When the “A” building opened on 13th Street in 2008, it was one of the earliest luxury properties to venture into the East Village. By now, it has plenty of company, though its amenities—which include a rooftop pool—remain enticing. The $925,000 price tag on this convertible one-bedroom, which is listed by Douglas Elliman, can probably be partially attributed to said pool and other perks, like the building’s gym, concierge service, full-time doorman, and courtyard.
The airy open floor plan for the living and dining room is bolstered by a north-facing balcony. Plus, the apartment is on the seventh floor, so if you opt for this place, the views uptown will be pretty solid, and you can be assured rooms will be bathed in light thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows.
The kitchen is particularly sleek, with the requisite, upmarket features of new developments: glossy Celador stone countertops, tiled backsplash, and designer appliances like a Liebherr refrigerator and Bosch range and dishwasher. You’ll also find a washer and dryer hook-up, and there’s laundry in the building as well.
The 9-feet-by-10-feet bedroom is on the diminutive side, though; in fact, the condo could be considered an alcove studio. It’s your call whether ample closet space and a stylish attached bathroom, with a deep tub and dark wall tile, compensate for the room's petite size (and the near-million-dollar asking).
The outdoor spaces and perks are what hold the greatest appeal, though—come summer, that pool will be quite a draw.