Super mansions do not often come on the open market, so a mansion with 10 beds in one of London’s most exclusive districts has created a stir among the restless.
The St John’s Wood property is for sale for the first time in 63 years for an eye-watering £ 38 million price.
The mansion, on the exclusive Avenue Road, has been home to other celebrity residents over the years, including boxer Anthony Joshua, who rented one of the highly coveted homes.
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The singer became fashion designer Rihanna also rented a house there for £ 16,000 a week before it was later sold for £ 32 million, as did Robbie Williams, whose rental home was later built to £ 22.5 million.
The arched mansion in red brick is located on half an acre and has a building permit for a lower floor with swimming pool, spa, games room and cinema.
There is also potential for a rear extension in the ground surface where a new kitchen can be added. And a proposed terrace on the first floor would provide space for the third and fourth bedrooms.
The proposed plans and extensions, if carried out, would make the property more than 25 times the size of the average London home, making it just over 18,000 square meters.
Stephen Lindsay of Savills said: “Opportunities to take on a project of this scale are becoming increasingly rare in London, we expect to see strong interest from local and international buyers looking to take the house into its next phase.”
Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field are believed to have fled to a neighboring mansion in the area for reported £ 20,000 a month after his plans for an underground basement complex for his Holland Park home were rejected.
It was reported that the double-fronted Victorian mansion had one of London’s most lavish private ‘basement spas’ with a swimming pool with adjoining cocktail bar and cinema screen as well as a gym, steam room and treatment room.