$18.5M Heinz Heriess’s Sutton Place Townhouse is Under Contract, Portion of Profits to be Donated to Charities
1 Sutton Place, New York, New York, United States, 10022
A magnificent century old brick townhouse in New York City with a long list of prominent owners and direct water views from all major rooms is currently labelled as being under contract. The five-storey, 7,000 square foot residence, designed by Mott Schmidt and built c.1920, has been on the market since 2018 for as much as $21,000,000. Previous owners include the Vanderbilts, Charles Merrill and most recently Drue Heinz of the Heinz ketchup fortune. According to Architectural Digest, Heinz, who passed in 2018 at the age of 103, requested that a portion of the profits from the sale were to be donated to various charities that she had supported. With its brick facade, shutters and famous blue door, this landmark property includes a gracious entrance hall leading to a 21-foot dining room with French doors opening to a terrace, a sweeping staircase, 32-foot drawing room with windows overlooking the garden and a lovely terrace room on the fourth floor opening to a sun room with glass ceiling and walls. There are six fireplaces throughout, as well as six bedrooms, six bathrooms, two half bathrooms and a large kitchen. The grounds are kept up by The Sutton Square Garden Association. This incredible offering is currently labelled as being under contract but was listed for $18,500,000 with Sotheby’s International Realty.