- The Upper East Side six-level townhouse has six bedrooms, 14 bathrooms and Central Park views
- Real estate developer Keith Rubenstein and wife Inga purchased the home in 2007 for $35million
- It then underwent a three-year top to bottom renovation and now features a gym, spa and 1,000-bottle wine cellar
- The home has been the setting for dinners with Cristiano Ronaldo and Nicky Hilton’s engagement party
Anneta Konstantinides For Dailymail.com
A real estate developer’s stunning 15,000 sq ft Manhattan mansion, partially adorned with Hermes leather walls, has been listed for $84.5million.
Keith Rubenstein and his wife Inga’s incredible Upper East Side six-level townhouse has six bedrooms, 14 bathrooms and views overlooking Central Park.
Luxury oozes from every floor, a sweeping marble staircase leading guests to a living room with 17-foot tall ceilings and a dining room with handmade marquetry floors inspired by a Russian palace.
Real estate developer Keith Rubenstein and his wife Inga have just put their incredible Manhattan limestone mansion on the market for $84.5m
The luxurious living room in the 15,000 sq ft townhouse, located on the Upper East Side of the city
The living room features 17-foot ceilings, a chandelier and a pink sculpture by the New York artist KAWS
The entrance gallery to the 1903 six-floor apartment, which the Rubensteins purchased in 2007 for $35m
One can travel to the lower level for relaxation, where there is a massage room, sauna and cold plunge pool in addition to a gym.
Or maybe enter the boudoir dubbed ‘Inga’s world’, which features a freestanding deep-soaking tub, a fireplace, and a temperature-controlled closet for furs and refrigerator specifically designed to preserve makeup.
Also connected to the third-floor master suite is Rubenstein’s bathroom, complete with a dressing room and anti-fog shaving mirror, according to listing agent The Modlin Group.
But what the limestone mansion, designed in the neoclassical Beaux-Arts style, was really made for is entertaining – ranging from dinners with Cristiano Ronaldo to an engagement party for Nicky Hilton.
On the fifth floor is the media room, featuring a full wet bar, the billiard room, outfitted with the custom red Hermes leather, and a smoking room the Rubensteins specifically had made for their European friends.
The gallery’s lit-up ‘Forever’ sign, by British artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster, is just one of the many art pieces on display in the mansion
On the fifth floor is the media room, featuring a full wet bar, the billiard room, outfitted with the custom red Hermes leather (pictured)
The Rubensteins master suite, which features entrances to his and her bathrooms and separate dressing rooms
Dubbed ‘Inga’s world’, this boudoir features a deep-soaking tub, fireplace, and refrigerator specifically designed to preserve makeup
Inga’s dressing room also features a temperature-controlled closet specifically meant for furs
When the weather’s right the party can move outdoors to the 2,500 sq ft space that can be accessed by elevator.
There’s a full outdoor kitchen, a Zen rock garden and a deck that can fit parties of 100 people, no doubt enjoying wine from the 1,000-bottle cellar downstairs.
The 1903 home was deteriorating when Rubenstein, co-founder of the Somerset Partners real estate investment firm, and former model Inga purchased it in 2007 for $35million.
It underwent a three-year top to bottom renovation to transform the building, the couple told Architectural Digest.
The building, which had been split into multiple units, was then transformed into the Manhattan mansion it is today, a place for the couple to entertain and display their extensive art collection.
The custom-made library on the third floor features, outfitted with leather panel inserts on the walls
The dining room has handmade marquetry floors inspired by the Pavlovsk Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, a nod to Inga’s roots
Nearby the media room (pictured) is a smoking room the Rubensteins specifically had made for their European friends
The UES mansion features six bedrooms and fourteen bathrooms, as well as views overlooking Central Park
‘There are a lot of great walls to show art in this house,’ Rubenstein told The Wall Street Journal.
Walk through the rooms and one can find pieces by Jeff Koons, Rob Pruitt and Dan Colen, as well as a pink sculpture by KAWS and a lit-up sign reading ‘Forever’ by Tim Noble and Sue Webster.
Rubenstein said the family is ready to move on now that his youngest child is leaving for college and he is and his wife are exploring a return to downtown.
‘We like to move every now and then,’ he said. ‘We like projects.’
The townhouse, once split into multiple units, underwent a top to bottom three-year renovation after it was bought by the couple (pictured in 2009)
Rubenstein said the family is ready to move from the home now that his youngest child is leaving for college
It now also features a complete gym on the bottom floor, complete with weights and cardio equipment
There is also a sauna, massage room and cold plunge pool (pictured) in addition to the gym and wine cellar downstairs
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