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San Remo penthouse once owned by Demi Moore seeks $50M

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The penthouse traded just over two years ago for $45 million

A double-height living area with cherry wood wall paneling and six windows looking onto Central Park.
The triplex penthouse sits in the San Remo’s south tower, opposite the north penthouse that’s owned by Bono.
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The fabled San Remo triplex that sits atop the building’s south tower is poised to return to the market for $50 million, two and half years after selling to an anonymous trust for $45 million. Word of the penthouse’s listing comes via the Wall Street Journal, who got the scoop from the property’s listing agent, Roger Erickson at Douglas Elliman.

The penthouse’s seller remains under wraps, but the property has a storied history of owners that nearly makes up for that. Prior to its current owners, the penthouse belonged to actress Demi Moore who purchased the 8,000-square-foot pad in 1990 with then-husband Bruce Willis.

Moore listed the property on the open market—after allegedly trying to offload it as a whisper listing—for $75 million in April 2015. “I’m spending the majority of my time in my other homes, and this apartment is too magnificent not to be lived in full time,” Moore told the New York Times at the time of its listing. (Moore and Willis also owned a maisonette in the building. That property is not part of the current listing, a Douglas Elliman rep confirms.)

A living room staged with white furniture and a white rug, and with a fire lit in its fireplace, overlooks Central Park.
A living room overlooks Central Park.
A dining room with white walls hung with modern art revolves around a long rectangular dining table with seating for 14.
In the formal dining room, plaster work in the ceiling offsets the room’s modern staging by ASH NYC.
A breakfast nook with a window overlooking the New York skyline has a green tiled floor.
The breakfast area that leads to the kitchen shows off the co-op’s so-called Southwestern Motif.
The kitchen has cherry wood cabinets, a center island, and green soapstone countertops.
Not too shabby of a place to wash dishes.

Before Moore and Willis purchased the property, it was owned by Bee Gees manager Robert Stigwood who expanded the co-op to its current configuration after buying some mechanical space at the top of the building, according to Erickson.

That five-bedroom apartment has 14 rooms, not counting bathrooms, that are done up in a Southwestern Mission motif and accented with cherry wood. A library on the apartment’s southeast corner includes original plaster rosette molding and bas reliefs on the ceiling. A living room nearby with three exposures overlooks Central Park (along with many other windows throughout the co-op.).Central Park

A media room at the top of the building’s south tower parallels the penthouse of the north tower, home to Bono. In addition to its 8,000 interior square feet, the penthouse also has nearly 1,500 square feet of wraparound terraces.

A sculptural staircase in cherry wood winds around a corridor with two windows overlooking the city.
A winding staircase shows off different city vistas.
A double-height lounge with cherry wall paneling and a multitude of windows overlooking Central Park and south.
This double-height lounge that opens onto a wraparound terrace is the penthouse’s most notable room.

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