Flea pit? No, it’s my £5m dream! Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge buys a luxury Victorian home in London
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge found fame as Fleabag and went on to help write upcoming Bond film No Time To Die
- The 35-year-old has celebrated her success by splashing out on a luxury £5.2million property in London
- The Victorian house has four bathrooms, a gym, a large bar area and a black and marble kitchen
- The actress and writer, who grew up in west London, purchased the double-fronted property in July last year
She made her name as Fleabag, running a ramshackle cafe in the comedy she created.
Then came further success with spy thriller Killing Eve – as writer of the first series.
That helped Phoebe Waller-Bridge make a killing of her own, being drafted in to help script upcoming Bond film No Time To Die and landing a deal to make programmes for Amazon said to be worth £14million.
So perhaps it is no surprise that the 35-year-old has celebrated by splashing out on a luxury home – a £5.2million four-bedroom property in London.
The Victorian house, which neighbours a conservation area, has four bathrooms, a gym, a large bar area and a black and marble kitchen.
It also has a drawing room spanning the width of the house, with marble fireplaces and two sets of French doors. They open on to balconies overlooking a garden featuring an outdoor gas fireplace, a hot tub and a pond.
In the centre of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s new home a drawing room spans the entire width of the house with two sets of full height french doors opening on to the garden below and two marble fireplaces at each end
Waller-Bridge (pictured) made a killing after she was drafted in to help script upcoming Bond film No Time To Die and landed a deal to make programmes for Amazon said to be worth £14million
The master bedroom, naturally, has a walk-in wardrobe. The actress and writer, who grew up in west London, purchased the double-fronted property in July last year, Land Registry documents show.
Luxury is nothing new for Miss Waller-Bridge, though, as she comes from a privileged background.
She was privately educated, her maternal grandfather was a baronet and her father is descended from the landed gentry.
Her sister Isobel, 37, is a composer with whom she has collaborated. Her route to stardom, after graduating from Rada, began in 2013 when she performed Fleabag as a one woman play at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The large hallway is opened up onto more living space. It is also bright and airy thanks to large windows
The master suite is on the first floor and is an oasis of calm with a large walk-in dressing room and en-suite shower room with a glass enclosed double shower and twin sinks all made from Italian marble
This large reception room features a balcony overlooking a neighbouring property
The actress and writer, who grew up in west London, purchased the double-fronted property in July last year, Land Registry documents show. Pictured, a well-stocked bar area
A large modern kitchen (pictured) opens out onto a generous-sized garden
She was signed by the BBC to adapt the tragicomedy into a sitcom that ran for two seasons, becoming a huge success and winning her a Bafta, three Emmy awards and two Golden Globes.
She followed that with her work on Killing Eve and No Time To Die. This year she danced alongside Harry Styles in the video for his single Treat People With Kindness.
She was recently cast in the upcoming fifth, and as yet untitled, Indiana Jones film and will also star and executive produce Amazon’s TV reboot of Mr and Mrs Smith.
Accounts for her company PMWB Ltd, of which she is the sole director and shareholder, show that in the financial year to April 2020 she generated more than £8million.
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