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Rupert Murdoch’s $29 million New York townhouse for sale

Media mogul and newlywed Rupert Murdoch is parting ways with his mansion in Manhattan. Murdoch is selling his 6,500-square-foot home in the West Village for $28.9 million. The townhouse, which sits on a tree-lined street between Bleecker and West 4th Streets, has four bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The home is 25 feet wide — large by Manhattan standards — with oversized windows and a rooftop deck. The townhouse offers views of the Freedom Tower and the Empire State Building. The kitchen, which includes a fireplace and comes with two dishwashers, sinks and ovens, has a breakfast room that leads out to the garden. There’s also a wine room, a gym, a screening room and a four-person elevator. The home has a total of seven bathrooms. The News Corp (NWS) chairman, who never lived in the home, purchased it last year for a reported $25 million and made renovations. Today’s asking price is almost 16% higher …

April 12, 2016 1:00 pm

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