Located directly opposite Hyde Park in the heart of Knightsbridge, a magnificent and exceptionally well presented five bedroom freehold house with spectacular features throughout. Including a private spa, swimming pool, front and back gardens, exceptional ceiling heights and planning for a lift.
In 2015 this stunning property was flawlessly designed and redeveloped by Nicholas Haslam, one of London`s premier luxury interior designers. It features a state-of-the-art home management system by Crestron, integrated air conditioning and underfloor heating in every room, integrated high end audio visual / movie system, smart lighting by Lutron, electric blinds and other luxury features. The latest fingerprint security and entry systems have also been installed.
A metal gate at the front of the property leads into the substantial front garden which boasts, bespoke contemporary design and elegantly sculpted decorative shrubbery. The properties exposed yellow brick facade is made especially striking by a dramatic, black rusticated base storey, which sharply contrasts the neighbouring classical white base storeys, making the properties facade highly distinct whilst also adding to the contemporary aesthetic of the front garden. Ground level lights built into the the shrub pots allow for the property to be lit up at night, accentuating the front gardens exquisite design and the properties distinct facade.
A large door, complete with a decorative fanlight, leads into the ground floor entrance lobby. The entrance lobby contains the staircase and provides access to a guest WC. To the left of the main entrance lobby is a reception room which benefits from high ceilings, bespoke contemporary design and a considerable window which looks out into the front garden.
Accessible via the entrance lobby, the entire back of the ground floor is occupied by an impressively large, top of the range, "Boffi" kitchen/breakfast room which boasts a long, rectangular island at its centre (complete with an ornate marble work top), intricate modern lighting, bespoke "Gaggenau and "Wolf" appliances as well as an abundance of natural light eminating through an elegant, glass panel, screen door. The glass panel screen door folds together to provide access to the exceptionally long back garden which boasts plenty of privacy provided by a semi rectangular, 3 piece wall structure (which is connected to the property) as well as a south facing position, providing sunlight exposure all day long.
The first floor consists of a large library and reception room. The first floor reception room is located occupies the entire back half of the first floor and boasts high ceilings, bespoke contemporary design and an abundance of natural light which enters the space through two sets of French doors which lead out onto a balcony overlooking the back garden. The stunning library boasts contemporary, bespoke, floor to ceiling wood panelling, which protrudes from the exterior wall to form book shelves. A second balcony at the front of the property can be accessed via a set of French doors found on the first floor landing.
The entire second floor is dedicated to an opulent master bedroom suite decorated with ornate cornices and wall/ceiling features, which imitate traditional regency era interior design whilst maintaining a distinctly contemporary aesthetic. A capacious walk in dressing area is located between the master bedroom and the luxurious Carrara marble en-suite bathroom (complete with a separate shower and bath).
The third floor is composed of two further bedrooms, a considerable amount of storage space and a large bathroom with both stand up shower and bath.
The fourth floor contains a family room with plenty of storage space and an abundance of natural light entering the space through a set of sliding double doors which open onto a considerable terrace at the back of the property. Connected to the family room on the fourth floor is a guest bathroom with a shower.
Occupying the back half of the lower ground floor is a a cinema room with a small open "kitchenette space". Also located on the lower ground floor is a bedroom which benefits from an en-suite bathroom as well as an abundance of natural light entering the space via a lower ground patio. The front of the lower ground floor contains a large swimming pool (boasting the latest triple jet technology) which can be covered, doubling the rooms floor space and converting it into a nightclub. Spherical lights hang from the ceiling of the pool/nightclub space can provide mesmerising light effects . Due to its clever design this highly versatile space can be used for relaxation, pool parties, large receptions, excersise and much more, making it a highly desirable feature for any buyer.
The basement contains a stunning ornate marble spa with, a spacious Jacuzzi at its centre, which boasts striking contemporary design, grand proportions and marble benches running along the exterior wall which provide plenty of sitting space . The basement also contains a large gym, a steam room, a shower room, an ample changing room, a utility room and a plant room.
The house presents a rare opportunity to purchase a freehold asset in one of London`s most exclusive addresses. The property has a wonderful, bright, south-facing aspect with views of Harrods and has exceptional ceiling heights on every floor.
The house has approved planning permission for a proposed lift allowing easy access to all seven floors.
In addition to immediate access to Hyde Park, the house is surrounded by London`s best five star hotels, including the Bulgari and Mandarin Oriental, top restaurants such as Zuma and Mr. Chows, and within a few hundred metres of Harrods, Harvey Nichols and the famous boutiques lining Sloane Street. Personal concierge service is available by separate negotiation.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
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