Clapham Common West Side is ideally situated to benefit from the open spaces and recreational facilities of Clapham Common. The excellent shops, wine bars and restaurants on Northcote Road are close by as well as the larger supermarkets and underground station at Clapham South. Chelsea and the Kings Road are within easy reach, under one mile away. The American Embassy and Battersea Power station development provide new facilities on offer in Battersea including world class shopping, restaurants and cinemas.
Clapham is centred around the vast, popular common and is known for the village-like atmosphere of its historic Old Town. Clapham South Side is home to both an array of bars and restaurants as well as quiet residential streets near Abbeville Village. The Northern Line provides transport links from Clapham Common and Clapham South into the city.
The area known as 'Between the Commons' is an affluent area popular with families and young professionals alike. Northcote road runs through the centre of the area and provides a bustling hub of cafes and boutiques. The road also features the Northcote Road market that sells something for everyone. Clapham Junction station which is one of Europe's largest stations provides links both in and out of the city. Clapham Junction mainline station is also nearby and the London heliport is less than 2 miles away.Description
This grand and imposing house has been meticulously planned and refurbished to exacting standards, using the highest specification of fixtures and fittings. With a sensitive restoration of period features, this is a unique home of unparalleled quality and size in South West London.
The property offers seven en-suite bedrooms in the main house, three of these boasting private dressing rooms, and all with attenuated air conditioning. The leisure facilities expand over 3,000 sq ft and this includes a gym, swimming pool, spa bath, shower room, a sauna if required, and bar. The principal period reception rooms feature oak parquet flooring, high ceilings, air conditioning, cornicing detail and ornate working gas fire places. Further to these rooms on the lower ground floor there is a classic cinema room, a spacious family room and in house staff accommodation.
Formerly a chapel, a beautiful Italian designed kitchen/ breakfast room leads to a conservatory overlooking the gardens. The property benefits from great wine storage with the opportunity and potential for this to be temperature controlled if required.
The gardens have been designed by an internationally renowned landscape design practice based in London, the half acre of space is private and enclosed.
Set at the rear of the garden, the Coach House has two large studio style entertaining rooms on the ground and first floors, with a food serving area and shower room. In addition the remainder can serve as staff quarters or as a guest house annexe.
The front of the house overlooks the green expanse of Clapham Common and has extensive garaging for several cars at both the side and rear of the property with further parking on the gated driveway and rearmost courtyard.