Building & Unit Features
Courtesy Of Christie's International Real Estate
Eat In Kitchen
Laundry In Unit
West Chelsea Waterfront Grandeur
With over 8,300 square feet, this extraordinary high-floor residence features two distinct wings separated by an 82-foot long south-west facing grand room with sweeping views of the Hudson River and downtown Manhattan. Direct elevator access into a large private vestibule with custom cove lighting detail offers a stately entrance to this exceptional home, which includes seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, and four panoramic exposures. Expertly designed by Foster + Partners, the 15th floor at 551 West 21st Street is the largest and first fully combined apartment in the building, and one of the grandest apartments available downtown. The property features French-inspired oak herringbone wood floors, naturally stained oak cabinetry and custom millwork throughout. With gracious proportions, this home features 11-foot ceilings, 9-foot doorways, and expansive picture windows with luminous metal surrounds that offer a deep facade for perimeter seating.
The western wing of the apartment includes four of the seven bedrooms, a separate dining area and an eat-in, windowed kitchen overlooking the Hudson River featuring hand selected beveled Blanco de Macael marble countertops and backsplash, as well as top-of-the-line appliances. The stunning corner master bedroom with direct river views features a walk-in closet with custom millwork, a luxurious master bathroom with double door entry, a freestanding tub overlooking the river, radiant-heated Luna Black granite floors and a custom-designed Corian vanity. Other features include an enclosed shower and separate water closet with Duravit fixtures and floor-to-ceiling translucent glass doors. The three additional bedrooms feature en-suite bathrooms with Travertino Striato stone floors and elegant Dornbracht fixtures. Also included is a full laundry room and powder room,
The eastern wing offers dramatic views of High Line Park, midtown Manhattan and beyond, and includes three additional bedrooms, one of which is a secondary master with a large, windowed walk-in closet and en-suite master bathroom. A library with custom built-in Molteni shelving, a media room/den, midnight kitchen, and an additional powder room and secondary laundry room complete this wing. The 15th floor is fully integrated with custom electronic shades and pre-wiring for the most advanced home technology systems.
Included in this offering are three parking spaces in the building's valet-attended garage, accessed through a private porte cochre with a 20-foot wall of green ivy.
With just 43 private homes overlooking the Hudson River in West Chelsea, 551 West 21st Street provides an exclusive and urbane setting in one of the most vibrant and sought after neighborhoods in the world. Exquisitely crafted by the master architects of Foster + Partners, 551 West 21st Street features a gated porte cochre surrounded by a 20-foot green wall and a dramatic, awe-inspiring 34-foot, double height lobby with custom designed chandelier and a prismatic glass wall allowing natural light to flood the space. Additional amenities include full-time doorman and a concierge, porter and valet services, a state-of-the-art fitness center with a his and her spa, yoga room, residents' lounge, children's playroom, additional parking for purchase, bike storage, a live-in super and a dedicated, separate service entrance.