You don’t have to be “America’s Next Top Model” to score one of America’s top apartments. If you have $17.5 million to spend, that is.
Any buyer would “smize” from ear to ear to land this property! Supermodel turned TV host Tyra Banks has just listed her luxe condo for sale in New York, NY, for a grand $17.5 million. While it may technically be a condo, we consider it more of a mansion in the sky — and now it’s up for grabs. Tyra paid $10.1 million for the property back in 2009; looks as though all those Harvard Business School executive education classes came to good use!
The massive — especially for New York — 7,000-square-foot property is a five-bed, eight-bath condo duplex in the stylish Battery Park neighborhood. Inside the entry, oak panel flooring and a custom, built-in banquette greet you. Hear the sound of soothing water? You’re not imagining it. That’s the stunning, dramatically lit fountain in the foyer. On the main level, a living room, cozy library, dining space, and family room provide options for gatherings. The chef’s kitchen with a massive center island and state-of-the-art appliances is a dream for any aspiring gourmet. Although if you can afford to live here, we’re guessing you have the cash to hire a pro!
Floor-to-ceiling wraparound windows show off incredible views of the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty, while added features include a home gym, office, and a salon/barbershop with a 360-degree mirrored dressing room. There are also full staff quarters, a staff kitchen, and three guest suites on the main level. Upstairs, the master suite is fit for royalty, including two master bathrooms, a sitting room with a privacy door and minibar, and a dressing room. But here’s the kicker: If you’d like, the home comes fully staffed with a house manager, cook, housekeeping, and personal attendant. The new owner can take advantage of the building’s yoga studio and saltwater lap pool.
Tyra’s real estate portfolio is almost as prestigious as her modeling portfolio. In addition to this newly listed New York pad, she owns three properties out on the West Coast. Two are recent purchases in tony Pacific Palisades, CA (a $3.3 million contemporary home in 2014 and another the year after), while another is in the Ladera Heights neighborhood in West Los Angeles, CA. She also once owned a mansion in one of America’s most notorious ZIP codes (90210), but she sold that one in 2016.
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