There are very few buildings that fulfill all these criteria, and we have been hoping since last May. This is the first and only unit we've seen that checks all our boxes. So we jumped on it. We saw it on Monday evening the first day it came on the market, and by Tuesday afternoon, we had an accepted contract. We still need to go through all the preliminaries (inspection, appraisal, etc.) but we foresee no difficulties. Here are pictures from the listing service; remember this is not our furniture or style.
Living Room. The back wall is all windows overlooking the park.
Eventually we plan to redocorate, but that's a bit down the road,until we have settled in (and our finances have some breathing room.) We are up to our ears right now, renovating our house so we can sell it. So we are going to wait til we've lived in it a bit.
I have never made such an important decision so quickly. Tony and I usually belong to the Undeciders, senior level. But given the absolute lack of anything else (and how much we really like this building), we uncharacteristically jumped right in.