Trying to come to a consensus on where to live can be a challenge in New York. Maybe you want parks nearby shopping, but do you also want great bars? There is the need to live near work, while also maybe wanting to live somewhere with parking for those jaunts out of town. While it’s not always easy to find the perfect living arrangement, more and more people are coming to agreement on one thing: just how special a neighborhood Chelsea is. Before you spend time looking for the perfect place to call home, discover why more and more NYC residents are loving Chelsea.

Gorgeous Homes

465 West 23rd Street 7e, Chelsea, NYC, 10011, $695,000, Property For Sale, Halstead Real Estate, Photo 1

From brownstones to modern high-rises, Chelsea has homes to suit virtually every style and price range. That includes new buildings loaded with amenities, too. The best home on the market currently? My newest listing 465 West 23rd Street #7E! 

Imagine the epitome of Style, Function, Design and Luxury, all wrapped up in the perfect London Terrace studio! No need to tax your imagination as you’ll find it here at apartment #7E in the Pool Building to boot! The windowed kitchen is the stand-out, wowza factor as you enter the apartment and take in the light and views through three south-facing window-frames. Plus this home is outfitted with the best appliances and accessories and beautifully restored oak hardwood floors. You’ll also enjoy the landscaped roof deck and full service attention from 24 hour doormen and porters. See more about the listing here.

Great Schools

PS 11 William T Harris School - 320 W 21st St, New York, NY, USA

People who already have children or are considering doing so would be wise to scope out Chelsea as a potential home base. Chelsea is full of amazing private, public, and parochial schools that offer top-tier educations. The NYC Lab School, Guardian Angel School, and William T Harris School are just some of the amazing educational environments helping students thrive in this neighborhood.

Proximity to Culture

David Zwirner Gallery - 525 W 19th St, New York, NY, USA

While Manhattan’s gritty past is long gone, its arts culture is still thriving, thanks in large part to Chelsea’s support of independent galleries. This neighborhood is home to some of the best galleries in the world, like David Zwirner Gallery, Matthew Marks Gallery, and Tyler Rollins Fine Art.

Relaxing Green Space

Relaxing Green Space - New York City Living - Why Couples Are Moving to Chelsea in Manhattan

While green space is at a premium in New York, Chelsea residents have easy access to one of the city’s best parks. The High Line, arguably the city’s most beautiful park, runs right along Chelsea’s west side, and provides an easy, traffic-free walk both uptown and downtown for those who commute by foot.

Amazing Nightlife

PH-D Rooftop Lounge - 355 W 16th St, New York, NY, USA

If you need a night out, there’s no neighborhood that delivers like Chelsea. This exciting neighborhood is home to some of the city’s best clubs and bars, from the view-heavy PHD Rooftop Lounge to scenester hotspot 1OAK.

While every Manhattan enclave has its charms, Chelsea’s wealth of fun, fashion, and exciting activities make it a standout in the city. Don’t waste your time trying to find somewhere to live when this vibrant neighborhood already has everything you want in one place. If you’re searching for the perfect neighborhood to call home, Chelsea ticks all the boxes and 465 West 23rd Street #7E is the perfect place to call home in Chelsea.

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