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    The ‘Queen of Versailles’ Is Looking to Flip a Palatial NYC Condo for $19.5 Million

    Jackie and David Siegel, stars of the cult-favorite 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles, are at it again. This time, the opulence-loving real estate power couple has returned to market a swanky New York City penthouse they bought together just last year.

    Now asking $19.5 million, the Siegels originally shelled out $8.7 million for the Tribeca duplex, as The New York Post first reported. The palatial pad spans 4,800 square feet and comprises three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two powder rooms, and a sprawling private terrace. The apartment is atop 49 Chambers Street, an iconic Beaux Arts building that was built in 1912 by architect Raymond F. Almirall and once served as the former home of the Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank. 

    Jackie and David Siegel are aiming to flip their duplex penthouse in Manhattan for $19.5 million.

    Evan Joseph Photography for Douglas Elliman

    “49 Chambers is one of Downtown’s most recognizable landmarks,” Douglas Elliman agent Kirsten Jordan, who’s representing the property along with colleague Lindsay Coleman, tells Robb Report via email. “The facade is so intricate, and then inside you have this iconic contemporary penthouse with sleek interiors and massive living spaces.”

    The home itself has an open floor plan, and Jackie told The Post that they often use the apartment for entertaining. The couple even hosted the cast of the Queen of Versailles Broadway musical starring Kristin Chenoweth at the palatial pad and threw a party for the Victoria’s Voice Foundation, which they founded in 2015.

    The kitchen is equipped with SubZero, Gaggenau, Wolf, and Miele appliances.

    Evan Joseph Photography for Douglas Elliman

    The chef’s kitchen is sleek, clean-lined affair that’s decked out with custom Cypress wood cabinets with the waterfall island, countertops, and backsplash all clad in marble. Elsewhere, the living room opens to an 850-square-foot landscaped terrace with a grill, sink, refrigerator, outdoor speakers, and tons of lush greenery.

    Back inside, the primary suite is equipped with custom walk-in closets and an ensuite bathroom that steals the show with double vanities, crowned mirrors, a freestanding soaking tub, and heated floors. “It’s a great apartment with endless square footage, amazing views on three sides, and a private terrace. A palace of a pied-a-terre,” adds Jordan.

    Currently, the Sigels are in the midst of finishing their main residence, a 90,000-square-foot behemoth in Orlando, Florida, that has been two decades in the making. Once completed, the Versailles-aspiring mega-mansion will include a 35-car garage, a 150-person dining room, a British-style pub, and a replica of the cabin of a private jet. After several setbacks, including being flooded during Hurricane Ian in 2022, Jackie told the newspaper she’s hoping construction on the mega-manse will finally be finished “around a year from now.” The process was recently featured in the HBOMax series Queen of Versailles Reigns Again.

    Click here to see all the photos of Jackie Siegel’s NYC penthouse. 

    Evan Joseph Photography for Douglas Elliman


    Abby Montanez

    Abigail Montanez is a staff writer at Robb Report. She has worked in both print and digital publishing for over half a decade, covering everything from real estate, dining, travel and topics…

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    Tennis Champ Caroline Wozniacki’s Miami Penthouse Swings Onto the Market for $42.5 Million

    Game, set, match. Tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki and her husband, former New York Knicks player David Lee, have served their sprawling Florida penthouse on the market for a whopping $42.5 million with Dina Goldentayer of Douglas Elliman. Located on Fisher Island, an exclusive 216-acre enclave off the coast of Miami, the waterfront condo is perched at the top of the 10-story Palazzo Del Sol development.

    The couple, who married in 2019, originally purchased the palatial pad back in 2021 for $18.7 million, property records show, and according to The Wall Street Journal, they upgraded to the penthouse apartment after selling a different unit in the luxury Kobi Karp-designed complex that same year for a cool $16.25 million.  

    The penthouse features a custom bar that overlooks Biscayne Bay and the South Beach skyline.

    Dina Goldentayer/Legendary Productions

    Altogether, the 7,000-square-foot spread comprises five bedrooms and five full baths across its two floors. There’s an additional 5,000 square feet of outdoor space divided between two terraces. Goldentayer told the WSJ that after Wozniacki and Lee bought the residence, they went on to transform the raw space by reworking the floorplan and adding high-end touches such as white oak herringbone flooring throughout and a striking custom bar. 

