This sprawling New York penthouse comes with its very own rooftop retreat offering views over Manhattan.
Taking up the fourth and fifth floors of a condo building that dates to 1868, the East Village duplex is informally divided into living quarters and a double-height atelier, which now serves as the great room. It has 18-ft-high ceilings, exposed wooden beams and a private balcony.
On the other side of the three-bedroom Manhattan property is a sunken living room, with woodburning fireplace, and huge double windows that offer views over the city.
But it’s the rooftop cottage that’s the real scene stealer. The Nantucket-style abode is clad in weathered shingles and comes with a cupola and wraparound terrace. It has views across the East Village and beyond, and is self-contained with a bathroom and kitchenette offering a private escape in the city.
The two dwellings are on the market together – offering 2,736 sq ft of combined indoor / outdoor space – for $3.5m via Nick Gavin and Josh Doyle of Compass.