Jeffrey Epstein’s townhouse in Manhattan and mansion in Palm Beach where the pedophile abused his victims hit the market for a combined $110million – 11 months after he killed himself
- Jeffrey Epstein’s sprawling townhome on the Upper East Side is listed at $88million, the Wall Street Journal revealed Thursday
- His waterfront estate in Palm Beach is also up for sale at $21.995million
- The listings were posted just under a year after Epstein died by suicide in his jail cell while awaiting trial on a slew of sex trafficking charges
Jeffrey Epstein’s mansions in Manhattan and Florida have reportedly hit the market with a combined asking price of $110million.
The disgraced pedophile’s sprawling townhome on the Upper East Side is listed at $88million, and his waterfront estate in Palm Beach is listed at $21.995million, the Wall Street Journal revealed Thursday.
The listings were posted just under a year after Epstein died by suicide in his jail cell while awaiting trial on a slew of sex trafficking charges.
The millionaire financier was accused of sexually abusing dozens of young girls at the homes as part of a massive sex trafficking ring that now threatens to bring down his alleged madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, and potentially many other high-profile associates.
Disgraced pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s mansions in Manhattan and Florida have reportedly hit the market with a combined asking price of $110million. The townhome on the Upper East Side (pictured) is listed at $88million
Epstein’s waterfront estate (pictured) in Palm Beach is also up for sale at $21.995million
The townhome at 9 East 71st Street boasts an impressive 28,000 square feet across seven floors on one of Manhattan’s most coveted blocks between Madison and Fifth Avenues, listing agent Adam Modlin of Modlin Group told WSJ.
Epstein purchased the home from Leslie Wexner, founder and CEO of L Brands, back in 1998 for an estimated $20million.
The listings were posted just under a year after Epstein (pictured in his mugshot) died by suicide in his jail cell while awaiting trial on a slew of sex trafficking charges
The Palm Beach property – which Epstein purchased in 1990 for $2.5million – is much smaller at 14,000 square feet, but boasts more privacy as its nestled among many other mansions along the Intracoastal Waterway.
The homes are among the most valuable of Epstein’s international property portfolio, and if they go for even close to their asking prices they will make a significant profit.
Epstein’s other properties – including a ranch in New Mexico, a flat in Paris and two private islands in the US Virgin Islands – are also expected to go up for sale sometime soon.
The proceeds of the home sales will go to his estate, which recently created a compensation fund to cover settlements with his many alleged victims.
The estate is currently valued at roughly $636million, excluding taxes, debts and legal fees, an attorney for the executors told WSJ.
Epstein’s Manhattan property could potentially set a record for New York City’s most expensive sale if it goes for near the $88million asking price, according to Modlin.
The current top sale was set by Modlin last year, when he brokered a $77.1million deal for hedge fund manager Philip Falcone’s townhouse, which is smaller than Epstein’s.
Epstein’s Manhattan property could potentially set a record for New York City’s most expensive sale if it goes for near the $88million asking price, according to the listing agent. The 28,000-square-foot home was built in the early 1930s and its facade features ornately carved limestone imported from France
Epstein’s home was built in the 1930s by Herbert N Straus, an heir to the Macy’s department store fortune, who commissioned famed architect Horace Trumbauer to design it in Neoclassical style.
The face of the home is made of ornately carved limestone imported from France, which surrounds a pair of towering 15-foot oak doors and two arched windows on either side.
After Straus sold the home it served as a school for a few years before Wexner, whose company owns Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, purchased it for $13.2million in 1989.
Wexner, a one-time associate of Epstein’s, sold it to the financier 10 years later for a significant profit at $20million, according to people familiar with the deal.
Most of Epstein’s belongings were removed from the home following his death last August, but people who have visited it said it still contains some of his furniture.
The townhouse in Manhattan became an unfortunate tourist attraction in the wake of Epstein’s death last August. A woman is seen photographing the front doors last year
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