Welcome to this stunning parlor floor duplex apartment located in the historic Fitzroy Townhouses. The property has been gut renovated by its architect/interior designer owner and is available for the first time in almost 20 years. This one of a kind two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment (currently configured as a one-bedroom with separate office/lounge) is a design lovers dream and has been featured in multiple magazines including Architectural Digest, AD Spain and Elle Dcor.
The main parlor floor (which hosts both the living and dining rooms) includes soaring 13-foot ceilings and double height windows, two wood burning fireplaces and both northern and southern exposure. The chefs galley kitchen includes full height walnut veneer cabinetry, top of the line appliances (including gaggenau oven and stove top, miele dishwasher and subzero refrigerator).
The southern end of the parlor floor gives the owner flexibility to use the space as either a primary master bedroom or office/lounge/den. With floor to ceiling custom cabinetry, built in desks, a second wood burning fireplace, walk-in closet and imperial danby marble bathroom. The space is anchored by incredible double height French doors which lead out to the gorgeous south facing terrace allowing the owner to take full advantage of the beautiful surrounding landscaped gardens.
Downstairs, the serene master bedroom and en suite give complete privacy with soundproof windows, black out shades and ample custom storage.
The apartment also features central air conditioning, washing machine and vented dryer and a separate sleeping loft. Built in 1857 in the Italianate style, 444 West 23rd Street is among the most sought-after of the Fitzroy townhouses. Located in the heart of West Chelseas Gallery District the property is located moments from the High-line, Hudson River Park, the new Little Island Park, Chelsea Market, Wholefoods and so much more. The co-operative has no underlying mortgage, low maintenance costs and is 100% owner occupied.