Live near movie mogul in four-storey Kensington mews house

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    Director on your doorstep

    Share the air with a movie great. A home in the prestigious Kensington mews, where film director Lord David Puttnam lives, is on the market.

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    Famous neighbour

    Puttnam has lived on the mews for more than three decades and works on his Oscar-winning productions in the tranquil space.

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    Grand dimensions

    At 3,700 sq ft over four floors, the property comprises three reception rooms.

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    The spacious kitchen is full of light.

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    Period features

    The bedrooms feature period details and overlook the cobbled street below.

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    Study in style

    The Kensington Mews house also features a spacious study…

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    Bathing areas

    …as well as five bathrooms…

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    Exercise room

    …and a gym perfectly kitted out for exercise fans.

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    Outside space

    As well as a patio garden, there’s a roof terrace for potential buyers. The luxury property is on Russell Simpson’s books for £6.45 million.

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    More A-list homes: Plans for extension

    This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby and her television executive husband Dan Baldwin want to build a one-bedroom apartment for the au pair at their home in Barnes, south-west London.

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    Space for the au pair required

    The house has helped inspire Willoughby’s bed linen range for Dunelm, pictured.

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    Sandra Bullock’s beach house

    Sandra Bullock is selling her home in lovely Tybee Island, known for its wide, sandy beaches, in Georgia in the southeastern US.

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    £4.9 million

    The Miss Congeniality star is asking £4.9 million through Sotheby’s International Realty for the seven-bedroom house outside Savannah.

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    Large property portfolio

    The Hollywood actress has her main home in Beverly Hills but her portfolio stretches across the US, including six properties in Austin, Texas.

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    Sotheby’s International Realty

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    Pop stars seek planning permission

    Pop stars Rochelle and Marvin Humes are once again trying for planning permission to build a gym and dance studio at their Epping home.

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    Hoping for the go ahead

    They also want to demolish their garage and create a steam room and whirlpool spa at their 18th-century Epping home. Their previous bid was turned down.

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    Sunshine paradise

    House hunters seeking their very own sunshine paradise can buy the sprawling home of Die Hard star Bruce Willis and his actress-producer wife Emma Heming-Willis — if they’ve a cool £25 million to spend.

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    Made for memories

    This idyllic spot southeast of the Bahamas is where the Hollywood power couple married in 2009 and renewed their vows recently on their 10th anniversary.

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    Provo Pictures for Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

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    Beverly Hills set

    Justin Bieber and his model wife Hailey Baldwin are loving their new home. The Canadian pop star, 25, spent £6.5 million on the Thirties Monterey Colonial house.

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    Impressive space

    The 6,100sq ft home has a courtyard, an infinity pool, olive trees, a fire pit, library, bar, wine cellar, cinema and five bedrooms.

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    Naked ambition

    Kendall Jenner’s naked photoshoot for February’s Italian Vogue was shot in…er…Orpington.

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    On location

    In a house called Five Oaks, in the Kent commuter town’s Ninhams Wood. The property was chosen for its glam Art Deco interiors and elegant two-acre garden.

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    YouTube split

    Fans were shocked when YouTube power couple Tanya Burr and Jim Chapman announced they were splitting up last month. The social media superstars have been married nearly four years. Now their home is for sale.

    Dave Benett

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    Fab Fulham spot

    The house the couple shared overlooks Eel Brook Common in the heart of Fulham. At 1,730sq ft, the property has lots of entertaining space including a kitchen and dining area that regularly featured in Burr and Chapman’s YouTube videos.

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    Property pile

    Children’s author and Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams has sold his three-bedroom home in Belsize Park, north-west London, collecting a very handsome profit.

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    Nice little earner

    The actor and comedian bought the five-storey house, that was also owned by Noel Gallagher in the Nineties, 14 years ago for £3.25 million and has sold it for £5.35 million.

