QUIET SQUARE IN THE HEART OF THE CITY OF LONDON, THREE/ FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE. A high specification, three/four bedroom house situated on a quiet square in the heart of the City of London, designed by Sir Terry Farrell.
City institutions close by include Deutsche Bank, Linklaters, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. Good schools within walking distance include the City of London School for Girls, based in the Barbican and the City of London School for Boys at St Paul’s; there is also an abundance of nursery school options nearby. Transport will include the new Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) which will open at the end of 2018, allowing travel to Bond Street within 5 minutes; Canary Wharf within 10 minutes, and Heathrow in approximately 30 minutes. The central line at St Paul’s also runs a 24-hour service at the weekends. This amazing property fronts on to Monkwell Square with its landscaped garden area, which incorporates some of the remaining parts of the Roman London Wall. The house benefits from secure parking and a garage. One of just four houses. Ground floor- The entrance to the property is on Monkwell Square, with access to the garage from the interior and exterior. There are two cupboards on the exterior of the building which house the utility meters and a lockable gate. Upon entering the property there is a small lobby area and a door which leads to the garage, a small cupboard under the stairs, and a coat cupboard. A cloakroom is also on the ground floor, with a contemporary suite and a trough-style wash hand basin. First floor - A stunning Bulthaup kitchen, with an abundance of graphite grey cabinets and large soft-close drawers, two warming drawers, integrated fridge/freezer, Foster designed four ring gas Linea hob, double Siemens ovens, honed granite worktop, integrated Siemens washing machine and dishwasher, Gaggenau extractor fan and two basins. There is ample space for a large dining room table and double doors which can be opened to look out onto the peaceful square. Second floor- Reception Room - two square windows which overlook Monkwell Square, smoked oak engineered flooring. A separate room currently set up as a library with modular shelving (available by separate negotiation) designed/built by Paschen. Third Floor- Master bedroom suite, with two feature windows overlooking the quiet square, bespoke Italian wardrobes by MisuraEmme, handmade full-length curtains and blind to remain. En suite shower room, with mirrored wall, Antoni Lupi double wash basin in Corian, large walk-in shower, heated towel rail, low level WC, ceramic floor and wall tiles with underfloor heating. Full width storage drawer below basins. Fourth floor- Bedroom two with window to north aspect and carpeted floor. Bedroom three with fitted cupboard and window to north aspect. Separate shower room with mirrored wall, Antoni Lupi double wash basin in Corian, large walk-in shower, heated towel rail, low level WC, ceramic floor and wall tiles with underfloor heating. Fifth floor- Currently used as a reception room, fitted bookshelves, full width large sliding doors which lead to a terrace with an outside tap and irrigation system; pots and plants can remain. Plans have been drawn up to convert this room into a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, these are available to view by request. There is a trap door in the ceiling which leads to an attic area with pull down steps, the hot water tank is located here. City institutions close by include Deutsche Bank, Linklaters, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. Restaurants of note close-by include the Michelin starred Club Gascon, Le Cafe Du Marche tucked away on Charterhouse Square, and Gordon Ramsey's Bread Street Kitchen which is within the One New Change shopping centre on Cheapside, The St John bar and restaurant is close by in Clerkenwell. The Ned Hotel on Cheapside (part of the Soho House group) also houses nine restaurants and a private members club. Groceries can be bought from the Waitrose on Whitecross Street or Marks and Spencer at Moorgate, there are also a number of Tesco Metro stores within a short walk of the property.
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