1 Bedroom Apartment For Sale
FULL DETAILS Highly sought after & rare this after barrel vaulted top floor (third)one bedroom apartment. Highly favoured East Facing over tennis courts and pool. Requires cosmetic improvement which has been factored into the asking price as have the double glazing likely to be installed in the next 5 year period ( estimated). The Grade II Listed Golden Lane Estate has a recently refurbished Public Leisure Centre located right in the middle which has tennis & squash courts and a brand new swimming pool. Built in 1962. The Golden Lane Estate was one of the finest achievement of the architects Chamberlain, Powell & Bon. Crescent House is actually Grade II* with a star as an award to show its elevated significance over the remained of the Estate. The architects drew inspiration from Le Corbusier, famous for being one of the pioneers of what now is called Modern architecture. Their vision has created a unique urban village community devoid of traffic with immediate amenities The estate was Grade II-listed in 1997 in recognition of its extraordinary contribution to London's urban landscape. Barbican tube station (on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines) is only a couple of minutes' walk away, with Moorgate (on the Northern line), St Paul's (on the Central line) and Mansion House (on the District line) tube stations each within a short walking distance. Moments walking distance the new Crossrail Station Farringdon Station. This entrance will provide access to the 'East Ticket Hall' linking directly with the existing London Underground platforms at Barbican & Farringdon Stations therefore providing access to the Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines. On completion in 2021 Farringdon Station will be a vital interchange between the North-South Thameslink and the East-West Crossrail service. 140 trains per hour will travel through the station. Crossrail will give direct access to Canary Wharf in 9 minutes & Bond Street in 3 minutes. Waitrose is located nearby on Whitecross Street, which is also home to the weekday Whitecross Street food market. Next door to the Barbican is West Smithfield an area that has seen a huge regeneration, incoming occupiers are small food outlets, coffee shops bars & restaurants providing a buzzing mixed use location. Comprising of many media, digital and creative industries, but increasingly legal, professional and finance. The Museum of London will move to Smithfield Market in 2026 ( est). Smithfield Meat Market will be vacating by 2026 ( est) then it are will be transformed into a world beating food & gastro destination and will be part of the world beating Cultural Mile. Also within easy reach are the attractions of St. Pauls' Cathedral, New Change Shopping Complex. the River Thames, Tate Modern, Gabriel's Wharf and South Bank.