Skinner Street, EC1R £895,000

2 Bedroom Maisonette

  • 1031 Sq. Ft - 95 Sq. m
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Grade II Listed
  • Communal Gardens

This charming grade II listed top floor duplex apartment is located in one of the oldest surviving terrace of house in Clerkenwell, dating to the mid 1700's, within the Clerkenwell Green Conservation area, marking the neighbourhood of historic and architectural interest.

The apartment has the most romantic history, believed formerly to be the home of a local carpenter Richard Hilton. For a number of years', the terrace was home to workers connected to the Middlesex House of Detention and Hugh Myddelton School now the site of Kingsway Place.

This property is a piece of Clerkenwell history which dates back 250 years and currently offers extremely comfortable accommodation, with a formal reception room with three sash windows and kitchen breakfast room on the second floor, whilst on the top floor there is an intelligent and creative use of the landing space which is currently used as a study with a library area, two comfortable double bedrooms and bathroom.

The apartment has use of an exceptionally large storage room in the basement of the building, access and use of a communal patio which leads onto one of Clerkenwell's best kept secrets - a charming communal garden, landlocked and only accessed from properties on Skinner Street, Woodbridge Street and Sekforde Street.

Skinner Street runs off St John Street, moments from Exmouth Market with its superb selection of local shops and restaurants and the green open spaces of Spa fields. Close by is the famed and one of world's leading performing arts venue - Sadler's Wells Theatre as well as 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.

Local transport links are great with Angel (Northern Line) and Farringdon underground and main line station a short stroll away with access to the Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and City lines, National rail and the recently opened Elizabeth Line. In fact, it is one of the only stations in London that offers north-south as well as east - west connections, making the City, Canary Wharf and London's west end easily accessible, not to mention easy access to Kings Cross St Pancras with its Eurostar terminus.

Clerkenwell now voted by the Times as the best place to live in 2024 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.

A very special Clerkenwell home.

Skinner Street, London, EC1R floorplan

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