Britton Street

Increasing four storeys along with its Georgian neighbours in a single of Clerkenwell’s most fascinating destinations, Britton Street is an energetic and celebrated instance of put up-modernism. It was intended by the architect Piers Gough, principal of CZWG, for Janet Road-Porter in 1987. It occupies a corner plot, left vacant considering the fact that the Second World War, with a typical elevation of fenestration in alignment with the neighbouring terrace. The windows, nevertheless, are overlaid with interlinking diamond frameworks higher than log lintels, creating, in contrast, a up to date lattice influence. Entry is within just a gated courtyard meant for off-avenue parking. The floor flooring opens to a hallway with a few bedrooms, two adjoining. These have use of an en-suite rest room and there is also independent shower room, utility home and a cleverly integrated kitchenette. A stone staircase spirals to the first floor, where by the key bedroom, with an en-suite toilet and a dressing place, extends in an arch. The second floor serves as the main dwelling space, open up approach with a birch plywood ceiling and large home windows stuffed with the foliage of bordering airplane trees. Guiding curved partitions, echoing the stairs and courtyard wall is the kitchen, which opens on to a semi-round balcony on the south-struggling with elevation. By means of the eating place is a door to the external staircase, foremost to a decked roof terrace and a even more bedroom with an en-suite shower, which exists powering the enormous, triangular part of glazing seen from the entrance.
How great would it be to individual this kind of a stunning case in point of publish-fashionable architecture in these a distinguished locale. For sale (£3,750,000) by means of The Modern-day Household.

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