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OVERVIEW: This is a beautiful, brand-new one bedroom apartment in the luxury, doorman Orion building on 42nd st, in the heart of midtown manhattan.
LOCATION: We are truly located in the heart of everything, just a short walk from the nonstop energy and excitement of times square. The vibrant, safe surrounding neighborhood along 8th and 9th avenues provides hundreds of fantastic restaurants and bars within a short walk, as well as two grocery stores. A 24-hour green market and a starbucks are located in the lobby of the building. World-renowned broadway musicals and theater productions, concert venues, and two movie theaters (one with imax), all within walking distance.
Times Square, Bryant Park, Broadway, the Empire State building, Grand Central terminal, the High Line, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, the Time Warner center, Columbus Circle, Central Park, Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden, Lincoln Center, the Chrysler building, the Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, shopping along fifth avenue, all within minutes of our doorstep.
We are also a short walk (just two avenues) from the Hudson river waterfront and all of its amenities-- the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the Hudson river park, Pier 62, Chelsea Piers Sports Center, etc.
APARTMENT: The apartment is a true one-bedroom unit, new construction, on the 21st floor, with city views.
Ample, comfortable seating in the living room, which features a 46-inch HDTV, surround sound, blu-ray player, Bose sound link ii bluetooth mp3 player, Playstation3, and Nintendo wii, plus numerous board games and books for your enjoyment. A pullout couch in the living room can sleep 2 additional guests, if needed.
In the well-lit bedroom, a pillow-top queen mattress sleeps two, along with a small seating area with lazy boy chair/ottoman near the window. A 36-inch HDTV and blu-ray player are in the bedroom as well.
There is a small 4-seat dining area adjacent to the living room space for in-house meals as well as two stools along the breakfast counter.
Full-size, open kitchen with full 4-range stainless-steel gas oven, full-size refrigerator/freezer, microwave, toaster oven, and keurig coffee maker. All pots, pans, dishes and glassware needed to cook, eat, and drink comfortably at home.
AMENITIES: On the 30th floor, you will find the world-renowned La Palestra gym, with 180-degree city views, featuring: free weights, numerous cardio machines (treadmill, elliptical, stair stepper, recumbent bike, upright bike), smith machine, swiss ball/matt area, kettle bells, pulley machines and more. You'll also find a 15-seat hot tub and two-lane heated lap pool, as well as his and hers sauna and locker room facilities. There is an adjacent patio/outdoor space off of the pool area with west- and south-facing city views. A 24-hour laundry facility and study area/lounge are located on the 29th floor, complete with stunning north-exposure views and two 50-inch plasma screens.
On the 31st floor, you will find a spacious communal area featuring a regulation billiards table, foosball table, and 20-seat movie-screening area, all with 180-degree city views, as well as a large outdoor, furnished terrace with great south- and west-facing views of the city and the hudson river. You can almost touch the empire state building!
TRANSPORTATION: We are a short walk from nearly every subway line. Catch the A/C/E,N/Q/R,1/2/3 and 7 trains at 42nd st/times square, just two blocks away, as well as the shuttle to grand central for access to the 4,5 and 6 trains and the east side. The B/D/F/M trains are just a bit further by foot, on 6th avenue.
Yankee Stadium (25 mins), Citi field (30 mins), Met Life Stadium in NJ (30 mins) and Red Bull Stadium in NJ (30 mins)-- all easily accessible via mass transit from 42nd street.
We are also a short walk to the port authority bus terminal for express buses to the Woodbury Common shopping outlets and New Jersey.
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