The $2.75 M. Chelsea Swimming Pool

We can't take all the credit for this one—multiple other news outlets, including  The Journal, have highlighted this peculiar townhouse before—but it's just too hilarious to pass up. This $10.995 million (seriously, why not just say $11 mil?) Chelsea townhouse has one amenity you don't see very often: a swimming pool in the living room. And we don't just mean a closed-off indoor pool area adjacent to the living room. It's an actual pool in the middle of the living room. Do swanky New York townhouses get more over-the-top, ridiculous or impractical than this? Tread carefully when you're walking around in those expensive Manolo Blahnik stilettos; one misstep and you'll be drenched. The brokerage Core boasts about the "spectacularly rare and no longer permitted" in-living-room pool, which makes us wonder: isn't this thing a massive safety hazard? Not to mention the cost of it... ...If the townhouse costs $2,200 per square foot, the 26-foot-long, 8-foot-deep (and we'll say 6-foot-wide) pool alone would sort of cost nearly $2.75 million based on its volume. If you'd like to call a place like this one home (and have a great conversation piece for your next shindig), stop by 232 West 15th Street for a viewing. The 5,000-square-foot townhouse has six bedrooms, a greenhouse, a private garden and a rooftop deck. Third and fourth floors can also be converted into separate apartments. [gallery]

We can’t take all the credit for this one—multiple other news outlets, including  The Journal, have highlighted this peculiar townhouse before—but it’s just too hilarious to pass up.

This $10.995 million (seriously, why not just say $11 mil?) Chelsea townhouse has one amenity you don’t see very often: a swimming pool in the living room. And we don’t just mean a closed-off indoor pool area adjacent to the living room. It’s an actual pool in the middle of the living room. Do swanky New York townhouses get more over-the-top, ridiculous or impractical than this? Tread carefully when you’re walking around in those expensive Manolo Blahnik stilettos; one misstep and you’ll be drenched.

The brokerage Core boasts about the “spectacularly rare and no longer permitted” in-living-room pool, which makes us wonder: isn’t this thing a massive safety hazard? Not to mention the cost of it…

…If the townhouse costs $2,200 per square foot, the 26-foot-long, 8-foot-deep (and we’ll say 6-foot-wide) pool alone would sort of cost nearly $2.75 million based on its volume.

If you’d like to call a place like this one home (and have a great conversation piece for your next shindig), stop by 232 West 15th Street for a viewing. The 5,000-square-foot townhouse has six bedrooms, a greenhouse, a private garden and a rooftop deck. Third and fourth floors can also be converted into separate apartments.

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