3 bedroom detached house for sale

St James's Villa, Swains Lane, London, N6

£3,450,000

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Tenure: Freehold

With a wonderful location on the fringes of Highgate Cemetery and Waterlow Park, surrounded by trees, this substantial detached house offers exciting double-height spaces and two garages. Built in the 1880s, it was converted by the revered Modern architect John Winter in the 1970s and further extended in 2001. It is being offered for sale for the first time in 17 years.

The house measures approximately 3,296 sq ft internally, with a flexible layout currently offering three bedrooms. It is set high up on its site, with a set of external steps to the front door. Upon entering, the visitor is greeted by a dramatic entrance hall. This opens onto a huge front-to-back reception room and dining room, with double-height glazing at the rear. In the extension is a studio with a glazed pitched roof and a full-height sliding door opening onto the garden.

The first floor contains a library / study on the mezzanine, and an adjacent kitchen with a glazed sliding door onto a terrace overlooking the trees at the rear. There is a shower room off the landing, and a sitting room at the front (which was originally a bedroom) with a balcony overlooking Waterlow Park.

On the second floor, the roof structure has been exposed to create additional ceiling height. At the front is the master bedroom, which has views of the City skyline in the distance, and an adjacent bathroom. There is a substantial open room currently used as children’s accommodation, plus a small single room that was formerly a dressing room.

The house is located opposite Waterlow Park, and further open space can be found at Hampstead Heath. The shops and restaurants of Highgate Village are a short walk away, and Swains Lane itself has a supermarket, a deli and some excellent cafés, including the recently opened Gail’s artisan bakery. Highgate has some outstanding schools, including St Michael’s primary, Highgate School and Channing. There are direct buses to the City and the West End from the bottom of Swains Lane.

Property ref: 121_2280_3015948

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13 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Archway (0.6 mi)
  • Highgate (0.6 mi)
  • Upper Holloway (0.8 mi)
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The Modern House, London

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

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Nearest stations

  • Archway (0.6 mi)
  • Highgate (0.6 mi)
  • Upper Holloway (0.8 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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