1 bedroom apartment for saleCrescent House, EC1Y
- 435 Sq ft - 40 Sq m
- Grade II* Listed
- First Floor
- Iconic Building
This superb example of a Crescent House apartment, which in 1997 received Grade II* listing in view of its importance as an example of post-war residential architecture, is located on the first floor benefitting from the original wood flooring, sliding doors and built in cupboards. The accommodation comprises of a generous L-shaped reception room, separate sleeping area, bathroom and kitchen and benefits from a public leisure centre with swimming pool, tennis and squash courts. The Golden Lane Estate was built for the Corporation of London by the Architects Chamberlain, Powell and Bon in the 1950's. Clearly evocative of similar at l'unite d'habitation in Marseille, which was developed by Le Corbusier a pioneering Architect of modern Architecture and Nadir Alfonso a geometric Painter and a primary of Kinetic Art. Its Brutalist architectural theme has now made the Golden Lane an icon in its own right, benefitting from simple designs, clean lines and wide windows. The estate was named after Golden Lane which dates back to the 13th century taking the name of a Street on the original site. These apartments have a following with many architects, designers and academic keen to live in these interesting apartments in the centre of the City. Located moments from Barbican Underground Station (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City Lines) any incoming purchaser will benefit from the wonderful amenities of Smithfield, Clerkenwell and the Barbican. The new Farringdon Crossrail Station will be a welcome addition to the area in 2018-2019 giving direct access to four of London's International Airports. A superb opportunity to buy a piece of local History.
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