This week's #housepornthurs contest was a nail biter! Turns out that a head-to-head between a glass-covered luxury penthouse and a gated Mediterranean manse makes for a pretty epic battle. But, alas, someone has to be the winner: Edging the competition out by a mere three votes, @DouglasElliman stole the No. 1 spot with the gorgeous glassy penthouse high above NYC. (But runner-up @PartnersTrust deserves a shout-out for a valiant effort!)
The duplex penthouse, at the crossroads of Manhattan's trendy Soho, Tribeca and West Village neighborhoods, is an architectural masterpiece. The entire west side of the home is a glass wall overlooking the breathtaking NYC cityscape and the Hudson River. You can watch the sunset behind the Statue of Liberty, from every vantage point in the apartment, the listing says.
The 3,500-square-foot pad has never been lived in, so it's in mint condition. It has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, but it's the upstairs master suite that you'll love the most. The wall of glass lines both the master bedroom and en suite bathroom, and there's a glass shower and free-standing tub. There's a home theater and a custom kitchen with every high-end appliance imaginable. Now head outside for a real treat: a 1,500-square-foot landscaped rooftop terrace with an outdoor kitchen and wet bar. It's OK, jealousy is a natural response.
Kane Manera, Leonard Steinberg and Herve Senequier of Douglas Elliman Real Estate have the listing.
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