‘The Steeple Times’ chooses five of the best super-prime apartments currently on offer in Central London
Luxury apartments in London are ten a penny but few provide the truly spectacular space and facilities offered by the five that follow. Those on a budget need not apply.
Cadogan Square, Knightsbridge, SW1X – £16,500,000
On Cadogan Square, Russell Simpson offer a 3,768 square foot third floor lateral across two Grade II listed Victorian houses. The price of this “comprehensively renovated” 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom apartment includes a secure parking space in the mews behind.
Arlington Street, St James’s, SW1 – £17,500,000
Next to The Ritz and above The Wolseley in a 1921 building designed by William Curtis Green, Wetherell are marketing a 4,002 square foot lateral apartment that is seven windows wide. The service charge for the 5 bedroom property – which includes 24-hour porterage – will set the purchaser back a staggering £65,000 per annum.
Eaton Square, Belgravia, SW1W – £21,000,000
On Eaton Square’s north terrace, Knight Frank are selling a 4,546 square foot third floor lateral apartment across three Grade II* listed buildings. It includes 2 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and comes with a concierge and private security.
Kensington Palace Gardens, Kensington, W8 – £23,500,000
The buyer of this 5,089 square foot 5 bedroom two floor “Billionaire’s Row” apartment will need further funds to renovate it. It has been in the current ownership since 1967 but includes vast entertaining spaces and has the benefit of having Tamara Ecclestone and Lakshmi Mittal as neighbours in the same street. It is for sale through Strutt & Parker.
St James’s Park, St James’s, SW1H – £32,500,000
A 70-foot reception room is the highlight of this “super-prime… trophy penthouse” that is for sale through Savills. Accommodation includes 6 main bedrooms, a 3D cinema room, a gym, a steam room, a sauna, a billiards room and 3 staff bedrooms. The service charge is £32,689 per annum.
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