‘Ideally located’: £250,000 parking space for sale near Harrods
An underground car parking space opposite Harrods has gone on sale for £250,000 – just under the average price of a UK home and enough to buy a six-bedroom detached house in Middlesbrough.
Despite its price tag, the parking space is too small to accommodate large cars as favoured by the super-rich, who are the most likely to shell out for the luxury of being able to park in Knightsbridge.
Space K28 in the Basil Street car park measures about 2.5 x 4.2 metres, and covers an area of 10.5 sq m: even a short-wheelbase version of the latest Rolls-Royce Phantom is 5.76 metres long, and the new Maserati Quattroporte is 5.26 metres. Average parking spaces in the UK are 2.4 x 4.8 metres, according to the AA.
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