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520 West Chelsea, 520 West 19th Street, #PHB

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Apr 27, 2015
It previously was on the market for a total of 1,987 days.
Last Sold on Dec 15, 2008 for $9,000,000
5 beds, 5.5 baths | Approx. 4,054 ft2
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Key Details

  • Listed Jun 6, 2014
    Days on Market 1987
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Monthly Common Charges $5,464
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $2,519
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Unparalleled luxury penthouse living and views galore at downtown’’s premier 520 West Chelsea condominium! The magnificent Penthouse at in West Chelsea offers an indescribable living experience and unequalled panoramic city and river vistas on one of Chelsea’’s finest blocks. Every inch of this immaculate 4,054 SF duplex reflects superior craftsmanship, utmost attention to detail and ultra-refined finishes at every turn, with a backdrop of stretching views of the Empire State Building, Highline, Hudson River and more from floor-to-ceiling windows that envelop you.

The exquisitely custom-designed living space is complemented by a private 642 SF north-facing terrace that showcases stretching city sights, affording the ultimate respite from the vibrant neighborhood below. Completely renovated to perfection, this large, light-bathed 5 bedroom, 5 and a half bath duplex penthouse was made for entertaining. With huge formal areas and the massive outdoor terrace accessible from both the grand living room and library, it has a seamless flow for both intimate barbecues and large-scale parties.

Guests will enter into elegance via the long foyer that opens into an expansive 20’’ dining room and adjacent 27’’ living room, anchored by a double fireplace with a dramatic white statuary marble surround. The adjoining 20’’ long library makes its own statement of sophistication with gorgeous custom-built shelving & storage. Overlooking the Hudson River the top-of-the-line chef’’s kitchen faces south and west and is equipped with a breakfast area, white Cararra marble, Arclinea Italian cabinetry, Boffi fixtures, premium appliances including a Viking range with a vented hood, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, wine refrigerator, and hot/cold water on demand.

Other highlights of this enviable residence are 9’’2" ceiling heights, charcoal granite and teak floors, teak wall panels and Venetian plaster walls that help unify the space, custom electronic shades throughout, stone tiles in the spa-like baths, a custom-designed staircase with an intricate bronze railing, and spacious laundry room with a full-size Miele washer and dryer. The sprawling master bedroom retreat is the piece de resistance with its spectacular views, massive teak closet providing loads of luxury storage, and opulent master bath with ribbed marble walls and Boffi fixtures. Secondary bedrooms also feature beautiful views and en suite bathrooms with custom stonework.

520 West 19th Street is a luxurious 24-hour doorman condominium by the famed Selldorf Architects. Its prized location is within minutes of West Chelsea’’s best attractions such as Highline Park, Hudson River Park, Chelsea Piers, Chelsea Market, the Meatpacking District, future Whitney Museum, and excellent shopping and dining.

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Apartment Amenities

  • River View

About 520 West Chelsea, 520 West 19th Street

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520 West Chelsea, 520 West 19th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 82, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

28
Out of 44
+
31
Out of 36
+
14
Out of 39
+
9
=
82
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • Condo
  • Built in 2008
  • 26 Apartments
  • 11 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Post War
  • Basement Storage
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Terraces / Balconies
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer

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