|Added on Rightmove:||23 August 2017 (478 days ago)|
- Contemporary House
- Four / Five bedrooms
- Two / Three reception rooms
- Two bathrooms
- Roof terrace
- Private parking
- A striking modern townhouse with a spacious and well appointed interior and a wonderful location in the very heart of the City.
- EPC - exempt
Offering lots of space in the heart of London's Square Mile, this is a four / five bedroom modern house featuring views of a lake, a portion of the ancient City walls and a 14th. century church. This Grade II listed house is set within the private gated square of Monkwell Square.
Entering on the ground floor, there is a hall with fitted cupboards and access to the integral garage with a utility area fitted with washing machine, tumble dryer and additional taps for hot and cold water. The ground floor also has a spacious bedroom, with large mirror-fronted fitted wardrobes, plenty of other storage space and views of the old City wall (mostly mediaeval built onto Roman foundations).
On the first floor the bedroom has its own terrace looking out on to the old City wall, the church and one of the Barbican lakes. There is a family bathroom on this floor, and a separate WC.
Up another floor, there is a single bedroom (or study) and double bedroom overlooking the square with additional built in storage.
On the third floor is one of the two spacious and bright living spaces. This reception room offers lovely views of some of the stunning architecture nearby. Above this area, on a raised split-level is the contemporary "Roundhouse" kitchen and dining space. The kitchen cabinets are cherry wood veneer with slate worktops, stainless steel splashbacks, an integrated dishwasher, Siemens double oven, combination microwave oven and hob with a freestanding American style fridge/freezer. The dining area overlooks the square.
The master bedroom is situated on the fourth floor and is fitted with Poliform wardrobes and a completely bespoke en-suite bathroom with a built in dressing table, mirror, vanity unit, two basins and glass shower unit. On the landing outside the master bedroom is an additional WC and an exit leading onto the Barbican Highwalk.
Finally, at the top of the building there is the second reception room which has a double aspect and doors on both sides leading onto pretty terraces. The south terrace looks out to the City skyscrapers and down to Monkwell Square, with the north terrace offering lovely views of the lakes, ancient City wall and St Giles church. The top floor room also has a small kitchen area with a sink, fridge and the same cherry cabinets.
There is a Linn hi-fi CD, DVD and speaker system cabled throughout the house along with wi-fi and an alarm.
Location-wise, the house is in a superb spot for anyone wanting to be in the very centre of London with St. Pauls Cathedral around an 8 minute stroll away. Within the Barbican itself is the world renowned Arts Centre with its concert hall, theatre, cinemas, restaurant/bar etc., as well as the Museum of London. Nearby are both Clerkenwell and Spitalfields with their many shops, cafes and restaurants.
For transport, it is around a 6 minute walk from Moorgate tube station (Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Northern lines) or Barbican and St Pauls (Central line) stations.
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