$40 Million Penthouse at The Cortland: A Premier Luxury Option in New York City

The Cortland | Courtesy of Related Companies

Nestled along the Hudson River, the neighborhood of Chelsea is renowned for its gourmet restaurants, high-end boutiques, and thriving arts scene. As one of Manhattan’s most coveted enclaves for discerning buyers, Chelsea’s real estate market now has a new listing poised to shatter records, setting a new standard as the most expensive listing in its illustrious history.

Priced at $39.5 million, Penthouse 25 at The Cortland in West Chelsea offers luxury buyers the chance to reside atop one of the city’s most iconic buildings. The Cortland, a waterfront masterpiece designed by the esteemed Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Olson Kundig, pays homage to West Chelsea’s heritage while seamlessly blending modern comforts. 

The Cortland | Courtesy of Related Companies

Penthouse 25 is one of the building’s crown jewels, with distinguishing features that justify its lofty price tag. Spanning 5,761 square feet, this four-bedroom, five-bathroom unit exudes unparalleled elegance and refinement. With private elevator access and two fireplaces, its stylish design reflects the remarkable collaboration of two global architectural powerhouses.

Penthouse bedroom | Courtesy of Related Companies

The residence’s floor-to-ceiling windows bathe the interiors in natural light and showcase spectacular views of the Hudson River to the west and the city skyline to the north. A grand foyer sets the stage for an expansive open-layout living area adorned with warm wood flooring and meticulously selected materials of the highest quality.

Penthouse living room | Courtesy of Related Companies

Custom-designed by Olson Kundig, the windowed eat-in kitchen features a marble backsplash, sizable island, and top-of-the-line appliances. A spacious dining area offers breathtaking city views, ideal for hosting sophisticated soirées. 

Penthouse kitchen | Courtesy of Related Companies

Unique among Manhattan residences, Penthouse 25 boasts extensive private outdoor spaces, including two terraces spanning 584 square feet. Complete with a fire pit, these retreats offer picturesque views of the river and skyline, providing an idyllic setting for al fresco gatherings.

Meticulously curated by Related Life and designed by Olson Kundig, The Cortland’s lavish amenities include an elegant lobby, private interior and exterior entertaining spaces, a screening room, and the Crow’s Nest—a lounge with a golf simulator, sitting area, and bar. An 11,200-square-foot health club features a squash court with a basketball hoop, a 75-foot lap pool, yoga and pilates studios, and steam and sauna rooms. 

Pool | Courtesy of Related Companies

Catering to families, The Cortland has several child-friendly amenities, including the Beluga Pod Children’s Playroom (an imaginative play space inspired by Hudson River whale sightings), a cutting-edge VR room, and Sandbox Powered by Related, a STEAM-focused space.

Beluga Pod Children’s Playroom | Courtesy of Related Companies

Learn more about The Cortland or inquire about Penthouse 25 online