Check Out Alexis Bledel's Spacious and Airy Brooklyn Penthouse Apartment
WIDE OPEN SPACES
With the Gilmore Girls revival on the horizon, perhaps Bledel is on the lookout for something closer to the cozy home where Rory Gilmore grew up in Stars
Hollow. She and husband Kartheiser, who met on the set of Mad Men,
recently sold their one-bedroom Brooklyn Heights penthouse duplex for
KEEP IT SIMPLE
The couple went for muted tones throughout the apartment, brightened by the walls of windows and soaring 18-foot ceilings.
STEP RIGHT UP
The curved staircase leads off the living room up to the second floor bedroom, and another set of stairs heads off to the private rooftop deck.
SMALL BUT SLEEK
While narrow like most New York City apartments, the kitchen includes a Viking stove and stainless-steel appliances. (But if Bledel's cooking skills are anything like Rory and Lorelai's, all she really needed room for was a toaster for Pop Tarts and a coffeemaker anyway.)
GOOD MORNING, BROOKLYN
Right off the kitchen is an adorable breakfast nook, with views of the neighborhood.
LET THERE BE LIGHT
The bedroom may be small, but a mirrored wall adds extra dimension, and a big window looks out over the living room for added light.
The grey-and-white theme continues in the bathroom – but in pricy Carrera marble. And it features two things all cramped New Yorkers dream of – double sinks and a soaking tub.
EYE IN THE SKY
One of the perks of a penthouse apartment is a rooftop deck. This one features plenty of space for Entertaining and lounging while admiring the sunset views of Manhattan.