39 EAST 12th st # 412, Manhattan NY 10003
Quintessential Greenwich Village Writers Loft
Welcome to unit 412 in the highly coveted University Mews Cooperative. This North-facing loft offers iconic NYC views from within this 24hr. full service Ionic columned brick and cast iron architectural gem, sitting elegantly in the heart of Greenwich Village. Step into the loft and feel the depth of its space. As you pass the open kitchen, stop to view the custom oak and glass picture framed cabinetry designed and built by Jim Osman, the well known sculptor during his cabinet maker period. Continue past the full bath and hallway lined with coat and storage closets into the entertaining and dining area where gatherings of 30+ have occurred. This room offers soaring vaulted barrel ceiling, expansive brick walls, hardwood floors and oversized windows. An Oak staircase in the Craftsman style with wall mounted railing and cleverly concealed rollout bookcases and drawers lead to the king sized lofted bedroom, smartly tucked away to add substantial space for your living/dining areas as well as an abundance of closets. An unexpected surprise is the enormous room sized well lit storage closet occupying the entire space below the lofted bedroom.
University Mews, built in 1900, a former printing factory was converted to a co-op in 1986. Originally 95 units, now 89 through combined unit conversions.This financially solid full service building in addition to 24 hr. Door service enjoys a full custodial staff and live- in Super. The coop recently updated the laundry room and landscaped and resurfaced the common roof deck. Unwind with a bottle of your favorite wine while taking in NYCs classic skyline views. All this within two blocks of the citys famous Union Square Market and Union Square Transit Hub. With direct connections, take the following lines to reach any neighborhood in NYC, L/Q/N/R/W/4/5/&6.
On 14th Street youll find Whole Foods and Trader Joes Food and Wine Outlets. And to feed your mind, the internationally known landmarked Strand bookstore sits on the corner of 12th and Broadway. When you feel like exploring the surrounding neighborhoods, a short walk will find you in the East Village, West Village, Noho, Soho and Nolita to check out their many restaurants, cafes and boutiques. Dont feel like going far, some of the best restaurants in NYC are right next door or just down the block. When it comes to location, University Mews has it all.