One of NYC’s most expensive apartments just hit the market – see inside a $169 million penthouse

432 Park Avenue among other buildings near Central Park
The 432 Park Avenue building. Gary Hershorn/Getty Images
  • The 96th floor 432 Park Avenue penthouse was recently listed at $US169 ($AU230) million.
  • If sold at its asking price, the 8,255-square-foot apartment will be one of the most expensive homes in the US.
  • See inside the luxury six-bedroom penthouse.
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New York City. Home of bagels, pigeons, and infamously expensive apartments.
432 Park Avenue among other buildings near Central Park
The 432 Park Avenue building. Gary Hershorn/Getty Images
But if you think paying $US2,500 ($AU3,406) for a one-bedroom apartment up five flights of stairs is a lot, wait until you see the latest penthouse to hit New York City’s estate market.
Bar style seating with chairs by a window overlooking the city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Let’s take a look inside the newly listed $US169 ($AU230) million 432 Park Avenue penthouse apartment, right on “Billionaires Row.”
A corner window overlooking the city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
The 8,255 square-foot apartment sits on the 96th floor – the top floor – of the controversial 432 Park Avenue skyscraper.
A couch, fireplace, bookshelf in front of a window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
This price rings in at $US20,472 ($AU27,892) per square foot, according to the Streeteasy listing.
Views of the city out a window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Source: Streeteasy
The 1,396-foot (425.50m) tall 432 Park Avenue is one of the tallest residential buildings in the world, according to a press release.
Views of the city out a window with a piano in the back
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
It’s just a short stroll away from Central Park …
Bar style seating with chairs by a window overlooking the city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
… and has 30,000 square feet worth of amenities like a private restaurant and lounge, indoor pool, gym, sauna, terrace, and a children’s play area, to name a few amenities.
A bedroom with a corner window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Now let’s take a closer look at the penthouse itself.
Views of the city out a window behidn a couch, fiddle leaf fig
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
The apartment was previously owned by Fawaz Al Hokair, a Saudi real estate and retail powerhouse who purchased the apartment in 2016, Katherine Clarke reported for Wall Street Journal.
The bathroom with marble walls, shower, sink and mirror
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Source: Wall Street Journal

 

If the apartment is sold at the listed $US169 ($AU230) million, the price of the penthouse will be almost double what Al Hokair spent …
A living room in the penthouse with views of the city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
… and will be one of the most expensive properties to have ever been sold in the US, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Communal seating in front of windows
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Source: Wall Street Journal

 

It’s now being listed with Ryan Serhant, CEO of his own brokerage firm Serhant and star of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New York.”
A dining room with views of the city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Source: Bravo
The home has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms …
A bedroom with a TV and large window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
… a library, and two powder rooms.
Views of the city out a window with a bookshelf and seats
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Let’s start with the primary bedroom, which has corner windows with views of the city and Central Park.
A bedroom with three windows and side seating
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
The space also includes a seating area, walk-through closet …
The bathroom with a shower, bathtub, sink , and vanity
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
… and an en-suite bathroom with marble walls, heated floors, and a floating tub.
The bathroom with a shower, bathtub, sink, and vanity
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
The five other bedrooms also have large closets and en-suite bathrooms, of course.
A bed by the window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
And what would be a luxury apartment without a private elevator? This one opens right into the great room.
A dining table with windows and views of the city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Speaking of which, let’s head to the 93-foot (28.35m) long room, which includes a living and formal dining space.
A piano near the window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
The great room also has a wood-burning fireplace.
A living room in the penthouse with a TV and views of the city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
In true luxury apartment fashion, this expansive communal space will have 360-degree views of Manhattan, New York through the 24 10-foot (3.05m) by 10-foot (3.05m) windows.
A dining table with windows and views of teh city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
These windows occupy most of the 12.5-foot (3.81m) tall walls, providing sky-high views of the city.
Views of the city out a window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Now, let’s explore the kitchen space, which has full views of Central Park.
The kitchen with a dining table and bar seating facing out the window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
The eat-in kitchen has high-end finishes like an island, marble floors, counters, and backsplashes …
The kitchen with a dining table and bar seating facing out the window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
… dining spaces like a breakfast bar …
Bar style seating with chairs by a window overlooking the city
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
… a pantry with an additional sink, and Miele appliances.
A dining table by a window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
All of the furniture and art you’ve seen on this tour is included in the $US169 ($AU230) million price tag.
Couches and a fiddle leaf fig in front of a large window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
This includes all of the Fendi, Bentley, and Hermes branded furniture pieces, as well as the custom piano.
Views of the city out a window behind a couch, fiddle leaf fig
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Source: YouTube
There’s also a washer and dryer in-unit, a luxury and rarity for New York City apartments (but not in this price range).
A bedroom with a TV and large window
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Source: Streeteasy
If all of this sounds enticing to you, just be ready to shell out the $US169 ($AU230) million, plus an additional $US24,012 ($AU32,715) for common charges and $US14,811 ($AU20,179) in monthly taxes.
The bathroom with a shower, bathtub, sink , and vanity
The 432 Park Avenue penthouse. Evan Joseph
Source: Serhant