Ralph Lauren wallpaper and 11 rooms: Here is the 20 million residence in New York that the EU wants …

Ralph Lauren wallpaper and 11 rooms: Here is the 20 million residence in New York that the EU wants …

A leather covered wallpaper Ralph Laurenbrick barbecue in the courtyard and even a large carpet with British flag. It’s not the latest interior design gimmick from a wealthy tycoon, but all the comforts of one townhouse in the middle of Manhattanto new Yorkwhich, according to reports from Politico, theEuropean Union wants to buy to convert it into the residence of the head of mission in Brussels United Nations. Total cost: 20 million euros.

The price of housing in the center of the American metropolis, exactly in theUpper east side, is clearly very high, but they are discussing the level of comfort and luxury that may seem excessive for a diplomat’s stay on a mission. Not to mention that the detail of British flag reminiscent of the collisions only with London in the months of Brexit. The house at 138 East 65th Street counts 11 rooms and abroad courtwith modifications of approx 7 million dollars.

However, the EU’s diplomatic arm wanted to make it clear that this was not a waste of public money, but rather a waste real estate investment. The property, they explain, represents the “Best price performance ratio” and it helps to equate the Union with the diplomatic residences of individual countries. He also argues that “conditions in the New York real estate market are such that buying is more financially attractive than renting. Despite the high prices, there is certainty that the property will increase in value over time, making it a safe investment”.

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