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Gothic flat where the Spice Girls shot the video for Wannabe goes on sale for £11.5million

The gothic flat where the Spice Girls famously shot the music video for their 1996 smash hit Wannabe has gone on sale for £11.5million.  

St Pancras Chambers Penthouse Apartment in London is a Grade I listed gothic building which was designed by George Gilbert Scott in 1873.  

Gilbert Scott is a renowned architect known for his work on the Albert Memorial and also the Midland Grand Hotel at St Pancras Station.

The property, which has rarely featured on the market, is a triplex apartment which offers near to 6,000 sq ft of living space. 

The gothic flat where the Spice Girls famously shot the music video for their 1996 smash hit Wannabe has gone on sale for £11.5million

St Pancras Chambers Penthouse Apartment in London is a Grade I listed gothic building which was designed by George Gilbert Scott in 1873

Gilbert Scott is a renowned architect known for his work on the Albert Memorial and also the Midland Grand Hotel at St Pancras Station

The property, which has rarely featured on the market, is a triplex apartment which offers near to 6,000 sq ft of living space

Pictured: The hallway and staircase of the three-bedroom apartment which was the location for the Spice Girls's Wannabe music video

The apartment consists of three bedrooms, a study and a dressing room on the sixth floor of the building, a kitchen, utility room, plant room and staff accommodation on the seventh and a spectacular open plan sitting/dining/ entertaining room on the eighth floor.

The entertainment room, which occupies the space of the former water tower of the building, also has a bar area and is one of the most dramatic and unique private entertaining spaces in London.

The mega-apartment features high ceilings, 24-hour security, two parking spaces and stunning rooftop views of London. It is currently on the market with Nest Seekers International for an eye-watering £11.5 million.

The Grade I listed building has been visited by many famous faces including the Spice Girls who shot their music video for Wannabe there and Ed Sheeran once viewed the penthouse but decided it wasn't his taste.

The flat was used as the setting for the Spice Girls's Wannabe music video in 1996

The apartment consists of three bedrooms, a study and a dressing room on the sixth floor of the building, a kitchen, utility room, plant room and staff accommodation on the seventh and a spectacular open plan sitting/dining/ entertaining room on the eighth floor

The mega-apartment features high ceilings, 24-hour security, two parking spaces and stunning rooftop views of London

The entertainment room, which occupies the space of the former water tower of the building, also has a bar area and is one of the most dramatic and unique private entertaining spaces in London

It is currently on the market with Nest Seekers International for an eye-watering £11.5 million

The Grade I listed building has been visited by many famous faces including the Spice Girls who shot their music video for Wannabe there and Ed Sheeran once viewed the penthouse but decided it wasn't his taste

'A once in a generation opportunity to acquire the main penthouse at St. Pancras Chambers, an icon of London architecture and perhaps the most revered gothic building in the world,' the listing states

The listing adds: 'Currently offered with the completely bespoke fit-out of its distinguished owner, this property offers so much scope for the incoming purchaser to add their own identity to what can only be described as a unique canvas, be it for a grand pied-a-terre, a corporate showpiece in London or bespoke home in a world-class location'

'A once in a generation opportunity to acquire the main penthouse at St. Pancras Chambers, an icon of London architecture and perhaps the most revered gothic building in the world,' the listing states.

'Currently offered with the completely bespoke fit-out of its distinguished owner, this property offers so much scope for the incoming purchaser to add their own identity to what can only be described as a unique canvas, be it for a grand pied-a-terre, a corporate showpiece in London or bespoke home in a world-class location.

'St. Pancras Chambers is a London icon; a building that needs no introduction. The building now houses a selection of beautiful apartments, a world-class hotel, a private members club, gym and spa and of course access to one of the world's most beautiful train stations, with access straight to the heart of Paris on your doorstep.' 

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