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Ready to Live Like Royalty?

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Purchase one of the following listings to become neighbors of the Royal Family.

The Royal Family is known for fiercely protecting their privacy, especially concerning their vast and luxurious properties. However, public records reveal that the Crown owns quite a few properties in NYC—some of which currently have listings for sale.

If living among royalty has been your dream, now’s your chance to make it a reality. Below is a list of eight buildings currently housing one or more units owned by the Firm.

50 United Nations Plaza, Penthouse 42

Neighborhood
Turtle Bay
Price
$39,950,000
Size
5 Bed, 7 Bath
Cap Rate
-0.73%

50 United Nations Plaza has several units available, but none like Penthouse 42. Covering nearly 10,000 SF across the the top two floors of the building, this palatial penthouse offers its new owner breathtaking city views and unparalleled privacy.

Designed by Pritzker Prize recipients Foster + Partners and built by legendary NYC developers Zeckendorf Development and Global Holdings, this duplex penthouse is unlike anything else in the city!

Its two outdoor spaces are enough to captivate any buyer, sporting a large terrace placed right off the main living area and a 30-foot, infinity-edge swimming pool connected to the primary bedroom lounge.

Floor-to-ceiling glass windows allow panoramic views of the East River and Manhattan skyline, including the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings. A grand entry foyer leads into a spacious 75-ft living, dining, and entertainment area.

The penthouse’s soaring, 13-foot ceilings separate the 42nd and 43rd floors, which owners can navigate through a stainless steel floating staircase, or private interior elevator.

Poliform lacquer cabinetry and Miele appliances embellish the unit’s large, windowed chef kitchen, making this dreamy penthouse the ideal place for entertaining a large group of loved ones. According to city records, the Royal Family owns unit 18B.

50 United Nations Plaza, 33A

Neighborhood
Turtle Bay
Price
$4,995,000
Size
3 Bed, 3 Bath
Cap Rate
-0.34%

Perched on the 33rd floor and drenched in sunlight, this sophisticated three-bedroom, three-bathroom luxury condo is essentially brand new. Having barely been lived in, this elegant pad is in pristine condition.

The condo’s entrance boasts an elegant foyer with a large coat closet and a luxurious powder room embellished with Noir du Roi marble floors.

Its creators, Architect Sir Norman Foster and Interior Designer Patrick Lonn, incorporated solid white oak hardwood floors, motorized shades, and multi-zone central air-conditioning into the flat for gracious living.

The grand living room displays eastern and southern exposures of the East River and the Manhattan skyline through floor-to-ceiling bay windows. The master bathroom provides similar comfortable views from the ivory-white bathtub, which allows for expansive spottings of the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings.

In addition to a spacious walk-in closet, the condo’s master bedroom also comes with a gorgeous 18-foot-long dressing room.

With only two residences on the floor, this luxury condo offers maximum privacy and living space. The residence boasts 11’’ ceilings and covers approximately 2,609 square feet. The unit can be purchased furnished or unfurnished. As of November 2022, the unit has a contract pending.

171 East 84th Street, 36E

Neighborhood
Upper East Side
Price
$2,995,000
Size
3 Bed, 2 Bath
Cap Rate
1.61%

Every room in this sky-high penthouse offers sweeping views of Central Park and the NYC skyline. A large balcony sits on the south end of this spacious three-bedroom, two-bathroom condo, allowing its owner to take in the sites over a morning coffee or romantic, night star gaze.

Boasting a beautiful open living area and a modern windowed kitchen, this luminous flat feels oversized. The top of the building hosts a pool, a fitness center, and a roof deck offering unparalleled 360-degree views of the city.

Located just a few blocks from Central Park, this luxury residence is near excellent transportation options, fine dining venues, and various boutiques. Owning a total of five units throughout the building (10C, 18C, 18D, 26E, and 34C), this white-glove residence is a Royal Family favorite.

303 East 43rd Street, 18A

Neighborhood
Turtle Bay
Price
$1,995,000
Size
2 Bed, 2 Bath
Cap Rate
1.70%

This newly renovated, contemporary two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo offers its new owner a beautiful open layout in which they can easily host friends and family. Its spacious entertainment area includes a European chef’s kitchen, Danish hardwood oak flooring, and a state-of-the-art home control system.

Floor-to-ceiling windows and nine-foot-tall ceilings allow for sweeping views of New York’s iconic city space from the kitchen, dining, and living room areas. Motorized blinds, in-wall speakers, and a three-zone central HVAC system are only some of this smart home’s many high-tech features.

