WhatHouse: Try before you buy
- By Adam Foster
- 24 March 2015
The London property market has seen a rise in lettings exchanges and, with ‘try before you buy’, a growing trend. Leading London property agents are seeing a growing number of sellers, who keen to achieve an income, place their properties on both the sales and lettings markets, with many open to allowing potential buyers let a property before deciding if they wish to commit to purchasing outright.
Russell Simpson is currently offering The Court House in Chelsea, an historic 6,609-sq-ft conversion one of the oldest local courthouses in London into a luxurious mansion, available to rent at £10,000 per week or to buy for £14.5million. The main house boasts five en suite bedrooms and the grand master bedroom occupies the entire top floor, with his-and-hers en suite bathrooms, walk in wardrobes and private studies.