The epitome of chic European modernist design with unrivaled construction and finish quality, this exquisite home exudes timeless elegance. Unique in every sense, the third floor at ABI Chelsea pairs thoughtful architecture with the finest craftsmanship to create a true urban oasis.
With top-of-the-line finishes throughout, including kitchen and bath fittings by Vipp, the renowned Danish design firm with work in MoMA's permanent collection, this full floor home consists of three bedrooms and three and a half baths, spread over 2,650 interior and 1,125 exterior square feet, offering the perfect layout for indoor-outdoor living and entertaining. The elegant interior features 10-foot high ceilings, wide plank white oak floors, fair faced concrete ceilings and walls, FLOS track lighting systems, multi-zoned HVAC system, hydronic radiant heat floors, and PanoramAH! window and door systems.
The elevator enters into a gracious entry gallery, leading to an impressive great room with a sliding floor-to-ceiling panoramic window system that spans almost 50 feet and integrates the sprawling indoor and outdoor spaces. With the capacity for multiple seating areas and a dining table that could easily seat 20, the great room opens to the 1,125 sf terrace, making it an ideal home for entertaining, but also for day-to-day living. The expansive outdoor space has room for multiple seating options as well, and has charming exposures overlooking the neighboring townhouse gardens, trees and greenery.
The open chef's kitchen boasts sleek Vipp cabinetry in black powder-coated steel, a solid stainless-steel countertop with five integrated gas burners and knobs, stainless-steel sink and fixtures, vented hood in black powder-coated steel, and top-of-the-line appliances, including a Liebherr refrigerator and freezer, Fisher & Paykel dishwasher, Gaggenau convection oven, and Liebherr wine refrigerator. Adjacent is a laundry room with a utility sink and Electrolux washing machine and dryer.
The primary bedroom suite is generously scaled and features wall to wall windows and a fair-faced architectural concrete ceiling. Outfitted with built-in Italian Rimadesio closets, the suite is complete with a Carrara Statuarietto marble-clad 4-fixture bathroom, with a freestanding bathtub, a monolithic slab stone sink and counter, and oversized shower.
Down the hall are two additional bedrooms, each with en-suite baths. The bathrooms feature terrazzo tiled floors and walls, Vipp vanities, faucets, mirrors, and lighting, and walk-in showers. A terrazzo-clad powder room with monolithic Carrara marble vanity completes the home.
Built in 2019, ABI Chelsea is a boutique condominium with just ten units, spread over 12 floors and designed by award-winning Raed Abillama Architects. Amenities include a full-time doorman and a common roof deck. 455 West 19th Street is perfectly located at the crossroads of West Chelsea, the West Village and the Meatpacking District and is in close proximity to the Highline park, Chelsea Piers, Little Island (Pier 55), Hudson River Park, the Whitney Museum, and Chelsea Market, and is surrounded by many of the world's finest contemporary art galleries as well as some of Manhattan's best restaurants and retail shops.