Palladio, Hampstead

Client: Lev Leviev

Location: Hampstead London

Project Value: £756,000

This seven-bedroom house in the exclusive north London district of Hampstead boasts a £1,000,000 stone staircase constructed using 150-year-old carving techniques and an indoor swimming pool with gold-plated mosaic tiles.

The Palladian-style home also features a gym, sauna, ballroom and cinema, a private hair salon and a one-ton bathroom basin carved from a single piece of white Iranian onyx.

Should the residence get cold, there is a £150,000 hand-carved stone fireplace in the living room, supported by heating and cooling via discreetly installed fan coil units, domestic hot and cold water services, and above ground drainage, all controlled by a sophisticated BMS.