A house fit for Mary Poppins: Belgravia mansion where Julie Andrews lived with Pink Panther director Blake Edwards and partied with Peter Sellers and Omar Sharif goes on sale for £24million

  • Astonishing mansion in one of London's most sought after areas goes on the market for an eye-watering £24m
  • Mansion, in Belgravia, was once the home of Mary Poppins star Julie Andrews and her husband Blake Edwards
  • Couple entertained high society counterparts at the mansion, including Peter Sells as well as Omar Sharif  

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The former Belgravia mansion of Mary Poppins star Dame Julie Adams has gone on the market for an eye-watering £24m.

The plush property is situated in the heart of one of London's most sought-after, illustrious districts and recently underwent a refurbishment by artisans who worked on Windsor Castle and The Palace of Westminster.  

The six-bedroom mansion in Chester Square has large entertaining rooms, lift, media room and a health spa with gymnasium, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. 

And it also comes with access to the private square gardens, with 658sqft of outside entertaining space including a walk-out balcony and three large terraces complete with a double garage with direct access into the property.

Fit for Mary Poppings: The plush master bedroom at the Belgravia Mansion in which Mary Poppins star Dame Julie Adams and her director husband Blake Edwards once slept 

Fit for Mary Poppings: The plush master bedroom at the Belgravia Mansion in which Mary Poppins star Dame Julie Adams and her director husband Blake Edwards once slept 

The 12-14 seat formal dining room and family kitchen (pictured) and breakfast room are located off the entrance hall.

The 12-14 seat formal dining room and family kitchen (pictured) and breakfast room are located off the entrance hall.

The first floor features a magnificent double reception room, dual aspect with high ceilings - perfect for entertaining the likes of Peter Sellers and Omar Sharif and other high society 

The first floor features a magnificent double reception room, dual aspect with high ceilings - perfect for entertaining the likes of Peter Sellers and Omar Sharif and other high society 

Across the terrace is the sliding glassed walled living/study of the rear mews property, surmounted by a rooftop terrace with barbecue (pictured)

Across the terrace is the sliding glassed walled living/study of the rear mews property, surmounted by a rooftop terrace with barbecue (pictured)

During the 1970s it was the London home of American filmmaker Blake Edwards (1922-2010) and his wife singer and actress Julie Andrews

During the 1970s it was the London home of American filmmaker Blake Edwards (1922-2010) and his wife singer and actress Julie Andrews

Blake Edwards directed and produced the legendary Pink Panther movies including The Return of the Pink Panther, The Pink Panther Strikes Again and Revenge of the Pink Panther, until Peter Sellers death in 1980

Blake Edwards directed and produced the legendary Pink Panther movies including The Return of the Pink Panther, The Pink Panther Strikes Again and Revenge of the Pink Panther, until Peter Sellers death in 1980

The elegant stuccoed townhouse-mansion was built in 1835-36, under the auspices of the Duke of Westminster, designed by architect Thomas Cubitt and built by renowned developer Joseph Cundy. 

The grand and elegant main house has a Doric entrance portico, tall sash windows and first floor balconette, with a mews house with garaging to the rear.

During the Victorian era the house was owned by the Greaves family, whose menfolk were senior in the British Army. 

During the 1970s it was the London home of American filmmaker Blake Edwards and his wife singer and actress Julie Andrews.

Married in 1969, the glamorous couple relocated to London with their children and moved into Chester Square. 

Blake Edwards directed and produced the legendary Pink Panther movies including The Return of the Pink Panther, The Pink Panther Strikes Again and Revenge of the Pink Panther, until Peter Sellers death in 1980. 

During the 1970s the Chester Square house hosted a range of A-list celebrities including Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom and Omar Sharif.

The plush property is situated in the heart of one of London's most sought-after, illustrious districts and recently underwent a refurbishment by artisans who worked on Windsor Castle and The Palace of Westminster

The plush property is situated in the heart of one of London's most sought-after, illustrious districts and recently underwent a refurbishment by artisans who worked on Windsor Castle and The Palace of Westminster

The grand ground floor entrance hall leads to the staircase and - incredibly - a seven-person passenger lift

The grand ground floor entrance hall leads to the staircase and - incredibly - a seven-person passenger lift

Across the terrace is the sliding glassed walled living/study of the rear mews property, surmounted by a rooftop terrace with barbecue. Picutured: The mews property's reception room 

Across the terrace is the sliding glassed walled living/study of the rear mews property, surmounted by a rooftop terrace with barbecue. Picutured: The mews property's reception room 

During the Victorian era the house was owned by the Greaves family, whose menfolk were senior in the British Army. Picutured: The reception room in the mews house

During the Victorian era the house was owned by the Greaves family, whose menfolk were senior in the British Army. Picutured: The reception room in the mews house

In warm weather, the doors to the main house and mews can be opened to create a spectacular inside-outside entertaining/party space for hosting family and friends

In warm weather, the doors to the main house and mews can be opened to create a spectacular inside-outside entertaining/party space for hosting family and friends

On the lower ground floor is the health spa, with gymnasium (pictured), jacuzzi, sauna and steam room

On the lower ground floor is the health spa, with gymnasium (pictured), jacuzzi, sauna and steam room

During the 1970s, Blake and Julie hosted a range of A-list celebrities including Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom and Omar Sharif
Blake Edwards on set

Married in 1969, the glamorous couple relocated to London with their children and moved into Chester Square 

In more recent years, the Chester Square house was owned by a wealthy Argentinian family — although what their neighbour Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis thought of this, alas history has not recorded.

The Chester Square house was acquired by ultra-prime developer Saigol DDC who have transformed the property into a magnificent 'boutique-mansion'.  

