Rarely available for lease, this distinctive home, a timeless and iconic floor through 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath modernist loft is defined by dioramic views of the Hudson River Park, spectacular light in an elegant setting.
The first impression and constant companion is the dramatically sweeping view framed by a 64-feet expanse of steel casement windows underscored by black slate window sills. Designed to offer maximum frontage to the west, the unusually broad river view adds a serene and transportive element to the home, visible from nearly every vantage point within the apartment. Brick, steel, and glass exist in dialogue with water, sky, and ever-changing light in this stand-out property.
Arrive via one of two keyed elevators directly into a generous vestibule area, welcomed by warm polished cherry floors, the quality and workmanship of which are reiterated in the doors, built-ins, and paneling throughout.
This grand home features 10ft ceilings throughout, a 2,000 square feet living area with open kitchen offering perfect entertaining opportunity to create multiple conversation areas with the unique natural light adding intimacy and warmth and well suited to display an art collection.
The spacious primary bedroom, situated in the south east corner of the loft offers quiet sanctuary with chic dressing area of hand-crafted cherry closets and built-ins and en suite bath featuring travertine marble, cherry wood cabinet and a steam shower.
The two additional winged bedrooms each enjoy magnificent river views. The south corner bedroom, with en suite bath features handcrafted Mondrian inspired built-in storage, a design element that, like the rest of the apartment, combines the very best of form and functionality in an elegant setting. Other features include separate laundry room, sound system throughout, radiator heat and central air conditioning.
The boutique doorman condo, 495 West Street is located Directly across from Hudson River Park which continues to transform into one of the city's most beautiful outdoor spaces. It is situated blocks away from the Whitney Museum, the HighLine, the boutiques of the Meatpacking and Bleecker Street as well as some of the city's most outstanding restaurants.