A penthouse in downtown Los Angeles, formerly occupied by Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, will go on sale Friday for $1.76 million.
The one-bedroom, two-bathroom, which spans 1,780 square feet, is located in the Eastern Columbia Building, where Depp, 58, once owned five properties, which he sold for $12.78 million in the wake of his death. 2016 parting ways with Heard, 36, according to the New York Post.
When he and Heard lived there, the properties were connected, but have since been converted into separate residences.
Breaking news: A downtown Los Angeles penthouse formerly occupied by Johnny Depp and Amber Heard goes on sale Friday for $1.76 million. Depp was tricked in England on Monday, while Heard was seen last week in Virginia after the trial ended
The property was last sold in 2017 for $1.42 million and is listed as rent at $5,500 per month, the point of sale reported, citing public records.
The property is on the list of Douglas Elliman agents Rick Tyberg and Ernie Carswell, who told the outlet the offer was “just coincidental timing” that came a week after the defamation lawsuit ended between the one-time Hollywood couple.
“It’s definitely not a typical Los Angeles home, which is what makes it so special,” said Carswell.
While it was not immediately clear whether the property was the site of the incidents named in the trial, the officer added that the former couple “spent a great deal of their time” in the “very large bedroom overlooking the East.
The Southern California home has a stainless steel kitchen and city views
The one-bedroom, two-bathroom, which covers 1,780 square feet, is located in the Eastern Columbia Building
A real estate agent on the property said the former couple “enjoyed” using the pool in the building
The unit has “incredible volume and height, and you step out to the pool on the roof of the building, which is about as dramatic as it is in Los Angeles,” Carswell said.
The famed building includes amenities such as a gym, 24-hour concierge service, spa and rooftop pool, the latter of which, according to Carswell, was a favorite of the former couple.
“Very few people in the building used the pool, but I know [Depp] and Amber enjoyed it,” Carswell told the publication.
The building is under the Mills Act and is historically protected, which, according to the outlet, comes with tax breaks for property owners.
The house is expected to go on sale in just over a week after a Virginia jury awarded Depp more than $10 million in its libel suit against Heard over a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post.
In the piece, the actress referred to herself as a “public figure representing domestic violence,” but did not name the actor; Depp’s legal team said Heard “made up the story in hopes of generating positive publicity and moving her career forward.”
The property last sold in 2017 for $1.42 million and is listed as letting at $5,500 per month
When Depp and Heard lived there, the properties were connected, but have since been converted into separate residences
A master bedroom in the home offers East Los Angeles views
Much of the televised trial revolved around Heard’s claims that Depp — whom she married in February 2015 and filed for divorce in May 2016 — physically and sexually abused her, having assaulted her more than a dozen times. Depp denied ever hitting Heard, saying she insulted him.
Depp had been awarded $15 million in damages, which the judge reduced to $10.4 million in accordance with state law’s limitations on punitive damages.
Heard was awarded $2 million in damages from the jury over comments by a Depp attorney that Heard had fabricated a story and destroyed an apartment she shared with Depp to make it look bad when authorities were called to the scene.
Depp posted a statement Wednesday that read: “Six years ago, my life, the lives of my children, the lives of those closest to me, as well as the lives of the people who have supported and believed in me for years.” changed forever.’
A bathroom in the house has large mirrors and tile floors
A shower in the house has glass doors and marble fixtures
Depp and Heard got married in February 2015 and she filed for divorce in May 2016. The former couple were spotted in LA in November 2015
It continued: “And six years later, the jury gave me my life back. I am really humiliated. From the very beginning, the aim of this case was to reveal the truth regardless of the outcome.
“Speaking the truth was something I owed to my children and to all who have stood firm in their support of me. I feel at peace in the knowledge that I have finally achieved that.”
Heard said in a statement posted on social media after the trial that she was “even more disappointed with what this verdict means for other women.
“It’s a setback,” she said. “It sets the clock back to a time when a woman who spoke out and spoke out could be publicly humiliated. It puts back the idea that violence against women should be taken seriously.’