If you're a fan of the "Fabulous Beekman Boys" but not necessarily interested in ditching your urban life for the bucolic, perhaps this one-bedroom place on the Upper East Side might fit the bill?
The wallet-cringing $799,000 penthouse was purchased 11 years ago by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, well before they stumbled upon the Beekman Farm in 2007. Their subsequent success with the two-season series on Planet Green, as well as an empire of cooking books, cheeses, and other goods through their Beekman 1802 brand, has allowed to them to perform substantial "green" upgrades on the apartment.
The NY Daily News notes the additions of "floating cork floors laid with no adhesives," "custom-made, sustainably harvested golden walnut cabinets," and glass pocket doors that "maximize the amount of light that flows through the three-exposure apartment."
And of course, there's 500 feet of rooftop space for entertaining and gardening, with the latter providing some of the inspiration for many of the varieties grown on the Beekman Farm today. “People walk into the space and are wowed,” listing agent Ryan Serhant told the Daily News. “When you compare it to everything else on the market, units either need work or are on a lower floor or don’t have this much outdoor space."
With this listing, it's now appears that Kilmer-Purcell (who in the past commuted to NYC to work while Brent stayed on the farm) will now finally leave the city behind and reside in Sharon Springs full time. That transition is something we'll potentially see on a Season 3 of "Beekman," now slated for The Cooking Channel sometime soon.
Check out an E! News video tour of the apartment below:
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