About the house
This fine freehold house was built in the late 1840’s and is one of only eight of these fine early Victorian houses.
The accommodation comprises a formal double reception room with double doors leading directly onto a 29ft private garden. On the lower level there is a kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and ample storage, whilst on the upper two levels there is a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further double bedrooms and guest bathroom.
About the area
Where Clerkenwell meets Islington this charming, period house is located in the New River conservation area.
Rosebery Avenue is famed for Sadler’s Wells Theatre, renowned as one of the world leading dance venues as well as the home to the New River Head, a site of considerable historic importance, developed by Sir Hugh Myddleton in the early 1600’s, as a source of providing fresh drinking water for London.
Clerkenwell is one of London’s most vibrant destinations, regarded as London’s Avant Garde design quarter with numerous bespoke shops, art galleries and designer furniture shops as well as been home to more Architect practises than anywhere globally.
Comfortably walkable to the Inns of Court at Gray’s Inn and Lincolns Inn as well as London financial district the City, not to mention over 5,000 tech companies and start-ups close to Old Street roundabout (known a silicon roundabout). In fact, CNN European Network, HBO and Time Warner have recently moved headquarters to the area.
The Barbican centre which is found at the southern end of St John Street is part of the Global Cultural Districts Network and is the largest performing Art Centre in Europe, hosting music concerts, art exhibitions and film screenings.
Transport links are superb with Angel Underground (Northern line) and Farringdon Station (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines as well as mainline) a short walk away, with Cross rail expected to open a full service from 2022. There are also many bus routes which take you directly towards London’s West End.