Located on a tranquil tree-lined block in Prime Chelsea, 209 West 22nd Street is the perfect urban oasis to come home to. Built in ca. 1901, and lovingly restored to a comfortable, single family home. Enter through a pretty gated stoop, adorned by planted greenery and flowers, leading to a lovely double front door. This brings you into the sunlit parlor floor with gallery like double-height ceilings. Two arched windows bring wonderful light in through mature tree-leaves, with a second set of windows above showcasing the 20ft high wall. The parlor floor has a lofty feel with its open floor plan, whitewash brick walls, and exposed steel beams. The living room seamlessly transitions into the dining area and the warm kitchen, which has big French doors looking out to the leafy garden. The kitchen exudes Old World charm with an antique wood island, earth-toned stone countertop, and deep farm sink - just imagine the great entertaining with family and friends. The French doors lead out onto the deck with its wooden stairs that take you down to the beautiful outdoor oasis, peaceful and zen. This private garden provides an instant escape from the city, with space for you to gather your thoughts, and a perfect setting for an outdoor dinner party. The garden is also accessible from the recreational floor below the parlor, which is fully finished and has a powder room. The garden floor affords for great additional entertaining space, additional storage, including room for a wine cellar.
The second floor of the house is entirely dedicated to the master suite, and boasts 10ft ceilings, a spacious bedroom, two windows plus an arched sitting area. There is also a generous dressing area that transitions into the master bathroom. The master bath has a sculptural claw foot tub with Pegler hardware, with a magnificant dreamy window that carries the leafy views and light in. Cesame console sink completes the Belle Époque style of this room. Additional subway tile encased shower.
Up the architectural stairs, finished in polished concrete and steel, the third floor boasts two generously sized bedrooms with deep closets, and a dual entry bathroom, finished with penny tile floors and subway tiles. Glass-covered floor cutouts provide for a modern feel and added sculptural element. There is a large laundry area between the bedrooms.
The fourth floor has a flexible layout, and can easily accommodate one or two additional bedrooms, serve as a creative work or exercise space. There is a full bathroom on this floor, and generous closets. Whitewash exposed brick walls and skylight for added light.
Located on an established block in Prime Chelsea, short distance to groceries, numerous subway lines, casual and upscale dining, the gallery district, this home gives you the luxury of peace and tranquility.
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