Nestled in a row of prewar buildings in North Chelsea, this large 1-bedroom is the perfect trifecta apartment with gut renovations, a working fireplace and a charming balcony overlooking a tree-lined backyard. The open-plan layout with a peninsula style kitchen makes 3B an ideal living and entertaining environment. The windowed made-for-cooking kitchen has a Sub-Zero fridge, Miele dishwasher, and other stainless appliances including a wine fridge. The counters are green limestone. The bathroom is also limestone and includes a Jacuzzi tub. Other features include central HVAC, fully upgraded low-voltage lighting throughout, an ADT security system, and an abundance of closet space. Bike storage and laundry in the basement. Washer/Dryer may be installed with board approval. This apartment is worth the 5 floor walk-up and is in a well maintained building which recently completed restoration of the fa ade and a full replacement of the roof. 357 is close to transportation, the new Whole Foods, the Chelsea gallery district, the High Line and all that is Chelsea.