Fresh off the Met Gala, actor and musician Ansel Elgort, 28, and his longtime girlfriend, dancer Violetta Komyshan, have purchased a Greenwich Village loft on East tenth Street for $760,000, in keeping with property data.
That’s barely above the house’s $750,000 asking worth.
Elgort, the “West Side Story” and “Baby Driver” star, has already been a home-owner for a while. His first purchase was an 1890 brownstone in Bedford-Stuyvesant, in keeping with a 2017 interview with Billboard.
But information of this new buy comes a week after “Shameless” actress Emma Kenney took to Twitter to blast Elgort’s look on the Met Gala, two years after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl.
Elgort has denied the accusations.
The couple’s new dwelling had been on the market a mere 26 days, in keeping with StreetSimple. But the vendor, listed in the switch tax as actor Jacob Wallach, offered at a loss; he purchased the 500-square-foot unfold for $782,500 in 2018.
The unit — a studio with a lofted mattress — got here gut-renovated. It will get numerous pure mild, and has hardwood flooring, uncovered brick partitions and 12-foot ceilings.
Also renovated is the kitchen and the lavatory whose upgrades embrace a deep soaking tub.
Building facilities embrace a motorbike room, a laundry room and a typical roof deck.
This co-op might be a pied-à-terre, as Elgort nonetheless owns his Brooklyn brownstone, which he purchased for $1.89 million in 2015.
At the time, Elgort mentioned he wished to buy one thing that wasn’t “someplace douchey.”
He additionally mentioned that his mother and father — style photographer Arthur Elgort and opera director Grethe Barrett Holby — instructed him: “The second you can afford to buy a place, buy a place. My whole life, I lived in an apartment where I couldn’t bounce a ball without getting into trouble. Now I can bounce a ball!”
Elgort and Komyshan have been on and off collectively since their days at LaGuardia High School.
The studio’s itemizing dealer was Mark Griffith of Compass.