The grand front steps of this historic and handsome Greenwich Village pre-war brownstone and brick faced building lead you into the elegant lobby with its original central staircase covered in marble treads and large marble pavers at each landing, an elaborate bronze and iron baluster, a voluptuously curved wooden banister, as well as original gas light fixtures, and then you will find yourself at the entrance of this elevated Parlor level home where grand scale living, elegance, sophistication, and museum quality craftsmanship and finishes abound.
Having recently undergone a complete brick-to-brick renovation, you will find that meticulous attention was paid to each detail while incorporating every modern convenience imaginable. This stunning 2 bedroom (convertible 3 bedroom) and 2 full bath home has over 10 foot ceilings throughout, an abundance of custom cabinetry and storage, striking marble and onyx bathrooms with custom polished nickel lighting and mirrors and a true chef's kitchen with top-of-the-line features that will satisfy every cook's fantasy. Direct access to a common outdoor area overlooking the Butterfield garden.
This apartment can be used for live/work.
Located just to the west of Fifth Avenue and north of Washington Square Park on one of the loveliest most idyllic tree-lined blocks in the Village's Gold Coast, the ARDEA, latin for Heron, was first built in 1895 with a second adjacent building added in 1900. The Ardea sits steeped in history with original Juliet balconies and ornamental woodwork throughout. Building features include: A live-in porter, a super, laundry room in the basement, storage room and bike storage. With a convenient Central Village location, it is near the best restaurants and shops in the city, while just steps away from Union Square, the Farmer's Market and citywide transportation nearby. Pet friendly.
Contact: Steven Sumser or Lee Ann Jaffee at Stribling & Associates
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MODERN UPGRADES THROUGHOUT THE HOME:
-Custom hand sandblasted 10 wide oak floors with ebony finish
-New American Cherry windows with insulated glass
-Restored original leaded glass pane window in the hallway
-Floor-to-ceiling deep storage closets
-Office/Storage room off the main hallway
-Hand finished pearlized paint in the hallway
-Extra large transoms throughout with hand painted details
-Custom molding throughout
-Custom Electronic Shades
-Halogen Custom Lutron lighting, all with dimmers
-Multi-zone Central A/C
-Sonos Sound System
-Custom Sonoma Subway Tile
-Perrin & Rowe faucet with instant hot water
-Vented Hood over chef's Wolf Dual Fuel stove
-SubZero Refrigerator with matching cabinetry front
-Wolf Combination Microwave/Convection Oven
-Custom banquette with additional storage
-Absolute Black polished 2 thick granite countertops
-Oversized island topped with 2 inch thick Carrera marble
-Custom cabinetry all with dovetail soft auto-close drawers
Full size Electrolux Washer and Dryer