Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse’s home where the singer died aged 27 is sold

PHOTO: Amy Winehouse. The Independent

  • Amy died in the four-storey Camden, North London home in 2011 aged just 27 
  • The house has been snapped up by Ben Tansey, 34, an investment analyst  
  • Fans of Amy still turn up on the pavement outside the house to pay their respects
  • It was originally put up for sale for £2.7million by Amy’s family in 2012, but agents were inundated with requests from fans who wanted to view the house

The former home of Amy Winehouse which still acts as a shrine for the superstar singer’s adoring fans has been sold for £3.5million.

Amy, 27, who was plagued by drug and alcohol addiction was found dead on July 23, 2011, in the four storey semi-detached house in Camden, north London.

Fans of the tragic Back to Black singer held vigils outside the three bedroom house in the weeks after her death.

The four-storey Camden, North London property has become a shrine to Amy Winehouse since the singer tragically died in 2011 following a battle with alcohol and drug addiction

The four-storey Camden, North London property has become a shrine to Amy Winehouse since the singer tragically died in 2011 following a battle with alcohol and drug addiction 

The Brit Award winner was more than five times the legal drink-drive limit when she died, with 416mg of alcohol in every 100 mls of her blood. The legal driving limit is 80mg

The Brit Award winner was more than five times the legal drink-drive limit when she died, with 416mg of alcohol in every 100 mls of her blood. The legal driving limit is 80mg

Fans often lay flowers and other tributes outside the singer's former home, which has recently been purchased by Ben Tansey, 34, an investment analyst and a homelessness campaigner

Fans often lay flowers and other tributes outside the singer’s former home, which has recently been purchased by Ben Tansey, 34, an investment analyst and a homelessness campaigner

It remains a place of pilgrimage for her admirers who often turn up on the pavement outside to pay their respects.

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