David Bowie’s New York apartment with Central Park views is for sale for $6.5 million

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  • The apartment comes with David Bowie's personal piano!

    A stunning three-bedroom New York apartment once owned by David Bowie is on the market for $6.5 million. Bowie and his wife, Iman, lived in the Essex House apartment for the best part of a decade – their Golden Years, you might say! And though they sold the property back in 2002, a small piece of Bowie’s legacy remains – a Yahama piano owned by the legendary singer still stands in the living room.

    While the pad’s celebrity past is a huge draw in itself, the Manhattan flat has many more selling points.

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    David Bowie house

    Could the most impressive feature be the large living room? Its picture windows frame a clear, unobstructed view of Central Park and the city skyline.

    David Bowie house

    Or is it perhaps the two master-size bedrooms, both with hardwood floors and views across the city?

    David Bowie house

    David Bowie house

    Maybe it’s the two beautifully crafted en-suite bathrooms, clad in marble, porcelain and limestone, with rain showers and heated floors? We don’t think we’d want to make any Changes there!

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    Or how about the newly renovated kitchen, with polished countertops and custom cabinetry? It features top-of-the-range appliances including a Miele oven and dishwasher.

    David Bowie house

    In addition to all of these wonderful features, the 1,877 sq ft apartment also benefits from its position within a condominium hotel. Essex House offers a luxury blend of residential and hotel living, and residents have access to a maid service and 24-hour room service, as well as a gym, a spa and a five-star restaurant.

    The apartment is on the market with Corcoran for $6,495,000 and is within walking distance of all the major New York sites, including Fifth Avenue, Broadway and Carnegie Hall.

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    For buyers needing a bit more persuasion… the current owners are including Bowie’s Yahama piano in the sale.

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