Magazine article The Spectator

Moving out of Ululand Avenue into the Ritz? the Terms of Trade Are Attractive

Magazine article The Spectator

Moving out of Ululand Avenue into the Ritz? the Terms of Trade Are Attractive

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Described in print as a raffish Harrovian millionaire a friend of mine was affronted: 'Who's a millionaire these days? Anybody with a house in Fulham who hasn't got a second mortgage.' For millionaires in this class, now is the time to think of selling up and moving into the Ritz. It would be an even smarter and more convenient location than Ululand Avenue and the terms of trade are most attractive. You would expect to negotiate a discount for a long stay, and my inquiries suggest that for between L65,000 and L70,000 you could book yourself into the Ritz for a year. Just think of the costs it would save you. No rates, no bills for water or gas or electricity, nothing to spend on carpets and curtains and cleaners. If the builders allege that the roof needs replacing and that they will have to put scaffolding up, that is the hotel's worry, not yours. …

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