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5 bedroom town house for sale

Bedford Row, Bloomsbury, London WC1R 4BU

Guide Price £8,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Georgian town house
  • 4 reception rooms, cinema, gym
  • 5 bedrooms,5 bath/shower rooms
  • Spectacular family kitchen
  • Roof garden, garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Situation

Bedford Row runs south from Theobalds Road, in the heart of Bloomsbury. The house backs onto Grays Inn, one of London's four historic Inns of Court. Within 10 minutes walk to the west is Covent Garden and to the south, the River Thames.


Description

Number twelve was one of six terraced houses, built circa 1717-18, by Robert Burford, carpenter, on land leased to him and George Devall, plumber, by Margaret Skipwith in 1716. The elegant faƧade is three windows wide with a fine architraved doorcase. Internally the house retains aremarkable amount of its early Georgian detail, including the fine open-string staircase with twisted balusters and decorated tread ends. In 1820, additional panelling and Corinthian pilasters were added to the ground floor drawing room.

The next major change to the property was just over 10 years ago with the addition of the stunning rear kitchen extension by the celebrated architects Future Systems (designers of the futuristic Media Centre at Lords Cricket Ground and the Selfridges building in Birmingham).

Since then the current owners have further enhanced the property, adding to and overhauling the services and employing the designers Goodrich Interiors to assist in creating the beautiful decor. During this recent work a section of early 18th century wall paper was discovered behind a section of panelling and an early Georgian lock and key was found and restored to its rightful position on the front door.

Yet this is a house equipped for 21st Century family life and entertaining. The integrated Lutron lighting and Crestron controlled audio visual system can be set for any mood at the touch of a button. Tucked away within the period interior is a catering kitchen, better equipped than many West End restaurants, a thermostatically controlled cold room and a superb vaulted wine cellar. The principal bedrooms, dressing room, cinema and family kitchen are all air-conditioned, whilst the beautifully chosen marble and fittings in the bathrooms exude luxury. The breathtaking interior space of the rear family kitchen is surmounted by a glorious and unexpected roof garden. To complete the perfect central London home, is an air conditioned gym and a large garage giving onto Jockey's Fields, accessed internally from the kitchen.


Accommodation

Hall, ground floor drawing room, sitting room, study, first floor reception room and servery, dramatic contemporary double volume kitchen/family room, master bedroom floor with bathroom, shower room, dressing room and kitchenette, 4 further bedrooms, 3 further bath/shower rooms, walk-in wardrobe, cinema/possible bedroom 6, gym, laundry, ironing room, boiler room, wine cellar, guest cloakroom, store room, 2 vaults (one refrigerated), small courtyard garden, stunning roof garden, large single integral garage.


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7 Perrins Court, Heath Street, London, NW3 1QS

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Hampstead

7 Perrins Court, Heath Street, London, NW3 1QS

020 8012 3124 Local call rate

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