Celeb’s apartment for sale?

Aoyama The Tower

Aoyama The Tower 11F
3-Bedroom, 110.25sqm

While not confirmed, this apartment is rumored to be the former home of Japanese singer/actress Noriko Sakai (Wikipedia entry) who was arrested on drug charges in 2009. The description below is similar to the apartment currently for sale on the 11th floor.

In August, 2009, Sakai’s apartment was searched by police who found stimulants and issued a warrant for her arrest. While the name of the apartment building was not released, the the Asahi Shimbun Extra Report and Analysis (AERA) released the following description: Noriko Sakai’s residence on the 11th floor was approximately 110sqm, a 3-bedroom with walk-in closet and storage, and with an initial selling price at time of construction of 158 million Yen.

Source: http://condo.seesaa.net/article/125240152.html


The apartment currently for sale on the 11th floor is a spacious corner unit overlooking Roppongi Hills and Aoyama Cemetary.

Model Room – Living

Apartment Details:
Price: 178,000,000 Yen SOLD
Size: 110.25sqm, 3-bedroom
Floor: 11/23F
Maintenance Fee: 27,500 Yen/Month
Restoration Fee: 11,000 Yen/Month
Other Fees: 2,705 Yen/Month
Carpark: Available from 38,000~45,000 Yen/Month

Estimated Mortgage Repayments*: 730,000 Yen/Month

Building Details:

Completion: 2004
No. of units: 147
Construction: 23 floors, Reinforced Concrete
Construction Company: Takenaka Komuten
Maintenance Company: SGM Operation (Sekisui House Group)
Features: Concierge Service, 24hr caretaker, garbage disposal facilities on each floor.Location:

2-29-6, Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku
Ginza Line – Gaienmae Station – 3 min walk
Ginza, Hanzomon, Chiyoda Lines – Omotesando Station – 9 min walk
Ginza, Hanzomon, Oedo Lines – Aoyama Itchome Station – 10 min walk

Click here to view detailed apartment information. SOLD

*Estimated repayments based on a 25-year amortized loan of 80% through a foreign-bank with floating interest of 2.16% as of April, 2010. Repayments at the beginning of the loan tend to be larger.

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