Property Description for 2 Centre Market Place
Welcome home to your very own townhouse located on historic Centre Market Place. Originally just off the epicenter of 5 Points, Centre Market Place later became home to many well-known writers, poets, and artists before falling on hard times in the 70s and 80s. Just under a decade ago this fabled street of town homes was revitalized by a group of pioneers that included several well know designers, financiers and entertainment executives. Today it embodies a secret calm and quiet downtown treasure.
Standing 17’ wide with large windows and grand proportions Number 2 is the perfect blend of modern elegance in a classic layout. Stately and spacious this custom home was built less than 10 years ago from the ground up and boasts 5 stories of living and entertaining space. Beautiful oak floors with radiant heat underneath throughout make this not only an elegant home but one fully loaded with luxury features such as a Crestron System, Nest and built-in high end audio on all floors and dedicated HVAC zones by floor so the home is always the perfect ambient environment.
Upon entering the parlor floor you are met with soaring 10 1/2 foot ceilings and a large yet cozy living room surrounded by custom built-ins, window benches and a large gas fireplace. Past the living room a large dining area located in the center is perfect for entertaining a dinner party of 10 to 20 of your closest friends.
The eat in kitchen is fully custom with caeasarstone countertops, 2 large sinks, Axor faucets, a glass front Sub Zero refrigerator, a professional 48” Thermador range and oversized vented chefs hood. This kitchen is flooded with natural light from two oversized skylights above and has custom cabinetry and a breakfast bar.
The second floor is fully dedicated to the master suite. Through two grand doors you arrive in the huge sunny master bedroom with its own gas fireplace. Two oversized glass French doors with Juliet balconies on one end of the room look out at the beautiful and historic Police Building Cooperative. A long hallway of built in custom master closets lead to a huge en suite bathroom with walls painted in Venetian plaster and featuring an oversized tub; double Villory & Bach sinks set into a custom vanity and windowed shower along with a large heated towel rack. Floors in the bathroom as well as the entire home are radiant heat, the ultimate luxury for your feet in the colder months. The master floor has its own massive private outdoor terrace with room to lounge in privacy from the rest of the home.
On the third floor there are 2 large bedrooms, one faces west with two all glass French doors and Juliette balconies and one rear guest bedroom with three oversized windows facing. The modern spa like bathroom in the center of the floor is both large and accessible from both bedrooms.
The top floor of the townhouse is wide open for entertaining and relaxing with family and friends. A dedicated wet bar with generous counter space and built in beverage refrigerator will surely impress guests. Custom built-ins along the northern wall can house all of your electronics, books and accessories. This floor through space can easily accommodate 40 of your closest friends and has its own dedicated powder room clad in Venetian plaster with custom wood marquetry vanity/ mirror combo. This space could easily be reworked to accommodate additional bedrooms and bathrooms. The staircase on this floor takes you up to the incredible and spacious roof deck. This rarely seen private roof deck features multiple seating areas for private sunbathing, lounging or grilling on the professional grill with its own dedicated propane line. Lay out and enjoy the outdoor surround sound and incredible views of the historic Police Building copper cupola and the downtown skyline including one world trade
In the oversized basement with high ceilings there is also a soundproof state of the art recording studio. Perfect for practicing any instruments or having your very own jam session. The basement also features a laundry area with large washer and dryer and ample room for cleaning supplies. The other side of the basement is wide open and can be used for storage with enough room to create a huge private office, personal gym or wine cellar.
Rare and finished this townhouse is by far the best value downtown, truly turn key living.