Kerry Washington’s former New York rental for sale

The luxury New York penthouse Scandal actress Kerry Washington used to rent has hit the market with the hefty price tag of US$25 million.

According to the New York Post, the swish pad has had $2.5 million price drop and new broker, Carolina Bravo of Serhant, has taken over the hunt for a buyer.

Washington paid nearly US$70,000 a month to live in the 573sq m Upper West Side penthouse at 50 Riverside Blvd, when she was performing on Broadway, starring in American Son in 2019.

The luxury residence takes up an entire floor and includes a private elevator landing, six bedrooms and seven bathrooms.

Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for stunning sunset views of the Hudson River. While there are also open living and dining areas divided by a look-through fireplace.

Source: Will Ellis for DDreps

The beautiful home features an eat-in chef’s kitchen, a media room with a wet bar and built-in wine fridge, a mud room and a laundry room, while the main bedroom boasts a sitting room, custom walk-in closets and spa bathrooms with walk-in showers and one windowed soaking tub. 

Building residents are also able to access a gym, spa, a 22m pool, an 11m rock climbing wall, basketball and squash courts, bowling alley, golf simulator, residents’ lounge, game room, screening room and events room with a catering kitchen. There’s even an indoor playground designed by Kidville. 

The current owner paid US$19.69 million for the property in 2016.

Source: Will Ellis for DDreps

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Rowan Crosby

Rowan Crosby is a senior journalist at Elite Agent specialising in finance and real estate.