LIVE/WORK 8 East 12th Street, 8/9Greenwich Village, New YorkModern magnificence is personified in this exquisitely-designed 4,600 sq ft duplex in a boutique prewar condominium in the heart of Greenwich Village. Enjoy artful luxury living quarters and a supreme address just off Manhattan's coveted Gold Coast, Fifth Avenue. Occupying 2 full fabulous floors spanning 25' wide by 100' deep, Residence 8/9 is the largest unit in the building, with grand living/entertaining spaces, 5 bedrooms, and a dramatic loft-style interior. An elevator opens to both levels, which are also connected by an incredible architectural spiral staircase. Soaring 12' ceilings and astounding sunlight pouring in from huge windows on triple exposures create an incomparably airy ambience. Enjoy open expanses of breathtaking views capturing striking cityscapes, numerous water towers, the iconic Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, and the Freedom Tower. Gorgeous wide-plank wood flooring, rich woodwork, coffered and wood-beamed ceilings, custom built-ins, exposed brick, and refined finishes reflect the superb level of attention to detail found throughout the home. Unique elevated living space with open sitting and dining areas provides an unequalled setting for hosting guests with picture-perfect views. The celebrity chef-designed kitchen is a masterpiece, tastefully equipped with top-of-the-line appointments and appliances, plus separate wine storage for your favorite vintages. Generously-proportioned sleeping quarters are highlighted by a deluxe master bedroom suite featuring a large walk-in closet and enormous bath that likens a high-end spa. Additional guest suites, elegant secondary baths (one with a deep cast iron tub), a separate sauna for unwinding, laundry room and central air complete the comfort. Ideal as a live/work space and for today's discerning families!Built in 1908, 8 East 12th Street is a sought-after boutique loft building with 12 stories and 11 full-floor apartments. In addition to a full-time super, video intercom security, 2 separate elevator banks and basement bicycle storage, residents enjoy access to a wonderful paved roof deck. The prime address on 12th Street just off Fifth Avenue is only 2 blocks from Union Square and the famous farmer's market, also near Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, great restaurants, shopping, entertainment, schools, and public transportation.