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 a “film star” residence in Chelsea, an historic mansion in the Surrey Hills, a grand apartment in Kensington’s Stone Hall building and a 22,000 square foot super-home on The Bishops Avenue…

Albion Riverside, Battersea £6,800,000
An exceptional 4 bedroom penthouse apartment in the iconic Albion Riverside building next to Albert Bridge and Battersea Park. Situated on the 9th & 10th floors with exceptional views and a riverside terrace, 3 parking spaces, use of a gymnasium, swimming pool and 24 hour concierge services. An exceptional four bedroom penthouse apartment in C core of the iconic Albion Riverside development, comprising 3780 square feet (351.2 square metres). This stylish penthouse offers the very best in class for lateral living on the river. Offering direct river views from the double height reception and mezzanine reception rooms with a private roof terrace. The beautifully appointed kitchen is accessed off the main reception room and seamlessly leads through to the south facing dining room with its own private balcony, delivering unrivalled views towards Battersea Park and beyond. The property further benefits from three secure underground car parking spaces and a storage cage. Albion Riverside is an award winning, Foster and Partners designed development on the banks of the river situated between Albert Bridge and Battersea Bridge. This prestigious development benefits from a 24 hour security and concierge service, secure underground parking, a residents only gymnasium and swimming pool, as well as a podium garden. It`s a short walk from the wonderful green open spaces of Battersea Park and the amenities of the Kings Road. (Jo Webster Properties)
Redcliffe Square, Chelsea £2,000,000
The Redcliffe Residence. Fabulous film star getaway, located on this most prestigious Chelsea garden square close to everything a Marilyn or Marlon could wish for. Lavishly refurbished from tip to toe by the owners themselves, the property boasts a breathtaking, black and white drawing room leading directly onto your very own patch of Cote D’Azur. Walk through the giant glass bifolding doors and behold a mini Narnia equipped with firepits, infrared heating, show lights, fountains, foliage, waterproof Sonos speakers and a mass of Millboard decking (with a 25 year warrantee). Just off this light, bright space, a super spec separated Smeg and Grohe kitchen awaits you. There are two luxurious double bedrooms each with an abundance of bespoke built in Bluefield storage and a dining area which could easily be converted into a third bedrooms should you wish. Other features include, two designer bathroom suits with Fired Earth tiling, wireless Wise lighting throughout and a built-in Sonos/Cambridge Audio ceiling sound system. A perfect pad for the Spring / Summer to come. You deserve this apartment! (TLC Kensington)
Leatherhead, Surrey £14,500,000
A remarkable elevated historical 28,501 sq ft mansion dating back to the 1880s. The property commands breath taking 360 degree views stretching to London and the Surrey Hills.
Pinewood House is a remarkable Grade II listed Jacobean-style mansion dating back to 1880 and offers a perfect collaboration between historical beauty and modern day luxury. It provides extraordinary 360 degree views, with the possibility to enjoy full sunrise and sunset.
It was built for the city financier, Albert Knott during the First World War and sits in more than 3 acres. During the First World War, the property was bought by a shipping magnate, Arnold Trinder. Consequently, the house has a number of maritime features which pay tribute to the period of this ownership. In 1952 it was bought by Bertie Rimmer who divided it in to 3 homes and kept the main part for himself, his wife and 2 sons. It has been designed with the needs of perfect family life in mind offering sophisticated traditional style with conveniences of modern living including space aplenty for parties and proms. The residence has been completely renovated in 2012 with respect for the original Jacobean design. It has been updated to now feature high specification facilities and provides a delightful hideaway which sits on 28,501 sq ft. Nestled in a peaceful place with privacy to enjoy ones success and happiness. The accommodation is arranged over 4 floors, all accessed via a passenger lift enabling swift access directly from the underground car park all the way up to the magnificent viewing tower on the fourth floor. The ground floor is dominated by the dramatic, very impressive double height Great Hall with its imposing oak panels and intricately carved wooden pillars, hand carved gallery and remarkable stonework fireplace in the centre of the hall. 24k gold leaf covers the impressive walls and ornate ceiling of the 50ft ballroom, which has French windows opening out on to the garden terrace. The same 24k gold leaf also adorns the walls of the bathroom attached. The craftsmanship and design specification of this amazing property is second to none. (Sothebys Country office)
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey £4,250,000
Set behind its own handsome gates, this impressive 7 bedroom double fronted Georgian style residence is well positioned in a quiet gated development in the exclusive Coombe Hill Estate. Discreetly positioned on a small private road in the Coombe Hill Estate this grand family home has been meticulously maintained and updated and provides excellent entertaining space for a large family. This quite special family home sits quite naturally in its own grounds of nearly 1/3 of an acre. The wide stone terrace is perfect for big summer barbecues and features a modern and cleverly designed outdoor firepit. The gardens are beautifully landscaped with mature trees and shrubs and an immaculate lawn. (Robert Holmes & Company)
Epsom, Surrey £2,350,000
