‘Shark Tank’ guru Barbara Corcoran unloads Upper East Side co-op for $4.8M

Posted On Thu, October 20, 2016 By

Posted On Thu, October 20, 2016 By In Celebrities, Recent Sales, Upper East Side

Real estate legend and “Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran bought a glamorous duplex penthouse on the Upper East Side back in April 2015. She and her husband, former FBI agent William Higgins, dropped $10 million on the pad, quite the steal considering it originally listed for $17 million. A year later, they listed their other home in the ‘hood, a classic Rosario Candela-designed co-op at 1192 Park Avenue. Now, five months later, they’ve unloaded the home for $4.87 million (h/t NYP), just under the $4.9 million asking price and a good deal more than the $3.5 million they bought it for in 2000.

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The three-bedroom, corner,  pre-war co-op has views in three directions, including ten large windows overlooking Central Park. There’s a 40-foot entry gallery with striking columns and decorative picture moldings (perfect for displaying one’s art collection).

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The corner living room has a wood-burning fireplace and, through a columned passage, leads to the formal dining room. Off the other side of the living room is a cozy den (which is technically the third bedroom). It’s separated by pocket doors and features floor-to-ceiling built-in shelving and charming window shutters.

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The massive kitchen is a little bit country, with its wooden counters, bead board open shelves, arched cabinet moldings, farmhouse sink, and decorative brackets.

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All three bedrooms overlook the park, and the master has walk-in closets and an ensuite bath.

According to the Post, the buyers of the unit are physician Jeffrey Lautin and his wife Jacqueline, who were once featured in a Times article where they discussed the trials of owning their former West Village townhouse.

[Listing: 1192 Park Avenue, 14B by Kerry Martin Verille and Edith Salton of the Corcoran Group]

[Via NYP and CityRealty]

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Photos courtesy of the Corcoran Group

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