A rare opportunity to purchase an original Georgian townhouse measuring c.5,100 sq. ft. which was built in 1799. Laid out over six storeys and has 5 bedrooms and four reception rooms.
The property is West facing with lots of natural light and is situated on John Street, a generously wide street which runs into Doughty Street and is generally considered to be one of Bloomsbury’s premier residential locations. The house has been modernised by the current owners but blends old and new by retaining a wonderful array of period features throughout; highlights include: - Air conditioned ground floor kitchen with three ovens and Siemens appliances; dining area. - Custom-built library and large study with walnut bookshelves. - Air conditioned cinema & entertainment room with custom-built record & CD displays. The penthouse-style upper terrace is perfect for outdoor exercise/yoga/lounging and features an attached, comprehensively fitted gym (with padded flooring), with air conditioning and satellite TV. A bespoke spiral staircase, designed by award-winning architect Felicity Atekpe, leads to the top floor. The master bedroom suite is fully air conditioned and features a custom-built master dressing room which has been built in walnut. The en-suite features green slate tiling with a bespoke wet room shower, deep cuboid bathtub and vintage Parisian mirror. The basement features an air conditioned study with custom-designed shelving, storage and a utility area. The original cellar features a stunning Georgian oak panelled door. Externally, the roof gardens have been commissioned and designed by renowned landscape designer Ann Mollo and feature architect-designed Mondrian etched glass skylights. Period features include original marble fireplaces, cornicing and a marbled entrance hall. We would highly recommend a viewing to fully appreciate everything that is offered by this unique property. The house is located in the heart of Bloomsbury just minutes from excellent transport links that Russell Square, Holborn, Kings Cross and the Eurostar stations have to offer. The House is positioned so as to appeal to City Directors, Barristers, Lawyers and also Medical and Educational professionals. Being within walking distance to Covent Garden and Oxford Street. Also you have Coram Fields which is a superb play area for young children which is at the end of the Street. The Brunswick Centre provides a wealth of restaurants and shops including a Waitrose.
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