Hong Kong’s wealthy property investors have always preferred buying super cool London properties as the UK is considered a safe investment for its transparency and right of law. Now a combination of factors such as a weaker British pound and the Brexit have given impetus to Hong Kong buyers to snap up properties. Some investors are ready to pay eye-popping prices to get the ritziest addresses in London.
Here we list five expensive properties that Hong Kong investors will love to add to their portfolios.
Eaton Square, Belgravia
Spread across four floors, this Grade II-listed townhouse is the most expensive property on the market in London, according to estate agents. It’s priced at £55 million (HK$552.4 million) .
For this price, buyers can get seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, three reception areas, a drawing room, a winter garden with a retractable roof, a roof terrace, and more. Apart from these, it’s the most sought after address in London.
Avenue Road, St John’s Wood
According to property agents, you can have this approximately 11,200-square-foot house for £40 million. Agents suggest that the property is more likely meant for an ambassador or a tycoon. This property in North London is located within a short distance from Primrose Hill and Regents Park.
The property has seven bedrooms and six bathrooms. Whoever buys this house will get access to a swimming pool and gym studio, and the best feature of the property is that it has a private hall.
Terraced House, South Kensington
Priced at £35 million, this charming terraced home in South Kensington was built in the 1860s and designed and decorated by the famous Armani Casa. It contains six-bedrooms, and is a Grade II-listed residence. According to agents, the other highlights include a library, cinema, spa, gym, and a wine storage room, as well as an enclosed rooftop terrace with a fireplace.
South Bank Tower, Southwark
This duplex is spread across the 39th and 40th floors of the South Bank Tower, and is designed for buyers who love penthouses.It is furnished by Dara Huang and includes a high-ceiling living room, floor-to-ceiling windows, a levitating dining room table, and an inside-outside water feature that connects the interior to a private garden terrace. It’s ideally meant for a high-flying industrialist, who can enjoy the view of London from his perch.
Lygon Place, Belgravia
Another house listed in the famous Belgravia area. There is a good security barrier before you can reach the stylish Edwardian house. It has seven bedrooms, including two master bedrooms, seven bathrooms, four reception rooms, a “media room”, a kitchen and a family area.