    The lavish duplex opens to a dramatic great room with soaring 18-foot ceilings and glass pocket doors. The huge space is broken up into four different entertainment spaces, including a hosting salon, a bar area, a TV watching space, and a formal dining area. Elsewhere, the kitchen feels super sleek and contemporary. Here, you’ll find top-of-the-line Gaggenau appliances, a swanky dine-in marble island, a massive wine wall, and an Art Deco-inspired hood above the stove.

    The residence sports a private rooftop lap pool alongside an alfresco dining area.

    Dina Goldentayer/Legendary Productions

    Of course, the aerie has a few aces up its sleeve. For starters, the screening room is equipped with a state-of-the-art Bang & Olufsen sound system, and on one of the terraces, there’s a hot tub and fire pit. The real pièce de résistance, however, is without a doubt the private rooftop pool, which has sweeping views of Biscayne Bay.

    The 47-unit condominium, which was completed in 2016, is positioned on the north end of Fisher Island and is complete with its own fitness center, movie theater, hair salon, and spa treatment rooms. The ultra-elite, members-only island is known for being one of the priciest ZIP codes in the country and has counted Oprah Winfrey, Mel Brooks, Julia Roberts, and Andre Agassi among its residents.

    Click here to see all the photos of Caroline Wozniacki’s Miami penthouse. 

    Dina Goldentayer/Legendary Productions


    Abby Montanez

    Abigail Montanez is a staff writer at Robb Report. She has worked in both print and digital publishing for over half a decade, covering everything from real estate, dining, travel and topics…

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    Derek Jeter’s Former Manhattan Penthouse Swings Onto the Market for $16.5 Million

    Another day, another professional athlete’s home is up for grabs. First, it was the bonkers Orlando-area mansion of MLB legend Johnny Damon. Now, the former Manhattan penthouse of fellow retired New York Yankees player Derek Jeter has hit the market.

    Listed for $16.5 million with Gisela Vergara and Shawn Felker at Corcoran, the 5,380-square-foot aerie is perched atop 845 United Nations Plaza—also known as Trump World Tower. Mr. November splashed out a cool $12.7 million for the place back in 2001 and sold the condo in September 2012 for a hefty $15.5 million to Silvio Luiz Reichert, according to The New York Times. Reichert reportedly purchased the property through a limited liability company that’s linked to Anheuser-Busch.

    A Manhattan penthouse that was once owned by Derek Jeter has hit the market.

    Krisztina Crane/Evan Joseph Photography for Corcoran

    “It’s really breathtaking,” Vergara told Mansion Global. “You walk in its triple exposure, floor-to-ceiling windows. From every room you’re seeing landmarks. Every bedroom, the office, the kitchen—it’s truly outstanding.” 

    Since the shortstop moved out, the palatial pad has undergone a total renovation. Upon entering the home, you’re first greeted with striking views of the Empire State Building, Central Park, the George Washington Bridge, and One World Trade. A few of the apartment’s other standout features include its soaring 16-foot ceilings and massive slate fireplace. Elsewhere, the spread’s 79-foot frontage along East 47th Street connects the living, dining, and entertainment areas.

    The apartment has been totally renovated since Jeter sold it in 2012.

    Krisztina Crane/Evan Joseph Photography for Corcoran

    The eat-in chef’s kitchen has been decked out with custom cabinets and top-of-the-line appliances from Wolf and Sub-Zero. At the center is a large island that can accommodate all of your catering needs. The penthouse itself is broken into two wings. On one side, you have the primary bedroom, which faces out to the East River. The ensuite main bathroom adds to the sense of luxury and sports a free-standing soaking tub, a rain shower, white marble tile, and custom cabinetry. Meanwhile, the other half of the home holds a swanky wood-paneled office and an ensuite guest room.

    The aerie has 14-foot floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook New York City.

    Krisztina Crane/Evan Joseph Photography for Corcoran

    “This completely remodeled extraordinary property will take your breath away during the day or evening watching the most gorgeous sunset of Manhattan,” notes the listing. “Truly one of a kind, this is a rare offering opportunity to claim a residence that transcends the ordinary either for a private living or the most special entertainment alike.” 

