High Drama Loft on Lower Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Big, Bright and Beautiful loft. If cubic and linear volume are the allure; Flatiron cityscape views, 24 over-sized windows, 14+/- foot ceilings, museum-size walls, brilliant light and palatial rooms are the “elements of wow” that excite and captivate - bar none. This magnificent Fifth Avenue one-of-a -kind full-floor 160 foot +/- long iconic loft was home to a renowned artist, whose artistic maps inspired the likes of Martha Stewart. Art books, novels, photographs and sculpture will have a place in the custom designed floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. The key-locked elevator entry opens into your private landing with French doors that lead to the Fifth Avenue corner living room and an open and elegant dining area. Wind down and relax in the cozy windowed library area; a perfect spot for a great read. The massive cook's eat-in kitchen features a large pantry storage closet, banquette seating, custom bookcase and counter space galore perfect for cooking together and casual entertaining. The former art studio now a large living space can be redesigned as a media room or game room. A gallery hallway leads to three large bedrooms with closets galore. One of the bedrooms features an enormous play space or sleeping loft. The master bedroom boasts en-suite bath with double shower heads and gigantic windowed dressing room. Other features include suburban style laundry room, 2-zone central air and a private storage room large enough for a bicycle collection.
Located in prime Flatiron where convenience is king and high-end retailers, restauranteurs and health spas call home. 140 Fifth Avenue is a premier landmarked Ladies’ Mile cooperative loft building with 3 elevators, basement storage, full-time superintendent and part-time porter. The 20-unit cooperative receives income from commercial rent. Pets welcome.
If you want the extraordinary not the ordinary, the exceptional not the customary, this corner prewar circa 1900 loft is a must-see Flatiron find.