<b>EXPANSIVE MASTERPIECE ON THE HUDSON RIVER</b><br><br>Never before available, this extraordinary triplex high atop Richard Meier's 165 Charles Street is being offered for sale the first time since its completion.<br><br>Working with another world-renowned architect to design the interior spaces, this unparalleled home was painstakingly created from scratch by combining 4 apartments in this award winning building. Not one detail was overlooked in designing this stunning home. Impeccable materials were used to create one of the largest and most beautiful homes in the West Village or in all of downtown NYC. This home boasts 6+ bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, three large powder rooms, 4 terraces and spanning over 9500 square feet of interior space, and 600 square feet of exterior space. There is over 100 feet of Hudson River frontage.<br><br>The main living/entertaining floor is a very rare sprawling full-floor with the most magnificent 360-degree views, through walls of uninterrupted glass: West to the sparkling Hudson River; South to downtown Manhattan; World Trade Center and Statue of Liberty; East over bucolic Greenwich Village; and North to Hudson Yards and all of Midtown. The breathtaking living and dining room alone are over 1800 square feet and open onto 2 terraces to enjoy the most magical sunsets. The kitchen is a true chef's dream and has top-of-the-line appliances, large walk-in refrigerator, two large butler's pantries, one with warming drawers and excellent china storage, wine cooler, ice maker, and a large casual kitchen dining area.. Also on this level is a beautiful library, craft room/office, a TV room with adjoining full bath, a fabulous, private guest suite, powder room and a laundry center with 3 washer and dryers.<br><br>The master suite encompasses the entire middle level. A western facing office has direct river views and its own terrace. There is a fabulous custom dressing room lined with Anigre wood, a gorgeous master bath with terrazzo floors and tub, separate shower and double sinks. The corner bedroom has direct Midtown views including the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings. Completing this level is a very well-equipped gym and powder room as well.<br><br>The lower level contains a fabulous recreation/media room with river views and a terrace, 3 additional bedrooms all with ensuite baths, powder room, washer/dryer and kitchenette.<br><br>A spectacular free-floating bronze and terrazzo staircase connects all three levels. In addition, each floor has its own private entrance. A Crestron system controls lighting, shades, musicall working in tandem to the create the perfect mood for the homeowner. A storage unit transfers with this home. All lighting fixtures are excluded in the sale.<br><br>165 Charles won the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects 2005 Housing Design Award. It is a boutique full-service condominium building offering 24-hour doorman and concierge services. Other building amenities include a fully-equipped fitness center with a 50-foot pool, and a professional screening room. The building is located in a most desirable West Village neighborhood, among picturesque cobblestone streets and best-in-class restaurants/retail, and steps away from Hudson River Park, the Whitney Museum, and the Meatpacking District.