The cobble-stoned streets of the West Village are beguiling, to say the least: Leafy, green, layered with an auspicious architectural legacy and infused with a cosmopolitan yet intimate Old World ambiance. In this environs, 385 West 12th, designed and developed by FLAnk Inc., is not just surprisingly modern. It is architecture that integrates effortlessly with its surroundings, a building in conversation with its context. A striking modulated copper fa ade that will in time acquire its own unique patina juxtaposes with a geometry of glasswork to make bold statement.
Inside are twelve 3- to 4-bedroom condominiums including town homes, flats and penthouses-all with private outdoor space and a shared roofscape, aptly named the Aerie. Space is generous, characterized by clean lines and a timeless modern sensibility. Kitchen and dining areas are adjacent, yet distinct and separate, in the manner of fine apartment homes of bygone eras. Every residence boasts a gas-burning fireplace and a den in addition to a formal living room. Lavish finishes include 5- -inch wide rift-sawn walnut flooring, custom-designed solid maple cabinetry, and radiant heated flooring in the master bath. Ceiling heights range from 10 to 18 feet.
385 West 12th brings the comforts and convenience of a larger luxury building to the intimacy and exclusivity of townhouse living. The roofscape encompasses a 50 foot lap pool, an expansive spa, a dedicated area for workout and meditation, an outdoor shower, two gas grills and a built-in dining area for entertaining. Services and amenities include: a 24-hour attendant in the lobby, direct keyed elevator access to each apartment, and a full-time housekeeper/laundress on staff. The state-of-the-art after-service program, inspired by European concierge traditions, is expressly tailored to residents individual needs. www.385west12th.com
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