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Charles Street 'Maisonette' Was Last Week's Priciest Apartment Sale

 The most expensive apartment sold in New York City last week was at 150 Charles St.
The most expensive apartment sold in New York City last week was at 150 Charles St.
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WEST VILLAGE — The most expensive apartment sold in New York City last week was one of the "maisonettes" at 150 Charles St., according to Donna Olshan's weekly luxury market report.

Apartment M10, a triplex condo, went for $15.5 million, reduced from $16.85 million when it was first listed in June, according to Olshan.

Olshan said condo has 5,612 square feet across its three floors, with four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. The living room boasts 19-foot ceilings, a fireplace and a 458-square-foot garden.

The apartment was sold by its original buyer, an unusual move that has garnered attention for 150 Charles since its developer, Witkoff, decided to allow condo buyers to flip their apartments before their construction was even finished. Olshan said the original buyer purchased the pad, which went on the market in 2013, for $12.5 million after having only seen floor plans.

The arrangement has also allowed condo owners to put their units up for rent. The first-ever rental in the building was listed at the end of August for a monthly rent of $35,000. The unit is a duplex and comes with its own private garage.

The building itself offers 40,000 square feet of private green space, a covered driveway with parking, hotel concierge service, a 3,000-square-foot fitness center with a yoga studio, a professional spa with a 75-foot pool, a steam room, a dry sauna, massage rooms, and a juice bar, an event room with a kitchen, and a children's play room.

Olshan said construction at 150 Charles is nearly finished.

The building was also flagged in CityRealty's September report for having listed a ninth-floor six-bedroom duplex for $44 million. That apartment, #9A, is 5,840 square feet with an additional 3,000 square feet of private landscaped terraces.

The Douglas Elliman team responsible for the building's record-breaking sales has been with the project since its conception, and includes Madeline Hult Elghanayan, Darren Sukenik, Peter Zaitzeff and Raphael De Niro, son of actor Robert De Niro.