Sotheby's International Realty - Pittsburgh, PA
Showcasing incomparable, panoramic views of the downtown skyline, PNC Park and Market Square, this refined, museum-quality residence is the ultimate trophy home. Located on the top two floors of an exclusive, sought-after building that is nearby many options for fine dining, shopping, and cultural activities, this sophisticated penthouse boasts an opulent, professionally-decorated interior with approximately 11,000 square feet and expansive walls of glass in most of the living areas.
Accessed by a private elevator, the residence embodies the best of the Louis XVI Neoclassical style, as evidenced by the hand-carved fireplace mantels, crystal chandeliers, ceiling medallions, and cartouche moldings. An intricate parquet wood floor integrating maple, white oak, and Merbau further indicates the superior attention to detail that went into every inch of this amazing property. A renowned professional architect designed the interior to serve every conceivable need.
Captivating area views provide a backdrop for a formal living room with a fireplace and a regal dining room with space for a 12-person table. A library with built-in wood shelving, a wine room with custom storage, and an observatory/breakfast room blur the lines between the formal and casual areas. Certain to be a favorite, the open concept family room/kitchen has a built-in entertainment center, granite counters, and custom cabinetry. An expansive wrap-around breakfast bar with counter seating creates a beautiful focal point; a center island and high-end appliances from leading manufacturers such as Wolf and Viking facilitate effortless food preparation.
For those who are accustomed to the finer things, the appeal of the master suite is unsurpassed. Features include a large retreat with a fireplace and two dressing rooms with custom cabinetry, as well as dual bathroom suites, each with marble finishes, deep soaking tubs and separate walk-in showers with extensive natural stone and upgraded showerheads.
Other highlights include generous secondary bedrooms with adjacent spa-like baths and upholstered walls, a butler’s pantry with high-end appliances, a laundry room, four secure underground parking spaces and dual office suites, one with custom hardwood cabinetry and another with a more whimsical atmosphere. With commanding area views, a luxurious, turnkey interior and a premium location that offers easy access to local walking trails, museums, shops and restaurants, this grand and inviting penthouse offers a lifestyle many can only dream about.