For the wealthy home buyers, New York’s penthouses seem to be one of the prime ‘must-haves’ on their list of real estate spaces. The high price tag doesn’t seem to be bothering them one bit, and when these magnificent spaces go on sale, there seems to be an equally wealthy set of buyers waiting in the docks. Last year, we saw
The ballroom in this 3-storeyed penthouse apartment was once called ‘the most important room under private ownership in New York City’. The rich and famous of the ever vibrant city were regulars at the Pierre Hotel situated in New York’s 61st street. Apart from having a prime setting allowing a panoramic view of the city, the apartment features marble stone lining in most spaces, and heavy chandeliers are a common factor in every room one goes.
To breathe in the beauty, one could see the 4 terraces, 1 ballroom, 5 fireplaces and spreads over a lavish 12,000 sq ft of space, spread over 3 floors. Apart from having a direct view of New York’s Central Park from the apartment; one can get in with a truly grand welcome of the wood-worked staircase at the lobby. For some quiet time to read books or have some official work done, there is the library which has an imposing amount of ornate woodwork on the wall, and even the fireplace, apart from the heavy carpeting on the floor.
Address: 795 Fifth Avenue, 61st Street, Pierre Hotel, New York.
Facts and figures
- Some of the celebrities and famous people owning apartments in the building include
Via: The Real Deal