This spectacular lateral loft apartment offers a romantic vision of living, allowing 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. This handsome, landmark red brick building on St John Street epitomises the very best of loft living with its huge Crittall windows, exposed ceiling beams, solid wood flooring and amazing volume.
The space within the apartment is breath-taking and offers flexible and versatile accommodation allowing the loft to be used inventively.
About the Building
Known as the Scholl Building it was originally erected in the early 1900s by Boreham, Son and Wallace and 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. Converted in the 1990s the building comprises outstanding loft apartments and has been and is, home to world class actors, writers, designers, architects, lawyers and business people.
About the Apartment
This nearly symmetrical building is commanding yet blends in beautifully with its red brick facade. Comprising superb open space the accommodation offers two generous double bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom, the other with an en suite shower room. The living space is impressive with living, dining, study and kitchen sensibly arranged using one huge open space yet cleverly defined. There is a further shower room and small terrace.
About the Area
St John Street houses some of the most outstanding loft apartments found in Clerkenwell and this loft will not disappoint, it really is loft living at its finest.
Clerkenwell is one of London’s most vibrant destination regarded as the Avant Garde Design quarter, attracting some of the most renowned Architect practises as well as bespoke furniture companies. Its enviable location and proximity to Lonodn’s legal and financial districts continuously attracts, designers, architects, bankers and lawyers.
This is a wonderful and very rare opportunity to buy an important piece of Clerkenwell history.
Asking Price: £1,795,000
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