Saturday, October 1, 2011
In the "If I Won the Lottery Department"
Let's buy a penthouse in Manhattan. But we'd better put some paint on the walls and some food in the kitchen. Oh and a couple of cats, some magazines and popcorn. I found this beauty for sale at Sotheby's and they say:
Enchanting, mesmerizing, captivating; the views define luxury in this one-of-a-kind masterfully designed duplex penthouse in the Grand Madison. The south view over the spectacularly lush Madison Square Park is framed by a scintillating vista of the Flatiron Building and iconic Clock Tower. This stunning loft combines contemporary living with comfortable elegance. Open living, dining, kitchen and media all merge into one for effortless entertaining. Sumptuous master suite has over-sized spa bath. Penthouse level has 3 bedrooms, media area with kitchenette, library and 2 terraces. The north terrace has Empire State views. Private south roof terrace is perfect for lounging or dining el fresco. On-floor storage room included. Circa 1906, 225 Fifth Avenue is a premier prewar condominium with white glove and concierge service, fitness room and valet. Near the incomparable Eataly and Union Square’s Farmer’s Market. Penthouse living, exceptional lifestyle on Madison Square Park.
I still think this place needs more clutter, especially with a price tag of 7.5 million.