The grand ground floor entrance hall leads to the staircase and seven-person passenger lift. The 12-14 seat formal dining room and family kitchen and breakfast room are located off the entrance hall.

The first floor features a magnificent double reception room, dual aspect with high ceilings. 

To the front facade, two sets of French doors open onto a walk-on balconette overlooking the garden square, to the rear French doors open onto a large south facing garden terrace. 

Across the terrace is the sliding glassed walled living/study of the rear mews property, surmounted by a rooftop terrace with barbecue. 

During the 1970s the Chester Square house hosted a range of A-list celebrities including Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom and Omar Sharif

During the 1970s the Chester Square house hosted a range of A-list celebrities including Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom and Omar Sharif

The the six-bedroom mansion in Chester Square has large entertaining rooms, lift, media room and a health spa with gymnasium, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna (pictured) 

The the six-bedroom mansion in Chester Square has large entertaining rooms, lift, media room and a health spa with gymnasium, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna (pictured) 

underwent a refurbishment by artisans who worked on Windsor Castle and The Palace of Westminster. Pictured: The spacious Jacuzzi and sauna room 

underwent a refurbishment by artisans who worked on Windsor Castle and The Palace of Westminster. Pictured: The spacious Jacuzzi and sauna room 

The master bedroom suite has its own private floor on the second level, with bedroom lined with fitted wardrobes, walk-in dressing room and master bathroom (pictured)

The master bedroom suite has its own private floor on the second level, with bedroom lined with fitted wardrobes, walk-in dressing room and master bathroom (pictured)

One of the property's Tom Ford inspired bathrooms, with under floor heating and air conditioning throughout

One of the property's Tom Ford inspired bathrooms, with under floor heating and air conditioning throughout

There is also a sixth bedroom suite, opening onto a sunken patio, and a 138 sqft wine cellar with large humidor

There is also a sixth bedroom suite, opening onto a sunken patio, and a 138 sqft wine cellar with large humidor

The Chester Square house was acquired by ultra-prime developer Saigol DDC who have transformed the property into a magnificent 'boutique-mansion'

The Chester Square house was acquired by ultra-prime developer Saigol DDC who have transformed the property into a magnificent 'boutique-mansion'

The elegant stuccoed townhouse-mansion was built in 1835-36, under the auspices of the Duke of Westminster, designed by architect Thomas Cubitt and built by renowned developer Joseph Cundy. Pictured: One of the mansion's marbled bathrooms

The elegant stuccoed townhouse-mansion was built in 1835-36, under the auspices of the Duke of Westminster, designed by architect Thomas Cubitt and built by renowned developer Joseph Cundy. Pictured: One of the mansion's marbled bathrooms

The fully-fitted esigner kitchen comes with integrated appliances, grand feature fireplaces, ornate ceiling coving and book-matched marbles

The fully-fitted esigner kitchen comes with integrated appliances, grand feature fireplaces, ornate ceiling coving and book-matched marbles

Immaculately presented, the house has been finished to an exceptional specification with bespoke craftsmanship and fine attention to detail

Immaculately presented, the house has been finished to an exceptional specification with bespoke craftsmanship and fine attention to detail

In warm weather, the doors to the main house and mews can be opened to create a spectacular inside-outside entertainment and party space for hosting family and friends. 

The master bedroom suite has its own private floor on the second level, with bedroom lined with fitted wardrobes, walk-in dressing room and master bathroom. 

On the two upper floors are four further bedroom suites, all with ensuite facilities.

On the lower ground floor is the health spa, with gymnasium, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. 

There is also a sixth bedroom suite, opening onto a sunken patio, and a 138 sqft wine cellar with large humidor and a utility room/staff kitchenette on the same level.

The 12-14 seat formal dining room (pictured) and family kitchen and breakfast room are located off the entrance hall

The 12-14 seat formal dining room (pictured) and family kitchen and breakfast room are located off the entrance hall

'It is perfect as a London base for a discerning buyer looking for a home with an abundance of bedrooms and space to entertain', according to estate agents Rokstone

'It is perfect as a London base for a discerning buyer looking for a home with an abundance of bedrooms and space to entertain', according to estate agents Rokstone

The family kitchen (pictured) is more suited to everyday living whereas the dining room can be used for more opulent occasions 

The family kitchen (pictured) is more suited to everyday living whereas the dining room can be used for more opulent occasions 

Becky Fatemi, Managing Director of Rokstone said: 'The elegant stuccoed houses are amongst the most exclusive and sought after addresses in Prime Central London'

Becky Fatemi, Managing Director of Rokstone said: 'The elegant stuccoed houses are amongst the most exclusive and sought after addresses in Prime Central London'

With access to the private square gardens, the property also benefits from 658 sqft of outside entertaining space including a walk-out balcony and three large terraces/patio, complete with a double garage with direct access into the property

With access to the private square gardens, the property also benefits from 658 sqft of outside entertaining space including a walk-out balcony and three large terraces/patio, complete with a double garage with direct access into the property

The property seamlessly incorporates the mews to the rear which has a media room, living/study, rooftop terrace/barbeque and a substantial garage.

Becky Fatemi, Managing Director of Rokstone said: 'The elegant stuccoed houses are amongst the most exclusive and sought after addresses in Prime Central London.  

'It is perfect as a London base for a discerning buyer looking for a home with an abundance of bedrooms and space to entertain.'

The townhouse-mansion in Chester Square is priced at £24,000,000 (long lease). For further sales information contact Rokstone on 020 7580 2030 or visit www.rokstone.com.

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Home where Julie Andrews lived with Blake Edwards on sale for £24m

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