Meticulously renovated, this West Chelsea Designer Duplex pairs tremendous scale with the finest details and features a truly spectacular private outdoor paradise located in a premier doorman condo off the High Line.
As you enter the home off the private key-locked elevator, you will find no detail was overlooked in the customization of this 2,117 square-foot showplace.The double-height great room with soaring, 22-foot ceilings creates a dramatic setting for grand entertaining and floor-to-ceiling casement windows illuminate the space with golden western sunlight. Ceramic wood planks line the floors while an Italian marble wall installation is the backdrop for a custom entertainment system by Minotti with 85" built-in Television and cove lighting. Cascading down from above is a dazzling, hand-blown glass light installation by Galilee.
The expansive open kitchen is surrounded by gorgeous grey-washed, oak cabinetry, accented by stunning brass hardware and leather-wrapped hand pulls. Top-of-the-line appliances by Miele include a side-by-side fridge/freezer, convection and speed ovens, warming drawer, 5-burner range with vented hood and wine fridge. A massive Carrara marble waterfall island anchors the space offering casual counter seating and a more formal dining area with banquette lends itself to sophisticated entertaining.
Just outside, is a lush garden oasis spanning almost 1,000 sq ft and surrounded by tall trees and beautifully landscaped planter boxes illuminated by an outdoor lighting system. Prepare delicious meals at the custom marble island with gas grill, fridge and kitchen sink and enjoy dining al fresco at the large outdoor dining table. Lounge under the sleek, modern pergola with wrap-around seating that can easily accommodate 12 of your guests.
Back inside, ascend the illuminated stairway where two serene bedrooms are separated by a dramatic catwalk with views overlooking the great room and outdoor garden. The gracious primary bedroom suite features a completely customized walk-through closet leading to the en-suite bathroom paved with heated Bianco Dolomiti flooring, Italian marble walls surrounding a deep soaking tub, oversized walk-in shower and dual-sink vanity with brass Waterworks fixtures. The second bedroom is equally well-appointed with an en-suite bathroom and customized closet with additional closet space and a full-size washer/dryer in the hall nearby.
505 West 19th Street is a Thomas Juul-Hansen-designed masterpiece that envelops the High Line where amenities include: a state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour concierge, live-in resident manager, laundry room, private storage unit, bike storage and refrigerated storage for deliveries. Perfectly positioned in the heart of the West Chelsea Arts District, the building is surrounded by art galleries, shopping, dining and entertainment, including Chelsea Market, Chelsea Piers, the Whitney Museum, and the Hudson River Park.