The Most Expensive Listing in New York City

Photo by: Zillow The living room in the $125 million prewar triplex penthouse in New York City’s Pierre Hotel is the stuff of legend. It is considered by many to be the most magnificent privately owned living room in the world. One of 16 grand rooms within Manhattan’s most expensive listing, it even encompasses the hotel’s original ballroom.

In a city where even a shoebox-sized studio apartment can cost a fortune, the term "expensive" takes on a whole new meaning. But even among the staggering price tags that have become the Manhattan norm, this luxury penthouse stands out. Priced at $125 million, it's currently the most expensive home on the market in New York City, so obviously your expectations will be as high as the city skyline—and you won't be disappointed.

Encompassing three entire floors of the Pierre Hotel on Fifth Avenue, this home has beautiful 360-degree views of Manhattan. Among the home's 16 rooms is a living room that's one of the most elegant you will ever see and includes the hotel's original ballroom. There are four terraces, five master bedrooms, five fireplaces and separate guest suites.  There's also a private elevator, plus staff accommodations. As an added perk, there are two designated employees to provide you with maid service. 

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About the House

Terrace: New York City Pierre Hotel Penthouse
  • Location: Upper East Side, New York
  • Listed By: Elizabeth Sample of Sotheby's International Realty
  • Price: $125,000,000

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