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Capturing beauty and elegant style and essence of London's Royal borough of Kensington this luxurious Elle Decor-worthy home is located in the historic Fitzroy Townhouses in West Chelsea.
This serene 1-bedroom home was completely gut-renovated in 2017 with every inch being meticulously re-constructed with the highest level of attention to detail and the creation of a breathtaking yet inviting home. North-facing, its 5' high windows invite ambient light to fill this home with soft luminescence. Boasting 10'4" ceilings and a 29' x 13' entertaining room, your breath is stolen the minute you enter the apartment. Evoking a mid-20th century approach on the grand salons of London or Paris you will immediately feel at peace here.
Anchoring the center of the great room is the 70" wide marble cladded fireplace with an antique mirror above it. Beautiful light-stained wide-plank oak floors laid down on a completely reconstructed and level floor providing solid footing and soundproof living. Overhead custom lighting is ideal for artwork to hang on the beautifully finished walls with crown moldings and custom wood-work.
Off the entry is your sumptuous marble kitchen with its Bosh appliances and ample cabinetry and a deep sink. The bathroom features a glass shower and marble counter and custom sink. The bedroom has room for a king-sized bed and features a 10' wall of floor to ceiling customized closets with four sliding 8' high solid core doors for easy access. City Quiet windows of the highest quality ensure that your sleep is peaceful.
426 West 23rd Street is a well-established and managed, pet-friendly co-op. Recently completed capital improvements include a new roof, new boiler and hot water heaters, a re-landscaped front garden as well as updated halls and stairways. It is an elevator building.
The Fitzroy rows of grand Italianate townhouses were built in the mid-1850s and referred to as 'Millionaire's Row' at the time. These wonderful landmark buildings are protected by the New York City Landmark Preservation Commission.
West Chelsea's art and culture scene launched its rejuvenation in the 1990s and provides a foundation of the feel of today's West Chelsea vibes. Whether you pick up fresh fruit and vegetables at the weekly farmer's market across the street, explore the tree-lined streets of West Chelsea's historic district, tour The Highline, or check out a gallery opening, or enjoy outside dining or the nearby Hudson River Park, you'll be delighted to come home to this well-appointed and one-of-a-kind townhome apartment.