The Ascent
The Ascent
Unique Qualities
Questions to Ask The Ascent Answers Others?
Overall Quality and Value
Is the building unique enough to drive resale even in a slow market? One-of-a-kind architecture, designed by world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind
What percentage of the building is already sold? More than 75% sold
Is the developer experienced and accessible? 50+ year-old company headquartered one block from The Ascent
Is luxury standard or an upgrade? Includes Wolf, SubZero, bamboo floors, granite countertops
What is the view like? The Ascent Answer Others??
Views The downtown Cincinnati skyline, Roebling Bridge, the Ohio River and the hills of Kentucky
Could the view change over time? Frontal view is protected by a height restriction on Tollhouse building
In addition to my home, the building offers: The Ascent Answer Others??
24/7 Attended Security & Concierge Yes
Private Car and Driver Yes, the Mercedes S550
In-home Dining Service Yes, provided by the Metropolitan Club
Theater/Screening Room Private Theater for 10
Large Dining Room and Catering Kitchen for special events or large family functions Yes, comfortably seats 50
Private Art Collection Yes, valued at $500,000
Reception Area with full wet bar Yes, on the Owner's Club Level
Wine Locker and Tasting Room Yes, including private wine lockers for owners
Espresso Bar/Coffee Service Yes, in Owner's Library
Guest Suites Yes, one 1-bedroom and one 2-bedroom full condominiums
Children's Play Room Yes, with outdoor access
Outdoor Terrace/Private Garden Yes
Temperature Controlled Pool Yes, with sun exposure from 10:00 a.m. until sunset
Fitness Facility Yes, with lockers for your trainer
Sauna & Hot Tub Yes
Outdoor "Patio" Dining with Grills Yes
Outdoor Fire Pit/Gathering Place Yes, large, functional art designed by Daniel Libeskind with gathering surround crafted by a local artist
Other Entertainment Facilities Billiard Room
Parking and Entry The Ascent Answer Others??
Parking deeded with home Yes
Entry from parking directly to home Yes, with a security fob to ensure privacy
Parking not shared with restaurants/public Yes, only Ascent owners can answer
Grand Entry/Positive first impression for guests Yes, guests greeted by concierge
How many minutes will it take to walk to: The Ascent Answer Others??
The stadiums 10-minute walk to Reds or Bengals stadiums
A really nice restaurant Nuvo at Greenup and Blinkers Tavern two minutes, Metropolitan Club across the street
A comfort food restaurant Keystone Bar N' Grill two minutes, Starbucks three minutes
A unique restaurant Riverside Korean, five minutes
How many dining choices do I have? The Ascent Answer Others??
Number of restaurants in a 5-minute walk 22+
Number of restaurants in a 15-minute walk 63, including MainStrasse and Newport on the Levee
Can I enjoy the area around my home? The Ascent Answer Others??
Is it in a neighborhood or urban surrounding? A neighborhood with old-world charm and history
Are there parks within walking distance? Riverside Drive Park, three-minute walk
How busy is the street in front of the property? Local traffic only
What is the neighborhood like? The Ascent Answer Others??
Residential or mixed use? Residential neighborhood
How safe is the area? The safest urban sector in the region
How private is the area? Does not share parking, no direct major road exposure, not adjoined to a restaurant
Has the property flooded before? No, the building and the garage are above flood level
Lifestyle Tomorrow The Ascent Answer Others??
What is going to be built near the property? Covington has funded a Riverfront Commons trail, when completed it will extend along the Ohio River from Fort Thomas to Ludlow
Will the traffic patterns change around the property? No
The Building's Utilities and Systems The Ascent Answer Others??
HVAC A centralized, high-efficiency heating and cooling system separates sound from the home and reduces heating and cooling costs for the owners; in-home air-handling systems facilitate individual homes along with zone control in each home; operating cost of heating and cooling is included in the HOA fee
Security System Door monitors on all exterior doors; card readers for garage and elevator access; 17 cameras monitored 24/7/365
Technology Connections Delivers up to 40 MB of bandwidth when the proper connections applied; typical homes have copper and 10 MB of bandwidth; Wi-Fi in public areas
Elevator Four elevators (two East core and two West core); one standard and one oversized in each core; no more than three homes on any core lobby
Quality Assurance Testing The Ascent Answer Others??
Wind Tunnel Testing Yes, have proven the building can withstand winds above the strongest tornado recorded in the area