Located just north of Hoxton Square on bustling Hoxton Street, is this distinctive, yet modest stand-alone building, with spectacular views of the City.
Having been extended and remodelled by Lynch Architects and further enhanced by the previous owners, the home feels more like a house, than an apartment and gives any buyer flexibility that is rarely found.
Originally constructed in the 70s the accommodation has been well designed, in order to not only maximise on space and light without compromising on outside amenities and storage. Clever use of glass by the original architects and then echoed by Lynch when they added the extension, means that the building not only blends into its surroundings, but equally stands out with a nod to modern design.
Accessed on the ground floor, there is a handy area set under stairs, which is perfect for bikes and larger items. From here, stairs lead up to a fabulous open plan, kitchen/living room on the first floor. With triple aspect windows - east/south and west and terraces off the southerly and westerly sides, it is ideal for entertaining. Small design details such as resin floors, ply kitchen units and large glazed doors make the apartment feel more industrial than conventional.
Up to the second floor there are two double bedrooms. The one set to the front of the house has an entirely glazed sloping wall. Also on this floor is a contemporary bathroom.
The third floor glass penthouse extension was added in '05 and originally built as a studio that could operate on an almost self-contained basis. Being entirely open on three sides gives incredible views, in particular towards the City and as a result makes a fabulous sitting room in the evenings. Again the finish is modern yet raw, with birch ply used throughout and resin floors mimicking those downstairs.
Extending in excess of 1450sqft, with a further 250sqft (approx) of terrace, it is perfect for a buyer looking for a unique home that could offer a live/work scenario whilst incorporating modern design.
Hoxton Street has evolved over the past 10 years, and the property is exceptionally well placed for the enjoyment of London's most vibrant and booming creative hubs. There are a wealth of bars, restaurants and boutique retailers in the surrounding locale. The area is also bordered by The City, Spitalfields and Clerkenwell with Bloomsbury and Covent Garden only a short distance away.