James Corden’s massive mansion in the United Kingdom has been painted in a sad state ahead of his return to his native country.
The photos – which show the property derelict and boarded-up – come months after the comedian privately listed their $9.7 million Los Angeles home, and in view of being called “asmost abusive customerAt the must-see Manhattan eatery Balthazar’s is its owner, Keith McNally—also a Brit, but who recently obtained American citizenship.
The images also come nine months after Corden announced he would be leaving “The Late Late Show” in 2023 after eight years. What’s more, they also come at a time, according to oxford mailThe “Gavin & Stacy” actor’s home could be demolished and replaced with a new five-bedroom structure. A planning application has been submitted to replace the house, known as Templecombe, and it is expected to be torn down for something new.
As it stands, this 43-acre, four-bedroom, three-bathroom home in Oxfordshire, near Henley-on-Thames, has fallen into disrepair after being vacant for two years.
Built in the 1960s, the $8.4 million home was purchased in 2020 after trespassers posted dozens of eerie photos, including a video tour.
In photos the Cordon’s massive indoor pool stands empty and the luxury retro interior is covered in dust and grime. Meanwhile, the tennis court has been battered by the elements.
For its part, the courtyard is overgrown with weeds and electricity was said to be working only in certain parts of the property.
“Many years ago we knew the previous owners very well,” said a neighbor. the daily mail, “But I don’t see anybody there anymore. They put up a gate that used to be there. Before, you could just drive right.
James, 44, plans to move his family to London after the end of his US stint and recently admitted “it feels perfect in every way.”
Nevertheless, last April, he sold his five-story north London home for around $6.4 million.
Appearing on “The Drew Barrymore Show” this week, Corden was asked why he thought now was the right time to leave his talk show after eight years.
Corden explained, “‘Look, it’s by no means easy to walk away from something that’s like this … I mean I’ll never work in a better environment than the one I work in.” “There was nothing about leaving the show not enjoying it. I love it, but the truth is, it turned out to be a very easy decision because I always knew it was going to be an adventure and I never thought of it as the final destination.