That's what you'll enjoy from this 11th floor south facing prewar home overlooking Chelsea's Historic District, with its expansive views of the New York City skyline. Do you have a vision that requires channeling it through Architecture and identifying an ideal space where you can introduce your own signature style? How about creating your own Zen environment in an iconic prewar building dripping with all the 20th century character one could ask for. It's all here and awaiting you in 465 West 23rd St, Residence 11J, at London Terrace Towers in West Chelsea.
You'll go bonkers over the original circa 1920's steel entry door, door frames, radiator covers + window-sills waiting to be brought back to their original luster. Under the paint layers you'll discover a solid beech wood bathroom door and original baseboards framing 3 " solid-oak plank flooring throughout and complimented by a 9' +/- concrete beamed ceiling. This is perfection with a blank canvas to fashion your hearts-desire. The casement style sound insulating windows allow for stunning views of New York City's urban oasis.
Are you able to visualize what to do with a separate windowed galley kitchen waiting to be transformed into a practical and efficient space? How about introducing an abundance of cabinetry, stone counters and install an island breakfast bar with seating. The choices are endless since this home will be enjoyed for many years to come! Let's not overlook an excellent condition and fully subway tiled prewar bathroom w / extra-deep cast iron soaking tub, porcelain pedestal sink, medicine cabinet + polished chrome hardware & fixtures. The original signature London Terrace Towers black and white mosaic tile flooring reminds one of an era-gone by. The enormous walk-in closet can be opened to the main room to create a Bed Alcove area or remain as is with being equivalent space for 3 enormous closets. You will surely design the best fit for your lifestyle! The sizable Great Room is just shy of 14' wide and will accommodate full living, dining and work environments.
There is absolutely brilliant sunlight streaming in throughout the day and you'll find twinkling cityscape lights in the distance a romantic backdrop in the evening hours. Yes, truly sublime! When one wishes to adjust the temperature, a through-window AC unit provides the ultimate cooling experience.
The London Terrace Towers amenity package provides for use of; heat, hot water, gas, 1/2 Olympic size indoor heated pool, men and women's locker facilities, steam rooms + saunas. Our 3K Sq. Ft. state of the art fitness center operated by a private health club operator welcomes your personal trainer or utilize one of their in-house fitness instructors. In addition we have a planted and teak furnished roof deck (w/ shower) and jaw dropping views of Manhattan's most famous landmark buildings, New Jersey skyline and Hudson River.
You and your guests will always feel at ease when entering the 24 hour attended lobby with beautiful ceiling styled after a famous palace in London. An indoor garage (not part of Co-op) is located on premises, (separate fee applies).Pets are welcome. Co-purchasing allowed, gifting allowed, Pied A Terre's allowed. Unlimited subleasing post 1 year ownership.
Building Features 19 Floors702 Units
$565,000 / $1,076 per ft²
Sold: Sep 09, 2021
Studio / 1.0 Bath / 525 ft²
Total Monthly Expenses: $1,735
Exclusively listed with: Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Bruce W Solomon
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