'World's most expensive bungalow' to be demolished and replaced with impressive self build eco home

The "world's most expensive bungalow" in Sandbank's on Millionaire's row has a large sea-front plot
The "world's most expensive bungalow" was bought for £13.5 million by Tom Glanfield who now plans to tear it down and build a new self build property in its place (Image credit: Google Earth)

A millionaire accountant has bought the "world's most expensive bungalow" only to tear it down to create a new home in its place.

Tom Glanfield, 45, bought the Sandbank's home based on the famed Millionaire's Row for £13.5 million but will now spend millions more erecting a more energy efficient self build home in its place.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.