Set on the 28th floor of Shakespeare Tower, it is hard not fall in love with this magnificent apartment and its outstanding views across London.
This is a Grade II listed masterpiece, and a superb example of Brutalist Architecture, originally designed by Architects Chamberlain, Powell and Bon and continues to be one of Central London’s most famous and popular buildings.
About the Apartment
This rarely available, bright and airy three bedroom apartment is known as a Type 9A, and comprises a dual aspect reception room, an original Barbican kitchen with breakfast area, three double bedrooms, a bathroom and access to a stunning wrap around terrace. The apartment has the most striking Southerly views of the London Skyline, extending from the 28th floor and across many of London best known landmarks such as St Paul’s Cathedral, The Shard, The Millennium Wheel, Houses of Parliament, and the Meandering River Thames.
About the Barbican
Shakespeare Tower, was names after William Shakespeare and is the middle tower of the Three Barbican towers. Shakespeare was the last of the Towers to be built in 1976. Cromwell Tower was the first in 1973 and Lauderdale Tower was built in 1974. Shakespeare Tower is one of Central London’s tallest Residential Buildings, measuring an impressive 123m /404 ft.
The Barbican was created to be a unique residential estate situated in the heart of the City of London, surrounded by the Capital’s Financial, Legal and Insurance districts. It still continues to be a preferred location to live or own in the City. A convenient lock up and go, and for over forty years has attracted sophisticated residents such as Academics, Architects, Fashion Designers, Lawyers and Bankers to name but a few.
What to do
The Barbican Centre, is home to the multi-arts cultural & exhibition centre. Offering wonderful entertainment to residents and visitors with theatre, dance, music and films. There are also a popular selection of bars and restaurant’s including Gin Joint, Martini Bar and Benugos Barbican Kitchen. The Barbican gardens and lakeside culture creates an oasis and it very easy to forget you are in Central London.
Transport links surround the apartment with Barbican, Farringdon, Moorgate and Liverpool Street Stations offering underground connections (Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle Lines). Farringdon, Moorgate and Liverpool Street also offer mainline connection in and out of London. Farringdon and Smithfield will be home to the New Crossrail Station which is currently predicted to open in 2019 and will be a huge benefit to residents and local businesses. Journey times across London will be vastly reduced.
This really is a rarely available apartment and a superb opportunity to purchase one of the Barbican’s most sought after apartments.
Asking Price: £1,950,000
Register your interest in this property by contacting our City sales office on 020 7250 1012 or firstname.lastname@example.org@h-s-c.co.uk
020 7250 1012
Lisa joined our St John Street sales office in 1998 and has developed into one of the area’s most experienced estate agents. Her local knowledge of the market is impeccable and her name is consistently passed to friend of purchasers and sellers who are looking for her guidance and help in helping them find a home. Lisa is a Member of the National Association of Estate Agents
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