With 19th century architectural history and generous proportions, this 4-5-bedroom lofted duplex penthouse designed by renowned architect, Winka Dubbeldam, in the heart of one of Tribecas most coveted doorman condo buildings welcomes you home. Experience privacy and luxury with only 11 other residences, and stunning designer details in this beautifully renovated home with a sprawling layout of over 5000 square feet of interior, and 2200 square feet of exceptionally landscaped terrace. In the grand double-height great room defined by light, scale, volume, and proportion, you will find original cast-iron columns, a gracious 25-foot-long skylight illuminating the space throughout, a wood-burning fireplace, wide plank Brazilian wood flooring, and oversized south-facing windows. The apartment's endless wall space creates the ideal backdrop for your enviable art collection, while multiple seating areas offer a sense of intimacy without compromising the openness and integrity of the loft. The entire apartment is outfitted with a high-end security system, Nest thermostats, Lutron lighting, and Sonos sound system. Rest comfortably knowing there is complete sound isolation between you and your neighbors. Cooking becomes an art form in this chic open Poliform kitchen. Anchored by a beautifully crafted Greystone marble island, it boasts Gaggenau appliances and a stone pizza oven. Around the corner, youll find easy access to a full laundry room with ample storage space large enough to fit several bicycles. For those who need additional storage, there is a designated space in the basement of the building that trades with the unit. Serenely secluded, the dreamy master suite features a skylight, ample custom closet space, and an en suite bathroom outfitted with a double vanity, shower, heated towel rack, and soaking tub. Three other spacious bedrooms also feature skylights and custom Poliform closets. The home office or den is tucked away with its own ensuite bathroom. Each bedroom is equipped with Somfy and electric Lutron shades on all windows and skylights, in addition to ceiling speakers allowing you to create your desired home ambiance. A dramatic artistically designed stairway leads you upstairs to a spacious lounge area or media room, complete with a Poliform wet bar and wine fridge plus a powder room perfect for entertaining. This airy room is a peaceful oasis featuring the ideal set up for social gatherings with beautiful views of iconic buildings such as the Freedom Tower, the Woolworth Building, and Herzog & De Meurons 56 Leonard Street. Floor to ceiling windows connect the space to a massive private and protected landscaped wraparound terrace equipped with a custom sound system, Cantilever grill, and outdoor shower neighboring the seamlessly designed bamboo tree wall. The Romanesque Revival building designed by Albert Wagner (of Puck Building fame) was built in 1887 for wrapping paper magnate D.S. Walton & Co. Today, 140 Franklin Street is widely regarded as one of the finest and most exclusive loft buildings in Manhattan. The building is centrally located in Tribeca's historic district, a neighborhood known for its great restaurants, authentic architecture, and quiet cobblestone streets. This full-service, meticulously maintained boutique condominium has a lobby featuring a mural by the founder of both the Minimal and Conceptual art movement, Sol LeWitt, 12 residences, a 24-hour doorman and a full-time super. Youll find solace in the most desirable area of Tribeca at the historic residence of 140 Franklin.
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