A grand imposing semi-detached Italianate villa with a large garden.
A grand semi-detached Italianate Villa situated in Belsize Park, on a plot raised up and set back 13 metres from the road. This striking property, built c.1880, is available for sale for only the second time since 1930. The feel of the property is of natural light and volume. its main rooms have high ceilings (3.5 metres / 11.5 feet on the ground floor) and a wealth of period features.
The main entrance to the maisonette stands proud up a staircase of wide York stone steps. On entering the front door, the entrance hall has classic mosaic floor tiles and corniced ceilings. The current layout of the house (not including the lower ground flat) is: six bedrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen/dining room, three bathrooms and a WC with various utility and store rooms. The top floor is a large bedroom and study with incredible views of the City and West End skylines with accessible floored storage areas under the eaves. On the lower ground floor (which is accessed via a separate entrance) there is a stunning self-contained two bedroom apartment
The raised ground floor is a spacious open-plan reception/kitchen/diner living and entertaining space with direct access, through two sets of French doors, to a terrace which leads straight onto the magnificent private and fully walled rear garden (107 ft / 32 metres long & 40 ft /12 metres wide) with a garden room beyond its two lawns.
The current owners have carried out a great deal of sensitive renovation and refurbishment of this period property during their ownership. Features include oak flooring on the ground floor and solid walnut flooring on the first floor, plaster cornices to the ceilings of all principal rooms and hallways, and designer radiators throughout. The property has also been fully re-plumbed and re-wired.
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The volumes in this wonderful home are incredible and the garden is also magnificent and there is a lot of flexibility with the property.James Diaper