Verdant: a collection of properties featuring lush botanical interiors
With daylight savings ending this weekend, we’ve curated six sales listings with vibrant botanical interiors to brighten up the darker days ahead.
More is More: Eagle Mansions, N16
This dynamic apartment is positioned on the first floor of a handsome turn-of-the-century mansion block. The stripped woodwork has been paired with bold colour tones and an abundance of mature Rose Painted Calathea, Fiddle Leaf Figs and Sansevieria.
Succulents: Bishops Way, E2
Recently redesigned by the award-winning architect, Carl Turner, this terraced house enjoys a small courtyard garden and two roof terraces. The palette of plywood and polished concrete create a serene environment, interspersed with collections of sculptural succulents and soft foliage. The house is further positioned between the green spaces of London Fields and Victoria Park, and a short walk from the Regent’s Canal path.
Clerestory Creepers: Heath Road, Kent
This immaculately maintained detached house is set in three quarters of an acre of private gardens and designed in the early-1970s. Clerestory windows bathe the reception room in natural light to support the Pothos vines, and large sliding doors open to the garden. The surrounding gardens were first landscaped by garden designer George Whiteleg and include mature flowerbeds and a formal pond with overhanging Acers.
Room to Grow: Fashion Street, E1
Converted for an artist by the renowned design consultancy, Brinkworth, this Spitalfields townhouse extends to almost 3,000 sq ft. The house was reconfigured and extended to maximise the natural light. A glazed garden room was added in the second phase of the extension, with beautifully crafted wooden steps that lead to a secluded terraced garden.
Planters: Phoenix Mews, N16
This characterful warehouse conversion is secluded among mature trees at the end of a quiet mews. Tall double doors open out to a verdant paved courtyard, while raised interior planters make the most of the light that filters through the expansive windows.
Middle Ground: Camden Road, N7
Recently renovated by the architect-owner, this apartment occupies the top floor of a converted Victorian property. The airy, open-plan living space has an minimalist feel with colour introduced through the planting. A large Swiss Cheese Plant further serves as a room divider, helping to structure the journeys around the space.
For more botanical inspiration, check out My Modern House: restaurateur Mark Hix shows us around his newly refurbished live/work apartment in Bermondsey.