The 7,000-square-foot, full-floor abode has seven bedrooms, seven baths, two half baths, a library with a mahogany wet bar and three terraces, the New York Times reported. The seller, Liberty Travel founder Gilbert Haroche, combined several apartments and spent two years renovating the space. Kathy Sloane of Brown Harris Stevens, who is teaming up on the listing with Prudential Douglas Elliman‘s Dolly Lenz, told the New York Times that Haroche had other homes and “as life proceeds it’s important to adapt.” Like keeping up with those uppity $95 million condos (15 Central Park West and 50 Central Park South, for those tracking the score at home).
The most expensive co-op sale so far has been a $52.5 million duplex on Park Avenue, which traded to Oaktree Capital Group chairman Howard Marks in the spring.
The Sherry-Netherland, built in 1927 as a luxury hotel, was converted into a co-op in the 1950s, housing Diana Ross and Charlie Rose. Some hotel rooms remain and charge up to $1,200 a night. The $54,000 monthly maintenance fees for the apartment cover daily housekeeping, 24-hour concierge and room service from Harry Cipriani on the ground floor.