Amy Schumer snapped up ‘Moonstruck’ townhouse for $12.5 million
Amy Schumer was so smitten with the charming “Moonstruck” house in Brooklyn that she paid $12.5 million for it, which is $1.5 million more than the asking price.
Gimme Shelter exclusively reported that Schumer and her chef husband Chris Fischer are the secret buyers of the Brooklyn Heights residence, made famous by Cher and Nicolas Cage in the 1987 Norman Jewison film, “Moonstruck.”
Now the closing price has reached city property records. The 19th century house, located at 19 Cranberry Street, is 26 feet wide.
It first hit the market for $12.85 million in February and was last asking for $11 million.
Sellers bought it for $3.85 million in 2007.
Built in 1829, the five-bedroom, 3½-bathroom home measures 5,568 square feet.
Details include marble fireplaces, a double living room, antique wooden shutters and floors, a library and high-end chef’s kitchen, wine cellar and gym, as well as coveted gated parking. . There is also a restored roof and ironwork.
The listing brokers are Karen and Kyle Talbott of Corcoran.
Schumer and her family, including baby Gene, are moving to Brooklyn from the Upper West Side, where their five-bedroom penthouse at 190 Riverside Drive is on the market for $15 million.
At 4,500 square feet, this penthouse, which sits atop an iconic Beaux-Arts building, includes an additional 3,000 square feet of outdoor space on two levels.