Looking for a new house? Versace’s New York mansion sells for $70 million

More than twenty years after his death, the name gianni versace still continues to resonate in the world of fashion. The prestigious real estate and auction firm Sotheby’s -the same one that auctioned off a Diego Maradona shirt a few days ago- put the designer’s luxurious mansion in New York up for sale.

The property is located in East 64th Street, just steps from Central Park. It has 6 floors, each one decorated with a different theme, 17 rooms and more than 4,300 square meters of interior space and 920 of exterior space. It is valued at US$70 million.

The late fashion designer bought this New York mansion in 1995 and completely renovated it true to his style, according to Sotheby’s International Realty.

The outside of the property

What is Gianni Versace’s mansion in New York like?

On the first four floors, the house retains many of the Italian Baroque-style finishes placed by Gianni Versace.: From marble floors and classical columns, to mosaics and painted ceilings.

In the third floor, one room has a ceiling that resembles the vault of the Sistine Chapelalong with restored 19th-century Versace panels from a Florentine palace.

The mansion game room

The upper level offers a double-ensuite spa that Sotheby’s describes as “one of the grandest in the city,” and the fifth- and sixth-floor bedrooms house Moroccan-style bedrooms and media room.

how much is the mansion worth

The mansion’s current owners are Swedish hedge fund manager Thomas Sandell and his wife Ximena Sandell. They bought the mansion in 2005 for $30 million.

Nikki Field, of Sotheby’s International Realty, and her daughter Amanda Field Jordan are in charge of listing the property that has now gone on the market for $70 million.

One of the bathrooms of the old residence of the Italian designer

The mansion offers the buyer the opportunity to “live like royalty” and “own a part of the history of fashion and real estate,” they say from the luxury real estate brand.

Gianni Versace had paid just $7.5 million for the house in 1995.

Versace’s house in Miami

The designer’s most famous property is the house located in Miami Beach, where he was assassinated on July 15, 1997. This mansion was sold in 2013 for US$41.5 million to become a charming boutique hotel.

Source: The Chronicler

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