Hatton Garden, EC1N £1,500,000
2 Bedroom Flat
- 1466 Sq ft - 136 Sq m
- Stunning Penthouse
- Two double Bedrooms
- Roof Terrace
This residential building derives its name from one of Italy's oldest Cities; Siena, which is also the home of the oldest known horse race, Il Palio.
Its facade is adorned by three "golden horses" designed by Guy Portelli who is a Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors as well as the Vice President of the Royal Society of British Artists and depicts the "Palio Horses"
His other well-known works can be seen at the London Pavilion - Piccadilly Circus, The fountain at Opera Terrace - Covent Garden and The Commonwealth Institute, to name but a few.
Guy was also featured on the BBC TV programme Dragons Den where he secured backing to develop his Pop Icon Collection.
This wonderful penthouse is one of just 11 apartments within the building and has the most breathtaking views of the London Skyline, with uninterrupted views of St Paul's Cathedral, The Shard, The Barbican, and the City's financial district.
The present accommodation comprises a double height reception room which is dual aspect and has a comprehensive kitchen breakfast area comprising breakfast bar and access onto a balcony and roof terrace with spectacular views.
Further accommodation comprises a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, second double bedroom with en-suite shower room guest cloakroom and study.
The apartment also has access to a secure parking space.
Hatton Garden derives its name from the garden of the Bishop of Ely which was given to Sir Christopher Wren by Queen Elizabeth I.
It became and still is the centre of London's jewellery trade with its origins dating back to the medieval times, with one of the largest companies; De Beers still retaining one of its headquarters in the area.
Local transport is super with Farringdon Station (Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith and City Lines) Chancery Lane (Central Lines) close by. The area will also benefit from the opening of Crossrail (due for completion 2019) giving easy access to four of London's International Airports.
With such a convenient location this penthouse apartment would make the most enjoyable home or London Pied-a-terre.