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Ben Jonson House Barbican, London, EC2Y

££1,195,000

2 Bedroom Apartment Under Offer

FULL DETAILS One of only five Type M3Ds on the entire Barbican Estate. This is a fully refurbished duplex two-bedroom apartment with an extended lease. It is perched on the corner of Ben Jonson House with what appears to be a hanging terrace providing a lovely city view. It has a wide-open, impressive entrance hall - the biggest we've seen - currently doubling as a study area and flooded by natural light, and features an open tread staircase creating a wonderful double height space. The apartment also has a huge double aspect master bedroom, a south-facing reception with twin full-height doors to a good terrace space and a smart, fully refurbished kitchen in perfect condition, with all appliances integrated and hidden. Second Double Bedroom. Fully refurbished Bathroom/shower room.Underfloor heating throughout included in the service charge. Lift. Parking available by separate negotiation. Built in 1971, the Barbican Estate is the finest achievement of the architects Chamberlain, Powell & Bon. 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 including the Barbican Arts Centre, a church, school, library and shops. The estate was Grade II-listed in 2001 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 2022 Farringdon Station will be a vital interchange between the North-South Thameslink and the East-West Crossrail service. Crossrail ( Elizabeth Line) 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, Tik Tok having taken 85,000 Square Feet above Farringdon East Ticket Hall on Long Lane as its new European Headquarters. The Museum of London will move to Smithfield Market in 2024. Smithfield Meat Market will be vacating then it are will be transformed into a world beating food & gastro destination and will be part of the world beating Cultural Mile.

Tenure: Leasehold

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City Of London
73 Long Lane
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EC1A 9ET

020 7606 8000
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