Sting stung on sale of NY apartment
HAVING to knock 10 per cent off the asking price would be a problem for most home sellers.
But that clearly didn’t bother Sting, who has just sold his New York apartment overlooking Central Park for £7.6million less than he was hoping for.
The musician, 66, and his wife, Trudie Styler, put the lavish duplex on the market in May for £72million but have now sold it for £64million.
The sum is almost £34million more than they paid for it in 2008.
The apartment takes up the 16th and 17th floors of the 15 Central Park West building, often described as one of the “world’s most powerful addresses.
Past famous residents include Denzel Washington, Robert De Niro and Alex Rodriguez.
Residents also have the use of a library, screening room, wine cellar, gym and private restaurant dining rooms.
Sting has taken a $7.6m hit.