Doughty Mews, WC1N £2,200,000
3 Bedroom House
- 1410 Sq. ft - 131 m2
We are delighted to offer a contemporary house on a significant corner plot at the southern end of this sought after Bloomsbury Mews. This award winning house was designed by Ash Sakula Architects and has been in the same family ownership since it was completed in 1996.
This unique home is accessed via a landscaped courtyard garden with mature planting. The layout of the house is unique and is cleverly arranged over three floors with a generous staircase wrapped around a curved feature wall, that rises up and opens out into to the top floor with light pouring in on all sides.
The accommodation comprises of three bedrooms, three bathrooms and the top floor living areas with a vaulted ceiling leading to a separate kitchen with 360 degree views and sunny terrace that overlooks the mews.
The ground floor has attractive glazed stable doors along Doughty Mews that includes an integral garage. The upper floors cantilever out giving the house greater prominence.
Doughty Mews is a quiet residential street closed to traffic atone end and favoured by pedestrians and cyclists. There is a strong sense of community and gardening culture. The mews runs parallel to Doughty Street the home of the Charles Dickens Museum, close to Lambs Conduit Street which has been voted one of London's top five shopping Streets, offering a diverse and eclectic mix of independent shops, restaurants and wine bars. The restaurants and local shops of Exmouth Market and The Brunswick retail centre are also close at hand.
Doughty Mews is superbly located for easy access to the West End, City, Kings Cross and the City. Russell Square (Piccadilly line ) Holborn (Central and Piccadilly lines), Chancery Lane (Central line) and Farringdon underground and mainline station (Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith and City) are all nearby. Farringdon Station provides direct access to four of London's international airports including Heathrow via The Elizabeth Line.
The building design features a unique combination of modern and traditional elements that create a visually stunning aesthetic. The exterior faade blends traditional brick and warm wood materials to create a sense of harmony, a beacon within the Bloomsbury Conservation Area. When completed the house earned a National RIBA Award and a Civic Trust Award in 2000.
This is a rare opportunity for someone looking for a unique and contemporary home in this sought-after location.