There are few streets are aspirationally perfect as Bloomsbury’s John Street and there are few homes as tastefully refurbished as it is modern eclectic as this. Property of the week is a rare Georgian gem; by that I mean a stunning rare gemstone of significant carat rather than tiny and sparkling.
About the Building
This stunning Grade II listed 6 storey townhouse has been maintained to an excellent standard to provide a beautiful modern home with period features. It is a tranquil family home in every sense; formal and informal entertaining spaces, large garden, parking, residential street, close to green open spaces, possible self-contained staff accommodation in the basement. The benefits are endless.
Once you enter on the raised ground floor you are greeted by a chessboard grand entrance hall, generous contemporary fully fitted kitchen, dining room currently used as a play room, full length sash windows leading to landscaped private garden, downstairs self contained studio apartment with open plan kitchen and shower room currently used as a TV room, guest cloakroom, laundry/utility room, door to parking space, first floor drawing room with typical first floor ceiling heights and three floor to ceiling sash windows, study, upper three floors consist of main bedroom with dressing room and en-suite shower room, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom, top floor attic double bedroom with en-suite shower room suitable for a live in nanny or housekeeper.
Internal floorspace extends to 5,199 sq ft (483 sqm) plus 2,194 sq ft (203 sqm) of garden area.
About the Area
John Street is one of Bloomsbury’s most prestigious addresses where Georgian houses were constructed for the lawyers of nearby Lincoln’s and Gray’s Inn. It was named after John Blagrave, a carpenter employed by Henry Doughty and so in testament to this history John Street becomes Doughty Street at the tiny Lady Ottoline pub which is now a little gin powerhouse. John Street is on the eastern fringe of Bloomsbury which owes its history and character to the Russell family who own the Bedford Estate. The Russell Group of Universities nearby are some of the best in the world.
Coram’s Fields is nearby for family open spaces and there are excellent shopping facilities available in both the Brunswick Centre and the boutique shops and restaurants of Lambs Conduit St.
The nearest underground station is Chancery Lane for central line services. In addition to this Farringdon and St Pancras International are both within walking distance for Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, Northern and Victoria line services as well as extensive mainline rail and international Eurostar services.
The property is offered on an unfurnished basis with parking available in the mews.
Asking Price: £3,450 pw + admin fees subject to contract
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