Jewish Eton: yours for £30m
Tribeca — just rename it Taylor Town That Mick Jagger gets around…
CARMEL COLLEGE near Wallingford in Oxfordshire was the “Jewish Eton”, a boarding school with alumni including Arcadia boss Philip Green, right. Closed in 1997, it has in recent years been a filming location for The Iron Lady starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, and for pop videos by Kylie Minogue and Kaiser Chiefs, including frontman Ricky Wilson, all pictured.
Now it is ripe to become 166 new homes. The 80-acre site has three listed buildings which will be retained — the synagogue, a Basil Spence-designed boathouse and gallery, and an amphitheatre. Comer Homes has put the development opportunity up for sale with Savills at a price of £30 million.
TAYLOR SWIFT is said to be the buyer of a stunning New York townhouse. The singer, 27, pictured on stage with Mick Jagger in Nashville, reportedly paid £13.7 million for the threestorey, four-bedroom home, above, in trendy Tribeca.
The 5,148sq ft property comes with all of Swift’s
INTERIOR DESIGN star Christopher Hodsoll, whose A-list clients include Jagger, Damien Hirst, Elton John, Bob Geldof, Charles Saatchi, the Rothschilds and the Duke of Edinburgh, is selling his Westbourne Park house, above. It doubles as his showroom, with furniture and works of art he sources must-haves including a cinema, gym, spa and even its own bar.
Another selling point was a spacious rooftop with a glass-enclosed atrium.
The singer clearly has a soft spot for the Manhattan neighbourhood as she already owns an apartment in the same street. on display. Recently used for a Chanel fashion shoot, the glam house — visited by celebs keen to view pieces in situ — merges opulent style with more minimalist spaces kitted out with zebra print rugs and Pop Art. The four-bedroom home is on Bective Leslie Marsh’s books for £3.9 million.