For the car-lovers among us, leaving your vehicle on a public street just won’t do. Far less anxiety-inducing to have a private garage or off-street parking. If this is you, look no further for the hottest properties in London currently on the market that can offer sanctuary for your baby - sorry, ‘car’.
Old Church Street, Chelsea
The four floors of this immaculately modern townhouse in Chelsea are built around a charming courtyard. The 3,821 sq ft property comprises four bedrooms – with the principal suite on the second floor and secondary bedroom on the first – as well as a light-flooded kitchen, dining room, living room, formal and informal entertaining areas, and underground parking. The townhouse forms part of a boutique development on Old Church Street, which breeds a quiet, community feel, and is characterised by world-class design that honours the heritage of the area.
Guide price £9,000,000, jll.co.uk
The Grange, Wimbledon
The Grange is situated within the sought-after Wimbledon Village. This unique 1980s property spans 6,500 sq ft – and seven bedrooms. To the front of the house is a kitchen/breakfast room with full-height cupboards and a large central island. To the rear is a spectacular open-plan living space that flows through to a reception and dining room. French doors from both these spaces open out onto a terrace overlooking the south-facing garden, which has a quirky outdoor snug. The lower ground floor is a leisure complex with a gym, sauna, spa area, swimming pool, and pool room.
Guide price £5,975,000, savills.com
The Ivory House, St Katherine Docks
This 2,250 sq ft apartment embodies the industrial charm of the Docklands. Set on the third floor of a converted warehouse, the Ivory House property incorporates an airy reception room with double-height vaulted ceilings and a spiral staircase. It also offers four bedrooms, two en suite bathrooms, a further family bathroom, and not one but two roof terraces with views over the docks and River Thames. A separate patio is accessed from both the kitchen and fourth bedroom.
Guide price £3,500,000, knightfrank.co.uk
St. Georges Road, Twickenham
The exquisite Victorian-era property that is Bathurst Lodge measures close to 5,500 sq ft and is arranged over four floors. This fully refurbished detached home is imposing – with period features intact and the frontage beautifully landscaped. On entering the property, you are greeted by a magnificent open plan space incorporating a number of reception areas, all with cavernous volume. The bespoke kitchen is a real feature, with a breakfast bar and doors leading out to a secluded patio. There are two modern additions to the main house, one housing a leisure area with a swimming pool, jacuzzi, and steam room, and the other offering a garden studio/office.
Guide price £6,250,000, knightfrank.co.uk
The Singer Suite, Chelsea Barracks
Chelsea Barracks was a British Army barracks located in the City of Westminster. Now, it is a 12.8 acre super-prime new build development from international property developer Qatari Diar, located a stone’s throw from the ever-fashionable Kings Road. At 6,050 sq. ft, the stunning Singer Suite takes up the entire fifth floor of 1 Mulberry Square, meaning that residents have their own entrance hallway as well as wrap-around floor-to-ceiling windows, 360° views across London and that all-important parking spot.