This Art-Filled West Village Penthouse Also Features an Unbelievable Rooftop Terrace

Posted On Mon, September 8, 2014 By

Posted On Mon, September 8, 2014 By In Cool Listings, Interiors, West Village 

It looks like the penthouse at 221 West 13th Street had a bit of trouble selling back in 2011, which is good news for some lucky prospective renters because the beautifully decorated West Village duplex is now available, fully furnished, for $25,000 per month. We’re pretty sure there’s a saying for that: one man’s misfortune is another man’s opportunity. Apparently, the space was originally designed as two separate residences, which may have had something to do with its trouble finding a new owner… well, that and the fact that price kept increasing. Whatever the case, this three-bedroom townhouse has quite a few surprises up its sleeve.

221 West 13th Street, rooftop terrace, infinity pool,

Renters looking for unique features will be more than happy with this home’s details. For starters, the light-filled unit has a few wood-burning fireplaces and 15-inch-wide antique oak floorboards that can never be reproduced. There’s also a screening room with surround sound and a remote-controlled projector and screen.

221 West 13th Street, rooftop terrace, infinity pool,

It’s a little unclear whether there are one or two kitchens in this unit. However, there is at least one kitchen that is open to a combination living/dining room and boasts white glass counters with a breakfast bar and top-of-the-line European appliances. On each floor there are two baths stationed across the hall from each other, and each pair is clad in travertine marble with a steam shower in one and a double spa bath with built-in LCD TV in the other.

221 West 13th Street, rooftop terrace, infinity pool,

But the real masterpiece of this townhouse is the rooftop terrace, which is practically a third-floor residence all on its own. This stunning outdoor oasis is accessed via an electronically operated sliding-glass skylight, similar to a sunroof. Half of the terrace is a massive climate-controlled loggia with a dining table for ten and a fireplace. It also has an outdoor shower, sunbathing platform, fully operating kitchen, an infinity pool, and bamboo privacy screens.

[Listing: 221 West 13th Street PENTHOUSE by Barbara Godson of Halstead]

[via CityRealty]

Photos courtesy of Halstead

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Neighborhoods : West Village

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