Just Wow: Is this the most exclusive apartment in the world?
Located on New York's prestigious Billionaires Row in Manhattan, the world's highest residence is currently up for sale – for a whopping $250 million.
October 20, 2022
Central Park Tower – one of New York's definitive skyscrapers in Central Midtown, Manhattan – is home "The One Above All Else," the world's highest residence, including the highest terrace and highest ballroom. And it's currently for sale. The lucky future owner doesn't just have to be richer than rich, they also need to be free of vertigo. The iconic luxury building made of steel and glass towers an impressive 430 meters above the city. And offers breathtaking views over the skyline and Central Park.
The luxury property at 217 West 57th St. is only affordable for the top 1%: moving into the less than humble abode will cost you a whopping 250 million dollars. In return, you'll be the proud owner of the largest residential property on Billionaires Row.
The imposing penthouse will set you back a hefty $250 million: "The One Above All Else" is currently the largest apartment for sale in New York City. © SERHANT. Studios
Living in luxury heaven
The penthouse is listed by the renowned luxury real estate firm SERHANT., headed by Ryan Serhant. The Manhattan real estate agent and author gained international notoriety by appearing on the reality TV shows Million Dollar Listing New York and its spin-off Sell it Like Serhant.
The penthouse in Central Park Tower offers by far the most impressive view of the city. © Evan Joseph
It goes without saying that for its 250 million price tag, you can expect more than just an outstanding view and a front row location. Renowned architects Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture as well as Rottet Studio were responsible for the stunning living space. They have created an opulent two-story penthouse for millionaire buyers with expensive taste.
An elegant spiral staircase takes you to the 130th floor – panoramic views of the Big Apple included. © Evan Joseph
On over 1,600 square meters, from the 129th to the 131st floor, the owners will inhabit a total of 23 rooms, including five bedroom suites and countless powder rooms and bathrooms. The penthouse also boasts an observatory, a library and a media room. There's even a grand salon and a sprawling private ballroom in the empirical style.
See more at: serhant.com/theoneaboveallelse