This historic penthouse housed in a 1909 former button factory on West 19th Street in central Chelsea seamlessly marries the timeless integrity and scale of pre-war architecture with a thoughtfully designed chic and modern renovation- with every convenience and luxury for today’s lifestyle. The piece du resistance of this stunning home is the 1600 square foot landscaped urban zen garden in the sky- a truly glorious home inside and out.
The private elevator landing leads to a magnificent home of truly majestic proportions and scale. The 31 foot square great room boasts four open south facing 10 foot high windows, over 13 foot tall ceilings, a wood burning fireplace, exposed brick walls, original restored white oak flooring, and the chef’s kitchen of one’s dreams. The 14 foot long honed Carrera marble clad island provides seating for five for casual dining, and the ribbed industrial glass and blackened steel cabinetry provides intelligent storage solutions for every kitchen implement. Premium grade- an entire suite of Gaggenau appliances- include a six burner vented stove, double ovens, two wine fridges, two dishwashers and a stainless steel Gaggenau refrigerator, handsomely rendered on a polished concrete floor.
The king-sized primary suite is bright and serene and features open city northern views, and a custom walk-in closet/dressing room with burled walnut pocket door. The windowed primary bath is a luxurious escape offering the discretion of a private water closet, custom walnut and Corian vanity with generous storage and double trough sink, Lefroy Brooks polished nickel fittings and fixtures and a truly indulgent oversized windowed shower room with wall mounted and rain shower heads, tiled in mosaic and subway tile Calacatta marble. The second bedroom also features lovey bright open views and a generous custom closet, with access to a lovingly renovated windowed bathroom with classic white subway tile and a porcelain tub.
Ascend two steps to an urban garden paradise of one’s fantasy- approximately 1600 square feet of breathtaking private outdoor space. Utterly private, and conceived to function equally well for grand scale entertaining and peaceful, intimate lounging under the stars. Paved entirely in honed bluestone pavers, fully irrigated, this outdoor paradise encompasses a soaring mahogany lattice dining pavilion, mature specimen trees, perennial wildflowers and grasses, and glorious open space to escape for an in-town vacation experience. The views are cinematic and delight the senses with the skyline panorama of historic and modern architecture, and sunsets to the west.
Ineffably a home with soul- in addition to the restoration of irreplaceable original industrial detail, texture and patina, such modern desires are fulfilled including a central HVAC system, full-pane custom oversized windows, in-unit laundry, and extensive indoor and outdoor storage.139 West 19th Street is ideally situated with easy access to Chelsea, Union Square, Flatiron, Madison Square Park and the Village. Surrounded by every convenience, offering the best that Downtown living provides for dining, shopping, leisure and service. This boutique co-op is pet friendly, permits 80% financing, and permits pied-a-terres and subletting on a case-by-case basis.
Monthly Assessment : $299.85 until June 1st , 2024
In Partnership with Mike Lubin