32 West 18th Street, 2A
32 West 18th Street (The Altair) in Flatiron, New York
3,000 square feet of loft style living awaits you in this convertible 3 bedroom, 3 full bath home. With some of the highest ceilings in the building, apartment 2A is lined with 6 oversized north facing picture windows that are encased in sleek mahogany wood.
Functionally, this home has a free flowing space with distinct separations between the den, the living room, the dining room and the bedrooms. Esthetically, the home has been meticulously maintained featuring limestone floors, a gas-burning fireplace, central air conditioning, recessed lighting, a central audio/visual system, vented washer/dryer and all custom built out closets. There is a full bathroom for guests to use just off the entertaining area.
The 18-foot long Valcucine kitchen is every chef's dream. Open to the living room the kitchen is equipped with double Miele ovens, a 5 top gas burner with vented hood, a built in espresso maker, wood paneled refrigerator, a separate wine cooler and a microwave. There is also ample storage set behind beautiful rosewood cabinetry, white glass countertops/ three-foot high backslash.
Situated on the other side of the apartment are the two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. South facing and pin drop quite both bedrooms are the perfect size. The master bedroom has a massive walk in closet that is fully built out. The en suite bathroom is basically wrapped in marble with a separate soaking tub, standalone glass encased rain shower, double vanity with storage and radiant heated floors.
The 1908 building was converted to condominiums in 2005 by Centra Ruddy and only features 22 units. Even better, there are only two apartments on the second floor. The building has a 24-hour doorman, a fully built out roof deck with open city views and a La Palastra designed fitness center. Investors are welcome as is co-purchasing, sublets, parents buying for children, gifting and pets! The apartment also comes with a large STORAGE UNIT in the basement.
The area has become exceedingly central with union square and lower Fifth Avenue just steps away. You can also be in West Chelsea and the meatpacking district within 10 minutes of walking. Bed Bath and Beyond, Whole Foods, Westside Market, the Container Store, CVS and some of the trendiest restaurants and shops are also just steps away.
Please note - if this is your primary residence you could be entitled to the condominium tax abatement, which could bring the taxes down to approximately $2,720 per month.