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PIER-LESS

Northside Piers is a five-acre retreat at North 4th Street and Kent Avenue with access to the public esplanade and pier along the East River. From one- to three-bedrooms, including expansive penthouses, the mix also includes four-story townhouses with working fireplaces. Many units have balconies and terraces. Square footage runs from 518 to 3,276 of maple hardwood floors framed by floor-to-ceiling windows. Kitchens feature etched glass and wood veneer cabinetry with Luce di Luna polished stone worktops and appliances are courtesy of Sub-Zero, Thermador, and Bosch. Master baths feature glass-enclosed showers and Kohler soaking tubs—and marble-topped double sink vanities. Among the leisure-time amenities are fitness centers with massage treatment rooms and yoga studios, media rooms, children’s playrooms, and rooftop terraces. On-site parking. From $517,990. IMMEDIATE.

RACHEL WEISS | 718-388-0606 | HALSTEAD PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT MARKETING


LUXE LOFTS

The unit-mix at Alma Lofts at 30 West 21st Street ranges approximately from 3,000 to 4,500 square feet and includes 3BR floor-through lofts, a 2BR duplex PH with a 2,800-SF rooftop space with a cantilevered pool, and an adjacent 4BR, six-story townhouse. Sky-high ceilings, 50 feet of window frontage, and wide-plank oak floors crafted from wood once used to build ships for the Royal Danish Navy, and master bedroom Crestola marble fireplaces abound. Kitchens boast appliances from Sub-Zero, Gaggenau, and Miele, including wine coolers—and quarter-sawn, ebonized white oak cabinetry topped with marble. Marbled master baths have separate steam shower stalls and huge stand-alone bathtubs. Weekly housekeeping services, nightly turn-downs replete with Jacques Torres chocolates on the pillows, sommelier services by Jean-Luc LeDu, pet spa, and fitness center are just a few of the amenities. From $6 million. SUMMER 2009.

DARREN SUKENIK | 212-675-2467 | PRUDENTIAL DOUGLAS ELLIMAN


MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS PRIVILEGES

On the 600-acre Keswick, Virginia estate that includes Orient-Express Hotels’ Keswick Hall and an 18-hole Arnold Palmer championship golf course—custom-built homes are for sale. A completed 5,336-SF home with a 2,302-SF lower terrace is available now and another will be available early fall. Oak wood floors are everywhere and there are two working fireplaces. The open kitchen sports painted wood cabinetry with granite worktops and appliances from Sub-Zero, Miele, KitchenAid, and Marvel. The marble master bath has a claw foot tub and separate shower stall. A roughed-out space is available for a fitness room or spa, a media room, and a wine cellar. A Full-Family golf membership at the Keswick Club is included, as is the initiation fee. Complete access to the hotel and club includes award-winning dining, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, and a fitness center/spa. $2.595 million. IMMEDIATE.

RIVES BAILEY | 434-227-4446 | MONTAGUE, MILLER & COMPANY


GARDEN OF EDEN

Beyond rare, this 3BR duplex maisonette, inside one of Manhattan’s most prestigious buildings, boasts both private garden and lobby entries. At 857 Fifth Avenue, 3,025 square feet of luxe living space includes a Bauhaus stairway between the two levels, picture-window views of Central Park from every room, and ensuite bathrooms for all bedrooms. White marble floors are used throughout on the first level and wide-plank oak wood floors are featured on the second. The residence has a huge corner living room with a walk-in wet bar, a formal dining room, and a 40-foot-long demonstration kitchen and butler’s pantry with refrigerated wine storage for 700 bottles. The master suite has an adjacent exercise/dressing room. The marble bath features Sherle Wagner fixtures, a soaking tub, and a separate shower stall. Dual-zone central air systems, walk-in closets, and massive storage space. $8 million. IMMEDIATE.

BONNIE HUT YASEEN | 212-639-9725 | FOX RESIDENTIAL GROUP



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