A ‘uncommon’ six-bedroom home within the oldest surviving terrace in London is now on sale (Image: KNIGHT FRANK
A house in a terrace that has held sturdy by way of the plague, the Nice Hearth, and two world wars is now on sale for offers above £2.5million.
Quantity 54 on Newington Inexperienced, Islington, is a part of the oldest surviving terrace in London, having been constructed again in 1658 – probably by Thomas Pidcock.
It’s one in every of 4 Grade I listed properties on the terrace, which was restored again within the eighties by English Heritage, and provides a uncommon likelihood to personal a property with such a wealthy historical past.
The terrace has been described as ‘an early instance, and probably prototype, of formal, terraced, London city housing’, and English Heritage has known as the homes ‘extraordinarily uncommon’.
A report mentioned: ‘These homes are extraordinarily uncommon survivals of pre-Restoration and pre-Nice Hearth city homes, and are thus some of the outstanding teams of seventeenth-century buildings in London.’
Quantity 54’s most well-known former resident is Dr Richard Value, a thinker who had friends on the residence together with Benjamin Franklin and John Adams.
The house was in-built 1658 and has survived two world wars, the plague, and the Nice Hearth (Image: KNIGHT FRANK)
Mary Wollstonecraft – a outstanding feminist author and the mum of Mary Shelley – additionally visited.
Past its outstanding historical past, the home itself is fairly particular.
Sitting throughout six storeys, the red-brick home spans 3,700 sq ft.
Inside is a staircase from the early 18th century, which runs from the basement to the highest ground.
The property is unfold over six storeys and provides 3,700 sq ft of area (Image: KNIGHT FRANK)
The bottom stage is the cellar, which provides loads of storage, then on the decrease floor ground is a utility room.
Go as much as the bottom ground and also you’ll discover the kitchen, with bespoke onerous wooden items and Gagganau home equipment, and a big drawing room, which overlooks the inexperienced.
The home has been just lately renovated and modernised, however nonetheless has some interval options (Image: KNIGHT FRANK)
On the primary ground is one other drawing room, and the primary bed room – there are six bedrooms in whole, with the others unfold throughout the third and fourth ground.
When it comes to out of doors area, there’s a personal backyard to the rear.
Knight Frank, who’re promoting the property, mentioned: ‘A uncommon alternative to accumulate this beautiful Grade I listed home, providing 3,700 sq ft of lodging over six flooring.
There are six bedrooms (Image: KNIGHT FRANK)
‘In-built 1658, 54 Newington Inexperienced types a part of the earliest surviving brick constructed terrace in London and is of nice historic significance.
‘The property has been just lately refreshed and strikes a stability between its interval options and up to date residing.’
H/T Evening Standard.
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