West Chelsea Perfection with High Line Views
This pristine and beautifully designed three bedroom, three bathroom home offers the very best of city living in one of Manhattan's most desirable neighborhoods. With timeless architecture by Thomas Juul-Hansen and interior design by AD 100 designer Shawn Henderson, this published property provides a magical combination of classic, contemporary luxury that's both serene and comfortable at the same time.
Upon arriving via the private elevator entrance into apartment #5A, you will find a gracious foyer which leads to a sprawling corner great room that floats a few stories above the beautiful High Line Park. Adjacent to the living room is the open kitchen with counter seating, Absolute Black countertops, an abundance of storage and custom leather-wrapped cabinet pulls. A full complement of Miele appliances includes an electric speed oven, convection/microwave oven, warming drawer, five-burner cooktop with vented hood, dishwasher and 36" integrated refrigerator/freezer. There is a separate bar area and wine cooler in the great room. The third bedroom has been converted into a media room, a space would also make an excellent home office.
The spacious and private master suite offers a custom walk-in closet and a truly luxurious granite and travertine bathroom with double sinks, massive shower room with high pressure rain shower head, soaking tub, separate water closet and radiant-heated flooring. The guest bedroom, which is on the other side of the apartment, offers lovely park views, and a beautifully outfitted en suite bathroom.
Additional noteworthy details of this home include soffit-free 10' ceilings, no visible columns, massive 8' windows, white oak flooring, multi-zone central a/c and heat and full capacity vented side-by-side washer/dryer. The many upgrades include custom closets throughout, custom window shades and draperies, skim-coated walls and this property has been wired for sound and wall-mounted TV's in all main rooms. A private storage unit is included with this sale.
505 West 19th Street is an intimate 35 unit condominium, consisting of two low rise boutique towers which straddle the elevated High Line Park (the dramatic and elegant lobby entrance is located underneath the park). The building offers a full-time Doorman/Concierge and live-in resident manager, a well-equipped gym, cold storage and a bicycle room.
West Chelsea has evolved into one of New York's most desirable neighborhoods, offering an alluring mix of old and new New York. Charming historic townhouses enhance beautiful tree-lined streets, while newly built condominiums and restored commercial buildings add a modern touch. This area is one of the most important and influential art districts in the world and is home to more than 200 galleries, many restaurants, boutique hotels, Chelsea Market and small local shops. Just to the south is the Meatpacking District, home to the Whitney Museum of Art and many top-notch restaurants (including the newly reopened Pastis) and shops (Hermes, Brunello Cucinelli, etc). To the west is Hudson River Park and the fitness and entertainment complex Chelsea Piers. A few blocks to the north is the $25 billion Hudson Yards development, home of Vessel, countless retail outlets, major corporate headquarters, etc.
Please note: Real estate tax figure reflects NYC coop/condo '20-'21 tax abatement.