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Living Large: Inside Strauss-Kahn’s Tribeca House Arrest Residence

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NEW YORK (CBS 2) — In the latest edition of CBS 2’s Living Large, CBS 2 reporter Emily Smith got an exclusive look inside the townhouse where former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent four months under house arrest.

Now that Strauss-Kahn is back in France, the Tribeca townhouse is on the market.

At 153 Franklin Street you find swanky townhouse living in prime Manhattan real estate.

A long hallway leads to an over-sized great room — the centerpiece being a huge skylight that opens electronically. A gas fireplace there can be converted to wood burning and the push of a button reveals a television.

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Persian rugs, velvet sofas, and limestone floors make it as posh as it gets.

While it’s luxurious, it was 24-7 imprisonment for Strauss-Kahn, who spent a lot of his time on the lower level of the home watching movies, according to real estate broker Robert Dvorin.

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A modern stairway with limestone steps leads to each level. The second floor has antique French Oak floors, a large south facing terrace and 2 children’s bedrooms.

The master suite takes up the entire third floor. The 6,800 square foot townhouse is on the market for nearly $14 million.

That’s certainly Living Large in Tribeca.

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