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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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“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.

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

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