Kenwood, London N2
With the rolling parkland of Hampstead Heath close by, there’s a sense of open, green spaces surrounding the properties in and around The Bishops Avenue in north London. Situated in a peaceful tree-lined close just off the Avenue, Fairways sits on an elevated plot that backs onto Highgate Golf Course. This beautifully designed eight-bedroom house offers more than 17,000 sq ft of living space, ideal for family living and entertaining. The light-filled entrance space is the focal point of the house, with all rooms on the ground floor leading off from the main atrium. Accommodation includes an impressive master bedroom suite with seven further bedroom suites, a leisure complex with swimming pool, cinema room, lift, garaging for up to three cars, staff quarters and a detached guest house.
Buckingham Gate, London SW1
Situated opposite Buckingham Palace on Buckingham Gate, there are few more impressive locations in the whole of London. From this classic stucco-fronted 19th century Grade II listed property, the memorials, statues and fountains of St James’s Park and Green Park are just a short walk away. The townhouse is arranged over seven floors (with lift), offering five reception rooms, six principal bedrooms, six bathrooms, a spa and staff accommodation. The entrance hallway is one of drama and beauty, with soaring ceilings and a grand, cantilevered Portland stone staircase that sweeps through the core of the building. Notable features include a second floor that is entirely devoted to the master bedroom suite, which comprises around 2,000 sq ft and incorporates his and her bathrooms and dressing rooms. Elsewhere, the entire basement floor is dedicated to a sleek and superbly appointed spa.
Wadham Gardens, Primrose Hill, London NW3
The subject of a painstaking renovation project, this double-fronted detached house is located on a quiet residential close near to Primrose Hill. Famed for its spectacular views across London, this grassy hill leads down to the large open spaces and tree-lined pathways of Regent’s Park. The house itself blends contemporary design with a traditional elegance and is beautifully dressed throughout. It features a ‘Fourth Wall’ Poggenpohl kitchen, double-volume drawing room and galleried library – an excellent flow of space for high-scale living and entertaining. The newly created lower ground floor incorporates a leisure complex with a gym, pool, spa, steam room and golf simulator. There is also a state-of-the-art cinema room which features a picture-frame window to display the vehicle concealed within the car lift. On the upper floors, there is an opulent principal suite, complete with a vast dressing area and luxury bathroom and three further bedrooms.
Canons Close, London N2
Despite its proximity to central London, The Bishops Avenue feels more like a rural retreat as it connects the wild parkland of Hampstead Heath with the landscaped gardens of Kenwood. Situated in a quiet enclave off the Avenue, Wells House is a beautiful, newly constructed six-bedroom mansion of more than 10,000 sq ft. The entrance hall flows into spacious reception rooms that lead out into the garden. In the basement, extensive spa and fitness facilities include a gym, mosaic pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and treatment room. Each of the six bedrooms include dressing rooms and en suite bath/shower rooms. The master bedroom suite itself features his and hers bathrooms and dressing rooms, both complete with polished Italian marble floors, THG bathroom fittings and Aquavision TVs set into mirrors. With a sizeable second floor balcony and terraces, there are views across the gardens and to the natural beauty that is the essence of this highly desirable location.
Carlos Place, Mayfair, London W1
Located on the corner of Carlos Place, adjacent to The Connaught Hotel, Mayfair House is a landmark development of super prime apartments. Built in the 1920s, this stunning building is in the heart of Mayfair, close to Hyde Park and two of London’s most prestigious green spaces, Grosvenor Square and Berkeley Square. From its grand entrance porch, Mayfair House is perfectly positioned to make the most of this leafy neighbourhood of designer boutiques, traditional arcades and world-renowned restaurants and galleries. The apartment has a blend of classical and modern detailing and is dressed with beautiful materials, such as onyx and Italian marble. Combined with hardwoods and insets of polished stainless steel, these create an exquisite sense of luxury. The reception rooms are large, open-plan spaces which allow for numerous sitting areas, while the kitchen includes a sizeable island unit, extensive granite worktops and state-of-the-art appliances. Each of the three bedrooms have bathrooms featuring polished marble, and the master suite also has a separate dressing room. The principal rooms provide impressive views of this historic and world-renowned street.