London, after an economic crisis that severely hit the whole UK real estate sector is slowly regaining the status of the city with the most expensive housing in Europe. New project architect Richard Rogers, it is an exclusive design brothers developers Nick and Christian Candy. Externally, a residential unit "One Hyde Park", in which it has the most expensive in the world of housing, may seem an ordinary office buildings, more like the headquarters of a bank or insurance company. Five thousand engineers in 5 years designed and supervised the construction of this project.
Related article: Sweden officially recognized as "best country in the world"However, the mystery of the high price is hidden inside: refined furniture, styled after the 1980's, black silk cloth, 15 kinds of precious marble - it is only a small part of creating an atmosphere, says the developer of this project. "We have buyers from China, India, Middle East, Eastern Europe, America, and all of these buyers have different tastes, so we do our best to cater to their wishes," - said Nick Candy of "Candy & Candy developers".
The block of four 13-storey buildings, as expected, has a private cinema, swimming pool, sauna, fitness club, golf simulator, peak cellar, maids, concierge and everything necessary for a beautiful life. All the windows in their homes - from armored glass, and the security people do come from the Royal Air Force.
According to developers, more than half of the 86-and apartments in this exclusive block have been sold. Cheapest among other things, it is worth slightly more than 6 million pounds. The average British couple have taken credit for over 100 years to become the owner of affordable housing.
Home page intrigue - who won the most expensive apartments, the price of which amounts to 100 million pounds, because his name was not disclosed. Architects, meanwhile, promises the buyer that their consumption is not one regret. "What makes an apartment in this project unique? This is probably the fact that from one window you have a view of the entire London area of ??Knightsbridge, on the other - see Hyde Park. It's fantastic!" - Says architect Richard Rogers.
Despite the decline in Britain's budget and economic difficulties, real estate in London and more expensive. In particular, Victoria Road in Kensington in the west of central London, recognized as the most expensive street in Britain on the basis of 2010 year. The average price of apartments in this area is nearly 6.5 million pounds, while the average price for the ten most expensive streets in South-East of England continued its upward trend last year.
This is facilitated by the arrival of millionaires around the world, including those from Eastern Europe. It was in London he settled toughest opponent of the Kremlin, Boris Berezovsky. Victorian-style villa in Kensington, according to the press, which owns and daughter of former Ukrainian President Kuchma's Ellen Pinchuk-Franchuk. In general, wealthy people from Russia often prefer to buy houses in Belgravia.