Where can you buy a three-bedroom house for £100k?
Liverpool - this terrace one was the childhood home of former Beatle Paul McCartney and is being sold at auction on February 26 at the Cavern Club, the Liverpool nightspot where the Fab Four got their first break.
Bid for Macca's childhood home
Sir Paul, 72 — who recently teamed up with Kanye West and Rihanna on the Barbadian singer’s new single, FourFive Seconds — lived in Western Avenue with his parents Jim and Mary until the mid-Fifties. There's a guide price of £100,000. Visit www.entwistlegreen.co.uk.
Norton's old haunt is up for grabs
In the early stages of Graham Norton's career he often performed at The White Horse in Hampstead. The leasehold for the three-storey corner terrace building is now available at £110,000. Visit www.fleurets.com. (Scroll right)
A barrel of laughs
A short walk from Hampstead Heath, the property has exposed brick upper parts, ornate sash windows, a copper-top bar, open fire, marbled pillars and a small beer garden. With funnymen Michael McIntyre and Ricky Gervais living nearby, the new landlords of this famous pub will be in good company.
Poirot's block has views to die for
A flat in Poirot's London block is for sale. Art Deco Florin Court in Clerkenwell was used as a location for David Suchet in the long-running BBC series, where it was known as Whitehaven Mansions. (Scroll right)
A one-bedroom flat on the seventh floor of the block is listed at £699,950. The building, boasting a roof garden, is close to Farringdon so will benefit from the completion of Crossrail in 2018. Suchet, meanwhile, will take on a different guise as Lady Bracknell in a West End production of The Importance of Being Earnest this June.
About a bachelor
Hugh Grant’s former South Kensington bachelor apartment is for sale again, after being taken off the market late last year. The penthouse, where the actor lived while starring in hit films About a Boy and Love Actually, first went up for sale in November but was removed shortly afterwards. Image: REX. (Scroll right)
Hugh Grant's home (POA) occupies the entire top floor of Petersham House and has three en suite bedrooms, a master dressing room, direct entry lift, hot tub and gym. The panoramic views are breathtaking - this is the ultimate home for those enjoying the high life.
£4m? That twerks...
The family home of pop star Miley Cyrus is on the market for just under $6 million (£4 million) in the affluent Toluca Lake neighbourhood of Los Angeles. Miley, 22, moved out of the property when she was 18. However, she returned in 2013 when she was engaged to The Hunger Games actor Liam Hemsworth. Image: AP. (Scroll right)
Miley Cyrus grew up in the six-bedroom California house with her musician father Billy Ray Cyrus and her mother Tish. The 8,700 sq ft mansion boasts an outdoor skating ramp, cinema, and pool. Image: Splash News.
For sale: Roger Black's former Farnham pile
The former Surrey home of retired athlete-turned-TV sports commentator Roger Black MBE is on the market for £1.2 million. Image: Rex. (Scroll right)
The five-bedroom Edwardian retreat is part of a country house in Farnham designed by notable Arts & Crafts architect Harold Falkner. It was home to the British Olympic silver medal-winning runner, his wife Julia and their twin sons until 2010. The master bedroom has a walk-in-wardrobe, along with a private balcony giving elevated views across woodland.
Dame Ellen's theatre
A five-floor nightclub in Stratford is looking for a new tenant. The property was opened in 1896 as the Borough Theatre & Opera House and showcased talents such as Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Henry Irving and Ellen Terry. More recently, the East London destination has been used for club nights, operating under the name of Sync. Visit www.fleurets.com.
Malibu mansion for Adele
The Grammy-winning singer, 26, has submitted an offer of £5.2 million for a three-bedroom home in Malibu. A perfect escape from the cold UK winters, the house in California even has an infinity pool and whirlpool spa that overlook the Pacific. Image: wenn.com. Take a tour....
Beatles' flat yet to sell
It was good enough for Ringo Starr and George Harrison at the height of the band's Sixties fame but the three-bedroom apartment in Knightsbridge is failing to attract a buyer. Listed for £2.5 million in September last year, the former party flat has been reduced to £2.3 million.
Jared Leto snaps up former US spooks studio
Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto has splashed out £3.2 million on a former military compound in Los Angeles. Image: EPA. (Scroll right)
The US spooks studio
Built in the Forties, the property was once used as an editing studio by US spooks who secretly filmed atomic bomb tests around the world. Leto, who is also a budding documentary maker, was clearly taken by the history of the building which has since been turned into a sprawling private house.
