Gucci’s former main office in London lists for M

Gucci’s former main office in London lists for $66M

Dressing in designer threads doesn’t maintain a candle to proudly owning a luxurious model’s former international headquarters.

A historic townhouse that when served as vogue home Gucci’s important workplace has hit the market. It asks $66 million and can also be accessible to lease for a jaw-dropping $48,000 every week. 

The palatial 12,621-square-foot house is situated within the tony Mayfair neighborhood in London’s West Finish and boasts a double storage, a cinema, a sunroom, an indoor swimming pool, a marble-lined plunge pool, a steam room, a sauna and even “4 safe vaults.” It’s the final remaining personal townhouse on Grafton Road, in response to the itemizing, which is held by Beauchamp Estates. 

The Neoclassical-style constructing was accomplished in 1772 and, earlier than the posh model moved in, was residence to 1 Lord Chancellor Brougham, who entertained the likes of Queen Victoria and the primary Duke of Wellington there. Gucci moved there in 1998 when, following the deadly capturing of Maurizio Gucci by a hitman employed by his ex-wife, Patrizia Reggiani Gucci, within the foyer of the corporate’s Milan headquarters, head honchos determined the enterprise wanted a brand new important workplace. So that they moved to the Grafton Road area, which is close to Gucci’s Bond Road retailer. 

The mansion is Grafton Road’s final personal residence, in response to the itemizing. Beauchamp Estates

Gucci moved into the area in 1998.Beauchamp Estates

The house measures 12,621 sq. toes. Beauchamp Estates

The construction was accomplished in 1772.Beauchamp Estates

Facilities embody a sauna.Beauchamp Estates

Earlier than Gucci, one Lord Chancellor Brougham lived within the property. Beauchamp Estates

The house nonetheless options lots of its unique particulars.Beauchamp Estates

Gucci determined to maneuver its headquarters to London after Maurizio Gucci was shot within the foyer of its Milan headquarters.Beauchamp Estates

In all, the property has seven bogs. Beauchamp Estates

Former Gucci artistic director Tom Ford for a time lived within the first-floor drawing room. Beauchamp Estates

The house is situated within the tony Mayfair neighborhood. Beauchamp Estates

The tackle accommodates 4 “safe vaults.” Beauchamp Estates

The property shouldn’t be removed from Gucci’s Bond Road retailer. Beauchamp Estates

Texan designer Tom Ford, who was named artistic director of the corporate in 1994, moved into the gold-leaf-ceilinged first-floor drawing room — and it was there that in 2000 he “hosted and mesmerized designer Alexander McQueen and persuaded him to affix Gucci group,” and likewise the place he hosted Vogue editor Anna Wintour. Many different names and historic vogue world occasions passed off within the constructing till 2010 when former Gucci CEO Robert Polet relocated the corporate’s HQ to Switzerland and offered the London mansion. 

Along with its fashionable facilities — most of that are situated within the basement stage — the four-bedroom, seven-bathroom residence additionally options loads of interval particulars, together with the first-floor eating room’s carved wooden chimneypiece, unique Georgian fireplaces, parquet flooring and ornate plasterwork.

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