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The most expensive apartment ever sold in downtown Manhattan is back on the market

For a mere $70 million.

IF YOU’RE LOOKING to invest in a penthouse apartment in downtown Manhattan, now is your chance.

For a mere $70 million, you could be the next owner of Walker Tower’s Penthouse One, located at 212 West 18th Street in Chelsea.

With views of the Empire State Building, Freedom Tower, and all of Manhattan, this penthouse is the ultimate accessory to a jet-setting billionaire lifestyle.

Fancy a tour? Of course you do.

The current owner, Hakkasan CEO Neil Moffitt, bought the penthouse in early 2014 for $50.9 million. It only took him five minutes to decide he wanted the place.

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Sotheby’s International has the 5,955-square-foot, 24th floor listing and describes it as “the crown jewel of Chelsea’s most important address.”

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The apartment has a total of eight (non-bath) rooms: 5 bedrooms, a laundry room, a living room, and a dining room.

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Floor-to-ceiling windows cover all four sides of the penthouse, ensuring plenty of natural light and gorgeous cityscapes

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The 5 full bathrooms, too, have floor-to-ceiling windows. It’ll almost feel like you’re bathing outdoors

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Design accents include granite and stone countertops and French herringbone oak floors. The kitchen features a double oven, flat-top stove, and spectacular view of the Empire State Building

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Off the living room, a south-facing terrace offers beautiful views. If you want a more intimate outdoor setting, opt for one of the balconies

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Read: Robert De Niro’s old apartment is up for sale – for $39.8 million

Read: Michael Jordan is selling one of his houses – and has cut the price to $14.8 million

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