An exceptional mansion in the heart of Mayfair
This exceptional mansion boasts approximately 8,513 sq ft of superb accommodation set across five floors, with an impressive measure of outside terrace space. The stunning red-brick Edwardian façade is five sash windows wide, and is centered with a grand Portland stone doorway. The exceptional width provides lateral living, with the reception areas of the ground and first floors alone boasting the capacity to accommodate over 100 guests.
The ground floor grand entrance hall and dining room showcase beautiful polished diamond limestone flooring. The dining room features an ornate marble fireplace, and the grand entrance hall boasts a stately gas powered fireplace and a wonderful L shaped sweeping staircase, which leads to the first floor. Also situated on the ground floor is a large kitchen, a guest wardrobe, guest WC and a study of grand proportions, which opens out onto an inner balcony overlooking the lower ground floor wellness suite.
Situated on the lower ground floor is the wellness suite which is the result of delicate modernization of this exceptional mansion. Complete with swimming pool, bar, sauna and relaxation zone, which is centered around a glazed courtyard, boasting a 7 meter high pitched glass ceiling allowing an abundance of natural light, this superb wellness suite provides a quiet leisure haven. There are three bedrooms, all of which benefit from en suite bathrooms, a guest WC and a utility room also located on the lower ground floor, along with the added benefit of a separate street entrance from the front of the property.
On the first floor there are three reception rooms. The impressive main reception room extends from the central staircase, featuring a bespoke balustrade which overlooks the grand entrance hall below. The wonderful period features include a beautiful coffered ceiling, wood panelling and an ornate functioning fireplace. To the rear of the first floor is the second reception room where original architectural details such as the beautiful plasterwork ceiling and an original Robert Adam fireplace add character and a sense of timeless elegance in this grand house. Three sets of glass double doors provide plenty of natural light and access to the rarity of an outstanding terrace, which spans the width of the house providing superb entertaining space. There is a third reception room which also offers bespoke interior design and also benefits from floor to ceiling double doors which lead out onto the wonderful terrace.
Situated across the second floor is the magnificent principal bedroom suite, which boasts superb proportions and bespoke interior design. Comprising of a sizeable dressing room, separate walk-in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom complete with walk-in shower and a bath, and floor to ceiling glass doors
which lead onto the second floor terrace, where bamboo plants provide privacy. There are two further bedrooms with en suite bath/shower rooms on the third floor and an additional roof terrace.
Arguably one of the most special houses in Mayfair an incredibly rare gem.Claire Reynolds