Boasting high-end Italian cabinets by Scavolini and Neolith sintered porcelain counters, the kitchen is a true gem. Its owner can count on top-of-the-line appliances from SubZero and Miele, as well as an under-counter, dual-zone wine cooler by Liebherr.

Located in New York’s esteemed International Plaza, the flat offers the best of midtown Manhattan right at your doorstep. The Royal Family owns three units here, 10B, 12B, and 28B. This professionally designed flat is a true turn-key property and prospective burgers can purchase fully furnished.

415 East 37th Street, 37C

Neighborhood
Murray Hill
Price
$1,599,000
Size
2 Bed, 2 Bath
Cap Rate
1.35%

Enjoy gorgeous views of the East River along with the Brooklyn and Queens skylines from this spacious, high-floor condo. The walls of glass windows in each room of this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment provide southern and eastern exposures.

The Horizon Condominium is a full-service building boasting a large, full-floor gym with top-of-the-line exercise equipment and two roof decks offering panoramic views of the city. The Royal Family owns unit 28F.

The building has various relaxing amenities like a massage room, sauna, steam room, and jacuzzi. Residents also enjoy laundry facilities and on-site dry cleaning services.

211 West 71st Street, 2A

Neighborhood
Lincoln Square
Price
$1,580,000
Size
2 Bed, 2 Bath
Cap Rate
3.12%

This spacious two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo offers beautiful views of the Hudson. The unit comes with soundproof windows and is finished in natural materials, inspiring moments of serenity within the bustling borough of Manhattan.

Boasting a light-filled, winged layout, this quiet oasis provides ample living space to its new owner. A full suite of stainless steel appliances can be found in the bluish-gray-toned kitchen.

A massive, south-facing great room features original hardwood floors and a unique stone waterfall wall feature. The flat’s king and queen-sized bedrooms come with two spa-like bathrooms covered almost head to toe in earthy stone marble.

Winged at the north and south ends of the home, each bedroom is visually and sonically separated by its corresponding bathrooms and three sets of closets. Each room enjoys the ideal amount of privacy without sacrificing all-day light.

Located in Lincoln Square, this apartment complex sits around the corner from the best transportation hub on the Upper West Side and is just a few blocks away from the green fields of Central Park. The Royal Family owns unit 17C at this luxury residence.

303 East 43rd Street, 2C

Neighborhood
Turtle Bay
Price
$1,340,000
Size
1 Bed, 2 Bath
Cap Rate
1.49%

This newly renovated, one-bedroom residence spans 942 square feet in size and comes with one of the largest private balconies in the building, taking up almost half of the apartment!

Easily convertible into two bedrooms, this luxury residence comes with optimal entertaining space. A cozy foyer with a coat closet opens up to a large living and dining area.

Hardwood flooring, wall lighting, and designer ceilings can be observed throughout the unit. Double exposures to the east and west allow for all-day sunlight.

Conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan, the International Plaza is a full-service, white-glove condominium with a 24-hour doorman and live-in resident manager.

This 29-story condo has a maximum of three apartments per floor, providing residents with excellent privacy. An outdoor garden and greenhouse-style lobby are just two of the building’s common spaces. The Royal Family owns units 10B, 12B, 28B.

The United Nations, Tudor City Park, Grand Central Station, and Ford Foundation Headquarters are all within blocks of this luxury condominium. A Citibike Port can be found immediately outside.

415 East 37th Street, 34H

Neighborhood
Murray Hill
Price
$927,000
Size
1 Bed, 1 Bath
Cap Rate
2.92%

Perched on the 34th floor of a full-service condominium complex, this residence offers jaw-dropping views of the East River and Long Island City skyline. Located in Murray Hill, this elite one-bedroom, one-bathroom home comes with an oversized bedroom that fits a king-sized bed and a custom walk-in closet.

The Horizon Condominium is a white-glove building offering residents the finest amenities in the city, such as a full-time concierge, a beautifully landscaped roof terrace, a two-floor health club, an indoor swimming pool, and a jacuzzi. The Royal Family owns unit 28F.

Conclusion

The Royal Family owns several high-profile properties throughout the city, and prospective homebuyers can become neighbors by purchasing a home listed above. Several units offer advantageous cap rates that provide strong prospective opportunities for investors looking to advertise a unit to curious renters.

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