Britain's most expensive house hits market for eye watering price
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Britain’s most expensive home has gone up for sale with an eye-watering price tag.
The stunning Georgian mansion, which has 40-bedrooms, has been put on the market by its current Saudi Arabian owners, who have been in possession of the property since the 1980s.
The incredible mansion is spread across a whopping 29,000-square-feet and comes with its own tennis court, library, sauna and luxury lifts to help you get between floors.
And, like all swish gaffs, it’s even got its own name: The Holme.
A source knowledgeable about the property told the Standard: “It’s the White House in Regent’s Park.
“It’s very special, because you’ve got the ornamental lake, sweeping lawns and this magnificent rear façade which looks like the rear façade of the White House. It’s the most incredible property.”
Sounds bloody wonderful, eh? But if you want this to be your new address then you're going to need deep pockets.
The Holme’s sale is being handled by Beauchamp Estates and Knight Frank, and it comes with a guide price of offers over £250 million. Yes, you did read that correctly - two-hundred-and-fifty-million quid.
And of course, with a property such as this, its sale price is only half the story as whoever buys it will need to stump up for its ongoing upkeep - things a buyer will need to consider include forking out for cleaning, staff and gardeners.
Its hefty price tag, eclipses the current title holder for the UK’s most expensive property, which belongs to 2-8 Rutland Gate, a 20-room mansion that comes with views overlooking Hyde Park. It sold for a record-setting £210 million in 2020.
And, if The Holme is a bit out of a price range, it went back on the market last year.
Speaking about the upcoming sale of the Holme, Trevor Abrahmsohn, from Glentree International, told the Negotiator: “This is a treasured address and properties like this don’t come up very often – it’s a once in thirty years event – remember its not the price but just the fact that it’s for sale at all that’s important to the handful of people who can afford to buy it.
“This deal illustrates in an extraordinary way the fact that our vibrant economy for many people places us at the centre of the world, and that many wealthy people want a little bit of our heritage to own themselves.”