A well known part of New York, Manhattan has easily become one of the most expensive and luxurious sites where one can live. Trying to score a place in the area might not be difficult if you posses the financial requirements and can spend with ease a large amount of money on different condos in town. But which are the best of the best?
As the high end building of top notch prices, we’ll find One57, with “only” 90 floors that reach the sky. Located on 57th street known as “Billionaire Row”, the skyscraper has an average price of $6,010 per square foot and it rises up to its name, as it has become a target for wealthy people all over the world who aim to get a room in the most fabulous apartment community of all. Being quite secretive towards buyers, it appears that some condos have been sold for the impressive amounts of $30 million, $47.7 million and the high price of $100.47 million for a top floor duplex. Top-rated Manhattan real estate agent, Noble Black has a some listings in this luxurious condominium. He raves about the posh amenities One57 offers its residents, which include a private pool, a private screening and performance room, and a top-notch full catering kitchen. With these amazing amenities, who wouldn’t want to live here?!
Second in line for the most expensive locations is the famous 15 Central Park West, one of the most wanted apartment condominiums, with prices ranging from $6.5 million to almost $60 million per condo, and the possibility to rent an apartments for a total of, depending on the choice, $15,000 or up to $125,000 per month. Amenities include an around the clock doorman, concierge service, residents-only restaurant with butler service, gym, pool, a billiards room and many other convenient amenities that will impress the eye of the buyer. Being a spot for many celebrities as well, some of the ones that passed the threshold are: Robert De Niro, Sting, Denzel Washington, and Bob Costas.
Another place for the wealthy residents of New York is the Mandarin Oriental, with a $5,629/square foot and some big names who have leased here, among those Beyonce and Jay Z. Many of the apartments come with a stunning view over Central Park and a complicated floor plan, while among the amenities you can find: a concierge, a valet, a doorman, a fitness center and a swimming pool with a spa. For those who wish to buy, some parts are listed as high as $50 millions.
Wanting a home in the rich and luxurious part of an overcrowded city can lead you to the avant-garde part of it, and put a lot of money in real estate agents’ pockets, but it will be worth it. If you wish to look further than the highest bid, try also some of the other “de luxe” residences: Time Warner Center, Walker Tower, One Beacon Court, The Plaza, Baccarat Hotel & Residences and Millennium Tower. Each of them have renting options, as well as for sale available places and include commodities such as a gym, a swimming pool, a basketball court, a theater and even a running track, with the usual valet, doormen and concierge services that are available 24/7.
Is there anything more to add when deciding for a dreamy rental or a new home? If you can afford it, take it! While a position far away from the city might come with the peace and quiet of an isolated place, an apartment in one of this luxury buildings will get you close to the city’s heart and every entertainment available in such a large urban community.