MANCHESTER United legend Phil Neville has finally sold his flash penthouse after 13 years on the market.

The former Three Lions defender was forced to slash the price of the swish property by half from £4 million down to £2 million but managed to get the deal done.


Phil Neville has agreed a contract for his swanky Manchester penthouse[/caption]


The Manchester United legend was forced to slash the price several times[/caption]


The deal was agreed for half the original £4 million asking price[/caption]

The footie star, 46, first tried to flog the stunning three-storey four-bed flat in 2010.

After it struggled to get snapped up, the luxury apartment in Deansgate, Manchester, was rented out for a reported £15,000 per month.

It was then refurbished, redecorated and put back on the market once again in 2020 but the Inter Miami CF coach was forced to reduce the price three times.

He cut the asking price by £500,000 when he put it on the market for a second time in July 2020. 

He then slashed it by £750,000 in March 2021 and it was lowered again on Boxing Day last year bringing it down to £2 million.

A source said: “Phil is delighted it’s finally sold.

“He enjoyed living there but it’s taken a long time so he just wants rid of it now. 

“He’s just keeping his fingers crossed the sale goes through.”

The flat, named the Orchid Suite, spans 4,400sq ft and boasts panoramic views of the city centre skyline.

Considered one of Manchester’s best developments, the property has a curved entrance hall, a spiral staircase and a swimming pool and hot tub, while each floor has its own private terrace. 

The apartment also comes with five secure parking spaces and a separate lock-up garage.

Neville, who co-owns Salford City FC, previously lived there with wife Julie and their two kids Harvey and Isabella.

Julie has previously said: “Having lived in the apartment for four years as a family, we can vouch for its superb location.”

It comes after Neville sold his six-bedroom mansion in Hale, Greater Manchester, for a whopping £5.25 million in May 2021.


The flat boasts its own swimming pool and hot tub on one of its three floors[/caption]


There is also a sleek curved entrance hall and spiral staircase[/caption]


The plush pad first went on the market in 2010[/caption]


It offers panoramic views of Manchester from its setting in the Beetham Tower[/caption]

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