Move in - February's hottest properties
This month's property picks include a grade 1 listed crescent house in Bath, an east London warehouse conversion that retains the character and integrity of its industrial past and a highly individual water tower conversion in Faversham.
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1. Somerset Place, Bath
This grade 1 listed crescent house was originally designed by John Eveleigh in 1790. Formerly owned by Bath Spa University, the entire crescent was recently redeveloped to create 9 townhouses and 20 apartments. £1.7 million buys you four bedroms, three bathrooms, parking, private and communal gardens plus fine views over the city and its surroundings. The 4187 sq ft interior can be designed and completed to the purchaser's own specification.
- Grade 1 listed crescent house in traditional, creamy gold Bath stone.
- Wooden flooring and floor to ceiling windows.
- Lots of original Georgian plasterwork, fireplaces and other original details - all sensitively restored.
Agent: Savills, Bath
2. Tapestry Building, New Street, London EC2M
This two bedroom two bathroom warehouse conversion is located in the newly developed Tapestry Building on the edge of Devonshire Square, around 5 minutes walk from Spitalfields Market. The warehouse was originally built in 1771 by the East India Company. Known in those days as The Old Bengal Warehouse, it was used to store exotic imports such as silk, calico and spices from India and the orient. Number 7 is a luxurious 2,374 sq ft apartment on the fourth floor.
- Distinctive warehouse features like exposed ceiling beams and cast iron columns hark back to the building's industrial heritage.
- The triple aspect living space is spacious and bright with ash engineered timber flooring running throughout.
- In the kitchen, Gaggenau and Bora appliances complement bespoke walnut veneer cabinets and stone worktops.
- The master bedroom features a walk-in wardrobe with cedar lined storage and there's also a beautiful bathroom with an impressive freestanding bath.
Agent: Savills, Berkeley Square
3. Faversham Road, Norton, Faversham
Fans of the seminal photography book by Bernd and Hilla Becher will appreciate this highly individual conversion of two water towers into a spacious family home. The grade II listed building was constructed in the early 1930s and was a functioning water softening plant until 1942. Set in 8 acres the property has 6 bedrooms, 6 bath/shower rooms, 4 reception rooms, a cinema, 2 roof terraces, a gym suite, sauna and plunge pool. Oh and did I mention the heated roof top swimming pool?
- An outstanding listed design.
- The ground floor benefits from floor to ceiling windows, culminating in light and elegant living spaces.
- The stunning master bedroom suite, occupying the entire fourth floor, boasts a hand crafted concrete bath and far reaching views over the grounds.
Agent: Savills Cranbrook