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Peek inside the apartment that inspired Christian Grey's home in 'Fifty Shades'

by Melissa Allison / / Source: Zillow

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For a tantalizing few moments earlier this week, the condo that inspired Christian Grey’s home in the Fifty Shades Trilogy was on the market for $8.8 million — and it’s every bit as dazzling as the Hollywood version.

Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "50 Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios

You can almost picture Anastasia Steele hanging out in the Seattle penthouse’s master suite and taking in the 280-degree views from the Space Needle across Puget Sound to the Olympic Mountains.

Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifth Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey" is for sale
Emery Studios

For maximum exposure, the home boasts floor-to-ceiling windows in almost every room, including next to the sleekly designed soaking tub.

Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey" is for sale
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios

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A deal was whipped together in one day for the 5,170-square-foot penthouse, whose listing agent is Scott Wasner, founding director of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty.

Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios

“Fifty Shades” author E.L. James visited the 3-bedroom, 4-bath penthouse when she was in Seattle several years ago, and told the owners that online listing photos of their condo had inspired Grey’s home.

Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios

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She added special touches, like the helipad and the infamous red room.

Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios
Apartment that inspired "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Emery Studios

Photos by Emery Studios.

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