Friday Showcase: Ten featured prime resi listings

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Each week, LonRes highlights a selection of properties currently available to buy and rent, from Prime Central London uber-pads to country retreats.

This Friday’s crop of new featured listings include two remarkable rental propositions – a converted chapel in Mill Hill with 45-foot vaulted ceilings, and David Adjaye’s iconic Lost House in King’s Cross – along with one of the finest properties in West Yorkshire, and handsome townhouses in Canonbury and Chelsea…

Holborn Close, Mill Hill £13,000 per week
Set in beautiful landscaped grounds this striking four bedroom chapel conversion offers the ultimate in bespoke and handcrafted interiors with a breathtaking full height living space in the original nave and sanctuary. (Foxtons Marylebone)
Leeds, West Yorkshire £1,650,000
The Old Rectory is without doubt one of the finest houses situated between York and Leeds. Dating back to the late 17th century the property is regarded as somewhat of a legacy and the finest example of Queen Anne architecture in the area. During the current owners occupation the house has been refurbished from top to bottom and examples of this include, re — roof, wiring, plumbing, heating, rendering and windows as well as the more noticeable points inside such as new bespoke kitchen, luxurious bathrooms and decoration through out that has been overseen by a highly regarded interior designer. The ground floor has an impressive reception hall with grand staircase and access to the principal reception rooms, which all face south and look on to the highly private garden. The drawing room has an elegant bay window that floods the room with light and the dining room has French doors leading out on the terrace. Both of these have an open fire. The kitchen is large enough for the family to use day to day for dining and the family room is perfect for chilling and relaxing. All the bedrooms are excellent in size, six of them being ensuite, the bathrooms are fabulous and the second floor has been converted in to excellent space ideal for children with their own TV snug area. The leisure complex was created circa two years ago and includes a quite superb indoor pool, state of the art gym and wet room. Outside the gardens match the impeccable standard of the house: stripped lawns, landscaped borders and beds, mature trees as wells ample private parking, gated entrance and double garage that has access direct in to the house. All in all The Old Rectory is family living of the very finest calibre! (Croft Residential)
York Way, King’s Cross £4,500 per week
We are pleased to present the Lost House to the rental market for the first time since completion. Designed by the internationally acclaimed architect Sir David Adjaye OBE. The Lost House is discreetly tucked away from the outside world offering unparallelled privacy whilst being conveniently located in the heart of King’s Cross. Occupying the site of the former delivery yard of the Alaska Building, the property has been meticulously designed to incorporate original features such as the loading platform which now supports the internal swimming pool. The choice of materials used throughout the house are in keeping with the industrial heritage with a mix of exposed wood, concrete, and polished resin floor. Upon entering this unique house you are immediately drawn to the stunning open plan reception, kitchen and dining room with double height ceilings. Natural light is drawn into this inward-looking house by large light-wells which double up as tranquil courtyards and a water garden. Off to the side of the reception room is a cosy sunken cinema and large storage room. From the reception room, you have access to the double garage, family bathroom and stairs leading up to a large double bedroom currently being used as a study. On the upper level, there is a hidden swimming pool running the length of the old platform with the master bedroom, dressing room, wet room, and steam room adjacent. There is a further double bedroom with en-suite shower room on this floor. Previously the house has been used as a dramatic backdrop in several feature films, television series, and photo shoots. The Lost House is located within a short distance to King’s Cross St Pancras International offering fantastic transport links nationally and internationally. Granary Square and Coal Drops Yard are a short walk away with a variety of boutique shops and eateries. (Knight Frank Kings Cross)
Canonbury Park South, Canonbury £3,500,000
A gorgeous semi-detached Grade II listed house with four double bedrooms a large modern conservatory and off-street parking surrounded by mature landscaped gardens in a quiet sought-after Canonbury street. This is a most attractive and generously proportioned family house in the Canonbury Conservation Area providing ideal lateral living around an open plan kitchen/dining area with a spectacular conservatory. Aga, underfloor heating and utility room are also on this level. On raised ground level is an elegant double reception room with original features and two working fires. Two beautiful double bedrooms with bathrooms complete each of the top two floors (main with ensuite dressing room). All surrounded by a delightful mature garden which is irrigated and subtly-lit plus large garden shed and separate access out to private parking and onto the pretty no-through road that is Canonbury Park South. (Youhome)
Egerton Crescent, London £17,000,000
