Chelsea is a great neighborhood to live in. Between the 350 art galleries and the awesome sky-high park on the Highline residents always have something new to keep them occupied. If you’re looking to rent in the area, here are some great doorman buildings to consider.
1. 101 West 15th Street
The former St. Vincents’ Hospital staff housing building is comprised completely of studios and one bedrooms. A chic building all around, tenants can enjoy indoor and outdoor lounges and a fitness center. Each unit has a washer and dryer, an open kitchen with state of the art appliances, and either a petite balcony or a larger terrace. The building clearly cares about presentation as each new tenant gets a welcome basket of freshly baked bread from a nearby bakery upon move-in. Add the walk in closets and the full-service concierge, you’ve got a winner. Studios start at $3,500/month and one bedrooms at $4,500.
2. The Continental- 885 6th Avenue
At the northern most border of Chelsea, The Continental is a lux building with a myriad of stunning details. Floor to ceiling windows make the units bright while multi-tonal hard wood floors make them feel warm and inviting. Asko washers and dryers are included in every unit. Kitchens include gas stoves, integrated microwaves, and concealed-control dishwashers beneath a quartz countertop. One of the most stunning amenities is the 50-foot infinity edge pool which is in addition to the spa, health club, and landscaped rooftop terrace. Tenants can also enjoy public spaces such as billiards and gaming rooms all enabled Wi-Fi. Studios, one, and two bedrooms are available starting at $3,025/month.
Located on 6th Avenue between 26th and 27th streets, this 32 story marvel is conveniently situated three blocks from the N and R trains. The beautiful gated entrance includes a waterfall and stone walkway. 24-hour fitness center and fully loaded residents’ lounge with Wi-Fi connectivity make the common areas of this building a big perk. Bright and spacious units have parquet flooring, wide open spaces, and numerous windows. In the kitchen you will find granite countertops, a gas stove, and built-in microwave. Studios, one, and two bedrooms are available starting at $3,150/month.
4. Casa-155 West 21st Street
The Casa is beautiful and not-too-large with only 109 units. The striking façade invites you in with red brick and glass paneling. Units have hardwood floors, gourmet kitchens, and floor to ceiling windows. Kitchens also include granite countertops and beautiful Manitoba maple cabinetry. When outside the apartments, tenants can utilize the in-house dry cleaners, parking garage, and fitness center. You will never feel inaccessible with the 1 train a mere 500 feet away and F, M, C, E, N and R trains just a few blocks further. One and two bedrooms are available starting at $4,335/month.
5. The Westminster- 180 West 20th Street
Smoke-free and pet friendly, The Westminster is a prime place to live in Chelsea. The roof top terrace looks so inviting with its variety of padded lounge chairs and breathtaking views. Inside the units you will find kitchens with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and open concept cabinetry with frosted glass accents. Marble bathrooms are a stunning addition to the apartments as well. The Westminster is run by the Related Company which is the premiere in service. They offer top notch concierge service and the ability to switch to any other apartment in the Related family with just 24 hour’s notice. Studios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, and lofts are available starting at $3,320/month.
6. 21 Chelsea- 120 West 21st Street
Located on 21st street between 6th and 7th avenues the 21 Chelsea is a really cool space. The rooftop terrace has an 80 inch flat screen with plush lounge chairs as well as a two fully-loaded barbeque grills for optimal outdoor entertaining. Kitchens have a multi-tonal glass tile backsplash and a spacious, granite breakfast bar. Units have warm toned hardwood flooring, self-controlled heating and air conditioning units, as well as downright amazing California style closets. These closets are large with tons of compartments for organizing everything from shoes to cuff links. Studios, one, and two bedrooms are available starting at $3,350/month.
7. Grand Chelsea- 270 West 17th Street
Just one block from the A, C, and E trains the Grand Chelsea is the place to be for views and balcony living. More units have balconies and private terraces then those that don’t. 21 floors and 156 units, this complex has a state of the art New York Sports Club fitness center in the building so you’ll never have to fight for a treadmill. Tenants will share a communal laundry room but can enjoy stainless steel appliances including dishwashers in their units. Studios, one, and two bedrooms are available starting at $3,500/month.