Travis Mark for Sotheby's International Realty
Only months after the , wife of Henry John Heinz II, the couple’s New York City townhouse at One Sutton Place has for $21 million. The grand scale, Georgian-style home was designed in 1920 for Anne Vanderbilt, wife of William Vanderbilt, and was also owned by Charles Merrill of Merrill Lynch. The house sits on the corner for 57th street and Sutton Place, with breathtaking river views and an expansive shared garden. Drue Heinz, who was a philanthropist most noted for her contributions to the literary community, made the decision to donate a portion of the profit from this sale to charities that she had supported in her lifetime.
The home is nothing short of magnificent, featuring a gracious entrance hall, abundant outdoor space, and of course, a prodigious legacy. Here's a tour of the stunning estate.
The entryway features a sweeping staircase that leads to a spacious landing.
The fourth floor terrace room opens to a sun room, complete with a glass ceiling and walls, overlooking the river.
The home has 6 fireplaces, 8 bathrooms, a chef's kitchen, and a breakfast room.
The study and the parlor can also be easily converted into additional bedrooms.
The lush gardens and manicured lawn feature views of the river and 59th street bridge.
The 21-foot-long dining room is complete with beautiful French doors that open onto the terrace.
The deep, wood-paneled library is filled with ornate detailing and vintage furniture.
The four-story home has private elevator access on all floors, and is complete with several staff rooms.
The master bedroom features a stunning canopy bed, water views, and a custom master bath.
The home is directly abutting the home of the Secretary General of the United Nations and counts prolific architect I.M. Pei as a neighbor.