Incredible mansion will have Great Gatsby ballroom, private cinema and pool

A plot of land worth £20 million has gone on sale – and it comes with plans to build a huge 68,000-foot mansion.

The land is found on the outskirts of Ramsden village in Oxfordshire.

Once built, the gargantuan property will contain a Great Gatsby-inspired ballroom, an underground car museum with space for 50 cars, an indoor sports complex, swimming pool, gym, leisure room, bowling alley, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

It will feature more than 80 rooms, too.

Call St John's House, it has been designed by acclaimed architect Professor Robert Adam, the Manchester Evening News reports, and took around 25 planning applications and design before being approved.

An “entertaining floor” will feature a formal dining room, music room, formal living room and games room – all of which overlook a huge orangery – while the ballroom area includes a reception room, bar, private cinema, and industrial kitchen.

And if that wasn't enough, outside will feature two gatehouses, a guest “gazebo”, a guest lodge, and a five-bay garage.

But wait, there's more.

The mega property will also have an outdoor pool, tennis court, landscaped garden, and several bedrooms.

It is being sold by Sotheby’s International Realty.

Managing director Guy Bradshaw said: “This sale provides the opportunity to create a significant and special home that once built, will be one of the UK’s most private and significant homes.

“It has taken over 20 years to secure comprehensive planning approval and we believe it will no longer be possible to build something of this stature in this location.

“If someone were to spend in the region of £50m on the build, they will have installed every conceivable security feature within the structure and the most spectacular interior finishes.

“This would make it not only the largest new home to be built in the UK for over a hundred years but also the only one built from the ground up.

“Once complete, we expect the end value could be in excess of £100m”.

How long it would take to actually build such a big place has not been divulged, but you'd be lucky to see it completed this decade.

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