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Following the passing of Drue Heinz, wife of Henry John Heinz II, the couple’s One Sutton Place, New York City townhouse has been placed on the market for $21 million.

Designed in the 1920 for Anne Vanderbilt, wife of William Vanderbilt, the grand scale, Georgian-style home sits on the corner for 57th street and Sutton Place and with it famous blue door has direct water views from all major rooms.

Spanning about 7,000 square feet, it is 20 feet wide and more than 70 feet long, with access to a shared neighborhood garden to the rear, the property has four existing bedrooms; another two rooms, the study and the parlor, which could easily be converted to bedrooms. A gracious entrance hall which leads to a 21-ft dining room with long French doors that open onto a terrace and fabulous garden. A sweeping staircase leads to a wide landing and a 32-ft drawing room with long windows overlooking the garden.

This home has 6 fireplaces, 6 baths and 2 half baths, a huge eat-in chef’s kitchen and breakfast room, staff rooms and an elevator that accesses all floors.

The legacy of this house is amazing and the pedigree of its neighbors attest to its luxurious surroundings. Other prior owners of the townhouse include Charles Merrill, the co-founder of Merrill Lynch.

Listed with Mary Kent of Sotheby’s International Realty for a sale price of $21 million

Images provided by Travis Mark of Sotheby's International Realty


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