255 West 108th Street, Unit 4C1
Coop · Upper West Side · $799,000
Offering a unique mix of New York City history and modern living, Apartment 4C1 is an elegant and tastefully designed one bedroom home. You enter into a dramatic foyer perfect for showcasing art. The foyer is also home to a large Cedar closet which remains pristine and unchanged for 110 years. The expansive living space has a large West facing single triple window, decorative fireplace with large mirror and quarter-sawn oak parquet floors throughout.
The South facing eat-in kitchen is a chefs dream and has been upgraded with all of the modern amenities one could want. Thoughtfully designed renovations include custom hand-built cabinets, honed Carrara marble countertops, hammered copper sink by Sinkology, Delta Trinsic faucet, five burner Samsung convection range, Integrated Bosch dishwasher, dimmable under-cabinet led lighting, counter depth side by side refrigerator with interior led lighting, custom drawer inserts, custom milled poplar wainscoting, and handmade encaustic floor tiles.
The south facing bedroom offers ample space for a king sized bed and has a huge closet (just one of four total closets). The updated bathroom features new custom marble topped vanity, new shower, and new lighting.
The ceiling height is 9 9 throughout , all of the floor to ceiling French doors are original and with their crystal doorknobs which have been restored to their original glory; all lighting is LED and on Lutron dimmer switches and there are West Elm light fixtures in the living room, center hall, and bedroom. No detail has been overlooked in this distinctly New York apartment.
The Manchester was originally constructed in 1910 and designed by architects Neville and Bagge in the ornate Beaux-art style often seen before WWI. Many of the apartments were originally offered as classic sixes and later separated into the layouts we see today. This impressive building has a beautiful marble lobby which has just been painstakingly restored, Full time doorman, live in super. Amenities include a playroom, laundry and bike storage. A roof garden is planned for the near future and commercial rents will add to the coops revenue stream in the next five years, considerably increasing the coop's already healthy finances. The Manchester is close to transportation, Columbia University, a variety of restaurants and entertainment and is a short walk to the park. Pets are permitted, as well as gifting, and pied a terres on a case by case basis.
For more info about the building and community, please visit: http://manchester108.com/history/
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