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One of 15 Central Park West's exorbitant penthouses found a buyer

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The sprawling 40th floor condo didn’t have to wait too long for its next owner

Douglas Elliman.

One of New York City’s most expensive homes for sale has managed to snag a buyer. According to The Real Deal, a penthouse in Robert A.M. Stern’s uberexclusive 15 Central Park West, asking an astonishing $59 million, has reportedly sold to a wealthy Chinese buyer.

The sprawling 40th-floor condo within the Limestone Jesus didn’t have to wait too long for its next owner. The 5,300-square-foot home, belonging to former Barclay’s CEO Bob Diamond, first appeared on the market last December. While the final sale price won’t likely hit public records for a while, TRD’s sources say it’ll likely sell for about $50 million.

The apartment itself has just four bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, a large eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, a private “entry gallery,” and a library with its own powder room and bar. The apartment doesn’t come with any outdoor space, but there are unobstructed Central Park views.

Several of the building’s other high-profile residents are looking to part ways with their absurdly expensive homes. Sting and wife Trudie Styler recently listed their stylish 16th and 17th floor duplex for $56 million, while financier and philanthropist Jeffrey C. Walker looks to unload his expansive four-bedroom apartment for $38 million.

15 Central Park West

15 Central Park West, Manhattan, NY 10023