Own a piece of cinematic history and a nice little Upper East Side townhome to boot for the bargain price of $8 million.
The townhome from Breakfast at Tiffany’s is on the market. Located at 169 East 71st Street, it’s where Audrey Hepburn’s character spent much of her time. The Daily Mail reports:
Though the building was used only for the film's exterior shots (interior shots were done in a studio), its iconic stoop, front doors, and architectural accents are immediately recognizable. The only visible difference is the disappearance of green- and white-striped awnings over the windows.Sponsor Content
Any time they had a street scene, the house was featured,' said Asher Alcobi of Peter Ashe Real Estate to Today.com. 'The signature olive green doors are still the same.
'The house is on the tourist tour of the Upper East Side.'
The 3,800-square-foot, four-floor home has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a greenhouse, and a garden duplex apartment with its own entrance.
It was sold to its current owner in 2012 by Peter Bacanovic, the former Merrill Lynch broker who served five months in jail for aiding his client Martha Stewart in insider trading in 2004.