West Smithfield, EC1A | AW Childs Estate Agents & Lettings Agents


West Smithfield, EC1A

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Stylish and perfectly placed for the delights of City living, this light and spacious one-bedroom apartment in West Smithfield is the ideal option if you want a tranquil living space in the heart of one of the capital’s most historic quarters.

This fabulous second-floor converted apartment is located within the City of London’s Culture Mile. Although only a stone’s throw from the ornate Smithfield market and the fast-paced City life, the apartment is quiet and peaceful due to being housed in a detached section of the building, with just one apartment below and a pitched roof above. With large windows looking out onto the conservation area surrounding the famous medieval church of St. Bartholomew-the-Great, the apartment affords a scenic outlook across London’s rooftops.

The Property

Entrance Hall: Cupboard housing an immersion tank and washer/dryer machine; electric wall heater; oak flooring.

Reception / Kitchen (21’7″ x 13’2″ / 6.6 x 4.0m): Warm and bright open-plan space with a spacious living area. The kitchen area features a single bowl sink and mixer tap, tiled surround, walnut worktop, four ring hob and extractor fan, integrated fridge/freezer, oven and microwave. There are four sash windows with secondary double-glazing, two electric wall heaters and oak flooring throughout.

Bedroom (12’11” x 9’4″ / 3.9 x 2.8m): Three sash windows with secondary double-glazing; built-in wardrobe with shelving above; electric wall heater; oak flooring.

Bathroom: Well-maintained bathroom featuring sash window with secondary double-glazing; bath with shower attachment and screen; toilet / WC; bidet; hand-wash basin and tiled worktop; built-in under-sink storage space; tiled floor with under-floor heating; heated towel rail.

The Area

Adjacent to the creative district of Clerkenwell, and a three-minute walk from the Barbican Centre, the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the London Symphony Orchestra, you will have a wealth of music, film, opera and theatre on your doorstep. Restaurants and rustic pubs are a key feature of West Smithfield, with a range of bars, clubs and cafes dotting the landscape of this historic neighbourhood, including a Michelin-starred restaurant immediately outside the front door.

The exceptional transport links offered by West Smithfield mean that you will be ideally situated for easy access to a multitude of destinations, both within London and beyond. Barbican Tube Station is a two-minute walk away, from where you can catch Hammersmith and City Line, Metropolitan Line and Circle Tube services to take you to all major London destinations including Monument, Kings Cross, Paddington and Baker Street. St Paul’s tube station is only a five-minute walk, giving you the Central Line at your disposal as well.

Farringdon Thameslink services are also nearby, giving easy access to Gatwick and Luton airports and the soon-to-be completed Crossrail line with direct links to Heathrow is just around the corner. Kings Cross and Euston are a just a couple of tube stops away, providing easy access to the north. And Liverpool Street station, providing quick, reliable London Overground and National Rail train links to Essex and Hertfordshire, is within fifteen minutes’ walk.

Should you require parking, the West Smithfield underground car park is just outside the main building and offers residential parking permits at very reasonable rates.

A culture lover’s dream, this unique and exceptionally well-located one-bedroom apartment is on the market now, chain-free, leasehold (977 years) at a guide price of £665,000 exclusively through AW Childs Estate Agents.

If you would like to find out more or arrange a viewing, call us today or e-mail us to arrange your viewing into this wonderful home.

LEASE LENGTH: 999 years from 25th December 1999 (977 years remaining)
SERVICE CHARGE: £2,000-£2,500 PA (estimated)

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