June 19, 2021


Nuts about home

On a historic block in Chelsea, an sophisticated just one-bedroom asks $1.6M

All photos courtesy of Heidi Solander for Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty

An condominium on one of Chelsea’s most historic blocks is now on the sector. Found at 450 West 20th Road, the residence sits within the campus grounds of the General Theological Seminary, established by the Episcopal Church in 1817. Asking $1,600,000, the offered parlor flooring 1-bedroom capabilities refined touches in the course of, from the 11-foot ceilings to the tailor made-designed Parisian wall panels.

The General Theological Seminary is the oldest seminary of the Episcopal Church and occupies most of the block involving 20th and 21st Streets and 9th and 10th Avenues. The elaborate still contains a seminary, but now also features rental properties, neighborhood amenities, and a hotel.

The spacious living home feels even greater thanks to the large ceilings and floor-to-ceiling home windows. Posh particulars consist of a fireplace with a marble mantlepiece, wonderful moldings, and 18th-century Parisian paneled walls.

In spite of its tininess, the kitchen nevertheless manages to be stylish. Decked out with marble finishes, the kitchen area is geared up with a Miele oven, a Subzero fridge, a dishwasher, and even a wine fridge.

At the rear of the apartment, the south-struggling with bedroom features one more lovely marble mantled fire, a closet with added lofted storage, and more than sufficient space for a windowed property office environment or physical exercise bike. The current owner’s tremendous tall bookshelves enable highlight the unit’s remarkable ceiling top.

With a assertion gentle fixture and clawfoot tub, the rest room features an understated sophistication.

Constructed in 1854, the Anglo-Italianate townhouse characteristics a rusticated brownstone base, arched entryway, and a exceptional cornice with a honeycomb frieze. The creating contains five units as element of a professionally managed co-op, in accordance to the listing.

Located in the heart of the Chelsea Historic District, the house is in close proximity to hundreds of art galleries, the Superior Line, and amazing eating places and boutique outlets.

[Listing details: 450 West 20th Street, Apt 2 at CityRealty]

[At Sotheby’s International Realty by Wayne Burkey]


All pictures courtesy of Heidi Solander for Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty

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