Alan Wilder, Depeche Mode | Alan Wilder sells castle for $61 million: buys house in Holmstrand

Alan Wilder, Depeche Mode |  Alan Wilder sells castle for $61 million: buys house in Holmstrand

Musician, composer and record producer Alan Wilder (64), best known from the electronic band Depeche Mode, has bought a house in Holmstrand. He writes Tonsberg country Friday.

Wilder, who comes from Hammersmith in London, falls in love with Norwegian Britt (Rhind Hval). She comes from Holmstrand, where the couple's new home is located. According to Tønsbergs Blad, the couple bought the house for just over ten million dollars.

You can see photos of the house at Tonsberg country.

Summer house in Norway

The sale has been confirmed by house owner Rune Meberg, who believes Wilder and Hvål will use it as a summer home.

Wilder's friend also confirms that they bought the house opposite the newspaper, without wanting to comment further on the matter.

The house was completed in 2022, and according to Nettavisen's information, was sold at that time for $9.9 million. The usable area of ​​the property is 236 square metres, and the relatively new house has, among other things, a large roof terrace with a good sea view.

Wilder was a member of Depeche Mode from 1982 to 1995. In 2020, the band and its former members were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.

Real estate sale

At the same time as he is now investing in Norway, Wilder is selling his property in Etchingfield in West Sussex. according to Evening standard The 'Castle' is selling for £4.5 million, which equates to NOK 61 million at today's exchange rate.

The house in West Sussex has been in Wilder's possession for 33 years.

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The property consists of, among other things, a main house, a two-story driver's house, stables and a greenhouse. The main house was built in 1935 as a wedding gift for a neighbor's daughter. She lived there until 1991, before Alan Wilder bought the property.

Reverse Sussex Express Wilder stated that he is selling because he wants something smaller:

-It's beautiful, but there's a lot to look for. We want something more manageable. “I liked this area, so we probably won't move that far,” the music legend explains to the newspaper.

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