This house enjoys a prominent position just three minutes' walk into Hampstead Village with much to offer from the abundance of stylish boutiques, top performing schools, independent shops and artisan food stores to the idyllic green spaces of Hampstead Heath and Kenwood. The house also benefits from excellent transport connections. Hampstead Underground Station and Frognal Mainline Station are within walking distance.
The house is unusual in that it is located on a peninsula landmark site offering great privacy which is hard to find for a grand residence in in the centre of Hampstead Village. Refurbished to exacting standards this fabulous lateral house benefits from period features and contemporary styling. The property further offers a separate guest cottage and extends to approximately 6,071 sq ft in total.
This historic detached residence dates back to the early 1800s and has a National Heritage Blue plaque commemorating Sir Harold Gillies, a former owner in 1882. The house has been totally refurbished and interior designed in a contemporary style but with sympathetic attention to the original period details such as fireplaces and cornices. To the ground floor is the kitchen/breakfast room, double aspect dining room, five reception rooms, cocktail bar room and a guest WC. To the first floor is the principal bedroom suite overlooking the gardens with his & hers marble bathrooms and his and hers dressing rooms. This bedroom is approached through the main formal staircase of the house however it has the benefit of a secondary privacy staircase solely for the master suite. There are also two further complete bedroom and bathroom suites and an additional fourth bedroom and bathroom on the first floor, whilst to the second floor are three further bedrooms, two bathrooms and a turret room.
There is a separate guest cottage which is arranged on ground and first floor with its own entrance comprising three bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room/dining room, cloakroom and WC. To the basement there is a further separate guest/staff apartment with gym/bedroom, kitchen and bathroom.
Features of the house include all the requirements of modern day living but within a grand formal period residence including luxury state of the art infrastructure, under floor heating, piped music system, satellite telephone system, entry phone system, CCTV and high tech alarm system, zoned lighting, gymnasium, cocktail bar, electric gates, off street parking and heated outdoor swimming pool with electric cover.