There will never be a time when people aren’t curious about how the wealthy live. NYC’s best apartments can be priced by location, size, amenities and any other number of Manhattan neighborhood variables.

The one common factor they all share is the number of commas.

Below you will find the 5 most expensive Manhattan listings by Platinum Properties.

40 Broad Street, Penthouse – $12,995,000

The video gives you all the details you need. A fully furnished Versailles.

  • Modeled after 15th-century church in Palma, Italy
  • 50-foot, continuous wall of windows
  • Open views of the Statue of Liberty and World Trade Center.
  • 1000 pound circa-1880 steel brass safe bought from the Bank of France (Vichy)
  • Motorized blinds
  • Reclaimed hardwood floors from the Portuguese embassy in Paris
  • Open layout can be separated by two retractable, 1-way mirrored, glass garage doors
  • Sauna bathroom w/ reclaimed 1930’s floral patterned hand-cut blue stone tiles from Belgium
  • Grand stone tub cut from a single stone imported from Mexico.
  • Napoleon III chairs, tufted sofas in mohair, vintage French leather club chairs, industrial factory lights
  • 1920’s street lights from Brussels
  • Stainless 1920s Art Deco kitchen doors rescued from a theater in Hawaii
  • Three floor-to-ceiling Gagganeau wine refrigerators
  • 16-foot metal bar
  • 1908 two-tier converted gas reflective chandelier
  • Two 1920’s and 1970’s (respectively) Murano glass chandeliers
  • 50” TV ceiling-descending television

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111 Jane Street – $12,495,000

This triplex penthouse in the West Village features 4 beds / 3.5 baths and a host of luxurious features including:

  • Five private terraces
  • A fully equipped rooftop terrace
  • Three wood-burning fireplaces
  • Unobstructed Hudson River views
  • Private keyed elevator opening into main living room area with chef’s kitchen
  • White oak herringbone floors
  • Custom cabinetry and top of the line Wolff and Sub Zero appliances
  • Dark-lacquered library/theater w/ floor-to-ceiling glass greenhouse enclosure
  • Powder room w/ custom snakeskin wall covering and vintage marble sink w/ Waterworks fixtures.
  • Master suite covering entire third floor
  • Terrace views of Hudson River, World Trade Center and Statue of Liberty
  • Master bath ft. Calacatta marble floors, walls, vanity, steam shower, free-standing Contura II soaking tub by Americh
  • Junior master suite w/ fireplace, sitting area, balcony, walk-in closet, en-suite bath.
  • Additional bedrooms w/ shared balcony
  • Fully integrated Crestron and Lutron systems, in-ceiling speakers, alarm
  • Private, finished rooftop w/ outdoor kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances

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308 West 18th Street – $9,995,000

A 5 story, 6 bed / 5 bath / 2 powder room, 8,200 square foot, single-family Chelsea townhouse

  • Rear façade w/ glass wall stretching entire height of the building
  • Private garden
  • Finished rooftop w/ pool, lounge, dining area with work station
  • Garden level entrance w/ mosaic tile flooring, entertainment area, media room
  • Parlor entrance
  • Chef’s kitchen w/ Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator/freezer, Wolf range, six-burner stovetop/oven, Miele wine storage, coffee system
  • Dining room w/ high-honed stone countertops, backsplash, ten-person seating
  • 5th floor master suite w/ direct roof access
  • Siberia chevron patterned stone floors, Polaris stone walls, custom oak cabinetry with white dove interiors
  • Finished cellar ft. home gym with rubber tile flooring and tempered mirrors, home theater, full bath

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781 Fifth Avenue – $3,695,000

A 2 bed / 3 bath home located at the intersection of New York’s most famous park and shopping district.

  • Sherry Netherlands (The Sherry) building
  • Maids quarters w/ full bathroom
  • Central Park views, double exposure, and maids room with full bathroom
  • Built in 1927 as world-class hotel. Converted in 1954 to cooperative ownership
  • Homes have hotel maid service twice a day
  • Harry Cipriani storefront
  • Doubles private club

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418 East 59th Street – $3,500,000

A penthouse duplex with two private terraces – truly a rare find.

  • 10ft ceilings
  • Dramatic views
  • 2 private terraces w/ spectacular city, river views
  • Previously owned by Indian royalty
  • Doorman
  • Walking distance from Central Park, fine dining, theaters, shopping

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With an average selling price of $2,000,000; amazing Manhattan apartments grow closer and closer within reach of Generation-Y.

Please feel free to call, email or simply browse our listings. Whether it’s a $1,500 studio or $25,000 penthouse rental or a $5,000,000 home, we are confident we can put you in the perfect space.