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    Good return

    Emma Stone is selling her Beverly Hills home. The Oscar-winning La La Land actress bought the Fifties-style property in 2012 for £1,875,000 and is now asking £2.9 million.

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    Indy style

    The four-bedroom home features eclectic colours and designs. There’s plenty of individual style, from red-and-white geometric wallpaper to a quirky, asymmetrical white brick fireplace.

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    Popular with the A-list

    Fashion designer Alice Temperley is a favourite with A-listers from the Duchess of Cambridge and her sister Pippa to indie rocker Florence Welch.

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    Now her former bridal workshop and boutique in Colville Mews, Notting Hill is on the market.

    The façade, painted with a Union Flag and a crown, is for sale with Bective Leslie Marsh. At 2,812 sq ft, the asking price is £3.25 million.

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    Dramatic property moves

    Grand Tour presenter James May has demolished two properties in Hammersmith to make way for a new three-bedroom home, while Jeremy Clarkson is due to begin building his Oxfordshire house this year. Richard Hammond bought a castle home in 2008, then bought the six-bedroom house next door a few years later.

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    New and improved

    May paid £325,000 for his home near Ravenscourt Park in 2000 then, in 2011, he is thought to have paid £310,000 for the semi-derelict former workshop next door.

    Plans approved by Hammersmith and Fulham council show a ground-floor garage that’s bigger than the master bedroom and master bathroom combined.

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    Mel B’s Sunset Strip home

    Mel B’s luxury Hollywood Hills house is back on the market at a reduced £4.5m.


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    Girl power

    The Leeds-born singer installed a recording studio at the sprawling home and many of her girl band gongs are still on display in the living room. Mel B paid £3.3 million for the property in 2014 and kitted it out with a full renovation in 2016.

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    José and Eva’s Miami condo sale

    The Miami condo owned by Mexican businessman José Bastón — pictured with his Desperate Housewives star wife Eva Longoria — has sold for £6.6 million after being on the market for just 35 days.


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    Ocean views

    The luxurious home in the 17-storey Il Villaggio South Beach tower on Ocean Drive boasts breathtaking views of the Atlantic, Lummus Park, Miami Beach and the downtown skyline.

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    Miami Condo Investments

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    Perfect for James Cracknell fans

    Fans of Olympic champion James Cracknell, 46, rowing for Cambridge in the Boat Race this year and the oldest ever competitor, had better get in quick to bag this bespoke viewing platform.

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    Riverside setting

    At the end of the Boat Race on April 7, rowers will be mooring outside this delightful, wisteria-clad riverside house. In a luxurious gated area of Mortlake, it has uninterrupted views of the finishing line. It’s for sale for £1.65 million.

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    Ed Sheeran’s new venture

    Ed Sheeran and his manager Stuart Camp are turning a property in Notting Hill into a live music bar/restaurant.

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    Live music venue

    The duo’s new venture, on Portobello Road, will have a “cool members club, shabby-chic vibe” and could be open by the end of next month.

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    Katy Perry’s Hollywood Hills home

    Firework singer Katy Perry has sold one of her two homes in the Hollywood Hills for an estimated £6.9 million.

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    Skylight views

    The singer put the four-bedroom Mulholland Drive house on the market two years ago, having bought in 2013 for £6.3 million. She still owns the two-bedroom home next door that she also bought in 2013.

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    Done deal

    Dropping the price of Dannii Minogue’s Battersea flat did the trick — it has sold after two years. The ninth-floor two-bedroom flat at Plantation Wharf, the Aussie singer’s London base for 13 years, was listed in 2017 for £675,000.

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    Balcony views

    The price was slashed to £585,000 last summer. Now the deal has been clinched at £572,500. Close to Clapham Junction, the flat has two private balconies and views over the Thames and London skyline…

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    Jonathan Ross’s next house hunt

    Jonathan Ross and his screenwriter wife Jane Goldman could be moving from London to Belfast as the chat show host was overheard saying he wanted to buy a house there.

