Architect: Burgess Mean
Upper Richmond Road
This highly uplifting two-bedroom penthouse in central Putney offers extensive lateral accommodation and a rare level of seclusion. Measuring approximately 2,282 sq ft internally, it has three separate rooftop courtyards and garage parking for two large cars.
One of London’s best assets is the secret spaces that exist behind the building line. This exclusive apartment is a prime example, set well back from the street and opening up to the trees and the sky.
It has private lift access from the ground floor. Coming out of the lift, the visitor enters a lobby and then an open study area. This in turn leads to the fabulous open-plan reception, dining room and kitchen, arranged around terraces at either end. Glazed folding doors allow a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor spaces, and skylights and high-level windows provide additional natural light.
At the rear of the plan is a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room, opening onto another terrace. There is also a second double bedroom, a further bathroom, a utility room and storage room.
The property was built in 2011 to a design by the architects Burgess Mean. It occupies what was the elevated car park to the rear of Estate House, so-named because it housed one of the first showrooms selling new estate cars in the early 1960s. The apartment is equipped with Toshiba climate control, an Eggersmann kitchen with Corian worktops and integrated Siemens appliances, American walnut engineered flooring, and wiring for surround sound.
Upper Richmond Road offers a range of amenities, with a greater selection of shops, bars and restaurants along Putney High Street. The green open spaces of Putney Heath, Wandsworth Park and Barnes Common are close by, as are the River Thames towpath and Putney Embankment. Richmond Park is within cycling distance. Local transport links include Putney (National Rail) and East Putney (District Line) stations, and the nearby A3 and A205 (South Circular) provide easy road access in and out of London.
Service charge: none
Ground rent: £250 per year
Lease: approx. 147 years remaining
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