Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany’s former Tribeca penthouse has been price-slashed to $10.8 million — down from its $12 million ask earlier this yr. The stylish, 4,000-square-foot house at 288 West St. comes with 4 bedrooms, 2½ baths and a 1,280-square-foot terrace with a sauna.
Connelly not too long ago performed Tom Cruise’s love curiosity, Penny Benjamin, in “Prime Gun: Maverick,” whereas Bettany was simply noticed dressed up like pop-art icon Andy Warhol together with Jeremy Pope as Basquiat whereas filming scenes for “The Collaboration” in Boston.
Bettany will even be co-starring with Tom Hanks and Robin Wright in “Right here,” primarily based on a graphic novel’s odyssey by time and reminiscence.
Connelly and Bettany bought this house in 2008.Mike Coppola
The house options wall-to-wall bookshelves and plenty of house for lounging.Evan Joseph / Scott Wintrow for Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty
A view from the eating space into the residing space.Evan Joseph / Scott Wintrow for Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty
Connelly has all the time had an eye fixed for trophy actual property. One other considered one of their former properties, a limestone Gilded Age mansion at 17 Prospect Park West, simply bought for $11.7 million, which was much less that the sellers paid in 2015 to purchase it. (Connelly and Bettany have been the true winners in that transaction as Brooklyn actual property pioneers. They paid $3.7 million for the property in 2003, then bought it for $8.45 million in 2008.)
The Tribeca penthouse consists of particulars like a woodburning range within the library, a 45-foot-wide front room, arched manufacturing unit home windows, customized cabinets and a double-height skylit chef’s kitchen. There are additionally window partitions, a number of skylights and stylish Hudson River views. Stairs lead from the full-floor house to a sunroom overlooking town, which results in the terrace.
The itemizing dealer is Debbie Korb of Sotheby’s.
The chef’s kitchen.Evan Joseph / Scott Wintrow for Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty
Inside one of many bedrooms.Evan Joseph / Scott Wintrow for Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty
The itemizing moreover includes a lush outside hangout.Evan Joseph / Scott Wintrow for Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty
The vendor — Gimme can reveal — is Billy Hult, who purchased it from Connelly and Bettany for $6.99 million in 2008. Hult’s ex is Allison Gollust, who’s presently courting Jeff Zucker, the previous head of CNN Worldwide who resigned early this yr after not disclosing his “consensual relationship” with Gollust. A former government vp and chief advertising and marketing officer at CNN, Gollust additionally resigned in February following a probe that discovered her in violation of firm insurance policies. She had beforehand labored for embattled former Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
In the meantime, Hult, who heads the worldwide monetary buying and selling firm Tradeweb Markets, simply purchased a $13 million Park Ave. pad together with his present partner, Dana Sturdy.
That Tenth-floor house, at 770 Park Ave. at 73rd St., is in a basic Rosario Candela-designed constructing. It comes with 4 bedrooms and 4½ baths, and was final asking $13.5 million. The nine-room condominium, designed by architect David Kleinberg, options excessive ceilings, a lot of pure gentle, woodburning fireplaces — and a proper eating room, a nook front room, a media room and a chef’s kitchen with a breakfast banquette.
There’s additionally a third-floor workers room that may very well be transformed into a house workplace or a personal fitness center.
A gallery connects the general public rooms by three pairs of floor-to-ceiling lacquered French doorways. The principle bed room has a marble bathtub with a steam bathe and heated flooring.
The itemizing dealer was Mary L. Fitzgibbons of Brown Harris Stevens.