With more than a dozen closets, a private garden and a secret passageway, the Manhattan co-op could be a golden opportunity

By Alison Schwartz
June 13, 2010 10:00 AM
Credit: Courtesy Brown Harris Stevens; Roger Karnbad/Celebrity Photo

Here’s your chance to live like a Golden Girl.

The Manhattan co-op apartment owned by the late and beloved actress Rue McClanahan, who played feisty Blanche Devereaux on The Golden Girls, is up for grabs.

Listed for $2.25 million with Brown Harris Stevens, the “huge oasis,” located on East 56th Street, has three bedrooms, two baths, floor-to-ceiling windows, more than a dozen closets, a private garden and a surprise or two.

That spice rack over there in the pantry? It opens to a secret passageway that leads to a bathroom, reports the The New York Times. And in a design touch that Blanche would appreciate, the door to McClanahan’s office is sculpted to look like a nude woman is walking through it.

The actress died earlier this month of a massive stroke, according to her manager, who told PEOPLE at the time, she “had her family with her. She went in peace.”