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    Kendrick Lamar Just Dropped $8.6 Million on 3-Floor Penthouse in Brooklyn

    There’s nothing humble about Kendrick Lamar’s new home. 

    The Swimming Pools rapper has just splashed out a cool $8.6 million for a three-floor penthouse in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Heights triplex, which was originally listed for $8.9 million, is positioned atop Pierhouse, a 10-story apartment building that, per The New York Post, counts Ed Sheeran, Matt Damon, and Amy Schumer among its A-list residents. The Post also revealed that the hip-hop hitmaker was previously shopping around the Quay Tower in Brooklyn Heights and Olympia in Dumbo before deciding on 90 Furman Street.  

    When it comes to Kung-Fu Kenny’s 3,140-square-foot pied-à-terre, the property features four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and a whopping 2,000 square feet of outdoor space spread over two levels, including a private rooftop that overlooks the East River, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and lower Manhattan. Some of the standout features of the townhouse-style condo are its soaring 18-foot ceilings, reclaimed heartwood pine floors, and walls of floor-to-ceiling windows.  

    Kendrick Lamar just nabbed a triplex penthouse at a celeb-loved apartment building in Brooklyn.

    Elsewhere, the kitchen is decked out with top-of-the-line Gaggenau appliances, swanky Calacatta Tucci marble counters, and solid American walnut cabinets. Of course, the 17-time Grammy Award-winner will have access to all of the development’s amenities too. These include 24-hour concierge services, a fitness center, and a meditation studio. Residents of Pierhouse are also able to enjoy a slate of perks, such as a rooftop swimming pool and bar, provided by the adjacent 1 Hotel.  

    The rapper’s new pad has floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the East River and lower Manhattan skyline.

    King Kendrick’s latest New York City purchase joins the celebrated musician’s robust real estate portfolio. Most recently, in 2022, he dropped a hefty $15.9 million on a house in the Bel-Air area of Los Angeles. The 8,000-square-foot estate was originally built in the 1950s by architect Edward Fickett—who was also a consultant to President Dwight D. Eisenhower—and features seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and enviable extras like a swimming pool, a 4K movie theater, a gym, and a wine cellar.  

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning singer/songwriter snagged a $9.7 million mansion in Manhattan Beach in 2019, and the year before, he ponied up $2.6 million for an investment property in Calabasas. His first purchase, however, was a modest four-bedroom abode that he bought in Eastvale in 2014.

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    Danny McBride’s Duplex Penthouse in the Heart of Hollywood Can Be Yours for $1.8 Million

    The year before Danny McBride’s HBO series Eastbound and Down premiered in 2009, the showbiz multihyphenate plunked down a tad more than $1.4 million for a duplex penthouse in the heart of Hollywood that he’s now got on the market for a sliver under $1.8 million. The condo, with HOA fees of almost $2,500 a month, is available with Deedee Howard of The Agency.

    McBride, who also co-created and starred in Vice Principals and the skewering comedy series The Righteous Gemstones, has had the one-bedroom, two-bath aerie on and off the sales and rental market several times in previous years, according to online records, including in 2013 when it was available to lease at $8,500 per month as well as in 2020 when it popped up for sale for $1.85 million.

    The double-height penthouse has unobstructed views of The Hollywood Sign and the Capital Records building.

    Jason Shaltz

    Perched ten floors above the corner of Hollywood and Vine within the landmark Broadway Hollywood building, the not-quite 2,200-square-foot loft-style condo has soaring, double-height ceilings and broad ribbons of windows with panoramic views of the iconic Capital Records building as well as The Hollywood Sign.

    Dark brown hardwood floors reflect the copious sunlight that pours in while also grounding the voluminous spaces that offer vast expanses of cotton-white walls ideal for artwork. Exposed ductwork nods to the classic industrial loft style. Below the lofted bedroom, the kitchen has stainless-steel cabinetry and premium-grade appliances. And beyond the kitchen, near the entrance, there’s a cozy media lounge.

    Off the kitchen and near the front door is a cozy media lounge.

