The cost of a royal night’s sleep

Written on 10 April 2013 by Alistair Boscawen in London

Would you pay MORE for a mattress than a house?

With the average person spending a third of their lives sleeping, choosing the right mattress is an important decision and worthy, most of us would say, of investment.

But a British firm has taken the concept of a good night’s sleep a step further, aspiring to give people a Royal night’s sleep with the launch of the world’s most expensive mattress ever.

Savoir Beds is creating the most luxurious mattress the world has ever seen, costing a massive £175,000 each.

But if money is no object and you simply can’t put a price on a sound night’s sleep, you certainly get what you pay for…the mattress is made using only the finest materials including curled Latin American horse hair, pure Mongolian cashmere, and specially woven silk.

Each mattress uses enough woven silk to be strung from New York to Miami and almost halfway back again.

Only 60 mattresses will be made, taking a total of 700 man hours. Included free of charge is the option to have your family crest, initials of favourite emblem embroidered into the mattress.

Add the cost of your new mattress to the cost of the world’s most expensive bed and a good night’s sleep could well end up costing in excess of £4m.

Sources: Forbes, Daily Mail

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Alistair Boscawen

Alistair has 32 years’ experience as an estate agent, starting in the country house department of one of London’s main international agencies before moving to the Knightsbridge house department of the same agency and learning the difference in values between freehold, long lease and short lease houses in Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea and Mayfair.

All articles by Alistair Boscawen


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