Inside mastermind behind HGTV’s ‘Home Hunters’ $1.8M NYC pad

This “dwelling hunter” pulled the set off.

Loren Ruch, the mastermind behind over 200 displays for HGTV, along with “Flip or Flop” and “Residence Hunters,” has scored a $1.85 million stylish condominium in Manhattan.

Positioned inside the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood on the full-service developing, Lumiere, the two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit spans over 1,250 sq. ft with no factor neglected. Ruch closed on the home on April 3, knowledge current.

The residence was completely renovated in 2014 by award-winning architect Christopher Rawlins, primarily based on earlier itemizing, and redesigns had been made inside the kitchen, second mattress room, and with redone lighting all by means of and fixtures by David Weeks Studio.

Choices now embody all personalized recessed and dimmable lighting and central air-conditioning.

Upon entry into the foyer, abundance of pure lights flows from the floor-to-ceiling dwelling home windows, with a giant walk-in coat closet off to the facet.

The unit is located in Hell’s Kitchen luxurious developing Lumiere.
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The formal living room and dining area.
The formal residing home and consuming house.
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The family room.
The den, which might be remodeled proper right into a second mattress room.
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The kitchen.
The kitchen.
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The first of two balconies.
The first of two balconies.
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The newly-renovated eat-in kitchen comes with a Miele dwelling gear, Caeserstone counter tops, and a giant island with seating for 4.

Subsequent to the kitchen is an entertaining home and second mattress room. The second mattress room was beforehand used as den, and comes with a movable wall that merely opens to create 30 feet-wide residing home open sky views.

Of the two balconies inside the unit, the first one is entry from the consuming house and is north-facing, going by means of New York landmarks that options Time Warner Coronary heart on Columbus Circle and the Hearst Tower.

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The primary bedroom.
The primary mattress room.
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The primary bedroom.
The primary mattress room.
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The convertible second bedroom.
The convertible second mattress room.
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On the south facet of the condominium is the primary suite, which comes with its private ensuite bathroom and south-facing balcony that overlooks an inside courtyard.

The developing itself, achieved in 2005, has seven flooring and encompasses a full-time doorman/concierge service, a live-in superintendent, refrigerated storage, a well being room, explicit particular person storage fashions, bicycle storage and quite a lot of different balconies.

Matthew D. Hughes with Brown Harris Stevens held the itemizing.

Ruch is the Group Senior Vice President of Enchancment and Manufacturing for HGTV and is the co-host of HGTV’s “Home Celebration,” the place he sits down with television personalities and residential enchancment specialists and converses over cocktails.