Rosebery Avenue, EC1R £865,000
2 Bedroom Flat
- 948 Sq ft - 88 Sq m
- Duplex Penthouse
- Day Porter
- Secure Parking
DUPLEX PENTHOUSE APARTMENT WITH SECURE PARKING AND DAY CONCIERGE
An outstanding interior designed apartment in The Laboratory, a fine example of an Art Deco building which dates back to 1930's forming part of the New River Head, which was the headquarters of the Metropolitan Water Board.
Designed by the architect John Murray Easton who, in 1955 was awarded the Royal gold medal for his contribution to architecture by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the British monarch, this Grade II listed building is somewhat iconic as well as one of the most recognised in the area.
It incorporates many of the distinguished qualities associates with Art Deco such as vertical clean lines, large windows, bold geometric forms, classical elements and rich materials.
Art Deco is associated with glamour, luxury and fine craftsmanship, in fact nothing about Art Deco was inexpensive, it was a celebration of modernity and progress.
The accommodation which is versatile, comprises a wonderful reception room with dining area and open plan kitchen, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, second double bedroom with guest shower room, study and a further occasional room which would make a perfect second reception space.
The apartment also has the advantage of a balcony a secure off street parking space, day porter and access to the Rose Gardens.
The Lab Building forms part of the New River Head residential development, of which the site is of considerable historic importance, developed by Sir Hugh Myddleton a goldsmith, as a source of providing fresh drinking water for London.
Located on the corner of Rosebery Avenue and Arlington Way it is conveniently positioned for access to the City, West End, Islington and Clerkenwell.
Exmouth market with its superb restaurants and shops is moments away and there are good local transport links with Angel underground (Northern line) and Farringdon (Hammersmith & City, Circle and Metropolitan lines) a short walk away.
A truly special home in this celebrated building.
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