According to David Duchovny’s Instagram feed, “2021 is a time for new things.” Seems he’s taken that to heart; for starters: the NYC native, 60, is set to star in a potential new Showtime series based on his recently released novel, “Truly Like Lightning,” about a former Hollywood stuntman who converts to Mormonism to secure the inheritance of some prized land in Joshua Tree left to him by his grandmother.
The “Californication” and “X-Files” star is also busy making changes on the home front. Back in 2012, he paid $6 million for the luxe apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side that has now returned to the market with a $7.5 million ask, as was first reported by Realtor.com.
Found on the 19th floor of The Ardsley, an Emery Roth-designed, co-op apartment building built in 1930 — at the corner of Central Park West and 92nd Street, overlooking the Central Park Reservoir — the three-bedroom, three-bath unit is rife with pre-war details, including beamed ceilings, casement windows and original herringbone wood flooring throughout.
A private elevator opens to an expansive gallery entry holding a large oval mirror and built-in bench with storage space. Once inside the light-filled living space, a spacious corner living room features a wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookshelves, and a picture window and private terrace offering up sweeping skyline and park views.
Other highlights include a sizable den/dining area, and a gallery-like kitchen sporting open shelves, stainless-steel appliances and a built-in banquette. The primary suite is outfitted with a white, subway-tiled bath, and provides another look at those stellar vistas, while two additional bedrooms each have their own baths.
The star’s rare corner unit also comes with $5,242 in monthly maintenance fees, which allows access to services and amenities like a 24-hour doorman and concierge, fitness center, children’s playroom and library.
A two-time Golden Globe winner and four-time Emmy nominee, Duchovny is currently filming Judd Apatow’s Netflix comedy “The Bubble.” In addition to being an author, he’s also a musician, with a third album, “Gestureland,” expected to release in 2021.
The listing is held by Debbie Korb of Sotheby’s Realty International.