    Jason Shaltz

    At the foot of the staircase, a small area is well suited as a home office, and at the top, the bedroom hovers above the living space below and looks out over the city through the massive windows. A spacious walk-in closet and an Art Deco-inspired marble bathroom complete the suite, while a second bathroom on the main floor is also decadently dressed in marble tiles. The penthouse transfers with two parking spaces with 24-hour valet service, a nice feature in a car-centric city where people have been known to drive half a block to the corner supermarket.

    The building, with a lively Katsuya sushi restaurant as its primary ground-floor retail tenant, has long been a favorite with showbiz movers and shakers. Previous owners and past tenants include Jason Statham, Charlize Theron, and Erika Jayne of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, who once maintained her “Pretty Mess” clubhouse in the building.

    The marble bathrooms evoke the glossy glamour of Old Hollywood.

    Jason Shaltz

    The building offers residents secured access via an attended lobby dripping in Old Hollywood glamour. A recently refurbished rooftop includes a swimming pool and a spa with wraparound views, along with a fitness center. The Broadway Hollywood, built in the late 1920s as the B.H. Dyas Company Department Store and converted to condos in 2005, currently falls under the Mills Act, which reduces property taxes in exchange for maintaining the historic integrity of the building. 

    McBride and his family have lived primarily in South Carolina since 2017, when they sold their Hollywood Hills home for $3.5 million and picked up a waterfront spread near Charleston for $4 million.

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    Bad Bunny Is Renting This Swanky N.Y.C. Penthouse for $150,000 a Month

    Bad Bunny is officially a New Yorker.  

    Originally from Puerto Rico, the Grammy-winning rapper, whose real name is Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, is renting an ultra-swanky penthouse in Chelsea for a whopping $150,000 per month, the New York Post first reported. Spanning an impressive 4,552 square feet, the apartment sports four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. The palatial pad is matched with 4,593 square feet of patio space, which includes a private 32-foot lap pool, an outdoor kitchen, and multiple seating areas.  

    Last listed for $18.5 million with Chase Landow and Ryan Serhant of Serhant, the airy abode is expected to have its streaming debut next year when it airs on the broker’s new Netflix series, The Post reported. For now, we’ll walk you through what’s inside. The apartment is decked out with oak flooring, custom wood paneling, and soaring 12-foot ceilings. Of course, living high above the Big Apple also comes with the benefit of picturesque city views, courtesy of the home’s sliding glass walls.

    Bad Bunny is renting a New York City penthouse for $150,000 per month.

    Tim Waltman of Evan Joseph Studio

    Entered via a key-lock elevator, the condo opens up to a windowed gallery and leads into an open living room, library, and south-facing terrace. The library comprises a super sleek, sculptural staircase straight to the sprawling rooftop. Back on the main floor, you’ll find a dining room and an eat-in kitchen. The latter is kitted out with custom Molteni cabinets, stainless steel counters, terrazzo floors, and top-of-the-line Gaggenau appliances. 

    The four-bedroom apartment in Chelsea over looks the city and features a 32-foot lap pool.

    Tim Waltman of Evan Joseph Studio

    Other standout features include the primary suite. The bedroom is undeniably worthy of a global superstar with dual walk-in closets and a private balcony. The en-suite bath is equally impressive. Think giant slabs of marble, heated floors, an oil-finished oak vanity, and a soaking tub. While Bad Bunny may be spending more time in the concrete jungle, the Latin artist also owns property in San Juan, Miami, and Los Angeles. Earlier this year, he dropped $8.8 million on a Hollywood Hills mansion.  

    Click here to see all the photos of Bad Bunny’s N.Y.C. penthouse. 

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    Richard Burton’s Former London Mansion Hits the Market for $9.8 Million

    Richard Burton went from being a humble, stage-trained Welsh actor to an international movie star, and it was while he lived in a handsome house in London’s leafy Hampstead Village that he cemented his status as an Old Hollywood legend. 

    The late performer lived on Lyndhurst Road with his first wife, Sybil Christopher, between 1949 and 1956. The couple originally bought a one-bedroom, ground-floor apartment in the building and eventually purchased the remaining floors following Burton’s success. It was while in residence on Lyndhurst Road that he took on some of his most famous roles, including those in The Desert Rats, The Robe, and Alexander the Great.

