Jemima Kirke’s dad, ‘Bad Company’ Drummer Simon Kirke, buys $1.3M Gramercy co-op

Posted On Fri, December 2, 2016 By

Posted On Fri, December 2, 2016 By In Celebrities, Gramercy Park, Recent Sales

English drummer Simon Kirke, of Free and Bad Company and father to “Girls” actress Jemima Kirke, sold his Hamptons beach cottage for almost $1.4 million over the summer, and it looks like he’s used those earnings to buy a Manhattan home. Though he allegedly toured a $1.7 million spread at the famed Dakota in August, the Observer reports that Kirke spent of $1.3 million on a corner co-op at 201 East 17th Street in Gramercy.

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The very standard looking apartment is quite underwhelming compared to the hip, quirky East Hampton cottage, as well as to the uber-Bohemian and vintage Greenwich Village townhouse he shared with his ex-wife Lorraine. It does come with two bedrooms, a private balcony, and a modern kitchen, as well as pretty nice views from the 20th floor.

Daughter Jemima lives with her husband and two children in a Carroll Gardens brownstone that she bought in 2013 for $3 million. Her former home was filled with “boudoir-like antiques and trinkets,” as 6sqft previously noted, so perhaps she can add a little rockstar edge to dad’s new digs.

[Listing: 201 East 17th Street, 20C by Vince Todaro of Compass]

[Via NYO]

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