THE NARROWEST house in London – which is simply 5ft 5ins huge – is on sale for £995,000 immediately.
Some elements of the five-storey property in Shepherd’s Bush, west London, aren’t huge sufficient to lie in – but it surely prices greater than a CASTLE in Wales.
The property is a former hat store and the exterior facade is painted in blueCredit score: Winkworth
The kitchen, which is 24ft lengthy, is positioned on the decrease floor flooringCredit score: Winkworth
At simply 24ft lengthy, the previous hat store is shorter than half a tennis court docket.
And it’ll even be a good squeeze in your price range after it virtually DOUBLED in worth in a decade.
It was final bought in 2009 for £595,000 to a lawyer who’s now shifting overseas.
Priced at virtually £1million, the tiny home prices greater than a 16th-century castle in Wales that went up on the market earlier this month.
The previous retailer, whose exterior facade is painted in blue, nonetheless encompasses a store entrance with a bowler-hat-shaped lamp within the window.
It additionally has a parquet flooring, an unique artwork deco bathtub and patterned wallpaper.
A 24ft lengthy kitchen on the decrease floor flooring features a forest inexperienced Aga offering central heating.
Simon Woods, the Pleasure and Prejudice actor married to Christopher Bailey, Burberry’s former chief government, beforehand purchased the home for £488,500 in 2006.
The property was additionally the house of vogue photographer Juergen Teller within the Nineteen Nineties.
Simon Waller, who’s dealing with the sale of the property at Winkworth, mentioned it’s the smallest home in London.
The ground plan reveals how slim the home isCredit score: John D Wooden & co
The small roof terrace has views of west London
The eating room results in a backyardCredit score: Winkworth
Being 5ft 5ins huge, some elements of the home will not be even lengthy sufficient for an individual to lie down – as the common top of a person within the UK is 5ft 9in, in accordance Workplace of Nationwide Statistics.
On the decrease floor flooring, which is 9ft 11in and has the widest areas within the constructing, there’s a lengthy eating space with double top glazed doorways main out to a patio and backyard.
The reception room on the bottom flooring measures 11ft by 7ft and is barely wider than different elements of the property.
The principle bed room has a built-in mattress
The reception room is on the bottom flooring and is likely one of the widest elements of the homeCredit score: Winkworth
The primary flooring, which encompasses a terrace with views of west London, is linked to the bottom flooring by a spiral staircase.
There are two bedrooms on the primary flooring – and the one with the terrace is simply 8ft 6in.
On the second flooring, which has similarities in dimension to the primary and third flooring, there are a bathe room, a rest room and a dressing room.
Yet another bed room could be discovered on the third flooring and has a built-in mattress.
The kitchen features a forest inexperienced Aga offering central heatingCredit score: Winkworth
The hallway of the smallest home in LondonCredit score: Winkworth
The agent mentioned he as soon as attended a New 12 months’s Eve celebration hosted by a casting director on the home in 1994 that went on for 4 days.
He mentioned: “It was terribly bohemian – you possibly can get misplaced within the totally different worlds over the 5 flooring.”
Mr Walker added: “Every proprietor has sprinkled their very own fairy mud on it.
“The present proprietor likens it to a basic automotive – she’s tinkering with it continuously.”
For a similar price, you possibly can purchase a five-bedroom home in Kent which comes with a 10-metre indoor swimming pool, a sauna and a gymnasium.
Northfield Home, a seven-bedroom house in East Lothian – with a coach home, an important corridor, a cloakroom and a spiralling staircase – was additionally priced at £1million.
The home additionally encompasses a small backyardCredit score: Winkworth
The slim home seen from aboveCredit score: Google Earth
A Sixteenth-century fort in Wales went up on the market for £950,000 earlier this monthCredit score: allsop / rightmove