Chelsea’s Crown Jewel | Our Search for the Ultimate Penthouse in Manhattan’s Hottest Neighborhood

Chelsea is not only the most desirable neighborhood in Manhattan, but has rapidly become one of the most sought after addresses on the planet for the sophisticated jet setter.

If you are an art collector, the Chelsea art district boasts hundreds of galleries and is one of the most important and influential in the world. If you are a gourmand, you are situated amidst an abundance of world-class dining at New York’s top restaurants. We searched high and low for the perfect penthouse right in the middle of the action, but one that is quietly positioned as an opulent haven in the sky. What we found was a breathtaking duplex on West 19th Street, one of Chelsea’s finest blocks. This amazing space offers an indescribable living experience and unequaled panoramic city and river vistas.

Every inch of this immaculate 4,054 square foot duplex penthouse reflects superior craftsmanship, the utmost attention to detail and ultrarefined finishes at every turn. It is impossible not to be impressed with the floor-to-ceiling windows as they surround you with spectacular, unparalleled views of the Manhattan skyline.

Your guests will traverse the long foyer that welcomes you into an elegant 5 bedroom, 5 and a half bath residence that has been completely renovated to perfection and is designed with entertaining in mind. With ample formal areas and an outdoor terrace accessible from both the grand living room and library, you will enjoy a seamless flow, be it for an intimate barbecue or a large-scale party. The terrace, which is a showpiece of its own accord, showcases the endless city panorama and a birds-eye view of the Empire State Building, affording trophy status and the ultimate respite from the vibrant neighborhood below.

Nurture your inner foodie by preparing inspired culinary creations while overlooking the Hudson River in your top-of-the-line open chef’s kitchen that features premium appliances, white Cararra marble accents, Arclinea Italian cabinetry, Boffi fixtures and a beautiful breakfast area.

Ascend the custom-designed staircase with an intricate bronze railing to your sprawling master bedroom retreat—the pièce de résistance. Its spectacular views, massive teak closet providing significant luxury storage and the opulent master bath with ribbed marble walls will wow even the most discerning of buyers.

Designed by the famed Selldorf Architects, this prized location is within walking distance of West Chelsea’s best attractions. Stroll along the Chelsea Piers, Highline, Hudson River Park, Chelsea Market, the Meatpacking District, the future Whitney Museum and a vast array of exclusive shopping.

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