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Barnes & Noble heir lists NYC duplex for $20M

This designer penthouse is actually a pleasant place to learn a e book.

A sprawling luxurious Manhattan condominium with Empire State Constructing views has hit the marketplace for $20 million. Its proprietor: Stephanie Bulger, daughter of Barnes & Noble founder Len Riggio. 

Tax data reveal that the previous English professor at present owns the unit through a belief, Dirt reported. The publication additional famous that Bulger and her husband, the self-described “luminary wellness skilled and … angel investor” Mike Bulger bought the property for $12.2 million in early 2013. 

The West twentieth Avenue condominium options 3,791 sq. toes of inside residing area and 1,000 sq. toes of personal out of doors area. In keeping with its listing, held by Douglas Elliman’s Eileen Foy, the five-bedroom, four-bathroom residence was custom-designed by architect Alan Wanzenberg with interiors by Lewis Miller. 

The unit is accessed through a “personal elevator vestibule,” which ends up in an entry gallery. That, in flip, results in a 41.3-by-15-foot grand scaled nice room replete with a woodburning fire and a eating space able to seating 20-plus folks. The terrace wraps across the condominium and affords mature plantings, an herb backyard and a Wolf grill — to not point out views of the Excessive Line and Hudson Yards. 

One in every of 4 loos within the duplex.
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The unit affords views of the Empire State Constructing, the Excessive Line and Hudson Yards.
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The stylish kitchen.
The fashionable kitchen.
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By way of technological perks, the condominium has central air, electrical shades and {custom} lighting all through. Equipment highlights embody not one, however two Bosch dishwashers — and two Sub-Zero wine fridges. 

The decrease degree of the duplex comprises the overwhelming majority of the condominium’s sq. footage, whereas the higher degree has a second, 406-square-foot terrace and a solar room with a moist bar and automated photo voltaic shades.

Regardless of its central location, the itemizing guarantees the condominium is “pin-drop quiet,” though “church bells toll mellifluously within the evenings from the instructing chapel on the grounds” of the adjoining Common Theological Seminary. 

Constructing-wide facilities embody a health heart, personal storage and entry to the seminary’s personal tree-filled lawns, named the Shut. 

Douglas Elliman declined The Put up’s request for remark. 

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