Thursday, April 15, 2021

Bring your own bidet

Most expensive house to be publicly offered for sale in the UK to be stripped of everything including the kitchen sink

 

When we last featured 2 – 8a Rutland Gate opposite Hyde Park in Knightsbridge in 2013, it was not officially on the market and priced at the staggering sum of £300 million. It is now for sale again at an undisclosed price and will be stripped of its entire contents after an auction on the 14th and 15th July.

 

Bring your own bidet - 2 – 8a Rutland Gate, London, London, SW7 1AY
Bring your own bidet – 2 – 8a Rutland Gate, London, London, SW7 1AY

 

Extending to 60,000 square foot in total and only slightly smaller than a football pitch in its size, the 45-bedroom property spans four buildings and has been owned by the Yunak Corporation, an entity registered in the tax haven of Curaçao in the Dutch Antilles, since 1982. It has 54 windows on its front elevation and features an interior designed and installed by Alberto Pinto in the 1990s. The house briefly listed on and then withdrawn from the property portal Zoopla last week.

 

Interestingly, according to The Guardian’s Esther Addley, “last December, a legal charge was registered against the property in favour of Omni Capital Partners, the billionaire developers Nick and Candy’s financial services arm, suggesting the owners had taken a loan secured against the property”. It is likely that the money raised will be used to bring the property up to modern standards and now consequently, the entire contents are headed to auction through a firm named ProAuction.

 

Amongst the 1,323 items on offer are everything from gold-plated waste paper bins to bidets and toilets. No estimates have been set and though some, such as the Mail Online, have estimated the total worth of the contents at a somewhat unlikely £50 million, Mark Flynn of ProAuction has simply stated: “We would be disappointed if we didn’t achieve £450,00 in total”. He added: “At the end of the day, my perspective is that this is second-hand furniture, albeit very luxurious furniture, and where it comes from is neither here nor there”.

 

Bring your own bidet - 2 – 8a Rutland Gate, London, London, SW7 1AY
ProAuction will offer the entire contents of the house on 14th and 15th July at no reserve

Bring your own bidet - 2 – 8a Rutland Gate, London, London, SW7 1AY
The somewhat vulgar bathrooms are amongst lots available to buy

Bring your own bidet - 2 – 8a Rutland Gate, London, London, SW7 1AY
Four glated-plated waste paper bins could be yours for as little as £5 for the lot

 

The contents of 2 – 8a Rutland Gate, London, London, SW7 1AY are available to view onsite on 13th July from 11am to 2pm. The 1,323 items on offer will be auctioned at the Millennium Hotel Knightsbrdge, Sloane Street, London, SW1X 9NU on 14th and 15th July from 10am each day whilst the house itself is now on offer through selling agents the Swiss Group.

 

 

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    1. It is shameful that these people keep £300 million tied up like this whilst Madeleine McCann is still missing. The very rich owners should do their bit to help dear Gerry and Kate McCann in their efforts to find their beloved daughter Madeleine. Support Find Madeleine, support the campaign to Find Madeleine now. The Steeple Times really ought to start supporting this campaign and it ought to do so urgently. Everyone: Please donate to Find Madeleine now.

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