According to The Times, the largest ever pandemic in the London real estate market was concluded by the owner of one of Russia's energy companies. The new owner wished to remain anonymous, for this, all parties to the transaction signed an agreement on non-disclosure of information. According to the publication, the buyer purchased a house for himself and his family.
The former owners of the mansion - Canadian businessmen Maurice and Nicole Benisti - initially put it up for sale for £ 16 million, but against the backdrop of the crisis caused by the coronavirus epidemic, the price was reduced to 15.45 million
The house has a total area of 600 square meters. m located at 26 Old Queen Street, not far from Buckingham Palace
The house has five bedrooms, an office, a library, three living rooms, a private terrace, a wine cellar and other premises
According to Jeremy Guy, managing director of Beauchamp Estates, who closed the deal, the purchase of such an expensive property in the midst of quarantine demonstrates confidence in the elite housing market in London
The interior design is made in a modern style, it was developed by decorator Nicola Fontanella from Argent Design, among whose clients many Hollywood stars
The house has several stairs and an elevator.
The rooftop terrace overlooks St James's Park and London's historic center.
A few years ago, the building was completely renovated and modernized by the previous owners.
Since the buyer entered the transaction during quarantine, brokers arranged for him a virtual tour of the house - this practice is common today in all major real estate agencies
Each room is decorated with photographs, paintings by contemporary artists or sculptures.
Minimalist master bathroom overlooking the inner garden
Many home furnishings were custom made.
The decoration used expensive materials, such as marble, bronze and precious wood
In total, the house has six floors, it is surrounded by its own garden and a small area with landscaping.