Here’s another apartment unit up for sale in the pre-war co-op building University Mews, at 39 East 12th Street in Greenwich Village. Just last month, a lofty unit in the building hit the market for $1.595 million. This one has a much different vibe. The current owner outfitted it in some incredible and unique decor, which is accentuated by the 14-foot ceilings and large windows. Its asking price? The same as the last unit–$1.595 million.
The University Mews building was built in 1900 as a printing press and many of its co-op units have the original building features intact. This unit still has the original cast iron columns, oak floors, exposed brick walls and oversized windows.
The high ceilings allow for plenty of wall space–a good thing if you’re a collector like the seller is. The current decor is pretty stunning.
Although the apartment is spacious and quite deep, it’s still a studio. (Hence, the bed plopped in the living room.) We’re imaging that may deter some buyers, especially since the asking price surpasses $1 million. But a crafty buyer would easily be able to build out a loft, considering how high the ceilings are and that the current owner had enough space to carve out different living areas using just furniture. There’s also lots of storage, with five different closets.
You’ve also got a pretty typical studio-sized kitchen, which is to say it isn’t very big. The listing says it’s been updated, along with the bathroom. So, what do you think? Would you pay $1.5 million to live in an utterly cool studio in the heart of Greenwich Village? Or does that much money warrant at least one dedicated bedroom?
[Via City Realty]
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Images courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Neighborhoods : Greenwich Village