‘Million Greenback Itemizing’ Agent Has His Personal New Itemizing

‘Million Dollar Listing’ Agent Has His Own New Listing

Steve Gold has met countless buyers and sellers in his ten-plus year real estate career, some of whom have appeared by his side on Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York. But his meeting with a SoHo loft owner two years ago was probably the most memorable for the agent / reality TV star.

The owner, Sean Kelly, who runs an art gallery near Hudson Yards, struggled to sell his long-standing apartment at 22 Wooster Street, a low brick and cast iron cooperative building. "The loft was a lot of work," said Mr. Gold, 36, an agent with the Corcoran Group. “It started out at $ 6.5 million, then it went to $ 5.5 million. He came to me to sell it. "

Mr. Gold didn't get the listing. Instead, he got a new home for himself and his partner Luiza Gawlowska, who was pregnant with her daughter Rose at the time. "I went to a listing presentation and came out with an apartment," he said.

Mr Gold said he paid around $ 4.5 million for the fifth-floor penthouse in June 2019 as part of an off-market deal. He then spent an additional $ 2.5 million on a bowel rehabilitation, down to "the original bricks and beams," which began almost immediately and was only recently completed.

“I've always dreamed of a SoHo penthouse that I could build myself,” he says. And he saw a lot of potential in this roughly 3,400 square foot unit with three exposures and a wall of windows overlooking the cobblestone street. "I've changed everything, from the floor plan to the finish."

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Now someone else can enjoy everything. Mr. Gold is relaunching the carefully renovated residence at a price of $ 9.995 million. Monthly maintenance is $ 5,029.

Although he will miss the downtown home, he decided that a "less busy environment" might be better for his young daughter. "I always thought this would be my home forever," said Mr. Gold, who will act as the real estate agent. “But I feel compelled to be closer to my family. I grew up in Stamford, Connecticut and would love to raise my child outside of town. "

Erected in the 1920s between Canal Street and Grand Street, the building on Wooster Street is five stories high and houses 13 units. It was converted into a cooperative in the early 1970s.

Mr. Gold's apartment consists of three bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and a guest toilet. There are five skylights as well as high quality finishes and fittings that he selected with the help of interior designer Samuel Amoia, a frequent contributor. "Every stone I hand-picked I picked myself, and I picked the slab I wanted," he said. “There are so many considerations that went into every single aspect. This was a real love service. "

The unit retains some original pre-war details such as the exposed pipes, beams and pillars and the window arches, although the floors have been replaced with wide oak boards imported from Dinesen in Denmark after three layers of the subfloor were removed.

Access to the residence is via a key-locked elevator through a foyer that leads to a large room with dining and lounge areas as well as an open kitchen with custom-made mills and a large island and countertops made of Italian Calacatta Paonazzo marble. Next to the large room is a home office with a window, a built-in desk, and wooden shelves from Dinesen. There is a second kitchen with a large pantry (for entertainment) and a laundry room in the center of the loft accessible from the main living room as well as a back hallway.

A hallway leads to the paneled guest toilet with Calacatta Viola marble and the bedrooms. The master suite has two extra large walk-in closets and a spacious bathroom with gray marble, brushed bronze and a claw-foot tub.

There are plenty of closets, an abundance of windows, and an eclectic mix of contemporary and vintage furniture and art, including works by Keith Haring and Mel Bochner.

"I've been doing what I've been doing for as long as I've been doing it, I've seen a lot of apartments and I know what I like," said Mr Gold. And this apartment “far exceeded my expectations”.

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