The house spans over 4,000 sq ft and offers outstanding accommodation all beautifully presented in a timeless and elegant style. The principal rooms are grand and enjoy stunning leafy views to the front and rear. This is balanced with the open space of the kitchen/ sitting room leading directly into the garden. The master bedroom occupies the whole second floor and there are three further bedrooms all of generous proportions. Of particular note are the two terraces, one off the conservatory on the raised ground floor and another off the first floor. There is also a meticulously landscaped south facing garden which is one of the biggest and deepest on the Crescent. (Charles McDowell Property Consultants)
Richmond, Surrey £7,500,000
Designed by the world renowned architect Sir Terry Farrell CBE, Drum House is an exceptional modernist home that has just been the subject of a painstaking and exquisite refurbishment programme, completed in 2018. There is a real depth of quality and thoughtfulness to the remedial works, including the installation of four superbly appointed bathrooms, a beautiful Bulthaup kitchen with Gaggenau appliances and I pad controlled heating, lighting and audio systems. Totalling an impressive 6,863 square feet the house has a wonderful lateral footprint and is arranged over just two levels, with uncluttered and exciting spaces really emphasising the magnificent room proportions. Built in 2004 Drum House nestles idyllically and discretely in a private gated backwater, accessed from River Lane. The layout of the house has a fantastic flow, with a real emphasis on natural light, privacy and the creation of a seamless blend between the outside and inside. Further features of particular note include the beautifully designed and well established gardens created by John Sallis Chandler – a multiple gold medal winner at The Chelsea Flower Show, the double height gallery (running the full length of the house) that greets you immediately upon entering the property, and last but not least the simply stunning drawing room with its wonderful aspects and cube like proportions. (Savills Richmond)
Stanhope Gardens, South Kensington £2,200,000
Situated on the first and second floor of this well-managed period building, this sought after flat offers superb proportions and elegant features as well as French-doors leading onto a private balcony with views over Stanhope Gardens. (Strutt & Parker South Kensington)
Cheyne Place, Chelsea £5,950 per week
Cheyne Place is a wonderful, newly refurbished 5 bedroom family home in a prime Chelsea location. The property has well appointed accommodation arranged over five floors with a lovely garden and roof terrace. The accommodation comprises of an open plan kitchen/breakfast room with dining area, first floor reception rooms, a spacious master bedroom suite, four further bedrooms (two with en suite bathrooms) and two additional bathrooms and a roof terrace with spectacular views across the London skyline. There is also a leisure room/staff room with en suite and a garage. Located at the centre of London, Chelsea is where some of the capital’s most prestigious addresses are located. Living here offers a lifestyle that is hard to replicate in other central London locations. (Savills Chelsea)
Cirencester, Gloucestershire £3,500,000
A charmingly unspoilt Grade II* listed country house, perfectly situated in the middle of its land. Nutbeam Farm occupies a wonderful Cotswold setting. Set down a long private drive and sitting in the middle of its land, the property has superb views in all directions. This classic English country house has a wonderfully timeless feel and retains all its intrinsic character. The drawing room is particularly charming with a large open fireplace and a wide south-facing window overlooking the gardens. The dining room is perfect for formal entertaining and there is a cosy study or sitting room. Perhaps the most impressive room is the master bedroom, with its high vaulted ceiling and lovely views. For such an impressive house, at 5,307 square feet Nutbeam Farm is still a very manageable size. The property is in need of modernisation and offers an increasingly rare opportunity for a buyer to update the house to suit their own requirements. Nutbeam Farm lies in the Duntisbourne valley to the north west of Cirencester, amidst some of the Cotswolds most attractive and unspoilt countryside. Duntisbourne Leer is a particularly pretty village of period houses and cottages grouped around a ford over the River Dunt. Cirencester, about 5 miles drive, has an excellent range of shops and services. Cheltenham is the main regional centre, with excellent shopping, the Literary Festival and other cultural amenities. Other local centres include Gloucester, Oxford, Swindon, Bath and Bristol. Nutbeam Farm occupies an ancient site, recorded as a monastic house originally owned by the Abbey of Lyre in Normandy but by the 13th century belonged to Cirencester Abbey. (Strutt & Parker Country Department)
Montevetro, Battersea £899,950
A spacious 1 bedroom apartment on the ground floor of the Montevetro Building. The apartment is situated in Block D and provides views to the river Thames, Chelsea Harbour and beyond. Comprising 765 square feet (71.1 square metres) the apartment offers a generous reception/dining room and bedroom, both with direct access to the terrace. The apartment is being sold with one underground car parking space and a storage unit. Montevetro is ideally situated on the river Thames, close to the amenities of Battersea Square. The development benefits from 24 hour security and concierge, underground parking, gymnasium, tennis court and landscaped gardens. (Jo Webster Properties)

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