x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 21 November 2017

Luxury real estate: spoilt for choice in London

A round up of 15 breathtakingly beautiful properties in London, which could well be your second home

 

Sky Garden at One Blackfriars, London
Sky Garden at One Blackfriars, London

As reported in Luxury magazine, luxury real estate in London continues to attract buyers from the Middle East. Here are 15 of the city’s most desirable homes

Property: One Tower Bridge

Description: A fashion-inspired development with of 376 one, two and three-bedroom apartments, with a show home that takes its design inspiration from British brands Burberry, Alexander McQueen and Paul Smith.

Area: Tower Bridge Road

Developer: Berkeley Homes

Price: From £3.65 million (Dh17.6 million) for a two-bedroom apartment

Balcony at One Tower Bridge
Balcony at One Tower Bridge

Property: Paddington Gardens

Description: 335 homes across four towers plus offices, restaurants, a retail space, a primary school and an upcoming 340-room hotel

Area: Paddington, Central London

Developer and agent: Meritas Real Estate, and Strutt & Parker and CBRE

Price: From £825,000 (Dh4 million)

Living room at Paddington Waterside
Living room at Paddington Waterside

Property: The Broadway

Description: An opulent mixed-use development with luxury residential, commercial and retail spaces. Home seekers can choose from between one- and five-bedroom homes, across six buildings.

Area: Westminster

Developer: Northacre and Abu Dhabi Financial Group

Price: On application

Lobby at The Broadway
Lobby at The Broadway

Property: Chelsea Island

Description: 89 one, two, three and four bedroom apartments and penthouses with private rooftop gardens

Area: Chelsea, West London

Developer and agent: Hadley Property Group

Price: From £935,000 (Dh4.5 million)

Rooftop garden at Chelsea Island
Rooftop garden at Chelsea Island

Property: Lincoln Square

Description: A selection of studio, one, two, three and four bedroom apartments including two penthouses with expansive terraces

Area: Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Central London

Developer and agent: Lodha UK; and Knight Frank and CBRE

Price: From £990,000 (Dh4.8 million)

Living area at Lincoln Square
Living area at Lincoln Square

Property: Lillie Square

Description: 808 homes with one, two and three bedrooms, and an 18,000-square-foot Residents’ Clubhouse

Area: Earl’s Court, West London

Developer: Capco & KFI

Price: From £775,000 (Dh3.7 million)

Clubhouse entrance at Lillie Square
Clubhouse entrance at Lillie Square

Property: Centre Point

Description: 82 apartments with one, two and three bedrooms, in the tallest residential building in London’s West End.

Area: West End

Developer and agent: Almacantar; and Knight Frank

Price: From £1.825 million (Dh8.8 million)

Bedroom at Centre Point
Bedroom at Centre Point

Property: One Blackfriars

Description: 274 homes, a boutique hotel, landscaped piazza and 24-hour concierge services through Harrods Estates

Area: Southbank

Developer: St George, Berkeley Group

Price: From £1.3 million to £14 million (From Dh6.3 million to Dh67.5 million)

Swimming pool at One Blackfriars
Swimming pool at One Blackfriars

Property: Principal Tower

Description: The 50-storey tower will house 301 apartments, a bespoke residents’ gym, spa, screening room, lap pool and 24-hour concierge.

Area: Shoreditch, East London

Developers: Brookfield Property Partners, Concord Pacific and W1 Developments

Price: From £960,000 (Dh4.6 million) for a one-bedroom home

View from a Principal Tower apartment
View from a Principal Tower apartment

Property: Chiltern Place

Description: A 16-storey tower with 55 and a four-bedroom townhouse, with interiors by Tomasz Starzewski.

Area: Marylebone, Central London

Developer and agent: Ronson Capital Partners; and Knight Frank and Savills

Price: From 1.95 million (Dh9.4 million) for a one-bedroom apartment

Tomasz Starzewski interiors at Chiltern Place
Tomasz Starzewski interiors at Chiltern Place

Property: Clarges Mayfair

Description: 34 premium residences, designed in keeping with the Piccadilly area’s craftsmanship traditions.

Area: Mayfair, Central London

Developer: British Land

Price: On application

Dressing room at a Clarges Mayfair apartment
Dressing room at a Clarges Mayfair apartment

Property: Four Seasons Private Residences

Description: The first independently managed residential Four Seasons property, with 37 apartments in three, four and five-bedroom formats.

Area: Twenty Grosvenor Square, Mayfair

Developer and agent: Finchatton; and Knight Frank

Price: From £17.5 million to £35 million (From Dh85 million to Dh169 million)

Night view of the Four Seasons Private Residences on Twenty Grosvenor Square
Night view of the Four Seasons Private Residences on Twenty Grosvenor Square

Property: One Crown Place

Description: One, two and three-bedroom apartments across two terracotta-clad towers, plus a lounge, cinema room, treatment room and shared terrace.

Area: Shoreditch, East London

Developer and agent: AlloyMtd Group; and CBRE

Price: From £865,000 to £2.4 million (From Dh4.2 million to Dh11.5 million)

Bathroom at One Crown Place
Bathroom at One Crown Place

Property: Highgate mansion

Description: Six-bedroom standalone villa with 10,000 square feet of living space, red brich façade, and a pool, home cinema and gym.

Area: Bishopswood Road, Highgate

Developer and agent: Savills Hampstead and Glentree International.

Price: £10 million (Dh48 million)

Indoor pool at Highgate mansion
Indoor pool at Highgate mansion

Property: Standalone Kensington apartment

Description: A one-bedroom apartment located on the first floor of a Victorian townhouse, with a Juliet balcony.

Area: Queen’s Gate, Kensington

Developer: Harrods Estates

Price: £4.5 million (Dh22 million)

Balcony at Queen's Gate apartment
Balcony at Queen's Gate apartment

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