A glamorous Mayfair townhouse that hosted JFK and Wallis Simpson is for sale


With its Gothic exterior and glamorous Hollywood and royal history, Mayfair’s one-of-a-kind Farm House is looking for a new owner through Wetherell

Farm House is one of the most visually distinct buildings in Mayfair, it exudes grandeur and character. Over the decades it has played host to aristocrats and socialites, with figures including King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson frequent visitors and the Hollywood actress Gloria Swanson renting the property from the owner, Viscountess Thelma Furness,” says Peter Wetherell, who is selling the home through the eponymous estate agents, Wetherell.

The interior of the Mayfair townhouse

Located on Farm Street, this striking Gothic style home was built in the 1900s on the site of a former farmhouse which stood before Mayfair was developed. Inside, original features date back to medieval and Jacobean times. 

A lavish sitting room welcomes guests

Retaining the majority of its period features, including ornate cornicing and original solid wood flooring throughout, it also offers a large double reception room on the ground floor with ceilings in excess of three metres and grand stone mullion windows looking onto the communal garden of Hereford Square.

Wallis Simpson, who stayed at the townhouse

“This is a chance for a buyer to purchase a genuine piece of Mayfair history, a remnant of the area’s pastoral heritage; with grand proportions throughout, private outside space and the potential planning to increase the property, Farm House is a unique buying opportunity,” adds Wetherell.
Farm House is available freehold with sole agents Wetherell for £11 million. Visit wetherell.co.uk or contact 020 7529 5566.



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