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551W21, 551 West 21st Street, #16B

$16,995,000 ($4,403 per ft2) | 3 beds, 3.5 baths | Approx. 3,860 ft2
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188 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Dec 18, 2023
    Days on Market: 188
    Building Type: Condominium
    Neighborhood: Chelsea (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 167 times
Monthly Common Charges: $8,862
Monthly Real Estate Taxes: $7,028
Total Taxes & Fees: $15,890 ($4.12/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $90,455
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $106,345 ($27.55/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 20% ($3,399,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Insider Highlights

  • Building Design and Amenities: The building, designed by renowned architecture firm Foster + Partners and interior design by award-winning designer MARKZEFF, was built in 2016 and houses 44 apartments across 19 floors. Amenities include a fitness center, dual spas, a yoga room, residents’ lounge, and a children’s playroom.
  • Unique Features: The condo boasts French-inspired oak herringbone floors, a spa-like primary bathroom with a freestanding soaking tub and radiant heated Luna Black Granite floors, and in-unit washer/dryer, hidden televisions, custom lighting, and Control4 Automation.
  • Building Services: The building offers a full-time doorman and concierge service, a private gated driveway with a covered carport, on-site parking garage, and valet services. The lobby features 34’ double-height ceilings.
  • Location: The condo is conveniently located in close proximity to the High Line, Chelsea Piers, and world-class art galleries, making it a prime location for art enthusiasts and those seeking a vibrant neighborhood.
  • Financial Details: The monthly common charges are $8,114, with real estate taxes amounting to $5,859. The total taxes & fees are $13,973 ($3.62/ft2).
  • Luxury Condo Details: This turn-key condo, located in the Chelsea Arts District, offers 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a flex space, and approximately 3,860 ft2 of living space. The condo features private elevator entry, panoramic Hudson River and city views, and a custom Foster & Partners kitchen with high-end appliances.

Description

Introducing 551 West 21st Street #16B, a luxury turn-key condo sprawling 3,860 SF+/- with 3 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, private elevator entry, flex space, and a suite of lavish amenities, all elevated above the gorgeous West Chelsea locale boasting panoramic Hudson River and city views.

Perched high above the High Line on the corner of the Chelsea Arts District, this residence offers a rarefied vantage point of the Hudson River and Manhattan that transcends the ordinary, capturing the essence of refined urban living.

551 West 21st Street boasts remarkable design and exquisite details crafted by the renowned architecture firm Foster + Partners, emphasizing light-filled residences with sweeping city views and industrial elements inspired by Chelsea’s rich history. The interior design of this expansive unit was meticulously executed by innovative and award-winning designer MARKZEFF.

The residence enjoys a convenient location in the heart of West Chelsea, famous for its enchanting waterfront exposure with proximity to world-class art galleries, architectural marvels, the iconic High Line, and the scenic Hudson River Park. Amidst the vibrancy of The Arts District, an array of bustling restaurants adds a culinary flourish to the rich cultural landscape.

Completed in 2016, the 19-floor residential masterpiece redefines luxury living with an array of exceptional amenities. Revel in the convenience of a rare private gated driveway featuring a covered carport, an on-site parking garage with spaces available for purchase, and impeccable valet services. The grandeur of the lobby unfolds with awe-inspiring 34’ double-height ceilings, accompanied by attentive concierge service and a dedicated full-time doorman.

The building presents an abundance of tailored offerings, including a cutting-edge fitness center, dual spas, a yoga room, residents’ lounge, and a children’s playroom.

A private elevator opens to the opulent entry gallery flanked by the kitchen, dining room, great room, study, and well-appointed powder room. The residence boasts desirable 11’ ceilings throughout, adding to its sense of spacious luxury.

Sunlight cascades into the custom Foster & Partners kitchen produced by Molteni, outfitted with polished, beveled Blanco Macael marble countertops and backsplashes, natural stained oak cabinetry, and high-end appliances by Sub-Zero, Miele, and Gaggenau.

An oversized island, pantry, and a seamlessly integrated dining room enhances the allure of this culinary masterpiece.

Deep-set window seats provide a rare opportunity to capture breathtaking city views directly from your kitchen.

Inside the 42’ wide great room, French-inspired oak herringbone floors run throughout. Expansive walls of glass frame awe-inspiring views of the Hudson River, establishing a perfect setting for both entertaining and relishing in the sunset.

Beyond 3 sets of oversized double doors lies a private sanctuary—a study or flex space with custom built-ins, inviting you to tailor the space to your unique preferences.

Wake up to breathtaking city views from the corner primary en-suite bedroom, graced by two walls of windows that frame the iconic Empire State Building on one side and the tranquil Hudson on the other.

Revel in further river vistas from the expansive dressing room with custom millwork.

A grand double-door entry leads to the spa-like primary bathroom, featuring a freestanding soaking tub nestled under a wide window with direct South-facing river views, radiant heated Luna Black Granite floors, and a custom Corian vanity with integrated lighting.

Across the hall from the primary suite are 2 additional en-suite bedrooms, one with Northeast views of the Empire State Building and the other with views of Hudson Yards and the Hudson River.

The residence is complete with an in-unit washer/dryer, hidden televisions, custom lighting, and Control4 Automation.

Meticulously crafted and boasting panoramic Hudson River and city views, 551 West 21st Street, #16B presents a rare opportunity to indulge in the luxury of a full-service building nestled in a desirable West Chelsea location.

Complete with state-of-the-art amenities, this residence seamlessly merges timeless elegance with an authentic, modern, and open design ethos.

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Apartment Amenities

  • River View
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.
Listing courtesy of Bespoke Real Estate LLC

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About 551W21, 551 West 21st Street

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551W21, 551 West 21st Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 91, 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

25
Out of 44
+
31
Out of 36
+
25
Out of 39
+
10
=
91
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:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 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:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unrelated Base 0 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:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 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:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Garage:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Health Club
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Party Room
  • Children's Playroom
  • Fitness Center
  • On-Site Parking
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Valet Services
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent

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Pros
  • Window seats
  • Gated driveway court
  • Live-in superintendent
  • Bicycle room
  • Gym
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Penthouse has swimming pool
  • Valet services
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • 34-foot-high lobby
Cons
  • No roof deck
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