Pop Megastar Justin Bieber is touring the globe promoting his new ‘Purpose’ album. The star is currently on the UK stint which is due to last until the 29th of November.
Bieber has chosen to shun the UK’s exclusive 5-star hotel scene and instead decided to experience British life first hand by ‘living like a local’. What better way to do that than rent someone’s house while they are away, a trend made popular by the ultra-high growth start-up Airbnb.
The Canadian singer’s first move was to establish a base in the capital. Bieber is renting the historic mega mansion Heath Hall located in a prestigious area of Hampstead Heath, North London. At a reported cost of £108,000 per month, the stay doesn’t come cheap.
Having fallen into a state of disrepair, Heath Hall was bought by property developer turned hotelier Andreas Panayiotou In 2006 for £5 million. He renovated the property before listing it for sale at a whopping £100 million. After failing to find a buyer Panayiotou reduced the price down to £65m and later conceded to an offer of just £25m in 2015.
The property spans 2.5 acres, boasts 14 en-suite bedrooms, a home cinema, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a wine cellar and a tennis court. Hampstead Heath is popular with A-list celebrities, One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles lives just down the road. DMZ is confident that Heath Hall will provide the playboy singer and his entourage the perfect place to party out of sight of the relentless paparazzi.
Justin upped his game further while up north performing in Manchester. The singer rented the purpose built subterranean party mansion Steppingstone, Frodsham, which comes with a helicopter and landing pad.
DMZ has heard rumor that Justin may be planning to establish a permanent UK home in Hampstead, London. Given the recent cooling of prime London property prices and the huge devaluation of the post-Brexit pound, DMZ feels it would be a shrewd time for Justin to make his first UK property play.