    It’s also where he lived when he first met Elizabeth Taylor in 1953. Burton and Taylor would not, however, get to know each other romantically until after they were reacquainted in the early 1960s on the set of the epic period drama Cleopatra. They would later and famously go on to marry—twice.

    The London residence where Welsh actor Richard Burton once lived has hit the market

    Grant Frazer

    Fast-forward to today, and the Victorian residence is now on the market for £7.95 million (or roughly $9.8 million). A blue plaque near the front door commemorates Burton’s time in residency; the historic destination was unveiled in 2011 by fellow Welsh actor Michael Sheen. 

    “This Blue Plaque house is not only notable due to the provenance of its former famous resident, but it also represents a rare opportunity to purchase a magnificent family home situated in the heart of Hampstead and within easy walking distance of Hampstead Heath,” says Mark Pollack, co-founding director of Aston Chase, in a press release. 

    The primary suite has views of St Paul’s Cathedral

    Grant Frazer

    The abode, built by architect Henry Davidson, dates back to the 1860s. Altogether, the spread comprises a semi-detached dwelling with six bedrooms plus a separate self-contained two-bedroom garden apartment. 

    There are heaps of original period details throughout, like high ceilings, tall windows, marble fireplaces, and French doors. Other highlights include a top-floor penthouse studio, a 60-foot-long rear garden, and views of St. Paul’s Cathedral from the primary suite.

    “It’s a rare find on one of Hampstead’s most sought-after tree-lined streets,” adds Knight Frank’s Katy Brookes, who’s co-listing the home. 

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    First Look: Inside the Luxurious Nobu Residences in Los Cabos

    Nobu Hotel Los Cabos is about to feel a lot more like home. The Baja California Sur resort has officially unveiled the design of its private residences—and we got a sneak peek inside.  

    The veteran hospitality brand’s Mexico outpost has added an additional 60 residential-style accommodations to its swanky 200-room property, ranging from one to four-bedroom suites that all live up to Nobu’s contemporary, Japanese aesthetic. The luxurious new units act as an extension of the hotel—meaning, they’re only available for guest bookings, not for lease or to buy like traditional residential concepts.  

    “Our goal when creating Nobu Residences was to give guests a sanctuary that they can call home in Los Cabos,” says Richard Sorensen, general manager at Nobu Hotel Los Cabos, in a press statement. “With amplified luxury amenities unique to the residences such as private pools, home gyms, barbecues, and more, new doors are opened to experience the Nobu lifestyle on a personal level, whether it’s hosting private dinners and events, or just spending quality time with family.”

    An inside look at the new Nobu Residences Los Cabos

    Nobu Residences Los Cabos

    From the moment you arrive, you’ll be treated to a private VIP check-in experience and an epic array of exclusive amenities. The latter runs the gamut from your own fitness room and massage suite to a 24-hour personal concierge and an au pair room. If you don’t feel like hitting up any of the hotel’s world-famous restaurants one evening, you can opt for an in-residence meal prepared by a private chef.  

    Each of the 60 residences is minimalist in its design and pays homage to the Baja area with handcrafted decor by local artisans. A fully functioning kitchen, a terrace deck, and a deep soaking tub in the bathroom all come standard with the suites. In the one-bedroom Hikari category, there are either garden or golf course views, a living room, and a dining area spread across its 1,046 square feet. Elsewhere, the 2,051-square-foot Asahi accommodation offers up the same, apart from its two beds and a terrace with a barbecue.  

    Each of the 60 suites comes with an outdoor terrace deck

    Nobu Residences Los Cabos

    The larger Sakyü suite, meanwhile, measures 4,483 square feet and is decked out with one king bed and two doubles. Here, you’ll have a garden view with the added bonus of a private plunge pool. The largest residence is the four-bedroom Kogane Penthouse, spanning 6,141 square feet with either golf course or partial ocean vistas. Naturally, no matter which residence you choose, you’ll have access to all of the hotel’s facilities. There’s a 13,691-square-foot spa and wellness center, four swimming pools, and chef Nobu Matsuhisa–approved fine-dining venues.  

    Starting rates for Nobu Residences Los Cabos begin at $1,600 per night. 

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