Neil Patrick Harris, best known for his roles as the title character in Doogie Howser, MD and more recently Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother, has sold his Harlem home for a record US$7.1 million.
According to toptenrealestatedeals.com, Harris initially listed the 743sq m, 5th Avenue residence for US$7.325 million before accepting a slightly lower offer.
The five-bedroom, six-bathroom townhouse is a truly unique space, featuring high ceilings, light-filled spaces, gorgeous original woodwork, beautifully restored interiors, and top-of-the-line appliances.
The home boasts an exquisite kitchen, with a large island countertop, a farmhouse sink, two six-burner Wolf ranges, a Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, separate beverage refrigerator, wine refrigerator and an oversized pantry.
There’s also an outdoor deck with built-in barbecue, while the larger roof deck with city views, also has a built-in barbecue and room for guests beneath wood-pergola shading.
The space includes a vintage bar taken from an old hotel and which is unique and perfect for entertaining.
The primary bedroom is large and has its own gas fireplace and a giant walk-in robe as well as its own outdoor terrace with a spa. The five-fixture bathroom boasts Nero Marquina marble and a double vanity and is attached to the den/library.
Some of the other personalised touches include a gorgeous terraced garden, a 10-seat theatre, recreation room, wine cellar, workshop and gym.