River House residence has just debuted on the open listing market with an asking price of $130 million. For the first time in the 82-year history of this iconic building, the residence is offered on sale. Spanning across almost 62,000 square feet, this home is the largest and most expensive in New York City. It is actually the five-story complex which served as co-op’s private club that turned down Gloria Vanderbilt, Richard Nixon, Diane Keaton and Joan Crawford.
Fully furnished residence boasts the 30 large spacious living areas, overlooking the East River, which comprises of eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. The property features its own entrance, separate from the art deco building, on the 52nd Street cul-de-sac. It opens onto a 27,500 square foot private riverfront garden/leisure area which houses 62-foot swimming pool, tennis court, IMAX screening room, wine cellar, full spa and gaming room.
According to the listing: “The major public rooms feature 20′ ceilings and expansive light-filled spaces. The 15,000 square foot Bedroom Level features a 27 x 61′ Master Suite, and also includes his and her baths, dressing rooms and closets. The Staff Level offers nearly 6,000 square feet of work areas, bedrooms and lounges.”