Fall in love with expansive outdoor space and breathtaking architectural detail in this stunning two-bedroom, two-bathroom parkside co-op in the perfect SoHo/Hudson Square location.
A massive arched window creates a dramatic first impression the moment you enter this special 1,086-square-foot home. Gleaming hardwood floors and tall ceilings usher you from the gracious entry into the living room to discover the centerpiece window is flanked by two spacious terraces completely open to the sun and sky. On the north terrace, enjoy iconic skyline views with the Empire State Building standing front and center. The southern terrace offers fantastic sunlight overlooking the park below. Imagine entertaining in this outstanding showplace offering a generous footprint for seating and dining areas, both indoors and out. The large separate kitchen is up to the task with abundant cabinet space and full-size appliances, including a gas range, dishwasher and built-in microwave.
The desirable split-bedroom layout places the owner's suite alongside the northern terrace. A walk-in closet attends to wardrobe needs, and the en suite bathroom offers a double vanity and frameless glass shower. Across the living room, the second bedroom features a roomy custom closet and views over the southern terrace. A full guest bathroom near the entry, an extra-large coat closet and in-the-wall HVAC units provide comfort and convenience in this exceptional SoHo home.
Located within the Sullivan-Thompson Historic District, 196 6th Avenue is a quaint 1893 building originally constructed as the police department's 10th Precinct. Expanded and converted to cooperative use in 1987, the boutique building offers an updated elevator and lobby, common laundry facilities, a bike room and a part-time superintendent. Tucked behind Father Fagan Park, and flanked by the Village and Hudson Square, this tranquil home offers a wonderful town square atmosphere and immediate access to world-class shopping and dining and multiple tech, media and advertising headquarters. Access to transportation is unbeatable thanks to A/C/E, 1, R/W and B/D/F/M trains, excellent bus service and CitiBikes all within easy reach.