BRITAIN'S richest gypsy Alfie Best has a net worth of £740MILLION – and he has the mansion to show for it.
The Sun visited the businessman's £6m bolthole – where his well-heeled neighbours include an Arab sheikh and Queen rock star Brian May.
Nestled on a quiet country lane, visitors enter through huge wooden gates which lead to a grand driveway.
Lining the front of the house are the millionaire's enviable collection of supercars – which include a Ferrari F8 Spider, Rolls-Royce and £2.7m Bugatti Chiron.
Alfie often stores the motors in his personal car showroom built at the back of the garden.
Through the front door, guests are met with an entry hall framed by a sweeping staircase leading to the upper level.
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Decked out with silver wall decals, the hallway leads through to the home's dining room – with a silver lightbox table blasting swirling shadows on the ceiling.
The dining room leads to a perfectly coordinated living space – with silver feather wallpaper, matching sofas and reflective coffee table.
On the other side of the hall is the family kitchen.
The silver theme continues in there – with a shining stag taking pride of place in the centre of the countertop.
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And the whole property is spotless, a fact which Alfie says in unsurprising.
He told The Sun: "You'll often find with gypsies' houses – they're spotlessly clean.
"And it's on purpose. It's because of the stereotype 'all gypsies are dirty'."
After a tour of the kitchen, Alfie showed us through his surprisingly classic study looking out over the front garden.
The desk, chairs and dresser are all matching shades of dark mahogany brown.
Alfie's at-home office has something of a nautical theme – with a marine engine gauge, old-school diving helmet and treasure chest dotted throughout.
It is perhaps a nod to one of Alfie's biggest purchases – a £9million superyacht.
The 90-foot vessel boasts several James Bond-style gadgets – including a watersports speedboat tender and a jetski.
Alfie is on track to be crowned the world's first gypsy billionaire as early as next year.
His jaw-dropping wealth comes from his residential park homes empire Wyldecrest Parks, which made £32MILLION last year alone.
Sun reporter Jemma was offered a peek into a normal day in Alfie Best's high-flying life.
Multimillionaire Alfie starts at 6am – with a simple cup of coffee in the kitchen before work kicks off bang on 7am.
And his hustle doesn't stop, with Alfie working late into the night.
Most baffling of all, he doesn't stop for breakfast, lunch nor dinner – only breaking his fast with a late-night meal before bed.
He travels around the country on his personalised helicopter – designed by James Bond’s favourite car company, Aston Martin.
Just 15 of the seven-seater aircraft have been made – and Alfie was given Number 007.
In true Alfie form, he even crowned it with the registration G-YPSE which is emblazoned on the fuselage.
Alfie didn't start off with millions.
He was brought up on the living in a caravan on a lay-by with an outdoor camp fire as a stove. But his childhood was happy, he shares.
Alfie said: "There was nothing wrong with how I was living – if I'm honest with you.
"I hear all these sob stories about how people were living hard lives.
"But they never fail to tell you that they knew know different.
"I didn't see anything wrong with the way I was brought up.
"Our kitchen was a cooking pan and a pot outside on an open fire. That was our cooking stove.
"I thought there was nothing wrong with it. People pay to go camping. It's what you're used to.
"We lived in a small caravan, me, my dad and my mum. Three of us. By small I'm talking ten foot long.
"We always had food in the cupboard – but we'd go out with our lurcher dog and what we killed, we'd eat.
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"I'm talking about pheasants, rabbits, hares. I'm going to be honest with you – it seems a lifetime away that didn't happen.
"This is becoming the real and that's becoming the surreal. You've got to be careful with that."
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