Jazz giant Billie Holiday’s onetime NYC home lists for $14M
Jazz legend Billie Vacation as soon as lived on this Higher West Facet townhouse, which is now on the market for $13.99 million.
The Renaissance Revival brownstone, at 26 W. 87th St., is the place “Woman Day” lived till her loss of life at age 44 in 1959 — and the place she reportedly held one final birthday for herself, in keeping with studies.
This property can be the place she launched one in every of her most well-known albums, “Woman in Satin,” in 1958.
The present house owners purchased the house for $9.47 million in 2017 — far lower than its unique $12.95 million asking value in 2015. They then employed architect Amie Sachs, previously of Annabelle Selldorf Architects, to do a full renovation.
The 20-foot-wide, six-story townhouse, standing a block from Central Park, was inbuilt 1910 and not has its unique stoop.
At 6,300 sq. ft, it comes with seven bedrooms, six loos, two powder rooms, six hearth mantels and 10- to 12-foot ceilings.
Particulars embody a wine cellar, a screening room with a full kitchen and bar, a mudroom, a skylight and mahogany doorways. The total-floor predominant bed room suite measures 1,100 sq. ft and features a dressing room, a spa-like tub with heated flooring and a library.
The smart-wired house opens to a lobby with a chandelier and herringbone flooring.
Design particulars embody a lot of customized built-ins, a chef’s kitchen, a proper eating room with a dome ceiling and daring wallpaper by musician Lenny Kravitz. There’s additionally an enthralling outside backyard.
The itemizing brokers are movie star dealer Kelly Killoren Bensimon and Lynne Mazin of Douglas Elliman.