Most Expensive Property in Britain Sold

The six-bedrooom apartment at One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, stretches across two floors and boasts bullet-proof windows, a panic room and views across the Serpentine.
The new owners – who have already exchanged contracts – will also have access to 24-hour room service from the neighbouring Mandarin Oriental hotel, and protection from SAS-trained security guards.

The £140 million price tag makes the penthouse the most expensive property in Britain, passing the £115 million paid for a flat at the exclusive 8 St James’s Square development in Westminster in 2008.

One Hyde Park, which boasts 86 properties starting at around £20 million, is the vision of luxury property developers Christian and Nick Candy,

Sales had been suspended for 12 months because of the global downturn.