Petra Ecclestone, new owner of $85m Spelling mansion, is "just a hard-working girl"


Petra Ecclestone, new owner of $85m Spelling mansion, is "just a hard-working girl"

“I”m not spoilt. I”m privileged”: Petra Ecclestone, new owner of $85m Spelling mansion, insists she”s just a hard-working girl

2:36 PM on 30th July 2011

Sitting pretty: Billionairess Petra Ecclestone has bought Candyville for $85 million after borrowing $82.4 million form her mother, but insists she is not spoilt - just privileged

Sitting pretty: Billionairess Petra Ecclestone has bought Candyville for $85 million after borrowing $82.4 million form her mother, but insists she is not spoilt – just privileged

A good deal: The mansion was on the market for two years at a price of $150m but Ms Ecclestone bought the home for just over half of that. She says it

A good deal: The mansion was on the market for two years at a price of $150m but Ms Ecclestone bought the home for just over half of that. She says it”s a great investment

Second home: Petra Eccleston

Second home: Petra Eccleston”s LA home is sure to catapult her to Californian notoriety – will she be the next Hilton or Kardashian

Welcome to my humble abode: The 57,000 square-foot mansion has a grand entrance hall and sweeping staircases - where to from here for the 22-year-old

Welcome to my humble abode: The 57,000 square-foot mansion has a grand entrance hall and sweeping staircases – where to from here for the 22-year-old

Dynasty: Bernie Ecclestone with his heiress daughters, Petra and Tamara. Working since 15, 80-year-old Bernie is now reportedly worth $2.5 billion

Dynasty: Bernie Ecclestone with his heiress daughters, Petra and Tamara. Working since 15, 80-year-old Bernie is now reportedly worth $2.5 billion

Winning formula: Ms Ecclestone hopes her family from London, including her father, will visit her in the new pad. With 14 bedrooms, it should have enough guest beds

Winning formula: Ms Ecclestone hopes her family from London, including her father, will visit her in the new pad. With 14 bedrooms, it should have enough guest beds

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