Jasper Conran's six-bedroom apartment goes on market for £3.95m

Own the home of a fashion icon: Stunning six-bedroom apartment styled by its designer owner Jasper Conran goes on the market for £3.95m

  • Impressive six-bedroom apartment belonging to English designer Jasper Conran up for sale for £3.95million
  • Also included in the price is a rotunda, which has a diameter of around 45ft and rises 60ft to a glazed dome
  • Conran called the twin cantilevered staircases in the rotunda ‘one of the great beauties of this country’
  • Elegant property, styled by the fashion icon, also featured in 2000 film Billy Elliot as the Royal Ballet School

Fashion-forward homebuyers can now snap up English designer Jasper Conran’s stunning six-bedroom apartment that has gone on the market for £3.95m.

The elegant property, that featured in the film Billy Elliot, is the principal apartment in New Wardour Castle, one of the finest Palladian mansions in Britain.

It has over 23,000 sq ft of accommodation and was styled by the fashion icon when he bought it in 2010.

The elegant six-bedroom apartment in Wiltshire belonging to English designer Jasper Conran is up for sale for for £3.95million

Conran’s apartment includes most of the state rooms of the magnificent castle and the breathtaking rotunda, which has a diameter of about 45ft and rises about 60ft to a glazed dome

The property is the principal apartment in New Wardour Castle, has over 23,000sq ft of accommodation and is one of the finest Palladian mansions in Britain

The apartment has wide-reaching views of the Nadder Valley in Wiltshire which can seen from  one of the sitting rooms

New Wardour Castle is reputedly the largest house in Wiltshire and was built for the 8th Lord Arundel in 1770 to celebrate his marriage to a Lincolnshire heiress.

The estate dates back to the Domesday Book and this property was built to replace Old Wardour Castle as the family seat.

It is considered one of the finest works of the great Palladian architect James Paine and its most striking feature is the 60ft rotunda containing the central staircase, which has been described as unsurpassed in any building of the 18th Century in England.

Following the death of the last Lord Arundell in 1944, the castle became a girls boarding school for around 30 years before it was converted into luxury apartments around 20 years ago.

After buying the property in 2010, fashion icon Jasper Conran (pictured) styled it to his tastes. New Wardour Castle is the largest house in Wiltshire and was built for the 8th Lord Arundel in 1770 to celebrate his marriage to a Lincolnshire heiress

It is considered one of the finest works of the great Palladian architect James Paine and its most striking feature is the 60ft rotunda containing the central staircase (pictured through the doors of the formal dining area)

Conran’s apartment includes most of the state rooms of the castle is perfect for entertaining, with several dining areas including the kitchen/family room (pictured)

The apartment has the main reception rooms on the first floor, to make the most of the uninterrupted views across the estate to the Nadder Valley and the Wiltshire countryside

The impressive home also featured in the 2000 film Billy Elliot, for which it was the setting for the Royal Ballet School.

Conran’s apartment includes most of the state rooms of the castle and the magnificent rotunda, which has a diameter of around 45ft and rises 60ft to a glazed dome.

He has called the castle a ‘power play’ and the twin cantilevered staircases in the rotunda ‘one of the great beauties of this country’.

The apartment has the main reception rooms on the first floor, to make the most of the uninterrupted views across the estate to the Nadder Valley and the Wiltshire countryside.

On the ground floor is the entrance hall, gym, library, garden room, secondary/guest kitchen, four bedrooms and four bathrooms.

Upstairs it has a kitchen/family room, dining room, white room, saloon, great dining room, private sitting room and another two bedrooms and bathrooms

Conran is said to have called the castle a ‘power play’ and the twin cantilevered staircases in the rotunda ‘one of the great beauties of this country’

The impressive home also featured in the 2000 film Billy Elliot, for which it was the setting for the Royal Ballet School

Upstairs it has a kitchen/family room, dining room, white room, saloon, great dining room, private sitting room and another two bedrooms and bathrooms.

Also included in the £3.95million price is a Grade I listed cellar perfect for those wishing to entertain.

The properties share a large private parkland for residents at the back of the house, but Conran’s property owns around five acres of that land.

Lindsay Cuthill, from estate agents Savills, said: ‘New Wardour Castle is beyond beautiful, it’s absolutely magical.

Also included in the £3.95million price is a Grade I listed cellar perfect for those wishing to entertain. Conran has styled the home to include paintings which are a throwback to the home’s past

Following the death of the last Lord Arundell in 1944, the castle became a girls boarding school for around 30 years before it was converted into luxury apartments around 20 years ago

‘It’s a very special and pretty unique place. The scale of it, it’s a true historic, aristocratic country mansion.

‘This has been a primary residence, a second home, a marvellous place to showcase someone’s art collection.

‘It’s very private, despite the fact you have neighbours, because of the way it’s all arranged.

‘The owner, Jasper Conran, has owned many very beautiful houses all over the world. I think he’s enjoyed his time here but now feels it’s time for him to move on.

‘It’s a wonderful space and it will be a lucky person that gets to buy it.’

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