Sprawling Manhattan Apartment Offers Private Rooftop Pool Overlooking Chelsea

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The apartment was designed by preeminent architect Thomas Juul Hansen in the heart of West Chelsea.

At first look, the duplex condo for sale at 505 West 19th Street #TH is a lot like other luxury units on the NYC market. It has four bedrooms, features double-height ceiling, and high-end interior finishes. But what makes the apartment is that the residence has over 3,021 square feet of exterior space between two terraces and a private 50-foot outdoor swimming pool


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The unique amenity spans the length of the northern façade and is accessible via floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors in the kitchen and living area. There is a gas line in place for an outdoor kitchen, outdoor shower, and bathroom. A private outdoor pool in NYC is almost as rare as it gets and could be of even greater appeal when people reevaluate their living situations. 


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Meanwhile, the second “Highline terrace” runs along the eastern façade and is fully landscaped with a gas-lined grill. This terrace can be accessed via the master bedroom and den.


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Of course, stunning design details can be found throughout the abode. There are brushed absolute black granite countertops in the kitchen, heated Bianco Dolomiti floors in the master bathroom, and white oak flooring. Plus, the unit comes with direct off-street private parking, a 24-hour concierge and resident manager, a gym, and private walk-in storage. 


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And it’s all ideally located in West Chelsea, one of Manhattan’s most sought-after neighborhoods and the epicenter of haute design, culture, and convenience. The residence is surrounded by the river and urban parks, top galleries and museums, shopping, and top dining.


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“505 West 19th Street is one of those truly rare and special offerings,” Erin Boisson Aries, founder of the Erin Boisson Aries team at Christie’s International Real Estate, told Departures. “Impeccable level of design and construction, privacy and white-glove service, and a complete package of private amenities from ample outdoor, gracious scale and a flexible layout, private parking, and a 50 foot pool.” 

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The price for an urban oasis? The unit is listed for $12.45 million.