Billionaire financier George Soros’ ex-wife Susan Weber Soros has sold her Manhattan townhouse for a cool $31 million.
The 60 year old Susan Weber Soros was 25 years younger than her ex-husband when they married in 1983. They had two children together and the marriage lasted for 22 years.
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Located at 116 E. 70th St. between Park and Lexington avenues on Manhattan’s wealthy and exclusive Upper East Side, the five story townhouse has 6, 480 square feet. It has five bedrooms, two terraces and an 800 square foot room for guests and staff.
A vestibule opens to a large gallery laid in Bulgarian limestone, with a powder room, guest coat closet, and access to the service corridor leading to the elevator. A grand curved stair ascends to the parlor floor. Past the stair, the informal dining room is open to the chef’s kitchen which includes a windowed powder room, washer-dryer, a stair leading up to the serving pantry, breakfast room, and access to the lush 26 foot-deep garden.
The Parlor floor features high ceilings and elliptical copper bay windows and the living room comes with a wood-burning fireplace. A grand formal dining room provides access to a terrace overlooking the rear garden
It was originally built in 1869 on a 1, 992 square foot lot and has four outdoor spaces
From Zillow: “The East 70th Street block on which it is positioned between Park and Lexington Avenues is renowned for the roll call of extraordinary architects that make its streetscape one of the favorite blocks of New York: 107, Walker and Gillette; 123, Trowbridge and Livingston; 125, the 40 foot-wide Paul Mellon house; 131, Grosvenor Atterbury; 124, William Lescaze. THE TOWNHOUSE With exquisitely integrated into the plan of this residence, one is immediately struck with a serene impression of light and air throughout. The planning that went into the renovation and decoration is akin to creating a classic piece of jewelry.”