1 bedroom flat for sale

Capital Building, Embassy Gardens

Guide Price £800,000

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A one bedroom apartment of 677 sqft located on the 8th floor of The Capital Building with views of the River Thames in the heart of the development. Concierge and security entry, entrance hall, open plan living room/kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and private winter garden. Leasehold and due for completion in late 2015.

The Development - With the new US Embassy at its heart, Embassy Gardens comprises approximately 15 acres and is a key site within the Vauxhall, Nine Elms, Battersea Opportunity Area (VNEB); the transformation of almost 200 hectares of central London real estate. Embassy Gardens will deliver up to 2,000 new homes plus office and flexible work space, new leisure facilities, a 100 bed hotel and 130,000 ft of retail, bar and restaurant space including a new Waitrose supermarket. Phase one comprises 2 buildings, Ambassador and Capital and approximately 600 units.

Ambassador and Capital Buildings which are separated by New Union Square, a vibrant pedestrian plaza with retail, restaurants and bars. Immediately east of the phase 1 buildings will be the boutique hotel and the embassy building itself.

Capital Building offers 227 private residential suites, one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses in cores A, B & C rising to a maximum of 15 storeys.

Working closely with the US government and the Mayor of London, the plans for Embassy Gardens have been developed by the UK's foremost master planner, Sir Terry Farrell. Each of the buildings in phase 1 has been designed by different architectural practices; Capital Building has been designed by Arup & AHMM. Capital Building is estimated for completion in late 2015 with the US Embassy due to be operational in 2017.

The Apartment - B804 - Located on the 8th floor of Capital Building block B with a private winter garden and fantastic views.

Entrance Hall
Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen - 28'10 x 17'0
Bedroom - 18'2 x 9'10
Bathroom
Winter Garden - 72sqft

Total Area - 677 sqft

Superb, generously proportioned open-plan designs with particularly spacious living rooms and master bedrooms and abundant natural light, reminiscent of Soho loft apartments in New York. Many units enjoy excellent views of the river and Westminster, Chelsea, and the Linear Park. Almost all apartments have either balconies or winter gardens. Specifications include fully integrated Siemens appliances, comfort cooling, American walnut parquet flooring, floor to ceiling windows, walnut carpentry and marble bathrooms. Ceiling heights average 2.6m. Each apartment core and lift bank is accessed via the centrally located entrance hall at podium level.

Location & Transport Links - Within 1/2 mile of the Vauxhall underground and mainline stations and within 1 mile to Battersea Park and Queenstown Road mainline stations. Walking distance to Westminster, Belgravia, Pimlico, Chelsea and Battersea Park.
Underground - Vauxhall underground station is a 6 minute walk and is 2 stops to Victoria on the Victoria Line plus direct to the W est End and Kings Cross. The planned Northern Line extension proposes 2 new stations at Nine Elms and Battersea, linking the area directly with Leicester Square and the City. Final planning for the extension will be submitted in spring 2013 with work likely to be completed by 2019.
Train - Vauxhall station is again a 6 minute walk and offers fast, frequent direct services to Waterloo every 2-3 minutes during peak hours. Stations at Battersea Park (12 minute walk) and Queenstown Road (14 minute walk) offer fast services to Victoria and Waterloo respectively every 2-5 minutes.
Bus - Excellent bus services along Nine Elms Lane, and from Vauxhall provide routes into the West End, Pimlico, Westminster, The Strand and Waterloo.
Road - The A3, M3 and M4 are all nearby giving access to the M25, Heathrow and Gatwick airports and the South, South East and South West of England.
Air: Londons main international airports are within an hour of the site by road, rail or air.
*Walking times according to walkit.com

The Eg:Le Private Residents Club - THE EG:LE APARTMENT
The Eg:le Apartment offers Embassy Gardens residents an exclusive and beautifully furnished space with a view over the landscaped gardens. It has a lounge, a bar, a games room and a private dining space with separate kitchen facilities, available for private functions: its the perfect place to meet friends and neighbours.
THE GYM
Wellbeing is central to the experience of life at Embassy Gardens. To help you to stay at the peak of your personal performance, the private gymnasium offers you unrestricted access to the latest, state-of-the-art equipment, whether you want to start your day warming up or working out, or come home to re-energise and relax
CINEMA
An intimate private viewing space to watch movies and sports events with friends, or to view multi-media presentations as an extension of the Business Centre facilities. The cinema is equipped with surround sound,
high definition digital projection and plush reclining seats.
BUSINESS CENTRE
The wifi and printer equipped Business Centre is the perfect place to touch down with your laptop computer to work at one of the workstations, or host business colleagues in one of the two dedicated meeting rooms.
LIBRARY & LOUNGE
In the fine tradition of London clubs, the Eg:le offers you the use of a private library and lounge, havens of peace and quiet, perfect for meeting guests for an early evening cocktail or simply to enjoy reading the newspapers over a cup of coffee

Conceirge & Security - Capital Building will have its own entrance lobby accessed from New Union Square and home to the 24 hour concierge and security. Security measures include patrols and CCTV and each apartment will have an individual video entrance system.

Additional Infomation - Local Authority - London Borough of Wandsworth.
Tenure - 999 year lease
Building Insurance - 10 year build warranty by NHBC
Ground Rent per year - Suite - £400, 1 bedroom - £500, 2 bedroom - £750, 3 bedroom/penthouse - £1,000. Additional £50 payable where right to park is purchased.
Estimated Service Charge - £4.90/sq ft per year

VIEWINGS - Strictly through the vendors selling agents 01223 352170 or 0208 4320032

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Disclaimer - These sale particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of an offer or contract. We have not carried out a structural survey nor tested any of the mains services, appliances or specific fittings.


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  • Wandsworth Road (0.4 mi)
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