Popstar turned X-Factor judge Cheryl has put her 6-bedroom eco-friendly mansion in Hertfordshire up for rent for an eye-watering £19,000 per month.
The singer allegedly used to share the property with her now ex-husband Jean-Bernard Ferndandez-Versini, but has reportedly moved in to One Direction’s Liam Payne’s £5.1Million pad in Woking, Surrey.
The sprawling home is set over 8,000 sqr ft, comprising 6 bedrooms, deep floor-to-ceiling curved windows, a lavish screening room with 110-inch TV screen, indoor swimming pool and a private gym.
Designed by acclaimed interiors firm Living In Space, the eco-friendly mansion includes a flurry of sustainability features. The listing claims, “Living in Space makes use of a skilled design team to create beautiful bespoke homes…the property is essentially self-sufficient, resulting in minimal annual running costs, estimated to be 20% of what would be expected.”
The mansion is based in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, a short drive to both Watford and St. Albans, and is exclusively listed with Statons in Barnet.
Pregnant Cheryl and boyfriend Payne have a 10-year age gap, but are now ready to settle down in Surrey to raise their child, the singers first baby after a string of different marriages.
The ever popular south London suburbia of Surrey is often mocked for its comparisons to Desperate Housewife’s ‘Listeria Lane’ – a hive of Range Rovers, private schooling and botox touch-ups.
However, it remains a property hotspot for celebrities, notable residents include Tennis superstar Andy Murray, Footballing bad boy John Terry and actors Sir Michael Caine and Stanley Tucci. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie also called Surrey their home in mid-2016 during the filming of Brad’s upcoming Netflix movie “War Machine”.
Cheryl is no stranger to the green and pleasant land of Surrey. When married to ex-England footballer Ashley Cole they shared a £7.5Million, 8-bedroom country pile near the commuter town of Godalming.
Forbes reported that Payne’s One Direction earned a total of $110million as a band in 2016, landing him a personal paycheck close to $30million. Not too shabby for a 23-year-old who who grew up in a £150,000 three-bed semi in Wolverhampton.
DMZ wishes the couple well and supports the ‘buy and hold’ strategy on their property investments. We just hope that they have more luck than One Direction bandmate Harry Styles, who received an unwanted present on the side of his North London bachelor pad last year.