Chelsea is well-known as one of the centers of the city's art world, with over 200 galleries in the neighborhood. It also includes Chelsea Market and many other cultural and commercial venues.
Situated on a charming tree-lined street. This 25 foot carriage house is the best of the best. Built at the turn of century, it has four stories and an attractive stone facade with cornice and dentils. The one-family home offers a garage and curb cut, a secret garden, and a terrace, plus a charming separate two-bedroom unit with outdoor space.
The parlor floor comprises a dramatic living room with soaring 16 foot ceilings, sky light and double-height windows, with access through French-style doors to a very private garden. The gas fireplace has architectural built-in details. There is a chef's eat-in kitchen with solid wood cabinets and pantry, marble counter tops, top of the line appliances, and beautiful decorative heated stone floors. The floor also features a powder room and unlimited closet space.
The upper parlor floor overlooking the living room consists of a family/media room and an awesome children's playroom.
The bedroom quarters on the 2nd and 3rd floors are designed for comfortable living and privacy, with exquisite original wide-plank floors throughout and decorative fireplaces. The master floor features a sun-drenched south-facing sitting room, built-ins, and a large custom walk-in closet. A north-facing master bedroom with enchanting planted terrace, grandiose marble master bath, and additional custom closet completes the 2nd floor arrangement. Four bedrooms and one large bath, and laundry facilities with plenty of storage space, complete the 3rd floor. There is also access to the 4th floor two-bedroom unit with terrace enjoying sweeping city views.
The house features a fully-finished cellar with gym room, sauna, artist's corner, up-to-date mechanical systems, and more storage. Additional notable features throughout this home include new double-pane windows, central air, unique hardware, mosaic floors at the entrance gallery, decorative fireplaces with stunning marble mantels, wainscoting and crown moldings throughout.
Truly a unique home, this is a special find in Chelsea.
Chelsea extends from 14th Street to 29th Street, west of Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas) to the Hudson River. Chelsea is located near the garment district and is in the midst of the flower district. Apartments in this neighborhood are comprised of many walk-up buildings, lovely brownstones, and loft-style structures. Many new stores have opened up along Sixth Avenue and an impressive assortment of restaurants can now be found on Eighth Avenue. The area is home to the Joyce Theater and many other noteworthy art galleries located on the westernmost blocks of the neighborhood.
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