$2.7M penthouse loft boasts 25-foot ceilings and two terraces in Williamsburg
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$2.7M penthouse loft boasts 25-foot ceilings and two terraces in Williamsburg

February 16, 2017

This is penthouse loft living at its finest at the Williamsburg condo 138 Broadway, also known as the Smith Gray. Constructed in 1884 as the cast-iron Smith and Gray Department Store Building, this building was converted to condos back in 2002. This unit last sold in 2006 for $1.2 million and now it’s hit the market for twice that much. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse boasts ceiling heights anywhere from 9 up to 25 feet, with lots of the building’s original exposed brick on display.

The loft comes in at 2,070 square feet over two floors. You enter into the main living area, with a full wall of exposed brick, an open living and dining area, and finally a kitchen. The open living room, which gets plenty of light from a few large windows, is anchored by the dramatic free-floating staircase.

This kitchen was renovated with all the perks: a Wolf range, Subzero fridge, built-in wine cooler and dishwasher.

The second floor holds all three bedrooms, which are blocked off from the loft space below by a hallway. The large master suite, set in front of a full wall of built-in shelving, also has its own bathroom and enough size for an extra sitting area or office space.

The two other bedrooms each have different aesthetics. The listing calls one “cocoon-like and quiet,” while the other is bright and comes with a large terrace attached.

Finally, two different terraces–one off the second bedroom and another off the master suite–come with incredible views of the city. A southeast-facing terrace looks out over Brooklyn and the Financial District, while the northwest-facing terrace comes with those prized Williamsburg Bridge and Manhattan skyline views right off the master suite. There’s even a bonus outdoor space downstairs, a south-facing balcony off the living room.

This apartment is likely one of the most spacious and pricy in the entire building, which is about a 15 minute walk from the Bedford Avenue L. Earlier this year there was an opportunity to rent a smaller apartment here for $3,750 a month.

[Listing: 138 Broadway, #PHA by Jon Miller for Corcoran]

[At CityRealty]


Photos courtesy of Corcoran

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