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5 bed property for sale

£6,850,000

Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8

5 5 4
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Property features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Double reception room
  • Dining room
  • Cinema room/bedroom 4
  • Kitchen
  • Balcony
  • 2 cloakrooms
  • Steam room with spa facility

Property description

This five bedroom house is located on Kensington Square which is just off Kensington High Street. The house's original features include a wonderful 39ft first floor drawing room overlooking the square gardens and an elegant curved central stairway.

Built in 1690 but restored in 2004, this Georgian house retains many of its original features such as the pine floor boards, chimney pieces and fireplaces. 43 Kensington Square was constructed in 1690 and early occupants included Diplomats, Politicians and Courtiers to Kensington Palace.

The restaurants, shops and transport facilities of High Street Kensington (Circle & District lines) together with the open spaces of Holland Park and Kensington Palace Gardens are also close by.

Front garden Beautiful front garden with space for table and chairs. Mature wisteriasin the front of the house.

Ground floor

entrance hall Wide hallway with marble tiling, wall mirror, ornate cornicing and tiled style wall. The hall has room for furniture. Steps down to coat area with hanging rail.

Dining room Double window with shutters overlooking the gardens of Kensington Square. Wooden floor throughout, a working fire place, cornicing and two radiators.

Kitchen Double doors through to the kitchen. Wood wall and base units. Centre island with sink, part granite part wood surface with cupboards beneath. Shelving and storage. Tiled flooring. Siemens dishwasher. Twin Siemens oven, 4 ring Neff electric hob and Gaggenau extractor fan. Double fridge/freezer. Breakfast area with French doors onto…

balcony An iron balcony with mirror against the outer wall.

Utility room Area for washing machine, dryer and cupboard house electrical circuit. Door leading…

cloakroom 1 WC, corner hand basin with mirror above and a radiator.

Study Wood floor, shelving. Floor to ceiling French window and a radiator.

First floor

reception room A dual aspect room with double doors. Three windows to the front overlooking gardens and window to the rear. Wood floor throughout. High skirting boards. This room has three sections, formal area, family area and music area with cabinet housing Mini fridge, glasses and books.

Cloakroom 2 WC, hand basin with storage below, large mirror. Marble surface, towel railing, book shelves.

Second floor

master bedroom A large imposing room with wood flooring and two windows overlooking the gardens, a fireplace and a walk- through dressing room with seven double cupboards with hanging and shelving space.

Ensuite bathroom 1 Tiled throughout, corner circular glass cubicle shower with rainforest shower head, mixer tap. WC, bidet, bath with mixer tap and hand held shower unit. Double wash basin beneath. Radiator combining towel railing. Marble shelving, TV attached to wall. Shutters and wall mirrors.

Third floor

bedroom 2 Overlooking the garden two windows, decorative fire place Built-in cupboard. Two radiators. Door leading to…

ensuite bathroom Tiled floor, wash basin with mixer tap, WC, towel railing, bath with hand held shower attachment. Shaving socket.

Bedroom 3 A bright double bedroom with two built-in double cupboard with hanging and shelving. Door leading to…

ensuite bathroom 2 Tiled. Wash basin with storage below and marble top. Towel rail. Bath with hand held shower attachment. Cupboard housing water tank. Radiator.

Lower ground floor

cinema room / bedroom 4 Wood floor, sound system. Made as a self contained flat with its own entrance.

Kitchenette / study Siemens kitchenette with wine cooler. Black granite surface and cupboard unit. Cupboard housing boiler and pump. French window leading onto...

Terrace A paved terrace with a mirror on the back wall and potted mature plants.

Ensuite bathroom Marble walls and floor. Wash basin, bidet, WC, bath, window. Radiator, built-in shelving.

Steam room / spa area With glass door into a beautiful spa with stone surround with mood lights. Jacuzzi and hand held shower unit. WC enclosed with glass door. Shower with mood lights. Hand basin with mixer tap.


Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan

Floorplan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £2,830,188 Sales 185 Current average value £3,077,608 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£36,146 ▼ -1.16%

Property value data/graphs for W8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £10,846,918 £1,928 5.7 £1,589,375
Semi-detached £8,141,467 £2,381 4.6 £5,706,222
Terraced £5,154,693 £2,056 4.0 £4,123,189
Flats £1,960,372 £1,814 2.3 £2,201,382

Current asking prices in W8

Average: £2,745,781
Avg. current asking prices in W8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,000,000
(1)
£1,998,945
(5)
£3,065,714
(14)
£3,821,552
(29)
£5,157,941
(17)
Flats £796,666
(57)
£1,495,175
(117)
£2,747,799
(80)
£4,008,269
(26)
£5,325,000
(2)
All £800,171
(58)
£1,515,821
(122)
£2,795,148
(94)
£3,909,818
(55)
£5,175,526
(19)

Current asking rents in W8

Average: £5,207 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in W8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,830 pcm
(7)
£3,987 pcm
(38)
£8,744 pcm
(14)
£14,923 pcm
(24)
£22,567 pcm
(11)
Flats £2,199 pcm
(228)
£3,776 pcm
(605)
£8,977 pcm
(171)
£11,915 pcm
(39)
£21,107 pcm
(12)
All £2,188 pcm
(235)
£3,789 pcm
(643)
£8,959 pcm
(185)
£13,061 pcm
(63)
£21,805 pcm
(23)

Fun facts for W8

Highest value in W8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Kensington Palace Gardens £36,853,788
Cottesmore Gardens £12,330,499
Thornwood Gardens £9,578,201
Victoria Road £9,575,199
Kensington Square £9,287,641
Highest turnover in W8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Pembroke Gardens Close 41.4%
Blithfield Street 31.2%
Sunningdale Gardens 25.0%
Strathmore Gardens 24.0%
Holland Street 23.1%

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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • High Street Kensington (0.1 miles)
  • Gloucester Road (0.6 miles)
  • Notting Hill Gate (0.6 miles)
  • London City Airport (10.6 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (11.8 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (24.4 miles)
  • Cadogan Pier (1.6 miles)
  • Chelsea Harbour Pier (1.9 miles)
  • Putney Pier (2.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Mary Abbots CofE Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • St Barnabas and St Philip's CofE Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Hyde Park School (0.5 miles)
  • Collingham (0.6 miles)
  • Lansdowne College (0.7 miles)
  • Mander Portman Woodward School (0.7 miles)
  • Holland Park School (0.5 miles)
  • Queen's Gate School (0.7 miles)
  • Wetherby Preparatory School (0.9 miles)
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