A rare find, this duplex residence affords easy living with tons of space, abundant storage, and the full-amenity package that The Chelsea Mercantile is known for.Every detail in this expansive 3,256 square foot 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom custom duplex loft was carefully selected. From the moment you enter the gracious foyer, you will immediately notice a bold staircase and custom built-ins along the entire entry wall. This opens into a sprawling 42' x 29' living/dining space with five oversized Northeast-facing windows. Impressive ceiling heights and perfectly blended design elements throughout this room will leave you speechless.The kitchen layout provides the social conveniences of an open kitchen while still keeping the work area out of view. The thoughtful design is fit for anyone who loves to cook and entertain. The kitchen is replete with a complete suite of Viking and Subzero appliances including double dishwashers, a 6-range stove with a double oven, a wine fridge, and a large refrigerator. One of the most unique features of the kitchen is the extra large walk-in pantry.A large home office with steel casement windows is an added sanctuary, while a large guest bedroom and modern full bathroom complete this vast lower level.A dynamic staircase with over 20' of ceiling height takes you up to the duplexes' upper level. Here you'll discover a large den with a unique coffered ceiling and custom built-in bar with a Pewter countertop a nod to classic French bistros and brasseries. This expansive space is large enough to accommodate a fourth bedroom. A secondary entry, off of the living area, provides easy access to the building's elevator bank. This level also features the in-unit laundry, second bath, and bedroom, as well as the master suite. The expansive master bedroom is truly grand with two walk-in closets, a six-piece ensuite bathroom with spa-like features; including a deep soaking tub encased in marble, a walk-in shower, dual vanities, and uniquely designed hand-laid tilework.Additional features include a built-in wireless Nuvo surround sound system with Sonos connectivity throughout, pre-wiring for a home security system, and two large storage units in the basement.This beautiful duplex at 252 Seventh Avenue, 8H/9H feels like both a chic Soho loft and a spacious country home were perfectly crafted into a space at The Chelsea Mercantile. Built in 1908, The Chelsea Mercantile is a 19-story condominium boasting a lavishly renovated lobby, full-time doorman, concierge, valet dry cleaning service, laundry room with commercial-size machines, fitness center, playroom, and a 10,000 sq ft landscaped roof deck. Being surrounded by a variety of transportation, parks, the High Line, cultural centers, fabulous nightlife, and shopping is an added bonus to the fantastic spread of amenities.There is an open-ended assessment of $492.41 per month, for the purpose of building the reserve funds.