Professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy has put a new move on his Fort Lee, NJ, home, relisting it for a discounted $1.9 million.
The dancer purchased the high-end home in 2013. Shortly thereafter, he put the property up for lease for $18,000 a month. Over a year ago, the former “Dancing With the Stars” cast member listed the home for $2.2 million. The recent price reduction aims to accelerate a sale.
Though the 39-year-old with all the right moves is twirling away from his home, he still has roots in Fort Lee. He and his brother, Valentin, also a professional dancer, opened a dance studio there in 2013. They’ve since expanded Dance With Me studios nationwide.
Put on your dancing shoes, and let’s take a spin through his Colonial-style home.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy’s New Jersey home
Entry hall with double-height ceiling
Living room with cathedral ceiling
Family room with “DWTS” trophy display
Formal dining room
Located across the Hudson River from Manhattan, the property offers partial river and New York City views.
The 5,200-square-foot residence has five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, and features high ceilings throughout.
The double-height foyer leads to the well-lit living and dining rooms. The eat-in kitchen with granite counters includes a center island with seating and sits adjacent to a breakfast nook. French doors open to the spacious backyard and outdoor dining area.
Elsewhere, a family room displays a collection of “DWTS” trophies on a fireplace mantel. The large finished basement offers plenty of options for a bonus space—perhaps a dance floor? And don’t worry about cold feet. Radiant floor heating warms the kitchen and marble bathrooms.
A fan favorite, the Ukrainian-born Chmerkovskiy appeared on the ABC dancing competition for 15 seasons, earning two runner-up and two third-place finishes. He won the competition in 2014 when paired with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis.
William Broderick with Ridgeco Properties holds the listing.