Princess Di's Cape Town retreat
A stunning South African mansion previously owned by Earl Spencer and loved by his sister, Diana, Princess of Wales, is for sale. Though it is fit for any royal, you’ll need a king’s ransom to pay for it. The lavish home is on the market with www.luxuryestate.com for a cool £7.6 million.
Made in West Brompton
Celebrity Big Brother star Ollie Locke is selling his bachelor pad in West Brompton for £649,950. The two-bedroom ground-floor apartment will be familiar to Made in Chelsea fans, as it was used for filming during Locke's time on the hit reality TV series. Image: REX. (Scroll right)
Close to Fulham Broadway station, Ollie Locke's 481sq ft flat is as flamboyant as you might expect, with black and white-striped wallpaper in the living room and bedroom. There is also a patio area and access to a communal gym and swimming pool.
Is Bruno getting broody?
The Grammy award winner has splashed out £4.5 million on a seven-bedroom property, with separate children's wing and play area, in Los Angeles to celebrate the global success of his single, Uptown Funk. Image: AP.
George Ezra's country retreat of choice
Singer-songwriter George Ezra and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin are among recent guests to stay at family-owned Pennard House, a 130-acre estate in Somerset. Record companies often hire the entire property for Glastonbury as it is near the festival ground. Image: Matt Writtle. (Scroll right)
The stately pile is less than two hours by train from London Paddington, and the grounds, with a Victorian outdoor freshwater swimming pool and cider-producing apple orchards, are the scene of frequent parties.
The house sleeps 12 adults, with a further 10 spaces available in tepees from May to September for happy glampers. Visit pennardhouse.com to book.
Shoreditch house/ film studio is for sale
A quirky four-bedroom house, regularly used for ITV and BBC film productions, is on the market for £2.35 million. It was also a set for Duffy's Stepping Stones video and for a Vogue photo shoot with supermodel Lily Cole. Image: David Parker. (Scroll right)
The ground floor has hosted a number of gigs and hit band Florence and the Machine was discovered while performing on Time for Tea's tiny stage. The property was originally a bank before becoming a pawn shop and eventually a clockmaker's. It was derelict in 1995 when "King of Shoreditch" Johnny Vercoutre paid £95,000 for it — so he stands to make a healthy profit.
Scarlett Johansson house hunts in LA
Newlywed Scarlett Johansson is house hunting in Los Angeles. The Hollywood A-lister, who married French journalist Romain Dauriac in October, was reportedly interested in a Los Feliz house at £1.84 million but decided it didn’t offer enough privacy.
Fans help furnish Big Brother house
Presenters Emma Willis and Rylan Clark are set for Celebrity Big Brother’s new series on Channel 5 in January but the Borehamwood Big Brother House isn’t ready. Producers will be furnishing the home with fans' cast-offs. Post an ad here before midnight on 10 December.
Salmon fishes for planning permission
Art dealer and Four Rooms star Jeff Salmon has applied for planning permission to turn the health centre he owns in Highgate into a house. Although Salmon has no immediate plans to sell The Summit (pictured), he is keen to keep his options open for future investment opportunities.
Become neighbours with Paloma Faith
Vogue magazine named Chamberlayne Road in Kensal Rise the hippest street in Europe, but neighbouring Wakeman Road is fast catching up. Celebrity locals include singer Paloma Faith, jewellery designer Jade Jagger and model Sophie Dahl. Image: Rex. (Scroll right)
Film star couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are also famous locals. Now a cool five-bedroom Victorian pile is for sale in Wakeman Road with Greene & Co at £1,399,950.
Frankie Dettori lowers price of Newmarket pad
Frankie Dettori is struggling to sell his five-bedroom Newarket family house and stables. He put the Arts and Crafts home, set in 15-acres, on the market in April for £2.75 million, later dropping the asking price to £2.45 million, but it still hasn't sold. (Scroll right) Image: Rex
The property, built in 1905 for the Earl of Ellesmere, has fantastic equestrian facilities, a gym and indoor pool. Dettori's family and pet emu are moving closer to his wife's relatives.
River Cafe chef Stevie Parle sells Hammersmith houseboat
The youngest cook ever employed by The River Cafe, Stevie Parle. has decided to part ways with his one-bedroom barge. The charming narrow boat, which is on the market for £375,000 with Riverhomes, is moored in Hammersmith.
