Highly unique and incredibly rare, this sensational three-bedroom home has been both the cradle of family life and a working studio for one of the world’s most influential design partnerships; that of Ross Lovegrove and his wife, Miska Miller-Lovegrove. Set within an unassuming cobbled mews, these four floors of phenomenal architect-designed space remain a surprising design archive of bespoke pieces that were created specifically for the property. For the artistically-inclined, we can think of no better space to combine work and play.
Nestled between the triangle of the Royal Academy, Savile Row and Burlington Arcade, this newly built development has not only been designed by world-renowned architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, but also features the first new arcade in Mayfair since the 1930s. The impeccable Penthouse 701, with its interiors designed by Hudson & Mercer, reflects the sophistication and culture of the surrounding area. The apartment has three bedrooms, 24-hour concierge and security, as well as a gymnasium (managed by Bodyism) and spa. Whether you want to see Picasso at the Halcyon Gallery, shop for a Birkin at Hermès, or grab some Cohibas at Davidoff, the world is indeed your oyster. Talking of oysters, The Wolseley is a stone's throw away.
W1S, P.O.A, burlingtongate.com
Located in one of London's most charming cluster of homes, Arundel Gardens is a stone's throw away from Notting Hill and Portobello Road. This substantial home, perfect for a family, comprises of 5,000 sq ft of space and is part stucco fronted. Highly specced with modern technology throughout, there is a fabulous flow and flexibility of living space on the lower three floors, including a fully extended lower ground floor, a study and formal dining room on the first floor and an open plan Boffi kitchen and sitting room on the ground floor, with doors leading out to a stunning south facing garden.
Phillimore Gardens is one of London's most desirable neighbourhoods, attracting the likes of the Beckhams, Simon Cowell and Jimmy Page. With Holland Park on your doorstep, the Design Museum, Japan House and Whole Foods on High Street Kensington, the high street is going through something of a renaissance. This impressive and wide house occupies approximately 6,520 sq ft and is very well arranged over five floors with excellent entertaining space which includes a stunning raised ground floor drawing room as well as a separate dining room overlooking the garden.
St Saviours is a unique Grade II listed historical building that has been converted into an extraordinary modern seven bedroom home. This exceptional property benefits from a magnificent drawing room with 12-metre vaulted ceilings, original stone pillars and oak beams providing a stunning area for comfortable living and spectacular entertaining unlike any other home in London. The property also includes seven bedroom suites, a glass lift and parking for three cars. In addition there is an entire floor dedicated to leisure which provides a swimming pool gym, treatment room, sauna, steam room and media room with bar.
SW3, £55m, knightfrank.co.uk
Mayfair, the beating heart of London’s most prestigious district, is home to Sir Richard Grosvenor’s creation and is everything a square should be. Apartment 3 at 18 Grosvenor Square has south facing views over the Square and has been masterfully designed by Finchatton. The area has long been a temple of literature, home to musicians from Handel to Hendrix and stage for the great players of world politics. Mayfair is a place where history radiates from every brick.