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Kanye West’s former SoHo bachelor pad is now on the market for $4.7M. (Getty Images)

Update: It feels like forever since Kanye West was a bachelor, doesn’t it? So it makes sense that his former SoHo bachelor pad has finally gone into contract, after being on the market since September of last year. The sprawling Houston Street home was originally listed for $4.7 million, and it underwent a couple of price cuts before entering contract at a hefty discount of $3.99 million. According to the New York Post, the current buyer negotiated the deal before the pandemic hit. It’s a very unique place — how many 2,427-square-foot 1-bedrooms are out there? But of course, a personality as unique as ‘Ye wouldn’t want it any other way. Take a look below.

The SoHo bachelor pad that Kanye West once called home is officially back on the market. The 2,427-square-foot apartment in the SoHo 25 building, at 25 W. Houston St., is listed for $4.7M by Emily Beare of CORE.

The 1-bedroom, 1.5-bath home is actually two units, formerly a more modestly sized 2-bedroom and a studio, which were seamlessly combined by celebrated Italian architect and designer Claudio Silvestrin. Silvestrin transformed the adjoining units into a single, spacious and ultra-minimalist crash pad for the music-and-fashion superstar back in 2007, while he was still single.

But presumably, once West became a married family man living the L.A. life with his wife, Kim Kardashian, and their children (and her family! and all those cameras!), he was no longer in need of a NYC party pad: He sold the reconfigured apartment in 2018 in an off-market $3 million deal.

The space still boasts the stark, brutalist hallmarks of Silvestrin’s design: The living, dining, and kitchen areas are one long, continuous space, and two “monolithic stone islands” stand sentry, one acting as the kitchen counter and the other housing the master bath’s sink and tub. In fact, the monochromatic, neutral color palette Silvestri used in the apartment was apparently West’s inspiration for one of his Yeezy fashion collections, and was even covered by Vogue back in 2015.

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The home features ample storage, much of it hidden behind custom floor-to-ceiling panels that line the hallway, as well as pearwood cabinetry, French-limestone flooring, and high-end Sub-Zero, Miele, and Gaggenau kitchen appliances. Oversize windows flood the entire space with natural light — all the better to take in the bustle of SoHo from this Zen-like sanctuary.

[This post has been updated and republished.]

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