611 West 111th Street, Apt 55
This stunning high floor 2 bed/2 bath apartment beautifully marries modern luxury with prewar elegance. 11 foot ceilings, original restored hardwood flooring, and picture frame moldings are just some of the details that make this unit special. A long, well-lit entrance hallway provides access to the bedrooms quietly tucked along the interior courtyard and reveals a gracious open floor plan perfect for entertaining. Oversized bay windows drench the space in sunlight from southwest exposures.
The living room and dining room are both appointed with custom built-in cabinetry for ample storage or display and are separated by French doors, as well as a gorgeous electric fireplace and mantel.
The open kitchen design features a large breakfast peninsula, custom hardwood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances including double oven, vented gas stove, built-in microwave drawer, and dishwasher, architectural tin ceiling, wine storage, and a large separate pantry to optimize storage space.
The master bedroom has dual custom closets with extra storage, and a beautiful en suite bath. Exquisite renovations in the hall bath and a sweet second bedroom with a Murphy bed, custom closet and floor-to-ceiling custom shelving round out this beautiful home.
All new electrical and plumbing can be found throughout as well as a Bose surround sound system, and thoughtful lighting including chandeliers in every room.
The Markenfield, built in 1906 is a beautiful elevator prewar coop with multiple units such as this one featuring the Edwardian Five layout, originally for a bachelor and his maid. Situated on coveted West 111th street with Riverside Park right outside your door, and one block from the subway, this building has a live in super, storage units, bike storage and laundry room. The art deco lobby has been fully renovated and new windows and new laundry room are on the way...all paid for with no assessments!
This charming Columbia University area has so much to offer if you are looking for a bit more space, light and access to nature while still living in the city. Visit the neighborhood's many restaurants and cafes, stroll the beautiful gardens of St John the Divine Cathedral, bike along the Hudson River path, or picnic in the park right outside your door. Pets welcome.Read more