A walk-in shower is as luxe as showering can get

The penthouse triplex at 43 Clarkson Street (for rent at $47,000/month) has a master bathroom featuring double sinks, recessed medicine cabinets, a deep Kohler Tea for Two soaking tub with built-in TV, and an enormous glass-enclosed rain shower room.


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Ditch the dingy shower curtains. Stop stepping over the side of the tub. For those who aren't "morning people," or who simply want a luxe showering experience, a walk-in shower makes getting from the bed to the bathing area a much less hazardous and laborious—not to mention glamorous—experience. All of the showers shown here provide easy access: Just stroll in, suds up, stroll out and get on with your day.

For $5.5 million, you get this recently renovated two-bedroom, three-bath penthouse loft at 81 Grand Street in SoHo with a wet room that includes both a shower and an antique claw foot tub (okay, technically, you do have to step into the tub in order to bathe, but how fab is it that you can shower and soak at the same time?).

The master bathroom of this full-floor 4,700-square-foot loft at 31 West 21st Street (yours for $7.25 million) is divided into four separate areas representing four unique “loo-centric” activities: vanity, tub, toilet and, our favorite, the walk-in shower, finished in beautiful—and serene—aqua tile.

At 450 West 17th Streeta three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath condo (priced at $4.5 million) boasts a spa-like master bath with a two-person shower featuring a frameless glass entry and a window with a view.

Over in Dumbo, at 70 Washington Street, a five-room, 1,668-square-foot loft (listed at $2.799 million) has a brand new master suite bathroom with limestone tiles, Jacuzzi tub, double sinks, and a separate glass-enclosed shower.

Just off the master bedroom suite of this six-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath penthouse condo at 61 Fifth Avenue (for rent at $65,000/month) is a pristine five-fixture marbled bathroom complete with radiant heated floors, recessed tub, heated towel bars, and a lovely walk-in steam shower.