Historic Knightsbridge apartment with spectacular double height drawing room, SW1X, Belgravia, England
3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms
A spectacular apartment with a two storey high drawing room with triple aspect, open plan dining room, kitchen, drawing room, main bedroom suite and second ensuite bedroom. A third bedroom or office/ sits adjacent to a mezzanine sitting room. There is a car parking space in the secure court yard with a fob access. The apartment overlooks one of London’s most attractive cobbled courtyards adjacent to Knightsbridge.
Part of the Livery for the former Duke of Wellington, this property has incorporated a spectacular two storey high drawing room with windows on three sides. This is a perfect room for an art collector. and for entertaining in style. The property is four storeys high including the double storey drawing room, with two staircases (servants stairwell) leading down to a large eat in kitchen and entertaining space. The kitchen has a large dining area, and has gneissic stone benchtops and timber cabinetry with top of the range appliances including a sub-zero fridge. From the kitchen there is a wine cellar hidden behind paneling. A mezzanine sitting room and office or bedroom with shower room looks over the drawing room on the ground floor. The top floor has both a guest bedroom suite and a main suite with a large walk-in dressing room. The Juliette balcony in the main bedroom suite overlooks the cobbled courtyard. The property has air conditioning. Colourful cottages festooned with flowers from flower boxes line the cobblestone courtyard, a private and secluded niche in Knightsbridge with bollards for secure parking.
Wilton Row is the most attractive, romantic and convenient of Belgravia locations with a winding cobbled street and courtyard. Along Wilton Row the nearby Grenadier, is one of London’s most enchanting pubs, and the haunt of many a celebrity. The adjacent Knightsbridge, at the end of the Row, is Londons premier shopping district, home to the department stores Harrods and Harvey Nichols, and flagship stores of many British and international fashion houses. Knightsbridge has a wealth of restaurants, private clubs and hotel bars, as well as many beauty salons, antique and antiquities dealers.
The property is leasehold to 24.12.2069. The vendor is prepared to start an application for a lease extension for a new owner for which there is an initial estimate of costs.
The term of the lease is: 24 June 1994 to 24 December 2069. The ground rent is £2500 per annum. With a review date set for 25th Dec 2024, 2034, 2044, 2054 and 2064.
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