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Newly listed Back Bay penthouse unit on Beacon Street. This 2,882 square foot 2 Bed 2.5 Bath is listed at $2,649,000.  Need buyer representation?  Contact me now at jheller@warrenRE.com.

Direct details from MLS listing:

“This magnificent 3 BR/2.5 bath penthouse duplex fetures state of the art eat-in kitchen w/ bow windows, formal dining room w/ fireplace and terrace, wine closet can hold approx. 400 bottles/temp. controlled, enormous Living Room w/ bay window & fireplace, media room w/fireplace and exquisite built-ins, 2nd floor is home to the bedrooms, Master bedroom ensuite with spectacular bathroom/dressing area, 2nd bedroom with wonderful office built-ins, 3 private decks, C/A, alarm, 2 parking spaces.
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“Back when Britney Spears sold her Silk Building penthouse in 2006, after two years on the market and $2 million worth of chops, we mused that there had to be a lesson in this somewhere. Whatever that lesson is, the current owners of 14 East 4th Street’s PH1109 don’t seem to have learned it either, because they’ve been chopping the heck out of the property since mid-2008.

The latest ask is $4.999 million, a 9 percent cut from the previous ask of $5.495 million and down from an ’08 original of $6.595 million. The current asking price first debuted in early December, and the property was delisted the day after Christmas and relisted at the same ask last week. So basically, this penthouse is as crazy as Britney Spears.” (Source Curbed)

Here are the specifics courtesy of Prudential Douglas Elliman.

“The fabric of luxury comes to life at The Silk Building, an Italian Renaissance Palazzo-style prewar condo. Once home to Keith Richards, Russell Simons & Britney Spears, this distinctive, newly-renovated residence offers great views & refined features like soaring picture windows with custom solar shades, 13′ ceilingsthe 1st level offers guests privacy with a bedroom & full bath. As private is the full-flr master suite below with w00d-burning fireplace, 2 baths, mini bar, sep dressing rm & hidden entryway. Entertain in style in the full 3rd-flr LR w/a wood-burning fireplace, dressing room & fully-equipped chef’s kitchen with hand-rubbed cherry cabinets, granite counters, Sub-Zero/Viking appliances. Convenient laundry/powder rms and a service entrance also grace this level. Topping the space is another guest suite with full bath or your own media rm, plus a secluded terrace offering unmatched views.”

Man Keith Richards and Britney Spears under one roof?  SOLD!  Here’s some photos of the home along with floorplan.