Clerkenwell Loft living at its finest, St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1

By on Friday, January 13th, 2017 in Property of the week, Sales.

An open space, industrial features, former commercial building, high ceilings, exposed brickwork, huge windows; the attributes offered by this authentic loft apartment are high on the agenda of the Clerkenwell buyer. This truly is an amazing loft and we love it!

Clerkenwell Loft living at its finest, St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1

About the Building

Known as the Scholl Building this handsome, landmark red brick building on St John Street epitomises the very best of loft living. The space within the apartment is breath-taking and offers flexible and versatile accommodation allowing the loft to be used inventively.

Built in the early 1900s by Boreham, Son and Wallace it was originally occupied by The United Yeast Company, a subsidiary of the large Scottish whisky distillery group. It was the headquarters of the Scholl Manufacturing Co, the foot care and medical equipment specialists from the early 1930’s, until the company’s takeover in the late 1980s.

It was converted in the 1990s and comprises of just 13 lofts and it has been and is, home to world class actors, writers, designers, architects, lawyers and business people.

Clerkenwell Loft living at its finest, St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1

About the Apartment

The loft is quietly located to the rear of the building and allows the incoming purchaser to use this space with great versatility. The living space is vast with a raised kitchen area separate second sleeping area, a master bedroom and generously sized bathroom.

The loft offers an almost romantic vision of living, allows an incoming homeowner the freedom to create and adapt the space to suit their living environment that is both personal and social, eliminating the defined spaces most commonly found in a traditional house.

Expect the unexpected, as this loft apartment does not conform to traditional living, it is about the open space, exposing the raw material of the original building and creating wonderful drama.

Clerkenwell Loft living at its finest, St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1

Transport

It is moments from Farringdon Mainline and Underground Station (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City Lines), Farringdon Station is currently undergoing an expansion programme with the opening of Crossrail in 2018,  becoming the only Station in London to directly connect to four of London’s International Airports.

Clerkenwell Loft living at its finest, St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1

About the Area

Clerkenwell is one of London’s most vibrant destination regarded as London’s Avant Garde design quarter, attracting some of the most renowned Architect practises as well as bespoke furniture companies. The area offers the very best fine dining and eclectic street food markets, bespoke shops, art galleries and designer furniture shops. Its enviable location and proximity to London’s Legal and Financial districts continuously attracts, Bankers, Lawyers, Creatives, Designers and Architects.

This is a wonderful opportunity to buy an important piece of Clerkenwell History.

Asking Price: £1,325,000

 

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Register your interest in this property by contacting our City sales office on 020 7250 1012 or sales@h-s-c.co.uk

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Clerkenwell Loft living at its finest, St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1

Marco Fugaccia

Sales Director at Hurford Salvi Carr
Marco is one of London leading residential sales agents who started his estate agency career in 1987. Since joining Hurford Salvi Carr in February 2005, Marco's endless enthusiasm and two decades of experience have proven to be invaluable to clients of our City office. Living locally also gives Marco an excellent platform from which to promote the virtues of our area.

Telephone: 020 7250 1012
Email: marco.fugaccia@h-s-c.co.uk
Clerkenwell Loft living at its finest, St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1