The first estates in one of London
's most impressive landmark properties, Cornwall Terrace (above), are being offered for sale starting at $65 million via Christie's
Great Estates. Sited within a peerless location overlooking Regent's Park
- London's finest Royal Park, which contains the London Zoo - Cornwall Terrace is described as a "rare convergence of provenance, history, and grandeur." Part of the Crown Estate, the Grade I listed Regency terrace was designed in the early 19th Century by royal architect John Nash
. Previously home to members of the nobility for nearly 150 years, and later occupied by commercial concerns, the incredible edifice has now been converted into eight ultra-luxurious mansions ranging in size from 8,000 to 14,000 sq. ft. with five to seven bedrooms apiece, the largest expected to fetch over $100 million.
Incredible architectural details such as paneling, moldings, marble
floors and fireplaces are enhanced by state-of-the-art amenities such as a silent hydraulic lift, multiroom iPad
-controllable audio-visual and lighting systems, and discreetly implemented comprehensive security systems. Designed to appeal to ultra-rich buyers from the UAE
, Russia and China, each of the eight estates is being offered completely furnished including unique works of art and bespoke
furniture, each designed in a unique style by a famous decorator. Each property also comes with its own mews house in the rear, providing ideal staff accommodation. Residents will enjoy a range of recreational options including on-site spas and gymnasiums, Bentley
-sized garages, and a personal sommelier service.