Socialite Shafi Roepers has the cooperative on the third floor in Manhattan that she bought with her ex-husband, founder of hedge fund Alexander Roepers, for a discounted price of $ 45 million.
The five-bedroom, eight-bath home at 4 East 66th Street went on the market for $ 65 million in 2015, the New York Post reported
The unit has a massive maintenance cost of $ 20,770 per month, according to the property list by agency Brown Harris Stevens and brokers Mary Fitzgibbons and Chris Poore.
A private elevator leads to the ‘extraordinary house with beautiful details’, says the listing.
The full-floor home features 3-foot ceilings, wood-burning fireplaces, Juliet balconies, herringbone floors, French doors, rooms to entertain, a corner living room, a courtyard, and views of Central Park.
There is also a formal dining room and a marble and stainless steel kitchen. The main bedroom has two bathrooms and two dressing rooms.
Socialite Shafi Roepers has listed her home at 4 East 66th Street in Manhattan for $ 45 million
The apartment originally came on the market in 2015 for $ 65 million, but has been down by $ 20 million
Working log fires are a feature of the full-floor home in the building along Central Park
The condo has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms, according to real estate agency Brown Harris Stevens’ real estate listing
The building, designed by James ER Carpenter, dates back to 1920 and “is one of the most prominent white glove cooperatives in New York,” according to the list. ‘This beautiful house in perfect condition has been renovated by a world famous architect and interior designer with the best materials and craftsmanship.’
The seller’s ex, Alexander Roepers, is the chief investment officer of Atlantic Investment Management, which he founded in 1988.
“This is an extraordinary property with beautiful details,” said the listing, which notes the extraordinary details of the 13-room apartment.
The elevator opens onto a large 37 ft. Gallery, with three glorious windows. Majestic entertainment rooms with 3-foot ceilings and fireplace overlook Central Park, ”notes the listing.
Shafi Roepers attends the Wildlife Conservation Society’s ‘We Stand for Wildlife’ event at the Central Park Zoo in New York City on June 9, 2016. Her apartment is on the market at a discounted price of $ 45 million
The large corner living room with double lighting and the library with Juliet balcony are the same size and connected by two pairs of French doors. There is an elegant formal dining room with a wood-burning fireplace and a delightful Juliet balcony, ‘says Brown Harris Stevens in the description.
The outside staff includes a concierge, doorman and elevator attendant. Other amenities of the daily variety include storage and laundry room in the building. And yes, pets are allowed.
“The luxurious primary suite is a perfect match for his and hers private marble baths and his and hers private dressing rooms,” said Brown Harris Stevens’ website, who says the house also has a staff room with soaking tub and a large game room / gym.
The well-equipped marble and stainless steel kitchen with breakfast area can easily accommodate a large staff or caterers. The private wing has four generous bedrooms with en-suite marble bathrooms, all overlooking a beautiful tree-lined street, ‘the ad says.
A mortgage calculator on the website estimates that for the price of $ 45 million, a 30-year loan at 4 percent interest will result in an estimated mortgage payment of $ 214,836.88. Including the $ 20,770 ‘Maintenance / Common Fees’ per month, the total monthly payment would be $ 235,607.33.
Former and current residents of the building include Daniel Nir, founder and CEO of hedge fund Gracie Capital, and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Nir sold his unit for $ 52 million in 2016, while Allen paid $ 25 million for the penthouse in 2011.
The new discounted price for the apartment comes during an apparent downturn for the upper end of Manhattan real estate.
Billionaire Vince Viola sold his Upper East Side mansion for $ 59 million, which was lower than its original asking price of $ 114 million nearly a decade ago.
Co-billionaire Sidney Kimmel sold his Central Park South home for $ 18.6 million with a loss of $ 4 million.
The estate of deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was sold for $ 51 million, which was $ 37 million lower than the original asking price of $ 88 million.
The building, designed by ‘architectural luminary’ James ER Carpenter, dates back to 1920 and offers views of Central Park
The apartment list describes a ‘large corner living room with double lighting and library’
The unit has a hefty monthly maintenance cost of $ 20,770, but comes with a concierge and private elevator attendant
The daily amenities of the cooperative on the third floor include storage and laundry room in the building
The house “is one of the foremost white glove cooperatives in New York,” the list says
The apartment overlooks a tree-lined street along Central Park and features Juliet balconies and French doors
A marble and stainless steel kitchen with a breakfast area can accommodate a large apartment staff or caterers
The elevator opens onto a large 11-meter gallery, with three glorious windows, according to the apartment list
The seller’s ex-husband, Alexander Roepers, is Atlantic Investment Management’s Chief Investment Officer
The apartment offers an ‘elegant formal dining room with a fireplace,’ the listing says
The private wing of the house has four ‘spacious bedrooms’ with en-suite marble bathrooms
Former and current residents of the building include Daniel Nir, founder and CEO of hedge fund Gracie Capital, and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen
The apartment is an “extraordinary home with beautiful details,” said Brown Harris Stevens real estate agency
The house also has a staff room with full bath and a large games room / gym