Location: 12 East 69th Street, New York, NY
Square Footage: 20,000
Bedrooms & Bathrooms: 7 bedrooms & 9 bathrooms
WOW! This newly listed mega townhouse is located at 12 East 69th Street in New York, NY. The 40 foot wide 19-room mansion was originally built in 1884 and has been completely renovated. It is owned by Vincent and Teresa Viola. Vincent is the founder of Virtu Financial, one of the largest high frequency electronic trading and market making firms. He is also the owner of the Florida Panthers NHL team, which he purchased for $250 million a few months ago. They bought the limestone home back in 2005 for $20 million.
It features approximately 20,000 square feet of living space on 6 spectacular floors with an elevator servicing all floors and 2 staircases. The basement features a game room with wet bar, gym, bathroom with sauna and steam room, indoor swimming pool and a custom 2-story home theater with balcony level. The 1st floor features a powder room, mud room, family room with fireplace, 2-story library with fireplace and spiral staircase, recording studio and access to a garden. The 2nd floor (or ground level) features an elaborate entry foyer, formal living room, sweeping grand staircase, powder room, upper balcony of the library and the great room. The 3rd floor features a formal dining room with fireplace, powder room and a huge gourmet kitchen with informal dining area. The 4th floor features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a laundry room. The 5th floor features the master suite with sitting room and panic room and another bedroom suite. There is also an attic and rooftop terrace with outdoor shower.
*Thanks to HOTR reader Stephen M for the tip!!