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Business_news A London mansion designed to look like 2 glowing glass cubes is asking $64 million. Look inside the modernist home that has 3 underground levels and a car stacker.

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The home is tucked away in an alleyway in Mayfair, one of London’s most affluent neighborhoods.

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  • Aglass-walled London mansionhas hit the market for £50 million, or about $64 million, Beckie Strum reports for Mansion Global.
  • The home also being offered as two separate adjoining homes for £25 million — or about $32 million — each. 
  • The 13,583-square-foot mansion includes two rooftop terraces, a four-vehicle car-stacking system, and a 27-foot underground swimming pool.
  • It has seven levels — and three of them are underground. 
  • At night, the house’s frosted glass walls give the impression that it glows.
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Amodernist mansion in Londonhas hit the market for £50 million, or about $64 million, Beckie Strum reported for Mansion Global.

It’s the most expensive new-build home ever built in the city’s Mayfair district, Beauchamp Estates, the brokerage that holds the listing alongside Central Estates, told business Insider.

The newly built home is mere steps from bustling Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus, yet it maintains peace and privacy thanks to its secluded location in an alleyway called the Down Street Mews, according to thelisting

The $64 million glass-walled mansion sprawls across 13,583 square feet and has a whopping seven levels — and three of those are underground. The home has eight bedrooms, two rooftop terraces, a four-vehicle car-stacker, and a 27-foot underground swimming pool. With the lights on at night, the frosted glass walls give the home the appearance that it glows, the listing notes.

Take a look inside the London home.

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Business_news An eight-bedroom mansion in London has hit the market for £50 million, or about $64 million.



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As a single home, it’s the most expensive new-build home ever built in the city’s Mayfair district, according toBeauchamp Estates, which is listing the property along with Central Estates.

Business_news Mayfair is an upscale neighborhood that borders Hyde Park.

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It’s steps from bustling Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus.

Business_news But the home maintains its privacy thanks to its secluded location in Down Street Mews.



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A mews — the British term for what wasonce a row of carriage houses and stables— is today a sought-after residential area known for the privacy and quiet it offers.

Business_news The London mansion spans 13,583 square feet that’s spread across seven levels.



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Four floors are abovegroundand the other three are underground.

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Business_news The architect, Richard McCarthy, designed the home to resemble two glass boxes separated by a courtyard. With the lights on at night, the frosted glass walls give the impression that the house glows.



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The home wasinspired by La Maison de Verre in Paris, as well as Japanese architectural screens. 

Business_news The home’s unique floor plan means that the living areas and kitchen sit on the top floor of the home.



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Business_news Attached to the kitchen is a “winter garden” seating area that sits directly underneath a skylight.



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Business_news The level below is occupied by two family rooms …



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Business_news The master suite sits on the first floor above ground level.



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Business_news Its white marble en-suite bathroom features a luxurious soaking tub …



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Business_news A smaller bedroom sits on the same level as the master suite.



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Business_news Three more bedrooms occupy the ground floor.



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Business_news A courtyard with a living foliage wall separates the two glass cubes of the home.



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Business_news Then it’s down to the subterranean levels. A passenger lift goes to all seven floors.



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Business_news Just below ground level is the lower ground floor, where you’ll find two separate fitness areas.



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Business_news The spa includes multiple steam and sauna rooms, a hammam, and an ice shower.



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Business_news The home descends even deeper into the ground with a second basement level, which has a home cinema.



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Business_news It may sit in the center of London, but the home has no shortage of parking. It comes with a German-built four-vehicle car stacking system.



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The car stackercan be accessed via a remote fob and includes a 360-degree CCTV camera and sensors for added security.

Gary Mesnick, director of Central Estates, which shares the listing with Beauchamp Estates, told Mansion Global that the coronavirus pandemic has madedetached homes in Londoneven more coveted.

“In the £20 million-plus ultra-prime marketplace, we have found that COVID-19 has been a ‘game changer,” Mesnick said, adding that buyers are “now choosing houses where they can completely control access and their living environment, in preference to apartment buildings where there are the issues of shared access, visitors they don’t know and staff meeting lots of people.”


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