About the building
Tapestry building is a unique residential dwelling in the City of London, located in a pedestrian street which is literally one minute away from Liverpool Street station. This substantial Georgian brickwork building was constructed between 1768 and 1771, originally used as a warehouse to store the imports from the East India Company, which at the time was the largest importer of goods from Asia and Far East, including cotton, liquor, tobacco, tea from China and all sorts of exotic spices. The goods were at the time transported from the river Thames and stored in this warehouse building, which formed part of a group of buildings known as the Cutler Street Complex, this vast and unique complex of warehouses underpinned the companies’ success in international trade for over a century.
Later in the 19th century, as the wealthy classes became fascinated with interior design, a whole range of new products including exotic rugs, ostrich feathers, Chinese cabinetry or sculptures made from Ivory replaced the old imports, and filled again the Tapestry building.
In 2010 the building was converted into 12 luxury loft style apartments. The building was carefully restored to keep its historic character, keeping the original ceilings with exposed beams and exposed brickwork interiors, combined with exquisite contemporary interior design which blended the tradition with the modern identity of the City of London.
About the apartment
The apartment is accessed through secured gates and via lift, and it is located on the second floor with views over New Street. The flat unique in its size. With 2,320 square foot of accommodation and a 55 foot long open plan reception room, it is one of the largest two bedroom flats in the area and there is certainly space to entertain a large crowd. This sizable space showcases period cast iron columns, and large Georgian sash windows which provide plenty of natural light. The fully equipped bespoke Swedish kitchen combines walnut surfaces with white stone counters and the technologically advanced stainless steel Gaggenau appliances, and comes complete with a cooking island and breakfast counter. The two bedrooms with a Master suite are generously sized and include bespoke joinery and built-in wardrobes. The Bathrooms are exquisite and combine sliding glazed doors with stone floorings, porcelain tiles and Bonomi fittings.
The high specification of the building is maintained throughout with wooden panels in communal areas, and state of the art fixtures. Access is through a gate and the property benefits from being in an extremely secure environment being next to the 24h security area of Devonshire Square.
About the Area
New Street is at the entrance of Devonshire Square, a pedestrian area with landscaped gardens, 24 hour security, and a number of outstanding restaurants such as Fish Market, Kenza or Cinnamon Kitchen few meters from the building. The attractive surroundings which were created converting the other warehouses from the East India Company, provide a high-level roof over the Western Courtyard, contemporary landscaping and imaginative lighting design which complemented the existing brick facades, creating an all-year-round Piazza style environment.
The array of bars, shopping and entertainment in the surrounding area is simply unrivalled. Devonshire Square and Bishopsgate offer the best selection of convenience in food and retail, whereas Spittalfields market, just few moments away, offers hundreds of shops and restaurant options. World class sky bars are available in the 35th floor of nearby salesforce tower and all the nightlife entertainment options anyone could ask for, just five minutes’ walk from the property, in renowned Shoreditch.
Transport options are also amongst the best London can offer. Liverpool Street rail station is at the door, with direct trains to Stansted airport and great connections to other Greater London locations, and also includes the underground stop served by the Central, Hammersmith and City and Circle lines, and a large number of buses to other London destinations.
Asking Price: £1,500 pw
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