Snooker ace John Higgins hopes to pocket £825,000 as he puts his luxury mansion up for sale featuring five bedrooms and (naturally) a full-sized table
- Four-time world champion, 46, Higgins has put his Lanarkshire mansion up for sale with a £825,000 price
- The player’s luxury home boasts some incredible features and would be a bargain for any sports fan
- It is described as being set within one of Bothwell’s premier addresses and situated in a ‘quiet’ cul-de-sac
Snooker star John Higgins has put his luxury mansion up for sale and hopes to pot offers of over £825,000.
The Wizard of Wishaw’s villa, which sits beside the River Clyde in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, boasts five bedrooms and a detached games room.
Higgins’ private practice room features a full size snooker table and photographs charting key moments of his highly successful career along with a cabinet packed with trophies.
Another picture shows a plastic toy of the player sitting on top of a toilet underneath a mirror emblazoned with the Celtic FC crest.
The four-time world champion, 46, lives in the house with wife Denise and their three children but it is not known where they plan to move to once the property is sold.
A source said: ‘This is a fantastic property for someone to get their hands on.
The four-time world champion, 46, lives in the house with wife Denise and their three children but are clearly planning a move
Photo shows the kitchen inside the house belonging to Scots snooker legend John Higgins in Bothwell, Lanarkshire
The house belonging to Scots snooker legend John Higgins in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, which is up for sale for £825,000
‘It sits in one of Bothwell’s most sought after areas and offers great privacy for anyone who lives in it.
‘The house has been decorated to a very high standard and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see it sold for a much higher price than the £825,000 it has been advertised for.’
A sales brochure for the Lanarkshire ace’s house said: ‘This luxury detached villa is set within one of Bothwell’s premier addresses and is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac.
‘Built by Bryant country Homes circa 2002, this spacious and beautifully presented family villa offers great sized rooms which are particularly versatile in their use.
The snooker practice room inside the house belonging to Scots snooker legend John Higgins could be yours to buy
The living room inside the house belonging to the snooker legend, which is up for sale for £825,000 to interested parties
‘The bedrooms are generously sized and have an excellent built in storage whilst the master bedroom has a dressing area. Additional features include gas central heating, double glazing and a security alarm system.
‘Occupying one of the best plots within the development and enjoying great privacy the home sits within well kept gardens which are laid to lawn, driveway to front whilst the enclosed rear garden has substantial patio area and backs onto mature woodland.’
Higgins turned professional in 1992 and has racked up 31 ranking titles including four world crowns, three UK Championships and two Masters.
He has been ranked world number one four times and has racked up more than £9m in prize money over his professional career.
Celtic fan Higgins married wife Denise in 2000 and was awarded an MBE in 2008.
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