What a way to take in life as a resident in this full floor Penthouse sitting high atop master architect Alvaro's Siza's premier limestone building in New York City. Known for his sculpturally graceful buildings, the perspective of the wide open majestic city and water views from its multiple corners emphasize the volumetric southern light.
From the moment you leave your private elevator and pass through the rift cut oak paneled chamber softly illuminated by the cove lit floating oak ceiling, into the impressive multi-corner four bedroom, four and a half bath residence, your immediately focus on the 5' wide white country oak plank flooring as part of the living room/kitchen combination. As you look around further you become mesmerized by the height of the windows framing the amazing vistas as if viewing them through a photographer's lense. This is a joyful moment.
The Hudson River view from the windowed eat- in L-shaped kitchen, includes Italian Aster Cucine custom walnut cabinetry illuminated by edge lighting and underscored with a well appointed Gaggeneau appliance package (cooktop, oven, speed oven, steam oven, warming drawer, refrigerator, dishwasher and full height wine cooler). The grey tones of the counter top and backsplash crafted in Italian Grigio Nicola marble pairs exquisitely with the richness of the walnut cabinets. Parallel to it is the Grigio Nicola honed marble slab island, soft like silk to the touch and softly underlit to accent its waterfall edges.
The corner master bathroom has a Victoria + Albert free standing tub overlooking the evocative city views elevating the ambiance and sophistication of the master suite. Adding to the mix are radiant heated Greek Volakis marble floors and walls, underlit custom oak vanity and Greek bianco sivec countertop surrounding a custom corian sink. A final design surprise comes with the Italian CEA satin stainless steel fixtures enhancing the allure of the the large scale cust