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Amy Schumer Reportedly Buys ‘Moonstruck’ Townhome Listed for $11M

Amy Schumer Reportedly Buys 'Moonstruck' Townhome Listed for $11M

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Funny gal Amy Schumer is said to be simply moonstruck with a certain cinematic Brooklyn Heights townhome.

The star is in contract to buy the iconic property featured in the Oscar-winning movie “Moonstruck,” according to the New York Post.  Last on the market for $11 million, the home is listed in “contingent” status.

The news comes after the award-winning actress and her husband, Chris Fischer, placed their Upper West Side penthouse on the market for $15 million earlier this spring. The two reportedly had decided they wanted to live closer to their toddler son’s school.

The swanky five-bedroom Manhattan apartment offers 4,500 square feet of indoor living space with an additional 3,000 square feet of bilevel outdoor space.


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There’s so much to love: The new digs feature an expanded, 5,568 square feet of living space across four stories.

And it’s hallowed ground for movie buffs. The 19th-century abode served as a much more humble backdrop for the 1987 movie, featuring a young Cher and Nicolas Cage.

While the five-bedroom, four-bathroom property has been renovated since then, much of the home’s 1829 history remains. The grand-scale townhouse now offers high ceilings, restored crown molding, hand-carved and milled trim, and millwork.

Original details include marble fireplace mantels, steel-corseted stairs, built-ins for extra storage, exposed wood beams, and wide-plank floors.


Living room

Modernizations include a second laundry area in the basement, along with an excavated gym and wine cellar. The mansard roof has been restored, and the brownstone exterior is new.

Kitchen range

Kitchen with built-in seating

And the dreamy, garden-level kitchen is the perfect place to make a big pizza pie! The cook area offers a professional wood-burning oven, Lacanche French range, Gaggenau refrigeration and freezer columns, and dishwashers.

The butler’s pantry comes with a zinc bar sink, and the antique cabinetry was sourced from a mansion in Ohio and reengineered with German soft-close hardware, the listing notes.


Out back, the lush gardens surround a brick patio for extra privacy.

Located in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District, the European-inspired corner brownstone is just a short walk to restaurants and a new deep-water marina.

The property’s listing agent is Karen E. Talbott with Corcoran Group.

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