Historic serenity.The direct, mesmerizing seminary and garden views from this home are landmarked, offering its new residents a very unique and idyllic living space in the Chelsea Historic Area. Continuous daily light to the top floor, from all directions, is incomparable for the neighborhood at this price point. Originally a combination of two apartments and directly across from the Seminary chapel and rose garden, the sensible layout resonates with classic Chelsea living. 5EF features pre-war style with high 10.5' ceilings, hardwood floors, oversized windows and central air conditioning. The windowed chef's kitchen with stainless steel Bosch and Liebherr appliances and custom white cabinetry is semi open to the living/dining room, providing easy entertaining. The sleek, windowed bathrooms are finished in clean white tiles. The impressive main bedroom suite offers the same spectacular views and a massive, windowed open closet space. 2 large on-site storage spaces are included in the sale. The custom conversion from 1895 Union Theological Seminary housing to contemporary condo was conceived by Allan Wanzenburg Architects, most recently known for 150 Charles and 10 Madison Square West. The building is on one of Manhattans most treasured blocks: tree-lined, quiet, wide and exuding landmarked charm. The numerous nearby restaurants include Cookshop, Empire Diner, Pepe Giallo, Juban, Fonda and La Grainne Cafe. Amenities include part time doorman, 24 hour Virtual Doorman, beautiful roof deck, fitness center, laundry room, game room, storage areas, bicycle room, live-in superintendent, and access to The Close, the Seminary's full block enclosed garden.