Paris meets Soho! This serene and sophisticated full-floor loft is quietly tucked away at the alluring crossroads of historic Howard and Crosby Streets. Inside you will find a sense of tranquility hard to find in New York City. A private key-locked elevator opens into a breathtaking light-filled living room with high ceilings and soothing white-washed brick walls. There is a working wood-burning fireplace and forever unobstructed views from a wall of enormous windows framed with original 19th-century wainscoting and moldings. The gorgeous chef's kitchen with center-island is open to the entertaining area and features deep grey quartzite countertops, endless custom cabinetry, pull-out pantries, and top-of-the-line appliances including a SubZero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, 6-burner Dynasty range and a 50-bottle wine refrigerator. Dinner for ten... easy! Nearby, seamless floor to ceiling white, lacquer Scavolni cabinetry melts into the wall and conceals copious amounts of storage. The center panels open to a huge fully customized walk-in closet ideal for storing coats, shoes, skis, luggage etc. Room for everything! Beyond the Living and dining room, a wide and meandering hallway with built-in office separates public from private, and leads to two large split bedrooms and two beautifully renovated bathrooms. The spacious guest room offers a wall of custom bookshelves and hidden storage cabinets, flat screen TV, a large fitted closet, and an elegant bathroom with pedestal sink, radiant heated floors, a separate shower room with custom Axor fittings and huge linen closet . Beyond this peaceful room, impressive floor-to-ceiling solid wood doors open to the serene Master Bedroom suite, a pin-drop quiet sanctuary illuminated by enormous south-facing windows with stunning period molding and wainscoting. There is a large fitted walk-in closet, and an exquisite European-style bathroom replete with radiant heated floors, custom Carrera marble vanity, heated towel rack, separate shower room with imported tiles, and a deep soaking tub with Carrara marble surround. There are Hunter Douglas custom remote sheers and black out shades. Every inch of this elegant home has been carefully considered and curated with hand selected materials which complement the spirit of the original architecture. Additional amenities include multi-zoned central air-conditioning, a washer-dryer, new custom lighting on dimmers, a full security system, and a custom Sonos AV system with in ceiling speakers in all rooms. The building features a key-locked elevator, video intercom security system, and a daily superintendent. All this, in a relaxed coop with a liberal subletting policy. Pets, Pied a terres, foreign buyers and LLC's welcome!
Built in 1888 and designed by Samuel A. Warner, the 5-story Neo Grec Cast-iron building is perfectly positioned at the nexus of Crosby and Howard Streets, home to some of New York's most renowned boutiques, furniture galleries, cafes and restaurants including the neighboring Blond at the ultra-trendy 11 Howard boutique hotel, Rick Owens newest shop, and the much anticipated Roman and Williams flagship store and Guild Cafe. This rare and special offering will appeal to those who appreciate luxury without compromising the charm, character and casual bohemian chic of this historic Soho location. Call for appointment