This designer penthouse is the perfect place to read a book.
A sprawling Manhattan luxury mansion with sweeping views of the Empire State Building is on the market for $20 million. Its owner is Stephanie Bulger, daughter of Barnes & Noble founder Len Riggio.
Tax records show that the former English professor now owns the unit through a trust. Dirty reportedThe publication further noted that Bulger and her husband, Mike Bulger, a self-proclaimed “renowned wellness expert and angel investor”, purchased the property for $12.2 million in early 2013. Did.
The West 20th Street condo has 3,791 square feet of indoor living space and 1,000 square feet of private outdoor space.according to that listowned by Eileen Foy of Douglas Elliman, the five-bedroom, four-bathroom mansion was custom designed by architect Alan Vanzenberg, with interiors designed by Lewis Miller.
The unit is accessed through a ‘private elevator foyer’ leading to the entrance gallery. It then leads to a magnificent large room of 41.3 x 15 feet, complete with a wood-burning fireplace and dining area that seats 20+ people. A terrace wraps around the apartment and offers mature plantings, herb gardens, and Wolf Grill, not to mention views of the High Line and Hudson Yards.
As for tech perks, the condo has central air, motorized shades, and custom lighting. Appliance highlights include not one but two Bosch dishwashers and two Sub-Zero wine refrigerators.
The lower level of the duplex contains the majority of the apartment’s area, while the upper level has a second 406 square foot terrace and sunroom with wet bar and automatic shade.
Despite its central location, the listing promises the apartment to be “extremely quiet,” although the adjacent General Seminary “church bells can be heard pleasantly at night from the on-site chapel.” rings”.
Amenities throughout the building include a fitness center, private storage, and access to the seminary’s private wooded lawn.
Douglas Elliman declined the Post’s request for comment.