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4 bed property for sale

£3,200,000

The Postern, Barbican, London EC2Y

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Property features

  • 2138 Sq ft - 199 Sq m
  • Barbican House
  • Flexible Accommodation
  • Garage and Terrace

Property description

Built in 1971, The Postern are some of the finest example of Grade II Listed, post war houses found in London, forming part of the Barbican. The house has been remodelled and decorated with a colour palette based on Maisons Jaoul in Paris, designed by the celebrated Architect Le Corbusier. With a most pleasing Westerly aspect it overlooks the ornamental lake, London wall; originally built by the Romans and St Giles' Cripplegate Church. Known as a Type 67/68, the house is arranged over various levels and has a wonderful open plan, bright feel with an open tread staircase allowing light to flood throughout the house.The accommodation is extremely flexible with 3-4 bedrooms 1-2 reception rooms, a superb kitchen/breakfast room as well as two bathrooms, utility room, a garage, balcony and roof terrace.Designed by the renowned Architect practice Chamberlain, Powell and Bon, The Barbican is still the most sought after residential development within The Corporation of London, attracting all walks of life from academics, architects, fashion designers, lawyers and bankers. Its communal gardens and lake bring a little bit of "Country Life" to the Centre of The City and The Barbican Centre which is part of the Global Cultural Districts Network is the largest performing Art Centre in Europe, hosting music concert, art exhibitions and film screenings.The Postern is moments from Whitecross Street therefore a stone's throw from Waitrose supermarket, conveniently located to Barbican Underground (Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle Lines) which will benefit from the opening of Crossrail in 2018/2109.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Market activity
Average price paid £933,138 Sales 117 Current average value £894,308 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£137,240 ▼ -13.30%

Property value data/graphs for EC2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached - - - -
Semi-detached £1,421,656 - - -
Terraced £1,403,759 - - £1,116,666
Flats £882,979 - - £928,309

Current asking prices in EC2

Average: £1,685,820
Avg. current asking prices in EC2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £892,317
(3)
£1,265,000
(1)
£2,800,000
(1)
£3,650,000
(3)
-
Flats £883,539
(145)
£1,525,118
(153)
£3,406,733
(79)
£5,073,667
(3)
-
All £883,717
(148)
£1,523,429
(154)
£3,399,148
(80)
£4,361,833
(6)
-

Current asking rents in EC2

Average: £2,582 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EC2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £2,414 pcm
(2)
£2,600 pcm
(1)
£4,983 pcm
(1)
£5,200 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £2,218 pcm
(56)
£2,948 pcm
(65)
£4,304 pcm
(15)
- -
All £2,225 pcm
(58)
£2,943 pcm
(66)
£4,347 pcm
(16)
£5,200 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for EC2

Highest value in EC2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
New Street £2,191,520
Moor Lane £1,112,721
Great Eastern Street £1,085,375
Charlotte Road £1,057,543
Finsbury Square £992,014
Highest turnover in EC2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Clere Street 31.6%
Monkwell Square 30.0%
New Inn Broadway 25.8%
Frobisher Crescent 25.4%
Fairchild Place 25.0%

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Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 79% (20 ratings)

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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Moorgate (0.2 miles)
  • Moorgate (0.2 miles)
  • Barbican (0.2 miles)
  • London City Airport (6.5 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (16.1 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (25.9 miles)
  • Bankside Pier (0.7 miles)
  • Blackfriars Millennium Pier (0.7 miles)
  • London Bridge City Pier (0.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Prior Weston Primary School and Children's Centre (0.2 miles)
  • The Lyceum (0.5 miles)
  • St Peter and St Paul RC Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Tech City College (0.8 miles)
  • CATS College London (1.2 miles)
  • DLD College London (1.6 miles)
  • City of London School for Girls (0.1 miles)
  • Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts (0.3 miles)
  • St Paul's Cathedral School (0.3 miles)
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