Mansion where Roxy Music and Pink Floyd recorded hits on the market for £ 6million



A luxury mansion where Roxy Music and Pink Floyd recorded hits and where Renee Zellwegger stayed during the filming of Judy is back on the market for £ 6million after a third was slashed from asking price.

St Ann’s Court, near Chertsey in Surrey, was where Roxy Music and the members of Pink Floyd, The Jam and Soft Machine recorded many of their hits.

And most recently, the gorgeous seven-bedroom property housed Renee Zellwegger while filming her role in the award-winning Judy Garland biopic.

Pictured: The sleek house features a round design, with large windows flooding the property’s many rooms with light. Chertsey House in Surrey is back on the market after slashing its price by a third

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The old 19th century shed (pictured) is where Roxy Music recorded tracks from their Flesh and Blood and Avalon albums and was also used by Paul Weller and Pink Floyd

Pictured: The old shed's recording studio, used by Roxy Music, Pink Floyd and Paul Weller after being built by guitarist Phil Manzanera

Pictured: The old shed’s recording studio, used by Roxy Music, Pink Floyd and Paul Weller after being built by guitarist Phil Manzanera

The stunning seven-bedroom property (pictured) housed Renee Zellwegger while filming her role in Judy Garland's award-winning biopic, Judy, as well as setting for Poirot by Agatha Christie.

The stunning seven-bedroom property (pictured) housed Renee Zellwegger while filming her role in Judy Garland’s award-winning biopic, Judy, as well as setting for Poirot by Agatha Christie.

Pictured: Eddie Jobson, Sal Maida, Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera, Paul Thompson of Roxy Music in their prime, when they were using the property's old shed as a recording studio

Pictured: Eddie Jobson, Sal Maida, Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera, Paul Thompson of Roxy Music in their prime, when they were using the property’s old shed as a recording studio

The ‘iconic country estate’ is being sold by Strutt and Parker for an indicative price of £ 5,950,000. The elegant house features a round design, with large windows flooding the many rooms of the property with light.

Pictures show minimalist and modern interiors within the property’s 6,500 square feet. The photos also reveal the studio, a former 19th century shed, where Roxy Music recorded tracks from their albums, Flesh and Blood and Avalon.

The studio was that of guitarist Phil Manzanera and also hosted David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, Robert Wyatt of Soft Machine and Paul Weller of The Jam.

The house, which includes five bathrooms and four living rooms, also served as the backdrop for Agatha Christie’s Poirot, after several episodes were filmed there.

Pictured: One of the property's seven bedrooms as the huge house near Chertsey in Surrey returns to the market with its reduced price

Pictured: One of the property’s seven bedrooms as the huge house near Chertsey in Surrey returns to the market with its reduced price

Large windows (photo) flood the many rooms of the property with light.  Pictures show minimalist and modern interiors across the property's 6,500 square feet, as the building has seven bedrooms and five bathrooms.

Large windows (photo) flood the many rooms of the property with light. Pictures show minimalist and modern interiors across the property’s 6,500 square feet, as the building has seven bedrooms and five bathrooms.

Pictured: Huge floor-to-ceiling windows flood the property with light near Chertsey in Surrey as the five-bathroom home hits the market

Pictured: Huge floor-to-ceiling windows flood the property with light near Chertsey in Surrey as the five-bathroom home hits the market

Minimalist themes run throughout the property, delivering a modern living experience in each of its seven bedrooms (one is pictured above)

Minimalist themes run throughout the property, delivering a modern living experience in each of its seven bedrooms (one is pictured above)

Pictured: One of the property's five luxurious and sprawling bedrooms, which sits near Chertsey in Surrey and is back in the market

Pictured: One of the property’s five luxurious and sprawling bedrooms, which sits near Chertsey in Surrey and is back in the market

The land surrounding the property presents this superb piece of water, with its own water lilies and the house was used as a set for Agathie Christie's Poirot

The land surrounding the property presents this superb piece of water, with its own water lilies and the house was used as a set for Agathie Christie’s Poirot

The modern finish also made it the perfect setting for Nintendo 2008 commercials featuring Girls Aloud. The property was first built in 1936 by famous architect Sir Raymond McGrath who masterfully designed the house to keep the same-sex relationship of its original owners a secret.

This included building items in the couple’s bedroom that allowed it to be split in two, keeping their relationship a secret at a time when homosexuality was a criminal offense.

Pictures from the exterior of the property show the carefully manicured lawns and thriving flora and fauna. The property comprises eight acres of land, home to the UK’s very first Dahlia and a Japanese-inspired wooden walkway with small ponds.

Tech entrepreneur Osman Kent has been trying to sell the property since 2016 because the house is said to have grown too big for him and his wife.

The couple reduced the price of the estate by a third. Strutt and Parker said on their website: “St Ann’s Court is a unique and iconic modern country estate in Surrey, just 30 minutes west of central London in the UK.

“The estate, whose origins date back to the 18th century, has been home to many celebrities, including the aristocracy, rock stars and well-known entrepreneurs.

“Sought after by top photographers and directors, it has been featured in countless books, films, TV series and magazines.

‘It is often called’ a place that keeps on giving ‘because of its legendary curves and light, and its perfect Lo Pan divisions in the Feng Shui tradition.’


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