Located within the core of the low density Greenwich Village Historic District a rare opportunity to purchase a home with classic floor plan, yet flexible in layout, is now available. Originally laid out with 3 bedrooms this home has been reconfigured with 2 bedrooms and boasts elegant high ceilings more than 9 feet throughout. This West Village residence with dining room and traditional doored kitchen is on the second floor of a modest scale walk-up cooperative with landmarked facade. Located on West 11th Street between Waverly Place and West 4th Street it is an intimate well maintained, self-managed building with many shared amenities. Enjoy lovely sunny views onto tree-lined West 11th Street with a handsome old church quietly fronting across the way. West 11th is a quiet restricted traffic street with numerous single-family homes and within close proximity to many neighborhood schools.
Within this apartment original detail has been painstakingly and beautifully retained. From the oak parquet floors with walnut edge banding to the original oak trim that frames windows and custom solid brass hardware this elegant residence exudes warmth and charm. The full windowed kitchen boasts terra-cotta tile flooring wall to wall, French handmade green glaze terra-cotta wall tiling, matched grain oak custom cabinetry, doors with soft close and through the wall exhaust fan for venting to outside. The bathroom too has warm terra-cotta tile floor, plus mahogany wood counter and panels framing the walls and ceiling. Ingeniously custom designed wall cabinets offer maximum in-bath storage. The cast iron tub is stippled for safety. Additionally, there is a small terrace that is visibly accessed in all seasons through glass French doors from both the bath and the dining room. This private outdoor space features lighting, weather shielded electric service and authentic redwood decking. All closet space is designed for total floor to ceiling utility. There are 3 exposures for light and air – South, North and West.
This coop at 237 West 11th Street has 6 residential floors with 17 apartments and a basement level superintendent’s unit. Amenities include a lovely planted communal garden maintained by building residents, basement laundry room, individual storage and bike room. This coop welcomes pets. Being self-managed the coop prefers this to be one’s primary residence. Co-purchasing and gifting are considered on a case-by-case basis.
The West Village of Manhattan is a wonderful place to live. A haven for artists, writers, intellectuals and bohemians since the turn of the 20th century, this charming and colorful neighborhood is reminiscent of a European city with its narrow, winding tree-lined streets, timeless courtyards and magnificent 19th-century townhouses. It is human in scale and this home is in the center of the Greenwich Village Historic District. Steps to wonderful shopping and some good restaurants this location affords you a peaceful lifestyle apart from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the city. Public transportation including the subway and bus lines are just a few blocks away.
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