Property Crush

The Flatiron Pre-War Loft of Your Dreams Is on the Market

published Apr 2, 2018
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Soaring ceilings, exposed brick, and an updated kitchen are usually features that top city dwellers’ dreamiest real estate wish lists, and this pre-war abode checks all the boxes. Even better, it’s located in the appealing Flatiron district, so you don’t have to sacrifice location for style.


Things we love about this property crush:

The open-floor plan of this Manhattan one-bedroom is ideal for capturing the natural light from a massive pair of windows, which streams throughout the airy loft-style space, with its 13-and-a-half-foot ceiling. This space strikes just the right balance of updated design and vintage details, like the exposed wooden beams in the bedroom.

Speaking of the bedroom, the cozy space has 5’10” ceilings (sorry, supermodel-tall people), but what it lacks in headroom it makes up for with an incredibly adorable bonus nook that’s ideal for curling up with a book or meditating.

The kitchen is where so many New York kitchens can go so, so wrong, but this place nails it with soft gray cabinets, marble countertops, stainless steel appliances, and even a dishwasher (which strangely are something of a luxury in the city, especially in pre-war apartments). And, since it’s located in a landmarked brownstone, this place is the opposite of blah, builder-grade, new construction sameness.

Are you on the house hunt, or just the type of person who loves browsing real estate listings, even when you’re not in the market for a new home? Property Crush is a column where we feature actual real estate listings that get the Apartment Therapy seal of approval in regards to style (we haven’t done home inspections or anything, so don’t sue us).