The beach house is an original 1880s train carriage from Southern Railway that has since been extended
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Music sensation Ed Sheeran has chosen to expand his property portfolio by splashing out on a site on the Kent coast. The 31-year-old has snapped up a £650,000 converted railway carriage in Romney Marsh that offers stunning views across the English Channel.
The two-bedroom property will offer Ed, his wife Cherry Seaborn, and their two kids the perfect chance to unwind while enjoying views across the horizon. The beach house is an original 1880s train carriage from Southern Railway that has since been extended.
There have been adaptations to the front and rear of the property, while the interior has been modernised for the family to enjoy. The purchase is believed to be in the name of Ed's wife Cherry last year, before she gave birth to the couple's second child Jupiter, who was born in May.
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One of the main features of the open-plan beach getaway is the large bi-folding doors which will enable them to soak up the breathtaking views of the Channel from the comfortable of their kitchen and dining room, as the Mirror reports. Behind the slick kitchen is a small living area with dark wooden flooring, completed with a charming wood burner and arm chair, while some parts of the building are believed to have underfloor heating.
The tranquil and secluded location of the new purchase is a vast contrast to his globe-trotting world tour which began this March and will conclude in Perth in March 2023. He had finished his UK leg earlier this month as he embarks on European section of concerts, with his two-night stint in Amsterdam finishing on Friday night.
In 2012, Sheeran moved to his current Suffolk site and has submitted numerous applications to transform the plot. The megastar added a man cave to the the original farmhouse, containing a billiard room, recording studio, jacuzzi, and gym.
He snatched up a Grade II-listed farmhouse the same year, and a four-bed house and a bungalow in 2016 and 2017 respectively. Sheeran also has a pub with a cinema, a treehouse, a garage which looks like a barn, and an outdoor kitchen where he can BBQ.
Ed also has a nearby wildlife pond, which drew complaints from locals who alleged it was being used as a swimming pool as it had steps, handrail and a jetty. He was allowed to keep the pond, though the council ordered him to remove a nearby wooden caravan which had been converted into a sauna. The mini-village has been dubbed 'Sheeranville'.
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