Rare one bedroom Barbican type 71 with fantastic South facing views overlooking the stunning St. Giles Church. Gloriously positioned on the fourth floor of one of the most sought after blocks in the Grade II Listed Barbican Estate.
Very rare one bedroom Barbican type 71 with fantastic South facing views overlooking the stunning St. Giles Church. Gloriously positioned on the fourth floor of one of the most sought after blocks in the Grade II Listed Barbican Estate. Bright and airy spacious reception with full height and double width glass sliding door to balcony/ fire escape over St. Giles Church, large hallway which could easily be a study area, New style kitchen, separate WC, bathroom with a walk-in shower. Electric underfloor heating included in service charge. 2 Acres of fantastic Residents Only Gardens. 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 creative industries, but increasingly legal, professional and finance. The Museum of London will move to Smithfield Market in 2021. Smithfield Meat Market will be vacating by 2021 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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