HOUSE OF THE DAY: Derek Jeter's $20 Million Penthouse Gets Pimped Out

Derek Jeter penthouse before and after

Photo: Trump World Tower

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Derek Jeter isn’t leaving New York, but he’s still looking to sell his New York City throne room.

When The Captain put his amazing corner penthouse in the Trump World Tower up for sale last September, the original listing showed off completely barren rooms. But the listing was recently updated to show a fully furnished urban palace.

See the before and after photos >

The price is holding steady at $20 million.

The 5,425 square foot pad faces south off the 88th floor — which due Donald Trump’s weirdly inflated numbering rules is actually the 70th — offering an incredible view of Manhattan’s iconic skyline through huge 16′ tall windows. It has 4 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, chef’s eat-in kitchen, dining room, den, and living room complete with a fireplace.

Jeter’s residence also boasts a variety of fancy gadgets, including a Lutron lighting system and a Crestron home audio/visual system.

The penthouse atop Manhattan’s Trump World Tower was put on the market last September for a gigantic sum of $20 million (he bought it for $12.6 million in 2001), prompting rumours of the departure of the free agent to-be. The Yankees squashed any more speculation when they signed their All-Star shortstop to a 3-year, $51 million deal in December.

No one knows for certain why he’s giving up this bachelor pad, but we do know that the 30,875-square foot ultra-mansion he’s building down in Tampa seems to be nearing completion and rumours of Jeter taking the next step with girlfriend Minka Kelly have gotten more intense.


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BEFORE: The massive living room, with fireplace

AFTER: The ultimate in relaxation and class

AFTER: Another look at the new and improved living room

BEFORE: The dining room

AFTER: The same dining room with massive table that seats 14

AFTER: A view of the skyline out the game room window

BEFORE: The master bedroom

AFTER: The master bedroom prettied up

AFTER: Here's a second bedroom...

AFTER: And a third

BEFORE: The kitchen with empty breakfast nook

AFTER: The kitchen with a new table and accents

AFTER: A reverse look at the kitchen

BEFORE: The living room, looking back toward the game room and dining area

AFTER: The living room media corner, perfect for watching your highlights on SportsCenter

ALSO AFTER: A tidy little office to count Runs Created

The view from the penthouse at dawn.

Here's the floor plan

BONUS: An aerial view of the mega-mansion Jeter's building in Tampa

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