Speed House, Barbican EC2, London, EC2Y

££775,000

1 Bedroom Penthouse Sold STC

Flooded with natural light Stunning Penthouse One Bed. Gorgeous views residents gardens South facing roof terrace . Type 23 7th floor (top). Beautiful barrel vaulted ceiling throughout the flat, all original 1960's Original Brooke Marine kitchen & original bathroom No onward Chain. Underfloor heating throughout. Glass sliding door leading to balcony/fire exit with bright and open views. Use of beautiful residents gardens. The Barbican Arts Centre offers three cinemas, a concert hall, two theatres, an art gallery, a library and several restaurants. The nearby Smithfield Market and Clerkenwell areas boasts some of the trendiest cafes, restaurants and clubs in London, including Smiths of Smithfield, St. John, Club Gascon, Le Caf頤u Marche Restaurant. In 2024 the Museum of London will open in Smithfield Market hoping to become one of London's top 5 tourist attractions. Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Tesco are also nearby, together with various local services and amenities (such as dry cleaners, ironmongers, builders and plumbing merchants) and the numerous bars and restaurants of Clerkenwell, Spitalfields, Shoreditch and the City. Four tube stations are within a few minutes' walk: Barbican (on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines), Moorgate (on the Northern line), St Paul's (on the Central line) and Mansion House (on the District line). The new Elizabeth Line Station at Barbican/Farringdon is less than 5 minutes' walk and is now one of the busiest transport hubs in London, reaching 1.5million commuters within a 45 minute radius.

Flooded with natural light this stunning top floor one bedroom apartment has gorgeous views overlooking residents gardens from the south facing roof terrace. The flat is known as a Barbican type 23 and is located on the 7th floor. Accordingly it benefits from a beautiful barrel vaulted ceiling throughout the flat. The reception room has a double sliding door/window the full width of the flat leading to a south facing roof terrace, The large double bedroom is quietly located at the rear of the flat overlooking the Residents Only Gardens.Superb condition throughout. Brooke Marine kitchen. Original bathroom. Separate W/C. Underfloor heating throughout included in the service harge. Lift. Parking available by separate negotiation. The property also has the added benefit of an extended lease. 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 Elizabeth 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. The Elizabeth Line Farringdon Station is a vital interchange between the North-South Thameslink and the East-West Crossrail service. 140 trains per hour will travel through the station. The Elizabeth Line gives 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 2024. Smithfield Meat Market is confirmed as 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

Tenure Details

Ground Rent:

£10

Service Charge:

£5,345

Speed House, Barbican EC2, London, EC2Y
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