location: Chelsea, London
price£6.5 million (US$8.1 million)
This five-story Georgian home is located in St. Leonard’s Terrace, a prestigious street in Chelsea, offers open views across Burton Court, a residents-only garden plaza with tennis courts and a cricket ground.
“The first thing really worth noting is the address and the property on that street,” said Alex Woodleigh-Smith of AWS Prime Property, who manages the DC Derata Property sale. “You are across from Sir Christopher Wren Royal Hospital and the house is in a large garden yard.”
The “quintessentially British” field hosts tennis and cricket matches, according to Mr Woodley Smith.
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“to Chelsea This is as good as it gets,” he said. “The house itself is Grade II listed,” meaning that permission would be required to make any major alterations given its historical significance.
The ground floor contains a formal paneled dining room with fireplace, a kitchen with breakfast room, and a greenhouse that wraps around the patio courtyard.
Other architectural details of the four-story home include high ceilings, built-in wardrobes, bookcases, detailed crown moldings, planks, and wood floors.
Mr. Woodley Smith said that the drawing room on the second floor “is the wow factor because of the view”. It features a fireplace, library/study area, and two sets of full-height glass doors that open onto balconies that extend across the front of the house.
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The master bedroom suite, which occupies the entire third floor, has the same open view as the drawing room below.
There are two other bedrooms upstairs. The lower ground floor has a large family room, a kitchenette and an en-suite bedroom.
“The house is very well maintained,” said Mr. Woodley Smith. “Some things are quite old because the last renovation was in 1993.
“What people are looking for is a title and a vision,” he added.
The 2,584-square-foot home has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one partial bathroom.
means of comfort
Besides the great views, amenities include three fireplaces, two balconies, and a conservatory that wraps around the courtyard patio.
The house is near Kings Road, which has a wide range of shops and restaurants, as well as Duke of York Square, another good shopping and restaurant area, according to the listing. Sloane Square tube station is also nearby.
Agent: Alex Woodleigh-Smith of AWS Prime Property, who manages the sale for DC Derata
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