Jude Law’s Former Greenwich Village Penthouse in Gorgeous Church Conversion Asks $12.5M

Posted On Tue, September 22, 2015 By

Posted On Tue, September 22, 2015 By In Celebrities, Cool Listings, Greenwich Village

Remember all that hoopla over Jude Law flinging fruit from his Greenwich Village penthouse onto ogling NYU students? Well, here’s where it happened, ironically, in a former house of worship.

Built in 1860 as a Methodist church, 135 West 4th Street underwent an incredible condo conversion by FLAnk Architecture in 2006, where they beautifully preserved original church features such as stained glass windows and exposed beams, but added all the modern luxuries an A-list celeb would want. The aforementioned penthouse first sold for $6 million to entrepreneur Mark Kress and was then listed for resale for $8.5 million in 2009. It ended up selling the following year for a much-reduced $6.3 million, and then found a renter in Jude Law. Now, the duplex is back on the market asking $12,495,000, and it can be all yours (assuming you keep your orange lobbing at bay).

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It’s too bad those pesky freshman were such a nuisance, because Law certainly missed an opportunity here. The stunning, 3,500-square-foot, three-bedroom home comes with enviable features including 20-foot-high ceilings, Venetian plaster walls, Brazilian walnut floors, industrial-style doors, exposed ceilings beams, and historic stained glass windows in several rooms.

135 West 4th Street, Jude Law, church conversions, NYC celebrity real estate

135 West 4th Street, Jude Law, church conversions, NYC celebrity real estate

One of the extremely contemporary additions is the floating chrome staircase, which connects the lower level (housing the master suite, media room, and two additional bedrooms) to the upper floor (that contains the living room, kitchen/dining room, and terrace).

135 West 4th Street, Jude Law, church conversions, NYC celebrity real estate

135 West 4th Street, Jude Law, church conversions, NYC celebrity real estate

Of course it’s the outdoor space that really steals the show, and not just because this is where Law lost his temper. A massive, double-height wall of operable glass opens onto the 500-square-foot terrace, which comes complete with an outdoor kitchen, beautiful landscaping, and plenty of room for entertaining.

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[Listing: 135 West 4th Street, PHW by Jim St. Andre of CORE]

[Via CityRealty]

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