Restraint meets sophistication in this timeless, renovated duplex by esteemed interior design firm, Studio Mellone. Utilized by Mr. Mellone as his personal NYC residence for the better part of a decade, he has used this space as his canvas for years, testing and creating some of his concepts and design ideas for which he has become world-renowned.
This one-of-a-kind, 2,636 square-foot duplex features expansive proportions and is perfect for entertaining. The 1,466 square-foot main level consists of an oversized living room featuring double ceiling heights of 175 and a floor-to-ceiling wall of unobstructed, energy-efficient, UV-blocking corner windows facing north and west. The great room has room for dining for 10, as well as an additional seating area. Off the dining area, you have a modern and private kitchen with a separate bar and feature a suite of luxury appliances by Miele. This level is complete with a powder room, a north-facing windowed office, and a media room facing west (that could easily function as a third bedroom).
Upstairs, you find two large bedrooms spread within the 1,170-square-foot level. The primary bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and a large, accessible closet. The second bedroom includes its own dressing room and separate bathroom. Both bathrooms feature Italian marble-honed Calcutta gold flooring, glass mosaic wall tile, and custom teak cabinetry.
With the bedrooms upstairs, and the great room, media room, and office downstairs, this layout ensures privacy and ample space for entertaining, plus plenty of storage, including a storage room accessed from the unit. The unit includes its own washer and dryer. The entire duplex features 10" wide plank white oak flooring that was responsibly harvested.
456 West 19th is a hand-laid black brick building with impressive multi-pane steel windows, designed by Cary Tamarkin. Featuring only 22 residences with access to a common garden, and a full-time, 24-hour doorman, This is a LEED-Certified Green building. Pets allowed.