Live where Band Aid stars took a break
Serviced flats at Basing Street Studios in Notting Hill provided a retreat for stars who worked at the request of Bob Geldof on the Band Aid 30 track. The flats are next door to Sarm Studios, where the singers recorded the latest version of Do They Know It’s Christmas? (Scroll right) Image: PA
Among those who took part were Rita Ora, One Direction, Bono, Ed Sheeran and Chris Martin. When stars weren’t recording they retreated to the flats, some staying overnight. One of the fully furnished flats they used is for rent for £1,200 a week through Mountgrange Heritage.
Anne hath a way with property
Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway has found a buyer for her Brooklyn condo. The 2,592sq?ft loft, above, with panoramic views of Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline, was put on the market for £2.7 million but has sold for £2.76 million. (Scroll right) Image: Getty
The actress bought the two-bedroom flat in the Clocktower Building last year with her husband, actor Adam Shulman, but has mainly been using it as a storage space for her clothes as she has been away so much due to filming commitments. Film producer Katharina Trebitsch, who already owns an apartment in the same building, was happy to take the property off Hathaway’s hands. Striking features such as the 11ft-high concrete-beamed ceiling made it an easy sell.
Johnny Depp has taken inspiration from his latest filming session in London. While working on new comedy Mortdecai, the taps used as props caught his eye. Stiffkey Antique Bathrooms of Norwich, which supplied them, is now shipping a refurbished roll top bath to Depp's LA residence. Image: Rex
A country home to hit you for six
The Essex home of cricketer-turned-investment banker Mel Hussain is for sale. The brother of cricket legend and Sky Sports commentator Nasser Hussain, Mel now plays in the Essex Premier League at the weekends. He is selling his 7,000sq ft country house with Beresfords for £1,999,995.
Nine Elms Point tops Keisha's chart
Sugarbabes singer Keisha Buchanan, 30, was first in the queue for a new home at Nine Elms Point, SW8. The pop star was spotted at the launch of the Zone 1 Barratt tower chatting about starting prices and the best investment flats.
A shabby-chic celebrity haunt
MC Motors in Millers Avenue, E8, is regularly used for shabby-chic photo shoots. Singer Jessie J, left, model Cara Delevingne, and Game of Thrones stars Lena Headey and Emilia Clarke have all been seen there recently. Image: Getty. (Scroll right)
The "distressed" 6,000sq ft Dalston warehouse is the obvious spot for a starry Christmas Party and available for rent. Price on application, visit www.castlegibson.com.
Now that's a (political) party house
If you enjoy power politics, then this three-bedroom house in Elstree Hill, Bromley, is for you. It was the home of the early 19th-century politician and art connoisseur Charles Long, whose friends and political allies enjoyed parties on its "casino terrace". Through Sinclair Hammelton.
Music legend on the move
Grammy award-winning musician John Legend and his model wife Chrissy Teigen are selling their LA home for £1.23 million. The Sixties-built house in the Hollywood Hills has three bedrooms, one of which the singer uses as a studio. It is where he wrote and recorded several of the tracks on his latest album, Love in the Future (image: Rex) Scroll right...
There's a hot tub in the pretty, private garden but Legend wants more space. "We're ready to expand a bit, and would love the twice-as-big version of this place," he says. "We love the feel of this home." The Asian-influenced property featured on Oprah Winfrey's TV show Oprah Prime. Visit www.sothebyshomes.com.
For halcyon days
The Halcyon in Holland Park was, until just a few years ago, a boutique hotel frequented by stars including Mick Jagger, Liam Gallagher, Patsy Kensit, Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, John Cleese, Yoko Ono, Naomi Campbell and Geri Halliwell (scroll right).
The Italianate villa now houses 12 apartments including the swanky penthouse with four en suite bedrooms, which is listed with Crayson for £9.25 million. One for luxe lovers, it has its own direct lift access and a full-time porter.
Scarlett's Sussex retreat falls to £2.15m
The price of the Sussex waterside retreat where movie megastar Vivien Leigh lived after her divorce from Sir Laurence Olivier has been slashed. The acclaimed actress, who died in 1967, will be forever remembered as Scarlett O'Hara to Clark Gable's Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind. (Image: PA)
Tickerage Mill in Sussex was originally put up for sale in April at £3.5 million but despite its glittering Hollywood heritage, there were no takers. It is now going back on the market for £2.15 million. She bought the 17th-century Grade II-listed hideaway for £20,000 in 1961, a year after their marriage ended. Winston Churchill, Princess Margaret and John Gielgud were regular guests at her five bedroom home.