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Hugh Grant’s former Kensington penthouse back on the market after huge price drop

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Hugh Grant's former Kensington home is back up for sale — after a huge price cut.

The three-bedroom penthouse, which features a rooftop sundeck and hot tub, is on the market for £7.25 million.

This marks a substantial drop since the film star's one-time home was listed for £10 million in 2019.

On that occasion it was taken off the market and rented out before being put up for sale again two years later for just under £9 million.

Plush: there is no shortage of seating in the luxurious main reception room of the penthouse (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices London)
Plush: there is no shortage of seating in the luxurious main reception room of the penthouse (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices London)

Now it has been listed again by the same owner, initially close to £8 million but reduced further amid the current economic storm.

Grant, who stars in the forthcoming Wonka movie, made his name in the 1990s classic Four Weddings and a Funeral, and is said to have moved into the Kensington penthouse shortly after filming Love Actually in 2002.

Agent Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices describes the property as including 3,000 square feet of internal space and more than half this amount of outside space on top.

Marbled: a palatial bathroom at Hugh Grant’s former penthouse in South Kensington (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices London)
Marbled: a palatial bathroom at Hugh Grant’s former penthouse in South Kensington (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices London)

Situated between South Kensington and Gloucester Road Tube stops, it has direct lift access and views towards the River Thames and Battersea Power Station.

Floor plans show three bedroom suites arranged around a hallway, while a reception room leads on to a dining area, kitchen and sun room. Much of the seventh-floor apartment has air conditioning and vaulted ceilings.

Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices London sales manager Charles Findlater said: “This exceptional property has so much to offer, from its star-studded history to the expansive lateral spaces and vast outside space. The penthouse is ideal for a family or for someone who loves to entertain.”

Findlater added: “With its own lift, the apartment offers privacy, which is one of the many reasons it appealed to actor Hugh Grant.”

The film star sold the house for £3.5 million almost two decades ago. In 2019, he bought a Chelsea townhouse for £17.5 million.

The actor’s property portfolio has reportedly included a villa in wife Anna Eberstein’s native Sweden and a £10 million home in Notting Hill — the area immortalised in the eponymous 1999 romantic comedy he starred in.