Jazz legend Billie Vacation as soon as lived on this Higher West Aspect townhouse, which is now available on the market for $13.99 million.
The Renaissance Revival brownstone, at 26 W. 87th St., is the place “Woman Day” lived till her loss of life at age 44 in 1959 — and the place she reportedly held one final birthday for herself, in line with experiences.
This property can be the place she launched one in every of her most well-known albums, “Woman in Satin,” in 1958.
The present homeowners purchased the house for $9.47 million in 2017 — far lower than its authentic $12.95 million asking worth in 2015. They then employed architect Amie Sachs, previously of Annabelle Selldorf Architects, to do a full renovation.
The 20-foot-wide, six-story townhouse, standing a block from Central Park, was inbuilt 1910 and now not has its authentic stoop.
At 6,300 sq. toes, it comes with seven bedrooms, six bogs, two powder rooms, six hearth mantels and 10- to 12-foot ceilings.
Particulars embody a wine cellar, a screening room with a full kitchen and bar, a mudroom, a skylight and mahogany doorways. The total-floor foremost bed room suite measures 1,100 sq. toes and features a dressing room, a spa-like bathtub with heated flooring and a library.
The smart-wired dwelling opens to a lobby with a chandelier and herringbone flooring.
Design particulars embody plenty of customized built-ins, a chef’s kitchen, a proper eating room with a dome ceiling and daring wallpaper by musician Lenny Kravitz. There’s additionally a captivating out of doors backyard.
The itemizing brokers are celeb dealer Kelly Killoren Bensimon and Lynne Mazin of Douglas Elliman.