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Property details

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room

Features

  • Defoe House
  • South Facing
  • Overlooking Residents Gardens
  • Sixth Floor
  • All Original
  • Brooke Marine Kitchen
  • Lift
  • Grade II Listed
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Balcony

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Glorious South facing views overlooking the Residents Gardens. Sixth floor. One/two double bedroom with ‘full L shaped reception room. All the original 1960’s Grade II Listed features including Brooke Marine kitchen. Original bathroom. Separate W/C. Type 20. Retains the original sliding door.

Full description Glorious South facing views overlooking the Residents Gardens of Defoe House below from this super sixth floor one double bedroom apartment with 'full L shaped reception room. Presented in a neutral décor and including all the original 1960's Grade II Listed features including Brooke Marine kitchen original bathroom separate W/C. Known as a type 20. Treble width full height glass sliding door to balcony/fire escape. Lift. Parking Available at extra cost. Underfloor heating throughout included in the service charge. Lift.
Built in 1971, the Barbican Estate is the finest achievement of the architects Chamberlin, Powell & Bon. The architects drew inspiration from Le Corbusier, famous for being one of the pioneers of what now is called Modern architecture. Their vision has created a unique urban village community devoid of traffic with immediate amenities including the Barbican Arts Centre, a church, school, library and shops. The estate was Grade ii-listed in 2001 in recognition of its extraordinary contribution to London's urban landscape. Barbican tube station (on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines) is only a couple of minutes' walk away, with Moorgate (on the Northern line), St Paul's (on the Central line) and Mansion House (on the District line) tube stations each within a short walking distance. Moments walking distance the new Crossrail Station Farringdon Station. This entrance will provide access to the 'East Ticket Hall' linking directly with the existing London Underground platforms at Barbican & Farringdon Stations therefore providing access to the Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines. On completion in 2019 Farringdon Station will be a vital interchange between the North-South Thameslink and the East-West Crossrail service. 140 trains per hour will travel through the station. Crossrail will give direct access to Canary Wharf in 9 minutes & Bond Street in 3 minutes.Waitrose is located nearby on Whitecross Street, which is also home to the weekday Whitecross Street food market. Next door to the Barbican is West Smithfield an area that has seen a huge regeneration, incoming occupiers are small food outlets, coffee shops bars & restaurants providing a buzzing mixed use location. Comprising of many media, digital and ccreative industries, but increasingly legal, professional and ffinance. The Museum of London will move to Smithfield Market. Smithfield Meat Market will be vacated ( date to be announced) then it are will be transformed into a world beating food & gastro destination and will be part of the world beating Cultural Mile. Also within easy reach are the attractions of St. Pauls' Cathedral, New Change Shopping Complex. The River Thames, Tate Modern, Gabriel's Wharf and South Bank.

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  • Barbican 0.1 miles
  • Moorgate 0.2 miles
  • City of London School for Girls 0.1 miles
  • Charterhouse Square School 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
  • Charterhouse Square School 0.1 miles

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1st Dec 2020 £895,000 First listed
11th Mar 1996 £112,250 Last sold

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