Step into a world as envisioned by world renowned Architect: Gilbert A. Schellinger and built 1898-1900. This distinctive European style home features as its centerpiece three large bay windows facing a brilliant south exposure.
Light & Views: Seven huge window adorn this lovely home with three exposures including south, east & north. The bay windows were designed to capture a view of Union Sq Park.
Kitchen: Modern windowed oversized eat-in-kitchen with D/W.
Bathroom: Windowed with all new fixtures although the owner left the old style cast iron tub and classic tile from the turn of the century.
Floors: Hardwood throughout.
Ceiling Height-9.5 Feet.
In addition to beautiful light throughout the day, you will start your day with brilliant morning light and end your day with a little decompression as you will experience dramatic sunsets out of your south/west bay window.
Owner of this flat originally got transferred abroad for a job assignment and that was the original impedes for this truly rare opportunity to rent one of this buildings rarely available "bay windowed" homes.
Bonus: Owner will include the use of his storage locker in the basement as a courtesy with this rental. Its an $86.00 per month courtesy.
Please note the following:
***Occupancy will be first week of Sept, 2019.
***This is a one-year lease to start. No short terms permitted.
***Guarantors are permitted.
Bldg Info: Gorgeous prewar elevator building with great resident superintendent, new laundry room & CyberDoorman security service. Two updated passenger elevators along with updated/restored hallways, lobby & entry way. The Swannanoa is a 10-story Neo-Renaissance apartment building designed by a prolific designer of residential buildings whose name is generally associated with single-family row houses. The building was originally planned with 40 apartments, four on each floor. Its most imposing feature is the two-story base with granite pilasters and projecting portico supported by four granite columns. Above the portico are seven-story rounded bays, undoubtedly designed to provide residents with views toward nearby Union Square. The brick-faced upper floors are extensively ornamented with Terra- Cotta, including foliate detail, Cartouches, Lion heads, and Dolphins. Designed by Renowned Architect: Gilbert A. Schellinger 1898-1900.
This is your opportunity to connect with the historic & beautiful Union SQ Park as you are just steps away.
You are also steps away from one New Yorks Citys most prolific mass transit hubs with the Union SQ Station train lines of N, R, Q, W, L, 4, 5, & 6.
Did I mention Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Joes Pizza, Barnes & Noble and so much more right just steps away from your new home.
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