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About Us


VIP International Homes exclusively focus on marketing the very finest international real estate in the UK, Europe, USA, Middle East & Africa to Ultra-High Net Worth Local & International clients.

We offer a range of VIP International prime property services including:-

  • VIP International Marketing
    (Full open marketing of your property via our international marketing platforms and on;

  • Proactive marketing to Ultra High Net Worth Individuals
    (Direct marketing to the registered homes of Billionaires/Millionaires around the world);

  • Discreet Property Marketing
    (A unique opportunity to have your property discreetly offered for sale to the ‘Right Kind’ of highly qualified property buying clients with a minimum of intrusion and market awareness);

  • Property Search Agency (Buyers agent)
    (This service will leave no stone unturned to find the perfect property you are wanting to buy and to make sure you acquire it at the very lowest price and on the best terms for you)

Our Billionaires & Millionaire Targeting Service can directly market your property to Billionaires/Millionaires around the world and direct to their registered property addresses in:-

  • UK including prime London & UK Country Estates

  • Europe

  • USA including Beverly Hills, LA, New York, The Hamptons, Miami, Palm Beach, etc.

  • Cape Town including Bishopscourt, Constantia, Camps Bay, Clifton, V&A Waterfront, etc.

  • In addition our international marketing also reaches UHNWIs in China, India, Russia, the Middle East and Africa.

We know where the wealthiest citizens on the planet live and our VIP International Property Marketing services reach these VIP clients.

If you are looking to sell or acquire a prime property in the UK, Europe, USA, Middle East & Africa please contact us to find out more about our unique range of marketing & acquisition services.

Meet The Founder (Shaun Ascough)

The founder of VIP International Homes is Shaun Ascough, a leading international property expert having operated at the very top end of agency since 1995.

Originally trained and qualified as a UK Accountant, Shaun has operated in top end agency since 1995 serving in a number of roles including Main Board Director of a leading UK & European search agency before setting up the Property Buyer's Advisory service of VIP International Homes in 2002.

Shaun has pioneered many innovative marketing solutions including the VIP International Property Marketing service which proactively markets clients prime properties for sale directly to International Ultra High Net Worth Property Buyers. 

Leading from the front, Shaun has personally overseen and managed the acquisition of many of the finest UK Country Homes & Estates for VIP clients since launch.













In 2006, Shaun moved to Upper Constantia in Cape Town, South Africa where he bought a prime development opportunity situated in one of the highest valued areas of Cape Town where he had built a luxury 7 bedroom 850 m2 (8,500 ft2) home over 5 levels for his family. In 2012, Shaun sold this property to the world’s largest bank (Chinese Bank "ICBC") through VIP International Homes database of Ultra High Net Worth Property Buyers.













Since 2007, Shaun has also managed invest considerable time & funds into a number of Social Enterprise & Social Investment Projects in the UK, Africa, USA and The Far East to help make a difference throughout the world. These have included being a Board Member of Living Hope International ( to help raise awareness for this pan-African faith based make-a-difference organisation; Board Member & Investor of a Soccer Talent Search programme in partnership with Liverpool FC and utilising a 'Soccer Idols' type Reality TV show to find Soccer's Next Professional footballers; Owner/Founder of an African media & multi-platform format Development Company to help showcase Africa to the world; An Ambassador to Ambassadors Football ( to help raise support for their community and prison Soccer projects.


Quite uniquely, Shaun offers clients a very rare opportunity to be represented by a commercially astute and professionally qualified international prime property expert who has also personally bought, built, owned and lived in some of the very finest properties in the world. 

Click here to view Shaun’s profile on LinkedIn

Leopard Rock, 47 Price Drive, Upper Constantia - Bought, Built, Lived in and then sold by Shaun to ICBC (the World's Largest Bank)

One of Shaun's most favourite acquisitions to date - The Tukal, Dock Lane, Beaulieu, The New Forest National Park, Hampshire. UK

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