Pat Kiernan is about to be living large in Williamsburg. The NY1 anchor, and possible heir to the Regis throne, just paid $2.025 million for 135 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. The deed just hit public records. The exterior photos of this don’t do it justice. A Halstead-produced video of the interior, though, can be seen right here. A source in the brokerage community has this to say to us about it: “The sale price is unprecedented in that $2,025,000 is the highest price ever paid for a single family home in Williamsburg.” The news anchor and his wife are moving from the Upper West Side.
135 Bedford Avenue [StreetEasy]
Exterior photo via PropertyShark
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