Holy Chipotle! Did anyone catch last night’s episode of Selling New York? The previews of the episode did not do the home with its own swimming pool justice. Though the owner had her reservations about choosing an agent (she previously had bad experiences), we knew that acclaimed real estate company CORE could get the job done. As soon as the door opened to the Chelsea townhouse we knew we were about to be blown away. Featuring six bedrooms and five bathrooms this W. 15th street home had much more to offer.
The main level alone (one of five floors) holds a library, kitchen, dining area and powder room. This is also the place where visitors are first acquainted with the home’s surplus of windows. You will notice that the majority of the home’s furnishings were kept very neutral. Between the monochromatic palette and gold finishes there is no interruption during your experience with the same. Everything blends and expands from one wall into the other. Up on the second level houses a bedroom and master suite complete with greenhouse windows and a fireplace. Exposed bricks can once again be found in the master abode bringing a classic touch into the space. The third and fourth floors allow extra income into the home as they are a separate apartment unit (convertible 3 bedroom/1 bath). With rustic hardwood floors and an amazing span of windows renters will never be unsatisfied. Now onto the garden level.
The home’s true showpiece is its lowest level. In the middle of the space is a 26-foot swimming pool that leads to a 16-foot high solarium. Just the concept of having your own pool (no longer allowed in New York) makes this home worth every penny. Had a hard day at work? Take a lap in the pool. Don’t feel like leaving your home in the summer? Host a pool party within the comforts of your own home. With its own lounge area and wet bar this is the ultimate space for social gatherings. Aside from the pool being an unconventional amenity in a New York home we appreciate the mixed style. Exposed beams in the garden level evokes an Old World style. Mix this with a few contemporary elements and you have a great, eclectic pad. If you can take your eyes off the pool you will find an enclosed private garden.
What do you think about this space? Too much or perfect for New York City? Click Here to view the listing on CORE.
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