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Real Estate Beat: Most expensive estate in the UK goes on sale

Andrea Divirgilio / June 8, 2011

Updown Court luxury mansion

List Price: £75million (about $123 million)

The property: Lately, a London penthouse in the One Hyde Park property development was sold to a mystery buyer for a whopping £136 million ($222 million), which made it the most expensive apartment in the world. This time, the most expensive country house in the UK has gone up for sale for a cool £75million (about $123 million). The estate, called Updown Court, was listed six years back for $143.5 million, and has been now re-listed with reduced price tag.


The Setting: Located in the Surrey village of Windlesham in the United Kingdom, the Updown Court luxury estate has an area larger than both the royal residences of Hampton Court Palace and Buckingham Palace. The estate is set on 58 acres of landscaped grounds, gardens and woodland. Updown Court is situated only 28 miles from Central London and a 20-minute ride by car takes you to the Heathrow Airport.

Interiors & Exteriors: The Updown Court features state-of-the-art 21st century technology to make for the perfect living environ. The palatial property has a $6 million marble heated driveway and 103 rooms. The mansion sits on 50,000 square feet, and the lavish amenities include two-lane bowling alley, five swimming pools, squash court, tennis court, wine cellar, 50-seat home theater and a panic room.

there are 22 bedroom/bathroom suites in total. The estate comprises four main buildings – the main house, guest accommodation, gate lodge and the estate manager’s office.The property also has a helipad for private landings and an underground garaging for eight limousines.

Contacts:

  • Savills, 20 Grosvenor Hill, London, W1K 3HQ

Telephone: + 44 (0) 20 7409 8881

  • Hamptons International, 168 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 1HW

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1483 572864

Via: BusinessInsider/Updown Court

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