Friday, July 23, 2021

Doing Justice

An 18th century former court house in Chelsea is for sale for £14.5 million or available to rent at £10,000 per week

 

Featured by the Mail Online last week as a “try before you buy home”, a £14.5 million house on Justice Walk in Chelsea provides a stark example of how super-prime property prices have soared since the 1990s.

 

Bought by property developer Graham Bourne and his wife Sylvia for £2.8 million in 1998, The Court House was subsequently the subject of a £2 million renovation. The couple then purchased an adjoining cottage in 2005 and placed both on the market for £10.6 million in 2006. Now connected by a courtyard garden, the combined offering is again for sale for £14.5 million or to rent at £10,000 per week.

 

The Court House and 13 Justice Walk are for sale for £14.5 million
The Court House is situated on a narrow walkway just off Old Church Street in Chelsea

The Court House and 13 Justice Walk are for sale for £14.5 million
The double height drawing room is undoubtedly the most impressive room in the property

The Court House and 13 Justice Walk are for sale for £14.5 million
The interior is decorated in a contemporary style

The Court House and 13 Justice Walk are for sale for £14.5 million
A secondary house includes a total area of 1290 square foot

The Court House and 13 Justice Walk are for sale for £14.5 million
A paved courtyard garden connects the two houses

 

Built in the early 18th century, the 5,588 square foot main house was originally Chelsea’s court house and jail. It includes a vast double height drawing room that has the feel of an artist’s studio, further reception spaces and five bedroom suites. The secondary residence provides an additional 1,290 square foot of accommodation over four levels.

 

Massively tall compared to its neighbours, The Court House has a fascinating history. Situated in a street named after Sir Henry Fielding, a blind magistrate who lived nearby, the court was the scene where drunkards, highwaymen and tax dodgers were tried. Those found guilty were then sent in chains to prison ships on the River Thames for transportation to the colonies. The building was subsequently converted into a wine warehouse and subsequently studios for artists and architects.

 

The Court House is available through Russell Simpson.

 

https://vimeo.com/89784600

 

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:

     

    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.

    7 COMMENTS

    1. This house does the rounds so often. It is in a great location and has wonderful rooms but if you are buying in the £10 to £15 million range, you are likely to need security, etc. It is in an alley way and that is perceived to be quite dangerous by the foreign buyers who can afford it.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Advertisement
    Advertisement

    Become a Patron of The Steeple Times

    Independent journalism will only remain independent if it is supported by clear-thinking people like you. We each have the command to make a real difference. Join us.

    2,668FansLike
    2,068FollowersFollow
    11,534FollowersFollow

    Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

    Please subscribe, like and share this very British site, it helps us grow. Your data is protected and The Steeple Times will send you an email at noon everyday that we rather trust you will enjoy.

    Advertisement

    Other Stories You May Enjoy

    Priti Patel

    The Priti Awful Controller

    Nikolay Kalinin on ‘Priti Awful’ Patel trying to silence journalism through changes to the Official Secrets Act.
    2 – 8a Rutland Gate, London, SW7 1AY front 62,000 square foot McMansion

    The 62,000 Square Foot McMansion

    Chinese billionaire gets planning permission to expand a £210 million Knightsbridge house to create a ludicrously large single family 62,000 square foot ‘McMansion’
    Katie Hopkins deported from Australia

    Get Hateful Hopkins Out Of ‘Ere

    That hateful Katie Hopkins has been deported from Australia isn’t surprising; her behaviour does highlight her hypocrisy In January, the self-declared “biggest bitch in England” Katie Hopkins joined the going nowhere political party that is...
    Ginge & Cringe

    Ginge & Cringe Drink Themselves Silly

    Nikolay Kalinin slams ‘Ginge & Cringe’ (AKA the Duke and Duchess of Sussex) for drinking themselves silly on themselves as their critic ‘Yankee Wally’ is quite rightly restored on social media.
    E-scooter death

    Death By E-Scooter Hurtles Towards RBKC

    As a 16-year-old dies after being hit on an e-scooter at 1.20am, inept Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council shamefully big up the arrival of a rental scheme for them in the borough.
    Nigel Farage rat on a sinking ship GB News

    A Rat Joins A Sinking Ship

    Nikolay Kalinin on Nigel Farage joining the sinking ship that is GB News.
    Makeover Ghislaine Maxwell 44 Kinnerton Street

    A Maxwell Makeover – Grubby Ghislaine Get Out Of ‘Ere

    EXCLUSIVE – Former home of mucky madam Ghislaine Maxwell gets a makeover and a paint job; gone are the grubby windows but not gone is the fact that this is where Prince Andrew allegedly bonked in a bathtub.
    Pointless prattlers Meghan Duchess of Sussex Danny Williams David Furnish

    Pointless Prattlers Team Up

    That the pointless prattler the Duchess of Sussex is to team up with Sir Elton John’s titleless husband David Furnish for Netflix is nothing but oily.
    Colin Pitchfork

    Keep Pitchfork in Prison

    Nikolay Kalinin slams Priti Patel and the Parole Board for allowing double child killer and rapist Colin Pitchfork to go free to potentially kill again.
    Dame Cressida Dick

    Clear ‘Orf Cressida

    Matthew Steeples suggests that Met Police chief Dame Cressida Dick is not fit for purpose and must finally now resign.

    Popular Articles From The Past

    Weather

    London
    overcast clouds
    20.1 ° C
    24.2 °
    17 °
    72 %
    8.2kmh
    90 %
    Fri
    20 °
    Sat
    18 °
    Sun
    20 °
    Mon
    26 °
    Tue
    21 °