{on the market: manhattan townhouse}



. . . shall always adore katie lee's ultra-chic four-story west village townhouse, famously decorated by nate berkus a million years ago, in 2006; first seen in domino magazine and still an all-time favourite, the 4000 sq ft home, which includes 3/4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 4 fireplaces, an elevator, a landscaped garden, matchbooked marble detailing, and antiqued gold-leafing, is now on the market, and it is always interesting to compare how the real estate listing shots, often taken wide angles, differ from the rich, more detailed shots published in magazines; and so, a glimpse . . .

the living room, as it appeared in the real estate listing

the living room, as it appeared in domino magazine

the kitchen, as it appeared in the listing

the kitchen, as shot for by paul costello for domino magazine

the dining room, as it appeared in the listing

the dining room, with katie lee, as shot for domino magazine

the stunning gold-leafed dressing room, as it appeared in the listing

the dressing room, as it appeared in town & country magazine

the upstairs den, (cropped) as it appeared in the listing

the den, as shot by paul costello for domino magazine

the master bedroom, (cropped), as it appeared in the listing

the master bedroom, as shot for nate berkus (from a previous post)


top & above: the living room, as it appeared in the listing

the living room, as shot by paul costello for nate berkus

an all-time favourite shot: the living room, as it appeared in domino


{p.s.} previous on the market features:
* a grand victorian, australia
* a swedish apartment

{images: prudential douglas elliman real estate, photography by paul costello for domino magazine, nate berkus, simply smitten, a previous post; discovered via haute design}

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Blogger christine {bijouandboheme} said...

Thank you for the gorgeous on such a gloomy winter day- this place is absolute perfection in my books- the gold leaf dressing room is almost too much heaven to take- stunning!!

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Kerry said...

What a stunning home.... and love those comparisons of how the home appeared in the listing and in the magazines!

January 25, 2011  
Blogger CashmereLibrarian said...

Thank you for pulling all these shots together! Such a beautiful, beautiful home; too bad about the marriage...

January 25, 2011  
Anonymous This Much said...

Well, I would like a dressing room like that! A dressing room at all would be so nice!

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Jenni Austria Germany said...

love the headboard!

January 25, 2011  
Blogger magdalena viktoria said...

the dining room! I love the idea of putting books in a dining room.

January 25, 2011  
Anonymous Tamara, Bella Boho said...

One of my faves from Domino as well, such a lovely and livabel home!

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Cara said...

I LOVE that you did this post!!!

January 25, 2011  
Anonymous Dagmarette @ The Finishing School said...

ahhh... she's living my dream. I love the kitchen/dining area with the floor to ceiling windows. Amazing.

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Ms. Givens said...

Its very calming to the eye. Love the sofa!

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Mrs. Wedding Crasher said...

I adore the bed!

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Giselle said...

Stunning, the closet is gush worthy ;)

January 25, 2011  
Blogger A Gift Wrapped Life said...

So gorgeous.............sigh. XO

January 25, 2011  
OpenID ruffledrose.com said...

So beautiful! I love the concept of the townhouse. So regal!
- xo, Vanessa Elizabeth

January 25, 2011  
Blogger ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR said...

Wowzers, that is some place...lovely post doll :)

XoXO-Kelli K

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Monica from Hola!design said...

What a beautiful bathroom! The chandelier is stunning.

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Meggie Gurtler Photography said...

wow! when can i move in?! :)

January 25, 2011  
Blogger Meggie Gurtler Photography said...

wow! amazing, when can i move in?! :)

January 25, 2011  
Blogger size too small said...

ummmm, amazing. can you even imagine a space like that in new york?

January 26, 2011  
Blogger Eleni said...

I love this place and all the velvet and the gold and the warm tones and that big fireplace.. beautiful!!

January 26, 2011  
Blogger Cool Kids Say Nik said...

This is lovely! This just became my dream home!


January 26, 2011  
Blogger Jane Flanagan said...

Yikes! Love that bathroom!

January 26, 2011  
Anonymous Alexandra said...

This post totally fits the name of your blog. Super glamorous!!!

January 26, 2011  
Blogger Bre said...

Such a stunning home! It's cool to see the difference between real estate pictures and those done for publications. I think I prefer the dreamy quality and art direction of publications! ;) Nate Berkus did a beautiful job, I love Katie Lee. Hope we get to see her new space!

January 26, 2011  
Blogger MARGARITA BLOOM said...

I could sooooo get comfy in all those rooms! Ohhh, how I love the gold leaf dressing room... ultra fabulous post. :)

January 26, 2011  
Blogger the lil bee said...

Everything is so clean, soft, and plush in this home. I forgot how much I loved it when I first viewed it in Domino. Her dining room, with the china and cookbooks mixed together, is impeccable. And I can't even discuss her boudoir! Would love to tour this house.

January 27, 2011  
Anonymous Brittany @ The Aubergine Notebook said...

i loved this post! not only is it a stunning town home but it was really fun to see the comparison between real estate listings images and images that were shot for a magazine of the same space.

January 27, 2011  
Blogger Bustle said...

That gold headboard is by far my favorite piece ever. And since I have an obsession with chandeliers and classic vintage furniture the first two rooms are ideal!

January 28, 2011  
Blogger Little Pink Rain Boots said...

Fantastic house, I think if they were ever to redo Breakfast At Tiffany's this would be the townhouse to do it in!

January 30, 2011  
Blogger megshead said...

Can you tell me where you got the chandelier in the family room?

October 20, 2011  

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