RockFarmer Properties announces milestone for luxury condominium in Astoria –


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The Rowan, Astoria’s most luxurious new condominium, continues to attract buyers looking for new, high-quality condos that offer value relative to other markets in the city.

This week, RockFarmer Properties announced that The Rowan has sold over 70 percent of its condos. It attracts interested buyers who appreciate the quality of the architecture, the high-end finishes and the set of amenities in the neighborhood they love.

Stephen Kliegerman, president of Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing, said it was an “impressive achievement” for such a luxurious property to reach 70% of sales in today’s market.

“This is an important milestone that signals to buyers, brokers and lenders that building is and will continue to be a very successful development setting, a new standard of quality in the Astoria market,” said Kliegerman.

The Rowan, located at 21-21 31st St., features a terraced mass of light gray brick masonry resting above a 210-foot-long glass retail base. It is located just one block from the N.

The Rowan is located at 21-21 31st St. in Astoria. (Photo courtesy of The Rowan)

Over the past year, The Rowan has set two new records for the highest price paid for condominiums in Queens. Rowan’s previous record, Penthouse D, sold for $ 1.65 million in October 2020.

Last March, a condo was sold for over $ 1.69 million.

The landscape-oriented condominium features a spectacular wood and glass lobby that opens onto a lush private sensory garden. The property has been designed as a modern, amenity-rich condominium development where natural light, organic materials and native plantings intertwine to create a peaceful urban oasis.

According to Kliegerman, The Rowan garnered a lot of interest from local buyers who yearned for a luxury offering with the right set of amenities, private outdoor spaces and a short drive to Manhattan.

“RockFarmer’s vision which has led to the creation of a truly transformative and record breaking project, redefining what is possible at Astoria,” he said.

The Rowan also has several thoughtfully designed amenities, including a fitness center; indoor and outdoor lounge for residents with kitchenette, dining area and library, with direct access to the building’s sensory garden; a playroom for children; a soundproof musical practice room; a pet spa; a parcel room; and spaces for bicycles and storage.

Part of the Rowan’s outdoor space. (Photo courtesy of The Rowan)

Residents will enjoy a large landscaped rooftop terrace with stunning Manhattan views, including an outdoor kitchen with a barbecue station, relaxation and dining areas, and private cabanas.

The Rowan has a part-time lobby, fully automated parking, virtual concierge and dedicated staff.

“Astoria has long been considered and remains one of the best areas in New York City to buy a home,” said George Michelis, Managing Director of RockFarmer Properties.

The Rowan is located just 15 minutes from Manhattan, in the heart of Astoria’s Ditmars neighborhood, close to many of the area’s best schools, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and nightlife.

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