Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are getting ready to dump their Central Park West digs, reports the NY Post. The couple is looking to get $21.5 million for an apartment in Manhattan’s famed The Kenilworth Building. Michael Douglas and his wife of 20 years are expected to live full time in a home which they bought up in Westchester County two years ago.
The Kenilworth is a white glove, full service cooperative apartment building with attended elevator and Resident Manager, built in 1908 in the French Second Empire style. The exquisite lobby has been recently restored and there is a lovely roof terrace. The building was designed by Townsend, Steinle and Haskell in the French Second Empire-style. The12-story building has 39 huge apartments consisting of Classic Sevens, Eights and Nine room homes, with just 3 apartments per floor.
Located at 151 Central Park West in Manhattan, the coop apartment offers 4 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms.
The listing describes that the apartment occupies, “the entire front of this historic 1908 Central Park West building and wrapping both the north and south corners, this quintessential New York City apartment is further distinguished by period details, high ceilings, and marvelous grand rooms, while also offering the open space coveted for modern living,”
“The gracious and abundantly sunny living room is flanked by a large handsome wood-paneled corner library with the first of two wood burning fireplaces. It offers extraordinary Central Park views to the east, with the addition of a corner window with southern exposure. Opposite is the beautifully proportioned Dining Room with gorgeous Central Park views and boasting the second wood burning fireplace. Each of these grand entertaining rooms can be made more intimate by closing the stately mahogany pocket doors and be accessed from the sizable gallery. A perfectly placed powder room with ante chamber and wet bar with wine storage complete the wonderful entertaining space.”
“A bright and sun-filled eat-in chef’s kitchen is host to an impressive appliance suite including Wolf industrial range and double Traulsen refrigerators. There is also ample storage, a staff room with full bath, and a laundry. There is a large staff room on the top floor and two large storage rooms in the basement which convey with the apartment.”