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Marylebone mansion where Kate Moss shot Agent Provocateur film on sale for £75 million

 (Agent Provocateur)
(Agent Provocateur)

If these walls could talk, they’d have the behind-the-scenes tales from some of the Noughties biggest pop culture moments.

33 Portland Place, a Grade II listed mansion in Marylebone, has been the backdrop for Kate Moss, Amy Winehouse, and Colin Firth.

The 11-bedroom house is currently on the market for £75 million with Sotheby’s International Realty.

Built in 1779 by architect Robert Adam, previous notable owners include property developer Edward Davenport who, legend has it, once filled the swimming pool with 1,000 litres of cognac.

 (Amy Winehouse/YouTube)
(Amy Winehouse/YouTube)

Davenport, who served time for tax-related crimes, allowed his home to be used for a serious of iconic shoots.

In 2006, Kate Moss shot a campaign for Agent Provocateur.

The shot of Moss descending the staircase in haute couture lingerie (top) was the cover image for a series of four short films created by the supermodel for the brand collectively titled The Four Dreams of Miss X.

 (Julian Abrams / Sotheby's International Realty)
(Julian Abrams / Sotheby's International Realty)

That same year, Amy Winehouse used the mansion as the set for her music video for her hit song Rehab.

The faded grandeur and peeling wallpaper was a splendidly squalid backdrop for the number, which sees her surrounded by her backing band dressed in bath robes as she rises from a bed on the floor and heads to a vintage bathroom.

Portland Place also was used as a set for the 2011 film The King’s Speech, which starred Colin Firth in the titular role.

 (Julian Abrams / Sotheby's International Realty)
(Julian Abrams / Sotheby's International Realty)

Davenport sold the mansion for a reported £25 million in 2015, in part to settle his confiscation and compensation orders.

It was bought by David Sullivan, and the chairman of West Ham United football club undertook a major restoration project.

“‘It was run down and tired when I bought it and I spent just under £50m on a seven-year renovation which was a labour of love,” Sullivan told Tatler.

“It’s been virtually rebuilt, and the entire structure has been reinforced with steel.”

While period details have been preserved, the faded grandeur has been replaced with hand-painted wallpapers, marble bathtubs, and glittering chandeliers.

The interiors are by design studio 1508, and it is available in turn-key condition.