Rarely available luxury 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo with an expansive private terrace in the heart of Greenwich Village. Situated steps from Washington Square Park and equally close to the West Village and the rest of Downtown. Incredibly low carrying costs, dramatic proportions and high ceilings abound in this impeccably maintained boutique condo. The almost 900 square-foot terrace comes equipped with a gas line for gas-barbeque opportunities. There is also a deeded storage unit in the building.
A dramatic entry foyer and gallery leads to an open-concept living and dining area. Exquisite French doors lead out on to the private terrace, featuring dramatic views of Southern Manhattan. Almost 10' ceilings envelope the space in striking Western light. The windowed kitchen, marked by an oversized casement window looking out on to the terrace, features a garbage disposal and stainless-steel appliances including a separate wine fridge and dishwasher. A stacked washer and dryer is tucked away in a private closet directly adjacent.
The master bedroom features a grand entrance hall and 3 large closets, all equipped with solid metal hardware. The ensuite master bathroom is outfitted with dual vanities, a separate soaking tub and private shower stall. The second bedroom continues with high ceilings and a spacious double-door closet, along with striking loft-style windows. An additional bathroom resides directly outside.
Amenities at 88 Washington Place include a 24-hour virtual doorman that monitors guests, packages and deliveries, a full-time superintendent, additional storage available and a recently renovated fitness room.
Greenwich Village (also known as West Village) extends from Houston Street to 14 Street west of Fourth Avenue and Lafayette Street. However, Greenwich Village proper is now thought of as being the area west of Sixth Avenue and Greenwich Avenue. The Village has been widely known as a bohemian community of artists and writers since the 1920s, yet is a neighborhood that never stops evolving and reinventing itself. With New York University, Washington Square Park and a busy shopping district at its center, it continues to be a popular and active place to live. Every turn can bring you to a place rich with city history. Due to the lack of high-rises, the residential streets remain beautiful and elegant with many attractive old brick townhouses and pre-war apartments. There are also many classic condo and co-op buildings in the area.
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