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Property Listing Details

Property details

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 1 reception room


  • Leasehold
  • Fourth floor
  • South and east aspect
  • Three bedrooms
  • Bathroom and shower room
  • Quiet location in the middle of the estate
  • Modernised kitchen
  • 24 hour lobby porter
  • Balcony
  • Communal gardens
  • 1178 sq.ft / 109.4 sq.m

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A three bedroom, fourth floor flat with views south and east towards the Barbican centre and lake. Type 8A.
Shakespeare Tower benefits from 24 hour porterage.

On entering the flat there is a coat cupboard and a cupboard housing the fuse box; laminate flooring runs the length of the hallway into the kitchen and two of the bedrooms. The reception room has a mirrored wall, a floor to ceiling window with a southerly aspect and a full height sliding door leading to a balcony/ fire exit which benefits from the morning sunshine and views towards the lake and Sculpture Court.

Adjacent to the reception room is a galley kitchen which has been updated with contemporary cabinets, a wooden worktop with inset one and a half bowl sink, brushed steel splashback, John Lewis integrated oven and dishwasher, Neff ceramic hob with extractor. This leads through to the utility room which has a free standing fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer which will remain. The breakfast room has fitted cupboards below the window and ample space for a table and chairs. Bedroom three is currently used as a dining room, with a south-facing window and a fitted cupboard. Bedroom two also benefits from extensive fitted cupboards and a south-facing window.

The master bedroom has a good range of mirror fronted wardrobes and additional fitted storage in the corner of the room. The main bathroom has been refitted with a white suite, bath with shower attachment and screen, heated towel rail, fitted cupboard, low level WC and wash hand basin with fitted storage cupboard below.
The shower room is adjacent to the master bedroom with a shower cubicle, low level WC and basin with storage below.

Shakespeare Tower was completed in 1976, the last of the Barbican towers until the ymca was converted into flats and renamed Blake Tower three years ago. Shakespeare Tower is located close to the Barbican Centre with its cinemas, restaurants and library. The Lakeside Terrace has ample seating to enjoy a drink or lunch al fresco.

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Local Amenities

  • Barbican 0.1 miles
  • Moorgate 0.2 miles
  • City of London School for Girls 0.1 miles
  • Prior Weston Primary School and Children's Centre 0.1 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Barbican 0.1 miles
  • Moorgate 0.2 miles
  • City of London School for Girls 0.1 miles
  • Prior Weston Primary School and Children's Centre 0.1 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in EC2Y:

  • £881,182
  • Price decrease

  • -£28,943
  • (-3.180%)
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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
8th Oct 2019 £1,395,000 Price reduced by £55,000
18th Jun 2019 £1,450,000 First listed
5th Dec 2003 £488,000 Last sold

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