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Industrial-inspired Midtown studio with spacious sleeping loft wants $825K

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The dramatic loft is made from steel and glass

A studio apartment with a glass-and-steel loft bed, a floating staircase, and a dining room table surrounded by clear plastic chairs. Photographs by Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International Realty

Welcome back to The Six Digit Club, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the tipline.

Sleeping lofts aren’t an uncommon feature in New York City apartments, but the one in this Turtle Bay studio, asking $825,000, is particularly unusual.

Instead of what you typically find with a loft bed situation—creaky old stairs leading to a platform big enough to accommodate a mattress and little else, with barely enough room between you and the ceiling to sit up straight—this place has a custom one crafted from glass and steel, measuring a generous 10x14 feet and with its own adjacent storage space. A floating staircase connects the bed to the rest of the apartment; it’s not a loft you’ll have to worry about falling out of if you roll over too much in your sleep. (The kitchen is still shoehorned below the loft, alas.)

The rest of the studio has similarly industrial-inspired details: The floors are made of polished concrete, the kitchen island and cabinets were custom-designed, and the bathroom is outfitted in dramatic black tiles and wood shelves. It’s not a space for everyone, but if you’re looking for “a real show-stopper” (per the brokerbabble), it might be for you.

The apartment is listed with Gina M. Kuhlenkamp at Sotheby’s International Realty, and maintenance comes in $1,488/month.

A loft bed has a see-through glass floor and a steel frame, with a large bed placed on it and three mirrors on the wall behind it. It overlooks an apartment with tall bookshelves.
The kitchen has a large island with two chairs, stainless steel appliances, white counters, and a desk built into the wall next to it.
The apartment has overhead light fixtures and a ceiling fan, a large kitchen island, a desk built in below a loft bed, and high ceilings.
A bathroom with a shower stall, toilet, and sink that has wooden shelves and black tiles.
A floorplan for a studio apartment with a sleeping loft, large living room, kitchen, and storage space.