UK’s most expensive single private residence sells for $188 million


Looks like Indians are more than wanting to take London by storm. After the Hindujas, it’s time for more Indian billionaires to call London home. Chairman of the London Metal Exchange, Raj Bagri has reportedly sold his Regent’s Park property in north London for a whopping £120 million ($188 million). The blueprints had been drawn up by John Nash (who has also done the blueprint for Buckingham Palace) and Prince Charles’ favored architect, Quinlan Terry recreated the structure into family quarters.

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The house is said to have an underground swimming pool that can turn into a ballroom. The home also features “gold leaf-covered plastering and marble floors“. Bagri’s has purchased the home way back in 1994 he had picked up the Crown Estate for £5.9 million ($ 7.96 million) on a 150-year lease and subsequently renovated it.
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[TimesOfIndia]