Former home of Ian Fleming that is currently owned by Sol Campbell for sale for £6.75 million
Ian Fleming lived at 24 Carlyle Mansions on Chelsea’s Cheyne Walk between 1950 and 1953 and wrote Casino Royale there during that period. The apartment is currently owned by the former England and Arsenal player Sol Campbell and is now on the market for £6.75 million ($10.3 million, €9.3 million).
Bought in 2011 for £4.25 million ($6.5 million, €5.8 million) by Campbell and his interior designer wife Fiona Barratt-Campbell after a “sit-in at an estate agents’” office, the 2,390 square foot fifth floor penthouse includes a reception room, a study area, a dining kitchen, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Renovated to what the selling agent terms “an exacting standard” by Barratt-Campbell, the apartment is situated within a mansion building known as The Writers’ Block. T. S. Eliot lived at no. 19, Henry James at no. 21 and Somerset Maugham at no. 27 at various times.
24 Carlyle Mansions is for sale through Bodens.
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