Celebrity interior designer lists UES townhouse for $18 million

Geoffrey Bradfield has decorated homes of Oliver Stone and King Hussein

New York /
Nov.November 08, 2012 11:30 AM

Celebrity interior designer Geoffrey Bradfield, who decorated residences owned by director Oliver Stone and by the estate of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, is seeking a buyer for his own Upper East Side townhouse.

The South African-born Bradfield listed the property, at 116 East 61st Street for sale yesterday, according to Streeteasy.com. It is being marketed by Dolly Lenz and Rick Friedberg of Prudential Douglas Elliman. The 4,000-square-foot property is asking $18 million, or $4,500 per square foot.

When contacted by The Real Deal, Bradfield, who uses the property as his home as well as his company headquarters, said his business is expanding — requiring him to trade up to a commercial space. He’s already scoped out an office and showcase space on Park Avenue, he said. The designer owns another Park Avenue residence, which he can move into if the townhouse sells quickly.

“I have the luxury of not being in a hurry [to sell],” Bradfield told The Real Deal. As for being negotiable on price, Bradfield said it’s up to Lenz. “I’m absolutely in the hands of Dolly,” he said. “Whatever she recommends [is fine.]”

Public records show that Bradfield purchased the property in 2004 from Peter Ausnit, a New York financier and venture capitalist. He said he could not remember how much he had paid for it.

He fell in love with the property because of its “exquisite” address and fine Italianate façade, he said. The five-story residence features French limestone floors and Venetian plaster walls as well as a gas fireplace and custom Hyde Park plaster mantel with accents in palladium, according to the listing. The home has three bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.

Neither Lenz nor Friedberg was immediately available for comment.

According to his website, Bradfield oversaw a major design overhaul of the Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney estate on Old Westbury, Long Island and spearheaded the restoration the home of Jordan’s late King Hussein’s in Maryland. The Upper East Side townhouse also features his interior designs.


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