TEN MOST IMPRESSIVE FEATURES OF 1965 BROADWAY PENTHOUSE 3-BC
Welcome to the extraordinary Penthouse 3-BC at 1965 Broadway—a luxury condominium building just steps away from Lincoln Center. Aptly referred to as a “townhouse in the sky,” this three-story home has seven-eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms and boasts 360 degrees of city views. Halstead’s Louise Phillips Forbes is the co-broker for this property, whose asking price is upon request. From top-of-the-line design elements and electronic systems to sprawling indoor/outdoor spaces—we counted down the ten most impressive features in this exquisite Manhattan home:
1. Space, Space and More Space – The size of the penthouse totals to a staggering 10,100 square feet. The interior is 8,100 square feet while two terraces take up the remaining 2,000 square feet. All three floors have their own entrances, and the lower level is set up as an entirely separate apartment for staff or long-term guests. Essentially, the home has the feel of a mansion not an apartment 33 stories above Broadway.
2. Priceless Views – Penthouse 3-BC may as well rival the best observation decks in the city. Sightlines include as far north as the George Washington Bridge and as far south as the Freedom Tower with Central Park (and its reservoir), Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle and Midtown in between.
3. A Spectacular Great Room – This 1,500-square foot living room includes floor-to-ceiling windows, two seating areas and an ultra modern glass-and-bronze fireplace that is sure to be a conversation piece at any gathering. There is also a sleek, stone bar (decked out with wine coolers and a dishwasher) making this the ultimate space for cocktail parties and other large events. Alternatively, the great room is suited for another kind of entertaining. The space transforms into a home theater with the help of a drop-down screen, projector, speakers and black-out shades.
4. Not One, But Two Terraces – Designed by Thomas Balsley Associates, both terraces are beautifully landscaped and irrigated. The larger terrace on the main floor is located off of a breakfast room via electronic sliding doors. In fact, these doors were placed into the home by way of a crane. Each of the terraces has lounge and dining areas along with elevated planter boxes giving the design an artistic touch. Best of all, the outdoor spaces offer unbeatable north, south, east and west-facing views.
5. A Chef’s Dream Kitchen – We weren’t kidding when we said that Penthouse 3-BC is the ideal home for entertaining. The Boffi-designed, main-floor kitchen is equipped with double ovens/stoves, three sinks, three dishwashers and two refrigerators. The stainless steel and Corian walls and surfaces keep up with the home’s sleek design aesthetic. A second kitchen is located on the lower floor, which could be used by live-in staff, guests or caterers.
6. Breakfast Room By Day, Elegant Dining Room By Night – Breakfast and dining rooms are typically overlooked, but not at Penthouse 3-BC. The breakfast room comes with two Sub-Zero refrigerators, a wine cooler and a coffee machine by Miele built into the wall. This room begs for leisurely mornings with the terrace doors open for an airy, indoor-outdoor experience. The dining room is complete with dramatic details like custom wood panels on the ceiling and a double fireplace. Of course, the surrounding nighttime glimmer of Midtown and Lincoln Center Plaza add to the mood.
7. A Resort-Like Master Suite – This corner bedroom has two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows and enough space for a seating area. There are walnut and bronze built-ins and a dressing room off of the bathroom, which impresses with 25 slabs of onyx stone.
8. High-Tech Study – Working from home never looked better. Located off of the great room, the “study” has a stone desk for two with “pop-up” computer screens. There is also a flat screen TV fixed into the ceiling that pivots and turns. The study is large enough to fit a massage table because with work comes needed down time.
9.A Tech Lover’s Paradise – The study is not the only room to marvel at cool gadgets. In fact, the entire penthouse is tricked out with electronics. Crestron and Lutron HomeWork systems have allowed for 16 security cameras, electronic shades (throughout), central music and the ability to electronically control lights, TVs and so on.
10. All in the Details – The home’s unique design elements amp up a luxurious, modern aesthetic. Distressed, walnut floors can be found throughout as well as custom wood doors that were made in Italy. The “free-floating” staircase that connects the main and middle floors looks like a work of art with its jet-black steps and steel and glass handrail. A gallery-like hallway has a bronze ceiling and fibre optic and halogen lights perfect for illuminating artwork.
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