In New Yorks ultra-competitive luxury apartment marketplace, buildings need to offer the discerning buyer something truly special to stand out. While location is still king, these days, property desirability has a lot to do with the details. Here are four New York City buildings with modern amenities that really deserve a round of applause from anyone whos lucky enough to step foot in them.
737 Park Avenue?
737 Park Avenue is the place where classic elegancea nod to the fact that the building in its original form, was built in 1940meets contemporary convenience with the buildings recent renovation. As is expected from a place this consistently stunning, the amenities available to residents are exceptional. Theres a doorman on hand 24-hours a day, seven days a week, as well as elevator operators and excellent storage facilities. But the really special touches for residents include an on-site gym, childrens playroom and a magnificent garden room, perfect for entertaining larger parties. That means that everyone from families to socialites can revel in 737 Parks luxurious features.
Midtown West's Mercedes House
Mercedes House is a complex that was built with one eye on the future and the other on the health of its residentssomething thats reflected in this gorgeous buildings expansive and fitness-focused features. Mercedes House boasts a health club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a boxing studio, putting green, spinning studio, spa, ping pong facilities and outdoor decks that are ideal for practicing yoga. And when residents are finished with all of those activities, theres even a juice bar for refreshments. Put simply, Mercedes House represents healthy living for a healthier planet.
Accolade in Staten Island
?As Staten Islands North Shore commences major renovations, the Accolade apartment complex offers luxury living with unbelievable views of Manhattan, right on the waterfront and within walking distance to the Staten Island ferry (perfect for all you intrepid commuters). Not only are the residences of the Accolade a credit to modern design, with floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors and elegant finishes, but the amenities inside this 100-residence building are exceptional. Boasting a fitness center, golf simulator, childrens playroom, a catering kitchen, game tables, screening room, conference room wasnt enough for the designers of the Accoladethats right: this place even has a pet spa. As Staten Island undergoes a major transformation, the Accolade is on site to accommodate luxury living in the citys most serene borough.