The UK's Most Expensive Flat Sells For...
Nearly $222M, according to newly filed documents
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 17, 2011 12:44 PM CDT
A workman looks out from the construction site of the luxury apartments 'One Hyde Park' on January 20, 2009 in London, England. The penthouse in this development sold for nearly $222 million.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – A penthouse in London broke records by selling for nearly $222 million, which makes it the UK’s most expensive flat. Oddly, the deal was made in 2007, but details were just recently filed, the Metro reports. The three-story apartment overlooks Hyde Park, and the as-yet-anonymous buyer is likely a foreign tycoon who paid cash.