Oscar Winner Ron Howard Lists $12.5M Manhattan Co-Op

A wood-burning fireplace anchors the living room.Oscar-winning director and producer Ron Howard and his wife, Cheryl, are offering their pristine apartment at The El Dorado—one of the most highly-coveted towers in Manhattan—for $12.5M, citing a wish to move further downtown. According to public records, the Inferno and A Beautiful Mind director bought the 3-bedroom unit in 2004 for $5.575M and completely renovated it to create a flexible layout that affords plenty of entertaining space. According to the listing, the sun-flooded kitchen is a “cook’s dream” and has been updated with stainless steel countertops, custom cabinetry and professional-grade appliances. Other living and entertaining spaces include a living room with a wood-burning fireplace, an elegant library and a formal dining room, while a gracious corner master suite and 2 additional bedroom suites comprise the rest of the home. Douglas Elliman’s Robin Kencel represents the listing, which was reported on Mansion Global.

The entry features a tiled floor and statement wall. The foyer peeks into the dining room. The elegant formal dining room. The kitchen includes a breakfast bar. The kitchen has been updated with professional-grade appliances. The library features elegant built-ins. A look at one of the bedrooms, Windows flood the corner master suite with light. A spa-like bathroom. A cozy office space.