This is Estate of Play, a monthly rundown (with pictures!) of some of the most over-the-top properties currently on sale in or about this fair(ish) city. This month: homes with pools. In New York City. Yes, they exist.
The Oosten - Starting at $845,000
This newcomer has a slew of availability, from 1BR/1BA to 6BR/6.5BA. The amenities are unprecedented, with a 24-hour concierge, courtyard and rooftop with grills, fitness center, spa and, of course, a stunning, light-filled indoor pool overlooking the landscaped gardens.
180 Water Street - Starting at $2,690/month
There’s a positive and a negative to having access to your own pool: you’re going to be very popular. Friends you didn’t even know you had will come a callin’. If you’re not sure you’re ready for that blessing/burden, start with a rental. Aside from something called a “Techno-Gym," gaming area, fitness center and yoga studio with panoramic city views, this locale’s ultimate luxury is its dizzyingly beautiful rooftop pool.
80 & 90 Lexington Avenue - Starting at $2,085,000
Your new home is a highly individual concept merging two buildings into one, a prewar 1927 and postwar 1958 design. In
18 Gramercy Park South - $46,500,000
This relisted penthouse is the property of Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander. It’s a pricey 10-room duplex designed by the well-known Robert A.M. Stern with 63 windows,
60 Riverside Boulevard - $16,900,000
Upper West Side
We’re talking seven bedrooms and eight-and-a-half baths of majestic entertaining space. This “mansion in the sky” has dual exposure to the north and east overlooking the Hudson, a 20-foot long dining room and a 32’x20’ informal living room for lounging. But the piece-de-resistance is the 3,600-square-foot deck, landscaped to perfection, with a jacuzzi and 37-foot swimming pool. And should you tire of your own private paradise, the Aldyn building offers a 75-foot indoor pool. A double threat.