The Manhattan loft where Heath Ledger died greater than 15 years ago has sold for $14.25 million, The Post has learned.
Located in Soho, at 419-421 Broome St., Ledger rented a 4,400-square-foot unit for about $25,000 a month.
Property records obtained by The Post show the home was sold to an anonymous limited liability company last month in an off-market transaction.
On January 22, 2008, the Australian actor was found dead in his bedroom – his death was brought on by an accidental prescription drug overdose.
Soon after his death, the constructing, in-built 1873, was converted right into a condominium and renovated, adding two more floors.
Consisting of three bedrooms and three bathrooms, it has an open plan with a big room and is fully furnished.
The house also has coffered ceilings and forged iron columns. The before and after photos show that the device has remained almost the identical with updated features.
Since then, the chef’s kitchen has been renovated and equipped with high-end equipment. The bedroom has exposed brick while the toilet has been refurbished with marble partitions and floors.
The unit has 14-foot ceilings and the constructing can also be fitted with custom-made soundproof windows.
The unit also has a wood burning fireplace, central air con and its own laundry room.
Ledger, who died on the age of 28, was found by a landlady and masseuse around 3:30 p.m. that day – and word quickly spread around town. Fans gathered outside the constructing on the identical day to depart flowers and candles under the flag of Ledger’s native Australia.
Paramedics responded when the actor had a cardiac arrest. But their attempts to resuscitate him through CPR failed.
In 2021, a triple penthouse in a constructing that was built after his death was sold for a then-record downtown for $49 million.
A couple of months before his death, Ledger finished filming the role of the Joker in The Dark Knight. His role earned him universal acclaim in addition to a posthumous Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.