Ring in the new
Some of Surrey’s finest new houses come to the market–plus a property with possibilities
AFTER one of the most challenging years ever experienced by developers of flagship new houses at the very top end of the prime property market, Surreybased builder Octagon celebrated Christmas in style with a flurry of sales worth an estimated £27.75 million, all concluded in the last four weeks of the year.
A delighted, and doubtless relieved, Angus Mcquhae, the firm’s sales director, confirms that all the recent sales were of classic detached Octagon houses in prime locations within commuting distance of central London, close to excellent schools and colleges and intended to be the new owners’ main family home. They included Saddle Stones (Fig 2) at an asking price of £7.5m on the exclusive St George’s Hill Estate in Weybridge; two 8,634sq ft ‘super homes’—fairmont House and Grenville House at