This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

3 bedroom apartment for sale

Kensington Gardens / Hyde Park


Property Description

Full description

A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this beautiful, elegant, first floor apartment overlooking Kensington Gardens/ Hyde Park. This is the first time this superb apartment has been offered for sale in 46 years. It has been lovingly preserved by the current owners who are only the second family to have lived here since its construction in the 1950's. What makes this property so special is its unique interior which pays homage to its original owner and creator, a Mr. Schofield, a theatre set designer for the London stage. Using his excellent design skills, his ingenious use of space and illusion he transformed the original interior into a truly wonderful home full of exquisite detail and hidden surprises. There are secret doors and hidden cupboards in both reception rooms.
The apartment, a generous 1,267 sq ft (117m2) is accessed via its own front door on Bayswater Road. A wide internal staircase leads to the first floor. The accommodation comprises: an elegant, south facing 22ft drawing room with feature French doors that open on to a small balcony overlooking the park. At the north end of the room huge double doors open to reveal an intimate, formal dining room with hidden door to the adjacent eat-in kitchen. There are two double bedrooms, a single bedroom, family bathroom and guest cloakroom. There is an additional balcony leading off the kitchen with space for alfresco dining.

The property was gently updated and completely redecorated some eighteen months ago, remaining true to its original colour pallet using Farrow and Ball paint and retaining all the original bespoke cabinetry, marbled paint effects and parquet floor. This truly is a unique apartment awaiting a new family to embrace its charm and discover its secrets.

Leasehold 996 years remaining.

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 April 2016


View in fullscreen

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference 26224785. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Fine & Country, Park Lane, Mayfair. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.