Billionaire’s England mansion at center of divorce sees $24M price cut

Billionaire’s England mansion at center of divorce sees $24M price cut

A grand England estate at the middle of a big-money divorce between the late billionaire Sheikh Walid Juffali and and model Christina Estrada has returned for sale at a major price cut. This roughly 33,000-square-foot England mansion that stood at the center of one of that nation’s priciest divorces once again seeks a new owner — and this time, for much less than before.

Bishopsgate House in Windsor — which hit the market in 2018, asking roughly $71 million in today’s inflation-adjusted US dollars — has returned for sale for some $42 million, marking a whopping $29 million discount from the original list price, The Post has learned.

Late Saudi billionaire businessman Sheikh Walid Juffali shared this spread with his then-wife, American-born model and former Pirelli calendar girl Christina Estrada — a former girlfriend of Prince Andrew . Bishopsgate House in Windsor has returned for sale for a massive discount. The current home dates to the early 20th century, though its plot of land stretches back to the 13th century. The main house includes a grand living area replete with ornate ceilings and wood-paneled walls. Other features include polished wood floors and oversize windows. Despite the glamour of this marital mansion, which boasts 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms, the marriage between them turned bitter. The pair wed in 2001; in 2012, Juffali, then 60, secretly married a 25-year-old Lebanese model in a reportedly lavish ceremony in Venice. They had two children — prompting Estrada to file for divorce. (In 2014, however, Juffali divorced Estrada in Saudi Arabia under Islamic law — also without telling her.) Estrada demanded no less than $371 million in today’s dollars, when adjusted for inflation, for the settlement.

Ultimately, in 2016, Estrada received more than $113 million in today’s dollars (nearly $100 million back then) — a sum for which she reportedly felt grateful , but admitted felt like a bit of a letdown. Among her demands in court: $1.51 million annually for clothes — $61,000 per year alone for fur coats — and some $84 million in today’s figures for a new home in London.

“You have to understand,” she told the High Court, “I’m moving from [Bishopsgate House] to a five- or six-bedroom home.”

She also told the court, “I have lived this life. This is what I am accustomed to. It is difficult to convey the extraordinary level of luxury and opulence we were fortunate enough to enjoy.” The mansion also has a stock of fireplaces. Rokstone Properties This scarlet-walled seating area seems to take cues from Chinese design. Rokstone Properties The formal dining area for more entertaining space. Rokstone Properties An office area. Rokstone Properties She also claimed her ex-husband had, in today’s conversion, a $12 billion fortune — a fact that Juffali denied. Less than two weeks following the July 2016 settlement, Juffali died of lung cancer at age 61.

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