Posted on 13 Oct
One of Europe’s most historic and vibrant modern cities, London is home to a stunning array of architectural styles, from glass skyscrapers to traditional Georgian façades and restored, centuries-old landmarks. Here, we take a tour of some of the finest homes for sale in the city’s most iconic and historic locations.
This elegant, six-bedroom estate has been completely rebuilt and finished, following the lines of the traditional-style architecture. Grand living spaces are filled with abundant natural light, with interiors featuring a double-height library, sweeping staircase, modern kitchen, wine cellar, office and magnificent primary suite. Meticulously landscaped grounds and gardens surround the house, with steps leading to a private swimming pool, lush lawns and hard tennis court. Represented by Rebekah Schwartz Sklar, the home is located within moments of the popular village of Radlett.
Talk about making an entrance. A private bridge leads to the front door of this magnificent riverside home situated in the heart of London. Represented by Gideon Lang-Laddie, the three-bedroom Riverside Apartment encompasses 3,701 square feet of living space with modern interiors that perfectly complement the character of its historic building. Extensively refurbished, the home was part of the original brewhouse that occupied the space in 1871. Occupying a prime position on the banks of the Thames, the home enjoys stunning views of the river and Tower Bridge. It features a vast, open-plan reception room, onyx bar, two waterfront balconies, sensational circular dining area, stained-glass windows and a wine cellar, located in one of London’s most historic and highly desirable residential neighborhoods.
Currently, the only newly built mansion in London’s Mayfair, Culross House sits on historic land, once owned by the Earls of Essex, among other English nobles and titans of industry. The 8,051-square-foot, six-bedroom home features a subtle facade, comprising over 1,400 hand-laid, reclaimed bricks, a bespoke front door and rooms inspired by the city’s five-star hotels. Represented by Gideon Lang-Laddie, the residence boasts a marble-clad ground floor, private study, 30-foot long great room and formal living and dining rooms with French doors opening to one of the rarest assets in central London, a garden. All six floors are accessible by stairs or custom-built, all-glass elevator, with amenities including a fully equipped gym, magnificent indoor swimming pool, steam room, staff quarters and Crestron home entertainment.
One of Bath’s most iconic landmarks, The Royal Crescent was built in the 18th century and remains one of the greatest examples of Georgian architecture anywhere in the U.K. Forming a sweeping crescent, the building is arranged around the sprawling lawn of Royal Victoria Park and home to the five-star The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, a museum of Georgian life and private housing, including Number 25, an extraordinary, eight-bedroom residence, represented by Gideon Lang-Laddie. The five-story home has been exquisitely refurbished with contemporary fixtures, a grand reception hall, stunning kitchen, formal dining room, garden room, cinema room, gym, beautifully landscaped gardens and raised dining terrace.