EXCLUSIVE – Former home of mucky madam Ghislaine Maxwell gets a makeover and a paint job; gone are the grubby windows but not gone is the fact that this is where Prince Andrew allegedly bonked in a bathtub
Known for amongst other things teaching the tawdry tout and tattler about town Lady Victoria Hervey how to give blowjobs, the late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s mucky madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, was the owner of a mews house in Kinnerton Street, Belgravia for some 24 years.
Yesterday, as the sun shone, the process of eliminating what one neighbour told The Steeple Times to be “the stain of grubby Ghislaine from our otherwise respectable neighbourhood” was finally underway.
Whilst in April the wrecking ball wiped Jeffrey Epstein’s Palm Beach mansion off the face of the planet, Maxwell’s pad – where Prince Andrew claims he doesn’t remember having sexual relations with the then 17-year-old Virginia Roberts on 10th March 2001 – is simply getting a paint job.
On its way out now are the grubby Maxwell era red painted windows, but whoever has purchased this house of horrors will forever be stuck with 44 Kinnerton Street’s now notorious history. This is the place where Prince Andrew allegedly bonked in a bathtub whilst, of course, not sweating in the slightest.
Pictured top: A painter at work on the house on Friday 16th July 2021.
The Names & Numbers – 44 Kinnerton Street (AKA ‘Mucky Madam Ghislaine Maxwell’s Bathtub Bonk Pad’), Belgravia, London, SW1X 8ES, United Kingdom
- March 2021 – Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyer offered cash from the “pending sale of her £1.45 million ($2 million, €1.68 million or درهم37 million)” home as part of a package when they sought bail for the mucky madam for a third time. This sum is 44% lower than the September 2020 asking price and 400% higher than the January 1997 purchase price.
- March 2021 – Knightsbridge estate agent Matthew Kaye of Kaye & Carey tells The Steeple Times: “Knowing the street as I do, 44 is one of the smaller houses which I assume it to be a little over 1,000 square foot in size. Depending on the condition, I estimate the freehold value to be circa £1.8 million to £2 million ($2.5 million to $2.8 million, €2.1 million to €2.3 million or درهم9.2 million to درهم10.2 million).”
- December 2020 – Members of the Maxwell family attempted to raise finance on the property but are not successful.
- September 2020 – Estate agents Aylesford list 44 Kinnerton Street for sale for £2.6 million ($3.6 million, €3 million or درهم3 million) on a freehold basis, a sum 797% than the January 1997 purchase price. They subsequently later reduce the asking price to £2.1 million ($2.9 million, €2.5 million or درهم10.7 million) according to a leading property expert.
- August 2019 – According to Insider, a woman with “long hair [who] appeared to be in her 60s” was seen entering the property. She “denied that the socialite owns or lived in the house, claiming instead that the elusive socialite lived elsewhere down the street.”
- 10th March 2001 – Prince Andrew allegedly had sexual relations with 17-year-old Virginia Roberts in a bathroom in the property. He continues to deny this occurred whilst claiming that a photograph of himself with Miss Roberts and Ghislaine Maxwell on the first floor of building is a fake also.
- 22nd January 1997 – Ghislaine Maxwell paid £290,000 ($401,000, €337,000 or درهم5 million) for the three-storey leasehold mews house. It is situated at the heart of the Duke of Westminster’s Grosvenor Estate.