Former England and Manchester
City footballer Gareth Barry has
reduced the asking price on his Cheshire
mansion from £4.5m to £3.95m, it is reported.
The mansion in Sproston
features 9,000 sq ft of space with seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an outdoor
football pitch/tennis courts, leisure complex and stable block. There is also
what the Manchester Evening News story says is a former aircraft hangar on 30
acres of land.
It is said Barry, now at
West Bromwich Albion, bought the property for £3.2m in 2009 and extensively
renovated it. The house has been for sale since 2016 but has not attracted a
isn’t quite as desirable as the usual affluent footballer’s favoured place of
residence Surrey, it is still one of the UK’s most expensive locations for
high end homes. That no one is prepared to pay over £4m for what is an awful
lot of house could be seen as something of a concern for those involved in this
part of the market.