The intersection of West 13th Street and Hudson is also the intersection of the West Village and the Meatpacking District, an area named “New York’s Most Fashionable Neighborhood” by New York Magazine.
345 West 13th Street Apartment 4A is a huge three bedroom loft plus home office that retains the flavor of a turn-of-the-century industrial facility, with exposed masonry walls, brick arches, decorative cast ironwood columns, heavy timber beams and steel I-beams. This stunning loft also offers high ceilings, beautifully proportioned rooms, great light and absolute whisper quiet with views north over a landscaped courtyard garden and beautiful historic church.
You enter a gracious foyer with coat closet and storage that leads you into the spacious living room, with walls of storage, oversized industrial windows, and a wood burning fireplace. A massive masonry wall with three arches flows into the dining room with room for a table seating ten. Custom made stainless steel and etched glass doors lead into the huge home office. From the dining room, a greenhouse style hallway with windows north and south leads to the windowed eat-in chef’s kitchen, a real highlight of the loft. Appointments include a Bosch dishwasher, Dynasty gas stove, oversized Sub-Zero refrigerator, granite counters and stainless steel details.
The huge master suite is framed by massive wood and steel columns and beams, and features an oversized walk in closet, and a marble bath with dual sinks, soaking tub, and separate standing shower. The two secondary bedrooms are divided by a beautifully engineered sliding wall, allowing the rooms to be opened onto each other if desired. A full bath and storage room with washer and dryer (easily converted to include a powder room) complete this wing of the home.
Originally built by John Jacob Astor in 1890, 345 West 13th Streets impressive facade features a restored metal cornice, brick pilasters and expansive windows. The area is home to the southernmost entrance to the High Line park, and is renowned as a beacon for the best in food, fashion, and culture. This luxury residential condominium offers a landscaped common roof top terrace and deeded storage spaces for each resident. There is a full staff, including full time doorman and live in superintendent.