£44,000,000 | Built c.1838 | 12,102 Sq. Ft. | 7 Beds | 7 Baths
Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London, England
A former church in Knightsbridge, London that was masterfully converted into a luxurious private home has been reduced to £44 million after listing in 2019 for £55 million. The historic building, previously known as St. Saviours House, extends more than 12,102 square feet with a spacious great room with 40′ vaulted ceilings, oak beams and original stone pillars. It was designed by Belgrave Square architect George Basevi in 1838. The Daily Mail reported in 2019 that the Grade II listed property was sold off by the Diocese of London in 1998 for £1 million. According to Evening Standard, the residence was owned by Alain Boublil, write of Les Misérables and Miss Saigon, for 6 years before selling in 2009 for £13.5 million to a Thai businessman who spent an additional £10 million on a major renovation. The property also includes seven bedroom suites, a glass elevator and parking for three cars. In addition there is an entire floor dedicated to leisure which provides a swimming pool, home gym, treatment room, sauna, steam room and media room with bar. St. Saviours House is on the market for £44 million with Stuart Bailey & Harry Dawes of Knight Frank.