Located on a coveted, tree-lined "Gold Coast" block just off Lower Fifth Avenue, residence 2B at 50 West 9th Street is a large one-bedroom residence that exudes prewar charm.
An entry hall/gallery outfitted with a sizeable coat closet leads to a formal dining room and adjacent, expansive living room. There, a wood-burning fireplace, clad in the original 19th century marble, is framed by two 7-foot south-facing windows. On the other side of the dining room is a renovated, windowed kitchen which boasts dark stained cabinetry, stainless steel countertops, and top-of-the-line appliances, including a Miele stovetop, oven and dishwasher and a Sub-Zero refrigerator with freezer drawers.
The spacious bedroom centers on another extraordinary wood-burning fireplace and features two closets. With windows offering southern and eastern exposures and facing the back, this space is pin-drop quiet. The subway-tiled, windowed bathroom is appointed with a Porcher whirlpool tub with rain shower head, and vintage console sink.
Incredible 11-foot ceiling heights and well-maintained parquet oak flooring are found throughout this lovely home.
The Hampshire is a Victorian style building constructed by Ralph Townsend in 1883, and is part of a three building cooperative on 9th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. A recently renovated lobby features marble flooring and a spectacular glass and wrought iron elevator.
On the border of Greenwich Village and the West Village, 50 West 9th Street is ideally situated to enjoy some of the most highly acclaimed dining, shopping, and attractions in the City, and is also in close proximity to public transportation.