Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

A three-bedroom duplex in Mayfair, London, has gone on the market for Dh171.85 million. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

The Mellier is a unique residential opportunity consisting of the transformation of a magnificent Beaux-Arts building at 26 Albemarle Street. Built in 1905, the grand Edwardian mansion was converted into five residences up to 5,845 sqft in size. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

The master bedroom has a private terrace. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

The property features space for a private art gallery on the lower floor. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

Designer Sally Mackereth spent months collecting artwork, furniture and rugs from around Europe, and individually designed the rooms with vintage contemporary and bespoke pieces of furniture. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

The luxury duplex is one of five residences in the newly renovated building, which has a rich history to match its W1 location. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

There is also a fully fitted kitchen and breakfast room with quartz stone worktops and Miele and Gaggenau appliances. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

Upstairs there is a lounge/music room and a dining area that can seat 12. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

The property has three-bedrooms, and is 5,845 square foot. This lounge area has open views across London. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

The rooms are filled with light and a dash of colour. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

Looking from the outside in as night falls on London. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

From 1920 it became the headquarters of a luxury motor car dealer for Buick and Cadillac. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

The ceilings are taller than any other new London apartment scheme currently for sale. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

Plenty of reading material is available. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

Each property has lift access and the ground floor offers a 24-hour concierge service. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

Prime property in London last year rose an average of 15 per cent. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

Mayfair is popular for wealthy Middle East residents, including those from Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

One of the bedrooms. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

Dh172m Mayfair penthouse lets you live among London’s wealthiest – in pictures

The property was acquired by the property developer Glebe in 2011, which took 24 months to turn it into its current form. Courtesy Lawrie Cornish

 

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