Britain most expensive row house – Britain is known for it’s row housing and although rising home prices have made many more expensive than they used to be in general they are the cheaper alternative to stand alone larger style houes. Well not all row houses were built for the factory workers and one in London has just sold for a jaw dropping $80m!
Britain most expensive row house
So where is this house and what makes it worth it’s sky high price tag?
Here are the location details from the property listing “One Cornwall Terrace is located on the Outer Circle road around The Regent’s Park. The Prime Zone One location provides easy access to London’s West End with Harrods, Selfridges and Liberty department stores, Marylebone High Street, St. Johns Wood High Street, Mayfair and Knightsbridge all within close proximity”
It boasts an astounding:
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- 21,498 sq ft (1,997 sq m)
- Entrance Hall
- 11 Reception Rooms
- 7 Bedrooms
- 9 Bathrooms
- Leisure complex
- Beauty treatment areas
- Catering kitchen
- Two car garage and carriage driveway
- Garden (0.5 acre)
So as you see it’s no normal row house! It was built in 182-1823 by a renowned architect named Decimus Burton with supervision from John Nash, the man behind Regent Park’s plans. It’s said to be a very important residence in London!
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Curbed say that it “ just sold to British property developer Marcus Cooper for £80M (about $120M). The purchase, ringing in at £20M (about $30M) below its November 2012 ask, is 492 times the cost of the average UK home; additionally, the property will garner some $18M in taxes.
So you want some more images? Here are the images sourced from the Savills listing.
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