The most expensive condo tower in US sells unit for $33M

 The most expensive condo tower in US sells unit for $33M

A New York City unit at the most expensive condo tower in the United States just sold for a whopping $33 million, only a month after it hit the market. 

Connecticut-based hedge fund manager and founder and CEO of WorldQuant Igor Tulchinsky put in an offer at the asking price on March 5, the Wall Street Journal reported. The sale closed on April 24. 

The condo was first listed for sale on Feb. 1. 

Located at 220 Central Park South on the 55th floor in the 79-floor building, the condo is designed with a contemporary modern and sleek interior, donning mostly black and white finishes and oak flooring. 

The main living area boasts sweeping views of Central Park.
The main living area boasts sweeping views of Central Park.
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A wide shot of the main living area with expansive windows, oak flooring, and a fire place.
A wide shot of the main living area with expansive windows, oak flooring and a fireplace.
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A breakfast space.
A breakfast space.
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The corner residence boasts an open-floor plan.
The corner residence boasts an open floor plan.

The three-bedroom, four-bathroom property sold for $6.2 million more than the previous owner had paid for it a little over a year ago, reinforcing the reality that units in the building are still considered a hot commodity despite the plunge the New York market took as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The kitchen boasts top of the line appliance and holds two stoves.
The kitchen boasts top-of-the-line appliances and holds two stoves.
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The chefs kitchen with white marble counter tops.
The chef’s kitchen comes with a white marble island.
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Views of New York City can be seen from every room.
Views of New York City can be seen from every room.
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Perched high above the city, the unit boasts sweeping views north of Central Park, with Hudson River views on the east side.  

The half-floor corner unit features include one powder room with a private laundry room, a private service entrance and a private storage room. Boasting 11-foot-high ceilings and over 3,200 square feet of living space, the residence is made up of solid core oak doors, herringbone oak flooring and expansive windows paired with contemporary finishes. 

The master bedroom.
The master bedroom.
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The master bathroom.
The master bathroom.
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The bathrooms are made with full white marble flooring and material.
The bathrooms are made with full white marble flooring and material.
One of three bedrooms.
One of three bedrooms.
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One of four bathrooms.
One of four bathrooms.
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The unit comes with a gallery entrance, chef’s kitchen and a grand saloon with spacious bedrooms. 

Amenities of the building are endless and include a five-star white-glove service lobby, gated private indoor motor reception with private parking, a private indoor pool, an athletic club and spa, a basketball court, squash court, rock climbing wall and game room, private movie theatre, a candy bar and a private Jean Georges restaurant with a private bar and roof garden. 

Another bedroom with double-walled windows.
Another bedroom with double-walled windows.
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Another bathroom.
Another bathroom.
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The private laundry room.
The private laundry room.
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Last summer, a buyer plunked down a hefty $101.71 million for a penthouse on the 76th floor of the condo tower. 

220 Central Park South made real estate history when billionaire Ken Griffin spent $238 million for his units in the middle of the building, a deal that set the record for the highest-priced home ever sold in the U.S.