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Is This Manhattan's Most Absurdly Awesome Indoor Pool?

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While the indoor pool isn't exactly commonplace anywhere—even in posh communities like Southampton, N.Y.—the amenity even more extravagant when sited in an urban environment like NYC. Plus, if you're going to take a 19th-century townhouse and fill the entire first floor with a medieval-style pool, one can only assuming that you've got both the means and the style to make it something special. Such is the case here: a five-story, 22.5-foot-wide townhouse with a 26-foot-long, eight-foot-deep pool built into the garden level. Per the listing, the place—recently featured on HGTV's Selling New York—affords all of the following opportunities:
"After your morning sauna, swim the length of your 8-foot deep indoor pool, then sunbathe on your private roof deck and later relax in your double height solarium greenhouse and watch the day to turn to dusk. Entertain guests for dinner outside in your garden oasis, then take comfort in the library near the wood burning fireplace, before retreating to the hot tub in your master bedroom overlooking your terrace." After hitting the market for $11.5M in 2008 (at which time it was described in the brokerbabble as the "House of the Millennium," it returned to market a year ago with a shiny new price tag: $10.995M.

· 232 W. 15th Street, NYC [Zillow via Zillow Blog]
· All 232 W. 15th Street coverage [Curbed NY]