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    Kingdom of Thrones

    Their current family home, in Hampstead, is not only a starry party pad, it offers everything they love, including a comic book man cave and a Great Gatsby-inspired bedroom.

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    John Terry’s former mansion

    John and Toni Terry’s former Surrey mansion is up for sale for £6.25 million. There’s an indoor swimming pool, cinema room and fully equipped gym.


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    Premier home

    A sweeping driveway leads up to the 11,000 square foot home in Surrey. For sale through Savills.

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    Heading in One Direction

    Liam Payne is selling the mansion he bought when he was with ex-girlfriend Cheryl. The California estate in the rugged mountains between Calabasas and Malibu is on the market for £9.8 million. Payne is also renovating his £5.1 million home in Woking, Surrey, with a view to spending more time back in the UK.

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    Keen to sell

    The One Direction singer previously listed it for £757,000 more but has dropped the asking price. The property is also up for rent at £30,000 a month.

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    A striking buy

    West Ham United striker Andy Carroll and Billi Mucklow of The Only Way Is Essex fame are selling their monochrome mansion.

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    Monochrome mansion

    The nine-bedroom spread in Chigwell is listed at just below £5 million with John Thomas. Inside is all black and white across 8,000sq ft, with zebra-print walls and copious amounts of crushed velvet.

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    TV star’s penthouse

    Pauline Quirke loved the Dorset penthouse she stayed in while filming Broadchurch with Oscar-winner Olivia Colman and David Tennant so much that she ended up buying it. The Hackney-based actress, best known as Sharon from Birds of a Feather, used the two-bedroom flat as a holiday home.

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    Wraparound views

    But now Quirke has decided to give up her balcony with sea views stretching from the Jurassic Coastline to Portland. The flat’s on the market with Stags for £695,000.

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    Bill Gates’ nice house

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates’s $127m, 66,000sq ft property took four years to build and he has opted for a very special room in his home.

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    Bill Gates’ nice house

    He let slip during a Q&A session on discussion website Reddit that he was the owner of a trampoline room.

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    Selling up in Beverly Hills

    Jodie Foster is selling her Beverly Hills home which has stunning views of Downtown LA and the sea.

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    LA lifestyle

    The double Oscar-winning star of The Silence of the Lambs and The Accused bought the Fifties-built 7,500sq ft house for £8.9 million in 2012 then renovated it. It’s for sale for £12.1 million.

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    High fashion

    The Duchess of Cambridge is among fans of luxurious fashion brand Roksanda in Mayfair, near a grand apartment for sale in a suitably elegant red-brick portered building.

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    Elegant interiors

    The reception, dining space and master bedroom suite are on the upper floor, with two further bedroom suites on the lower floor, linked by a grand elliptical staircase.
    The asking price is rather A-list, too — it’s £7.95 million through Wetherell and Knight Frank.

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    Lost House in King’s Cross, designed by starchitect Sir David Adjaye who also created this year’s Brit Awards statue is available to rent for the first time in 10 years.

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    Movie set location

    The spectacular three-bedroom home has been in films including Trance starring James McAvoy, The Hoarder with Mischa Barton, and TV’s Silent Witness, Spooks and Lucky Man.It’s £4,500 a week through Sotheby’s International Realty.

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    Goodbye Hollywood

    Harry Styles is said to be so missing Hampstead, he has decided to sell up in West Hollywood to spend more time back home.

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    Price drop

    Styles has dropped the asking price from £6.5 million to £5.8 million. The singer’s LA mansion has four bedrooms and there are plenty of indoor-outdoor living spaces.

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    Twin homes

    For fashion designer and author Mary-Kate Olsen, one Manhattan townhouse just didn’t cut it so she bought two neighbouring properties in the East Village.


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    Super chic

    She lived there with her French banker husband Olivier Sarkozy, brother of French former president Nicolas.Every inch as chic as expected, the couple’s former homes are on the market at £5.9 million and £6.4 million.

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