Rock fans will be smitten with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own the luxurious pad of legendary musician Keith Richards. The Rolling Stones guitarist has put his New York apartment, situated in the trendy Greenwich Village for $12.23 million less than two years after he bought it with his wife for $10.5 million. The two-story penthouse comprises 2,700-square-feet of urban style stretched across four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a living area, open-plan kitchen and three separate terraces. It underwent a remodelling in 2011 and now exhibits a beautiful contrasting aesthetic of dark wood floors and bright white walls and furnishings.
Amongst some of the more spectacular features of the modern apartment are the open staircase hat has been fitted with a leather-wrapped bronze handrail together with a sliding wall that sections off a library from the living room on the main floor. Given who the famous current owner is, it is no surprise that the home is equipped with Sonos sound system – the latest in technology.
All bedrooms have spacious, light-flooded en-suite bathrooms. The master suite has two large walk-in closets and a ‘spa-like’ bathroom that features a shower, soaking tub and a double marble vanity sink.
Located in the historic One Fifth Avenue building north of Washington Square Park – Richard’s apartment is a true real estate haven, described as the ‘most prestigious and sought after cooperatives’. Sweeping views of the New York skyline, a 24-hour concierge and doorman service complete the luxurious urban experience.
Furnished by renowned architect Joe Serrins – the penthouse is a masterpiece of form and function with flexile and fluid living spaces and warm wooden panels to balance out the start white design throughout. Floor-to-ceiling windows, sliding panels and custom features provide a beautiful finish to the mint-conditioned apartment, flooding it with light and providing balance between space and design.