‘There’s no expense spared’: Adele prepares to splash out ‘£2million on a palatial new build as she combines two houses purchased for £11MILLION in swanky Kensington’
- The singer, 33, is thought to have paid £11m for the two neighbouring properties
- Huge property will reportedly include 1,000 sq ft bedroom and boast four floors
Adele is reportedly splurging £2million to build a luxury mega-mansion in London, after being granted planning permission.
The singing sensation, 33, who grew up in a small flat in London, is said to have purchased two neighbouring houses in the upmarket area of Kensington for a total of £11million, which she will combine for her new home.
Her proposed dream property – which is expected to be built imminently – will reportedly include a 1,000 sq ft bedroom which is twice the size of an average flat in the capital.
‘No expense spared’: Adele is reportedly preparing to spend £2m on a palatial new build after purchasing two houses in Kensington for £11m which she hopes to combine, with paperwork saying Elston Developments and architects Michaelis Boyd Associates will complete the work
An insider told The Mirror: ‘This is a home fit for one of the biggest stars on the planet. There’s no expense spared.’
The palatial new build will reportedly boast four floors, three en-suite bedrooms and an expansive playroom for her eight-year-old son Angelo, whom she shares with her ex-husband Simon Konecki.
The whole of the first floor will be dedicated to Adele’s master suite complete with a swanky glass-floored hallway, emphasising the generous amount of space.
It will also feature separate his and her bathrooms, a convenient touch for the singer and her boyfriend, Rich Paul.
New base? The singer, 33, is expected to start work on the home imminently (pictured with new beau Rich Paul)
Wow! The proposed property for the singing sensation, 33, who grew up in a small flat, is said to include include a 1,000 sq ft bedroom
The Someone Like You hitmaker will have plenty of room to store her luxury vehicles after encompassing a two-car garage into her building plans. The car port will be located in the basement of the property.
The new pad will also reportedly feature a living room, dining room, kitchen and study, according to the publication.
Adele’s new home will be lined with lofty windows and metal Juliet balconies which reportedly need to be painted black as the new property is located in a conservation area.
The garden space will house a barbeque area and wooden pergola for those warm summer evenings.
According to The Mirror, documentation for the new build states it is being carried out by Elston Developments and architects Michaelis Boyd Associates.
Design: It will boast four floors, three en-suite bedrooms and an expansive playroom for her eight-year-old son Angelo, whom she shares with her ex-husband Simon Konecki (pictured in 2013)
MailOnline have reached out to Adele’s reps for comment
The Rolling In The Deep singer has been expanding her property portfolio in recent years and she currently owns a host of houses in the United States.
Adele has been monopolising her Beverly Hills suburb, having just purchased a third home in July, next to the other two she owns, in a star-studded neighbourhood.
New photos showed the magnitude of her growing Beverly Hills property empire after purchasing her third home from Nicole Richie and her musician husband Joel Madden, with the house sitting next door to both her current home and the house she purchased from ex-husband Simon Konecki in 2019.
The four-bedroom, four-bathroom mansion, with pool and basketball court, was sold for $9,950,000 on May 26. Her trio of properties look to have potential to create a giant compound.
Her neighbourhood domination is akin to Ed Sheeran’s epic property move, in which the singer splashed out some of his estimated £160million fortune to create his own extraordinary estate – dubbed ‘Sheeranville’ – including five properties bought for a total of £3.7 million.
Some of Adele’s closest Hollywood friends live nearby such as Jennifer Lawrence. In 2016, the singer purchased a four-bedroom, six-bathroom home for $9.5 million, complete with pool and summerhouse.
After splitting up from Simon in April 2019, Adele clearly didn’t want to break the family dynamic. The following month, she bought the six-bed property opposite for $10.65 million, so that her former spouse could still be close to their son.
Amazing! The singer has been expanding her property portfolio in recent years and she has begun monopolising a Beverly Hills suburb, having just purchased a third home in July, next to another two she owns
Impressive! She bought the new mega-mansion from her friend Nicole Richie
Adele’s latest purchase was originally bought by Richie and Madden in 2015 for $6.7 million, which is directly opposite her BFF Lawrence.
Her first two properties were purchased under the names The Gatefield Trust and Todd Gelfand, a partner at Adele’s business management company Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman.
Adele’s Hidden Valley Trio
HOUSE ONE: Adele’s current home
– Purchased for $8.4million in 2016
– Four bedrooms, six bathrooms
HOUSE TWO: Adele’s ex-husband Simon Konecki’s home
– Purchased for $10.65million in 2019
– Five-bedrooms, six-bathrooms, 6,045 square feet and sits on nearly an acre
HOUSE THREE: Adele’s new purchase
– Purchased for $10million in 2021
– Four-bedroom, four-bathroom, with pool and basketball court
The most recent is under The Onwards Alba Trust and Michelle Morton, managing director and partner at Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman.
Actress Lawrence purchased her five-bed estate from Jessica Simpson for $8.2 million in October 2014, which was also owned by Ellen DeGenres and Australian actor Paul Hogan.
Out of 33 properties in Hidden Valley, 11 are owned by mega-stars, who all live within a stone’s throw from each other.
Richie’s sister-in-law Cameron Diaz and husband Benji Madden bought their sprawling English-style single-story residence in the same year for $9.3m, complete with six bedrooms, a pool and tennis court.
Penelope Cruz and actor spouse Javier Bardem, who were one of the original residents, purchasing their modest four-bedder for $3.3 million in 2010.
Nicole Kidman, 52, and Keith Urban, 51, are just further up the road with a five bed mansion and a pool, which they snapped up for $4.7 million in December 2008.
Katy Perry shelled out $19 million on a six-bedroom property, which is tucked away in the most secluded area of the street, and recently sold another one for $7.5 million, which was dubbed a ‘guest house’ for friends and family.
Ashton Kutcher purchased a two-story European-style mansion for $10.2 million in May 2014 with wife Mila Kunis, 35.
Actress Zoe Saldana, 41, splashed out $8.7 million on a Colonial Revival–style six-bedroom home, once owned by model Kimora Lee Simmons.
All the greats! A number of stars live in close proximity to the songstress
Where it all began: Her property ventures come worlds away from her humble beginnings when she was raised by her single mother Penny in a series of London flats, including an abode above the This, That And The Other Discount Store in West Norwood (pictured)
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