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Carlos Slim’s Manhattan Mansion On Sale For $80 Million

Carlos Slim's Manhattan Mansion On Sale For $80 Million

Mexican billionaire, telecommunications giant and sort-of Times man Carlos Slim is expecting a big profit on the sale of his Manhattan townhouse. He asks $80 million for his mansion at 1009 Fifth Ave., which he bought for just $44 million five years ago. The brick and limestone mansion measures 20,000 square feet, is one of the last private mansions on Fifth Avenue. A Beaux-Arts confection eight stories tall with a corner orientation that offers that most rare of townhouse qualities – good light – the house has 11 fireplaces, hand-carved paneling, “lovely trompe l’oeil accents,” intricate plaster freizes and gold-leaf trimmed fixtures, as well as a “sweeping” staircase according to the listing.

Carlos Slim's Manhattan Mansion On Sale For $80 Million
Carlos Slim’s Manhattan Mansion On Sale For $80 Million

If the property sells for its ambitious asking price, it would be the most expensive ever for a townhouse in New York City, topping a $53 million purchase completed in 2006.

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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