Designed by an award winning architect, St Elmo is a striking & unique contemporary home built in 2015 with an extremely high specification throughout.  Designed with quality in mind, St Elmo is a beautiful home of impressive proportions, nestled within a private half acre plot. The house was built in 2015 with an extremely high specification, resulting in a contemporary home of exacting standards. The accommodation is laid out across three floors, providing flexible space throughout whilst also offering the potential to further enhance by way of a self-contained annex. The quality on show, inside and out, is of particular note; whether it’s the crushed white marble driveway, the zinc fascias & gutters or simply the Snowdonian slate adorning the exterior – there is something to admire throughout. (Asprey Estates)
Cubitt Building, Grosvenor Waterside £2,795,000
An exceptional three bedroom, three bathroom, lateral apartment situated in a quiet corner on the 2nd floor of this popular Riverside development. It combines top quality design and furnishings along with the practicality of a family home. It has been created by combining two smaller flats, using the highest quality materials, and now offers all the benefits of lateral living, along with secure underground parking, a 24 hour concierge and private members gym. Grosvenor Waterside is the result of the collaboration between leading architects, artists and designers who have created six innovative buildings in an historic dock-side setting. It is situated just off Chelsea Bridge Road, close to the Kings Road and Sloane Square. There are extensive transport links at Victoria station whilst the nearest underground station is Sloane Square (Circle and District Line). (Hamptons Sloane Square)
Stone Hall Gardens, Kensington Green £2,800,000
We are delighted to offer this impressive and luxurious two-bedroom apartment situated within the stunning listed Stone Hall building at Kensington Green. Kensington Green benefits from 24 hour security, award winning landscaped gardens, off street parking and gymnasium use (residents only). Comprising 1295 sq ft the second floor apartment has been upgraded to an extremely high standard setting it apart from most other properties within the development. It benefits from wood panelled walls, intricately designed plaster work to the ceilings and an impressive stone fireplace. There is a real sense of warmth and grandeur within this reception room which is accessed from a spacious hallway. The lattice style windows have west facing view towards Stone Hall Gardens and beyond. There is a well-appointed kitchen with windows to three sides, and space for a table. The west facing master bedroom has good storage and leads on to an ensuite bathroom. There is a second bedroom and second bathroom. The apartment further benefits from a secure underground car parking space. Kensington Green is located just south of Kensington High Street and benefits from 24 hour security, award winning landscaped gardens and off street parking. The gymnasium is also located within the Stone Hall building which is also a benefit. It is located close to the Kensington High Street tube station and also has good access to the A4 and M4 motorway for Heathrow Airport. (Jo Webster Properties)
Crawley, West Sussex £1,750,000
An imposing and elegant 6 bedroom period home of Georgian origins with separate garage/ancillary apartment, all nestled in picturesque grounds of about 2.3 acres. Central London just 33 miles. This imposing property was originally constructed in the early 19th Century. The house was subsequently extended in the Victorian period, with a later addition. Internally, the property has been carefully improved over the years with oak floors and matching joinery in many areas and with the impressive oak staircase in the reception hall. Many rooms throughout the house have custom-made furniture, which includes a fitted farmhouse style kitchen finished in a classic style, with gas Aga. Many character and architectural features include high ceilings with ornate cornices and open fireplaces. The adaptable accommodation extends in all to circa 6800 sqft. This includes a lower ground floor, currently used as a leisure suite. A separate garage block provides a self-contained apartment over, ideal for an au pair, relatives or guests. The house is set in grounds of approximately 2.3 acres. The property is situated on the outskirts of the villages of Copthorne and Crawley Down, close to open fields and countryside. Copthorne provides a Church, pubs, village store and an excellent primary school. More comprehensive shopping facilities can be found at Crawley town centre, about 5 miles distant. For international travel, Gatwick airport is also about 5 miles. The nearest rail stations with links to London are Three Bridges (fast train approximately 40 minutes), Gatwick (including the Gatwick Express 35 minutes) and at the old market town of East Grinstead. (Robert Leech)
The Bishops Avenue, East Finchley £22,000 per week
The Bishops Avenue is surrounded by beautiful parkland such as Hampstead Heath and Kenwood House. The beautiful road connects the north side of Hampstead Heath to Kenwood, Hampstead to East Finchley and is on the boundary between the London Boroughs of Barnet and Haringey. A sophisticated residence set within a this newly built gated development which houses 3 mansions houses and 5 luxury apartments. The accommodation has been thoughtfully designed throughout and with an elegant style. The impressive entrance hall that is double height provides access to each of the four reception rooms, kitchen/ breakfast room and guest w.c. On the first floor the spacious landing leads to the master suite that boasts two en suite bathrooms, two dressing rooms and access to the balcony. There are two additional suites on the first floor, whilst to the second floor there are four additional bedrooms each with en suite facilities. On the lower ground floor there is a state-of-the-art cinema room with bar and wine stores. Full leisure complex, boasting a 12m swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room, ice fountain and treatment room along with generously sized staff quarters. The house is set behind a private gated driveway, with the additional benefit of a car lift. The landscaped gardens to the front, side and rear complete this beautiful home. (Savills Hampstead)
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)

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