BAYONNE, NJ - Anthony Curty, leasing manager for Archview Flats, strutted around the newly opened rental property at 105 North Street like a proud father, giving tours of what may be one of the more interesting luxury rental properties available in Bayonne.
The new building is located on the western edge of the Bergen Point neighborhood.
You might forget you’re in Bayonne, except you can’t miss seeing the arch of the Bayonne Bridge – from which the new development has partially taken its name.
If nothing else, the views are spectacular from every apartment’s balcony, but especially from those units with access to the roof. “The views from the roof are absolutely stunning,” said Mayor Jimmy Davis, who was on hand ribbon cutting. “The place is terrific.”
Archview Flats has everything you would expect from a luxury rental in places like Jersey City or Hoboken, and perhaps a little bit more since it incorporates remarkable technology, including an app that allows residents to open doors and operate various features in the apartment, including i temperature, lighting, and even water shut-off valves, remotely through their cell phone, to enhance the living experience.
Amenities are located on the first two floors of the six-story building on North Street providing almost anything you can think of, or want, including a unique package delivery system that allows you to be notified when something arrives. No more porch pirates ruining your excitement of a special delivery!
Each unit has a balcony, with the top floor providing additional space.
There are 18 units on each floor, a total of 72 units, mixed between one and two bedrooms. The penthouse level offers opportunities for duplex living with a private roof deck and Weber grill. Each unit also includes a parking spot in the garage below the building.
Layouts of the units range from 613-917 square feet for a one bedroom and between 1,113 to 1,389 square feet in the spacious two bedrooms offerings. Open-plan kitchens come complete with a full suite of stainless-steel appliances.
The building also boasts two outdoor recreation areas, one on the first floor with a screen so large you could probably see it from the Bayonne Bridge, and a second on the third floor near where the residential suites start, its unique V design not only protecting against wind, but also offering an interesting background to whatever parties or events might be held there.
The amenities' area also offers lounge space, a game room and other features. A roof deck with fire pit and BBQs, and indoor/outdoor resident lounges with TVs, provide comfort and views.
Co-owner of the project Milton Fantin who said that this is the fourth building he has taken a leading role in the development of told TAPinto Bayonne of his previous construction experience, adding that he takes a very practical approach to his projects.
“We try to give people what they want,” he said. “We have three buildings already in Jersey City. But we saw this would be a good opportunity for us in Bayonne.”
“This was important,” Fantin said.
Preparing for the continued move towards gas-free cars, the garage has an electric charging station accessed by an individual code that allows vehicle owners to get an email alert when their car is finished charging.
The fitness center includes Peloton bikes and provides smart technology as well which provides a number of features including tracking fitness progress across several exercise machines.
The goal of the developer is to create a long-term community with the hope people will stay longer than the average.
“Most luxury buildings see turnover every year,” said Zack Alberti, real estate development manager. “In our other three buildings we’ve seen tenants stay for 30 to 40 months. We’re hoping for the same here in Bayonne. This lends to a greater sense of community.”
Each of the units has flooring that looks like hardwood, but is actually made of more durable, and easier to maintain material, Curty said, adding that the living spaces are also double walled to reduce sounds from neighbors. Cooking vents takes smoke and fumes out through the roof.
Tankless hot water units allow for an unlimited supply of hot water, on demand, but without the wasted energy associated with traditional gas run hot water tanks and each unit comes with a full-size washer and dryer.
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