Why Lampard’s home work could earn him £4m

November 15, 2012 at 10:08 AM Leave a comment

As Chelsea mid-fielder Frank Lampard considers a move to China one thing he will miss while at South-West China-based football club Guizhou Renhe will be his beloved and luxurious south west London home which could make him up to £4m.

While most footballers opt for Tudorbethan confections in the countryside, Lampard has been publicly splashing the cash on a huge six bedroom detached house he bought for just over £8 million in 2005 in a fashionable street not far from the Chelsea ground.

The Regency-era house, which he shares with his girlfriend TV presenter Christine Bleakley and his two daughters from a previous relationship, has been considerably remodeled in recent years so much so neighbours complained to the local council about the disturbance.

Lampard is said to have spent half a million refurbishing it and recently asked celebrity interiors expert Kelly Hoppen in to give it a contemporary feel following the renovations (pictured, below)

Picture: Google Street View

But if Lampard does sell up and move to Guizhou then he will pocket a fortune. An almost identical home next door is currently on the market for £11 million, some £4 million more than he paid for his and an extraordinary leap in value given Lampard’s sold for £2.9 million in 2000. The last property to sell on the street, a dozen or so doors down from Lampard’s, went for £6.3 million in 2009.

But Lampard’s street is not the most expensive locally. The former home of both Chris Evans and before that George Michael fetched £8.5 million several years ago in a neighbouring road and four years ago one of the detached houses on the same street sold for £12.5 million.

Entry filed under: Celebrity, House Prices. Tags: .

Interesting properties: what’s that puffing in the garden? Why NewBuy could mean goodbye to savings stress in 2013

Why not leave us a comment or share this with the buttons above?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Zoopla Mobile & Tablet Apps

Grab the App

Zoopla.co.uk

Search over 1 million properties for sale or to rent on our site from more than 18,000 agents and developers, including all of the UK's leading names.

Posts delivered hot and fresh to your inbox. Signup for free to subscribe, (No spam... ever) and join over 16,000 others.

Enter your email address below:

Recent Posts

Follow Zoopla

Archives

About the Zoopla blog

The Zoopla property blog is maintained and edited by the Web Content Editor @ Zoopla Property Group Ltd Myra Butterworth.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 510 other followers

%d bloggers like this: