Television’s most famous judge, Judith Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy, is putting her swanky 14 Sutton Place South penthouse on the market. 

Sheindlin, 81, purchased the Manhattan property with her husband, former New York Supreme Court Judge Jerry Sheindlin, 90, as a pied-à-terre in 2013. They paid $8.5 million at the time and now, more than a decade later, are seeking $9.5 million for the duplex unit, the New York Times first reported.

“We’ve enjoyed this jewel of an apartment,” Sheindlin, a Brooklyn native, told the Times in an email. “Time to simplify.”

Judge Judy Sheindlin. James Dimmock/Amazon Freevee
The dining room with lovely jewel-tone walls. Eytan Stern Weber, Evan Joseph Images
The living room. Eytan Stern Weber, Evan Joseph Images
One of four bedrooms. Eytan Stern Weber, Evan Joseph Images

Located on Manhattan’s far East Side, atop a 14-story limestone cooperative building between 56th and 57th streets, the abode features two woodburning fireplaces — one in the wood-paneled library, the other in the sprawling living room — four bedrooms, four full bathrooms and two powder rooms. 

There’s a 29-foot entrance gallery, a curved staircase, a formal dining room with floor-to-ceiling French casement doors and, along with the living room and library, access to a wraparound terrace offering sweeping views across the East River. 

In addition to its scenic outlook, the brick-walled outdoor space is also equipped with multiple al-fresco dining and lounging areas.

The wraparound terrace. Eytan Stern Weber, Evan Joseph Images
The kitchen. Eytan Stern Weber, Evan Joseph Images
Sheindlin purchased the property a little over a decade ago. Eytan Stern Weber, Evan Joseph Images
One of six bathrooms. Eytan Stern Weber, Evan Joseph Images

All of the bedrooms are located on the upper level, with three offering ensuite bathrooms and the primary suite additionally including a sitting area.

Throughout are period moldings, hardwood floors, plus the original casement windows and doors from when architect Rosario Candela designed the building in 1929. 

The kitchen has an island, marble countertops and top-of-the-line appliances. Off it, where a former owner had wine storage, the Sheindlins added a power room, according to the Times. 

“There’s a modernity to the layout and an openness,” said Mickey Conlon, who shares the listing with his husband and Compass colleague Tom Postilio. “It’s grand, but not ostentatious in any way.” 

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