is adjacent to the living area. Wide opening, surface-mounted barn door panels allow easy access to the bedrooms which are covered in a custom milled wool carpet. Both bathrooms have American Clay wall finish applied to the ceilings and upper walls not covered by Porcelanosa tile. In the Master Suite, a pop-up TV, easy to view and operate from the bed, is hidden in a bookshelf. French door panels create openings into the en-suite bathroom and each of three closets. The master bath includes several discreet age-in-place design features, as well as a deep soaking jacuzzi tub featuring a tempered glass installation by Ann Stautberg, a Texas artist.
The apartment has been thoughtfully future proofed by including accessible or easily adapted ADA features
Three exposures, with sightings from the Empire State Building to the Polish consulate
CitiProof soundproof windows minimize Midtown traffic noise
Forbes & Lomax switch plates throughout are elegant modern adaptations that hint at the pre-war vintage of the building
Custom heating enclosures throughout
Charcoal gray porcelain tile flow through the entry, guest bath, and kitchen for seamless, easy maintenance
The John Murray House is one of the finest pre-war residential buildings on Madison Avenue. Highlights include:
Full-time doorman service
Newly refurbished reception room off the lobby
Storage units in the basement
Central bicycle storage
Large, clean and bright fully appointed central laundry room
Beautifully furnished & landscaped roof deck with enchanting city views
A full-service garage on site
Pets are allowed
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Book lovers will love living in the John Murray House, located just across the street from the Morgan Library. The John Murray House was built in 1940 and features 206 units on 15 floors. Amenities include a 24-hour doorman, full-service garage, roof deck, basement storage, and a bike room.