1 bedroom terraced house for sale

Hatton Place, London, EC1

£1,250,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This rare one-bedroom freehold house with roof terrace has been converted from a jewellery workshop just off Hatton Garden. The renowned practice Lynch Architects carried out the conversion in 1997, inserting a sculptural concrete frontage with mirrored and etched glass panels. The house would benefit from some modernisation.

Internal accommodation measures close to 1,000 sq ft over three floors. The ground floor contains the kitchen and dining room, with the concrete frontage forming a window seat. The larger of the glazed panels slides open – this area of the city is very quiet at weekends, and the intention is that the street can be inhabited as an external room. The ground floor was originally the garage of the building, and there is still an inspection pit beneath the floor.

The first floor contains the reception room, with its original warehouse doors, and a guest WC, and there is a bedroom with en-suite bathroom on the top floor. A pull-down ladder provides access to the roof; this has planning permission to be used as a terrace, but currently there is no balustrade.

The house retains the raw character of the original warehouse, including exposed brick walls, Crittall windows (with reeded glass in the bathroom), painted concrete floors and surface-mounted services.

Lynch Architects say: “Our clients’ brief for us was to have as much natural light as possible in the kitchen without compromising privacy. The large window opens, creating a seat onto the street so that the inhabitants can place a table on the street and use it as an external room where they can entertain and have dinner parties. The large glass has a mirrored film on it, which enables inhabitants to see out without being overlooked; however, in the evening, when the street is deserted and the lights are on inside and it is dark outside, you can see into the interior. The monolithic concrete wall protects the interior physically and psychologically, and was cast against timber in places and in others against glass.”

Hatton Place is very well located for access to the City. Within the immediate vicinity is Clerkenwell Road, Saffron Hill and Leather Lane. Local bars, restaurants and shops are close by on Cowcross Street, Smithfield, Holborn and Chancery Lane. Farringdon Station (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines and National Rail) is close by for links throughout the city, and will soon offer Crossrail services.


Property ref: 121_2280_3912151

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21 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Farringdon (0.1 mi)
  • Chancery Lane (0.3 mi)
  • Barbican (0.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Farringdon (0.1 mi)
  • Chancery Lane (0.3 mi)
  • Barbican (0.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

The Modern House, London

The Modern House, 63 Halliford Street, London, N1 3HF

020 3795 5920 Local call rate

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