The world of luxury is broad and ever-changing, and yet one name remains unflinching in its position as a bastion of the genre, to the extent its name alone has become synonymous for the most magnificent of grandeur. It is, of course, The Ritz.
It’s one thing staying at a Ritz-Carlton hotel, which has today has over 100 properties in 30 countries across the world. It’s another matter entirely, however, to call a Ritz-Carlton home, an attractive proposition to anyone acquainted with the impeccable luxury, white glove service of the iconic hotel giant.
And with PH43D, the very last penthouse residence of The New Ritz-Carlton Hotel, New York, Nomad, on the market, living in the hotel brand that’s inspired Irving Berlin songs and F. Scott Fitzgerald novels is suddenly a potential reality.
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Considerably cooler and slicker than the gilded Ritz-Carltons of London and Paris – and yet boasting the same impeccable hospitality and luxury trappings that so define the brand – the Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad is the hip younger sister of beloved Manhattan establishment the Ritz-Carlton Central Park.
Located in NoMad, tucked in between Greenwich Village and Midtown, the all-glass building features all-day dining at Michelin-starred chef José Andrés’s Zaytinya restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and one of the best spas on the island.
But the hotel truly peaks with the penthouse. The two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom suite offers panoramic vistas across one of the most famous skylines in the world, with the height of the property allowing views beyond Manhattan and across the city, including the Statue of Liberty.
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Ten-foot ceilings add further grace to this 1,848-sq-ft suite, which boasts Miele appliances and dual-zone wine storage in the kitchen, and Bardiglio Nuvolato marble floors and Duravit deep soaking tubs in the bathrooms.
The living spaces and bedrooms are, quite rightly, defined by the floor-to-ceiling windows that turn bring the New York City skyline into a defining presence of the penthouse.
“Penthouse 43D is the last opportunity to own a fully-furnished suite at New York City’s newest landmark hotel,” commented Erin Boisson Aries, global property advisor at Douglas Elliman-Knight Frank, the agency overlooking sales for the hotel.
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“International buyers are looking for a more flexible foothold in Manhattan and this is their perfect pied-a-terre, combining the ease and convenience of living at the Ritz-Carlton with the ability to release your suite to the hotel while out of town or not in use.” And yet if you decide to stay year-round, we can’t blame you.