250 West 24th St. Unit 5CW
Welcome to apartment 5CW at Chelsea Gardens, the best prewar one bedroom downtown. You enter the apartment into a gracious 8 X 10 foyer large enough to be a work space or gallery. There is a dramatic sunken Living Room that faces East and is flooded with morning sun, also off the foyer is an extra large eat in kitchen with a sunny south window that has been beautifully updated with Stainless appliances and stone countertops. Down the hall is a nicely updated bath also with a sunny window. The bedroom is a magically bright and cheerful room facing the buildings garden in 2 directions. There is a very large double closet and another ample closet in the bedroom plus 2 oversized closets in the foyer. The entire apartment is bathed in bright sunlight from the east and south windows. Since all the rooms face into the buildings common garden the entire apartment is quiet and bright. There are lovely Art Deco details including detailed plaster moldings, picture rails and beautiful oak parquet floors. The floor plan is gracious and roomy and the apartment is bright and quiet, a rare combination in a busy and exciting neighborhood. Chelsea Gardens is a rare and well preserved example of late 1930's Art Deco architecture. The building's most striking features are the vintage Art Deco lobbies and the large spectacularly planted common garden. The garden is available to all residents to enjoy with multiple seating areas, tables and chairs. The 4 entry lobbies around the garden give the complex the feeling of a small village with a very neighborly community feeling. Chelsea Garden is is a distinctive building in the middle of busy Manhattan, ideally located half a block from 2 subway lines and a short walk to everything Chelsea has to offer including, the High Line, Galleries, entertainment, shopping and transportation. There is a full service staff including a 24 hour doorman and live-in super, 24 hour laundry in the basement and additional storage available as well as a bike room. Chelsea Gardens is a financially sound coop with very reasonable maintenance.