Beckham house blows £35k on Christmas trees as Paris agents close in

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The Beckham house has splashed out for Christmas,
spending a total of £35,000 on Christmas trees.

“The best of everything”

The footballer and his family spent extravagant amounts to deck
the halls of their Hertfordshire home with “the best of everything”. Their
iconic residence, known as Beckingham Palace, now boasts six 10-foot Christmas
trees, each decorated with lavish festive decorations from Fortnum and Mason.

Victoria Beckham reportedly spent £5,000 on each tree’s
toppings, in addition to a further £5,000 on decorations for the whole

“Victoria wanted the best of everything and liaised with the
store directly to organise decorations,” a Fortnum and Mason spokesman told
“She seemed really excited about Christmas, knew what she wanted and was very
specific. She ordered silver and glass decorations only, covering all six of
the trees throughout the main rooms of the house and lots of decorations for the

“Fortnum & Mason had workers in and out of the house
within a day,” they added.

Home for the holidays

David, Victoria, and their children Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz
and Harper Beckham were photographed by tabloid newspapers at the weekend while
travelling back to the UK for Christmas. As the family returns home for the
holidays, leaving behind the footballer’s Los Angeles lifestyle, Paris property
agents continue to circle, each hoping to supply Beckham with his rumoured next

Beckham has neither confirmed nor denied reports that he has
been offered a contract with French club Paris Saint Germain. His current deal
with American team LA Galaxy expires shortly, prompting speculation that the
midfielder may make France’s capital his future home.

To buy or to let?

“Victoria Beckham visited a luxury townhouse in the
Avenue Montaigne, in the fashion quarter, on the weekend of November 11,”
Marie-Helene Lundgreen, the head of Belles Demeures de France, told the Associated
Foreign Press
, while other reports say that PSG have located a school near
the capital for Beckham’s children.

“Some agents, however, are counting on the Beckhams renting
first,” adds the AFP.


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