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Three of a Kind: Pristine Penthouses

Featured Properties // Mar 25, 2014

In a city known for its soaring buildings and iconic skyline, both long-time residents and those new to the area are enticed by the idea of living in one of Manhattan’s sky high penthouses.  With unparalleled views of the city, these top-floor pads represent the best in Manhattan living.  Take a look at these three CORE properties, showcasing some of the best penthouse homes currently on the market.

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Where: 241 Fifth Avenue, 20PH
Asking: $9,750,000
Size: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
Listed by: 241 Fifth sales office

Penthouse 20 is a full-floor, 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom residence offering 3,080-square feet of interior space and stairway access to a private 958-square foot rooftop terrace boasting a full kitchen, hot tub, and views of the Flatiron district. The modern design influence features an open flow living room and a neutral palette that can be seen through the use of stained white oak flooring and white-finished fixtures from the Zuchetti-Kos Faraway Collection. The master bathroom is designed with a deep soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, solid teak wall detailing and honed stone tile floor. Additionally, this residence offers entrance through a key-locked elevator, a Miele washer and dryer and oversized windows throughout.

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Where: 27 West 19th Street, PH
Asking: $5,750,000
Size: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
Listed by: Emily Beare and Elizabeth Beare

Spanning two full floors of the Emory condominium, this Colin Cowie-designed penthouse is flawlessly customized. Offering a key-locked elevator, this approximately 3,000-square foot residence opens to a lounge area with a hidden, fully equipped wet bar. The first floor offers a custom bathroom, an open dining room that flows into a kitchen with high-end appliances and a prep area with endless storage space and two hidden pocket doors that can close off the dining room. The second floor comprises of a large master bedroom with an impeccable walk-in closet and master bathroom with large soaking tub, as well as a second bedroom currently configured as a living area/office. The private rooftop terrace offers approximately 900-square feet of entertaining space, expansive views of Manhattan including the Empire State Building, and dumbwaiter service from the first floor kitchen.

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Where: 419 East 57th Street, PHAB
Asking: $6,995,000
Size: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
Listed by: Doug Eichman and Ben Jacobs

Be the first to live in this spectacular, one-of-a-kind penthouse, complete with an expansive 1,900-square-foot terrace. Meticulously renovated, this sun-filled, 5.5-room home, perfect as a full-time residence or pied-a-terre, offers exceptional ceiling heights, three working fireplaces, detailed plaster moldings and panoramic city views. Just beyond the dramatic entrance gallery, the home’s living room offers open southern exposure, dramatic entertaining space and a wood-burning fireplace. The master bedroom features two French door entrances to the terrace and a walk-in closet. The bedroom’s luxurious, en suite marble bathroom has a soaking tub with window views, stall shower, double sinks, heated floors and abundant storage. The second bedroom suite has a statuary marble bathroom with Waterworks fixtures. The spacious eat-in kitchen, outfitted with St. Charles custom cabinetry, features top-of-the-line appliances, marble countertops and backsplashes, and a generous walk-in pantry. A five-zone central air conditioning system, outdoor storage area and river-to-river views from the oversized terrace complete the home.