The Metropolitan, Luxury on the Cheap in Kansas City
Those big city condo complexes packed with amenities are finally making their way to the smaller cities where the the challenge is not the condo glut but convincing locals that they should buy a condo when they could get a house for not much more cash. Check out The Metropolitan in Kansas City, Missouri. The luxury high-rise has a penthouse pool with skylights and and a lounge with TVs and a refreshment bar, indoor parking, fitness center and 24-hour concierge service. It also has a cozy lobby with a a fireplace. The residences themselves include GE stainless appliances, granite countertops, hardwood cabinets, a slate entryway and marble bathrooms. And they are cheap! Be prepared for real estate envy. Studios start at just $81,900 with the penthouses going for $289,900.
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