You may recognise this charming 6-bedroom property in Kingston-upon-Thames as the house from the John Lewis Christmas TV advert back in 2014 (the one with the young boy and penguin playing hide-and-seek). It has retained its period features and magical charm, including high ceilings, generous windows and a homely kitchen complete with an Aga.
Proving less is more, this contemporary minimalist home designed by world famous architect Claudio Silvestrin shows that pared-back interiors can allow for space and light to do the talking. There’s plenty of room for both indoor and outdoor entertaining, and the mature, ground floor level gardens have been designed by RHS Chelsea Flower Show gold prize-winning designer Chris Beardshaw.
Tucked away in Belgravia’s Wilton Mews sits this impressive new build home. Ample lateral space, large reception rooms and 6 generously-sized bedrooms with en suite facilities make this home ideal for entertaining. There’s also an indoor swimming pool, gym, and lift serving all floors and two garages.
Regal, imposing and epitomising the finest English architecture, Silk House (named after the explorer James Silk Buckingham) sits pride of place at the south-west corner of Regent’s Park, on Cornwall Terrace. Restored to the specification of the Crown Estate and English Heritage it is the ultimate inner-city, luxury family home.
Nestled amidst a green landscape of ferns, this 6-bedroom house, with a private garden, garage and swimming pool, has been impeccably designed by architects Stanton Williams. Modern and voluminous from the outside, the north London home is flooded with light and filled with distinctive features such as footbridge and galleried reception.
This imposing house located in north west London’s exclusive Hamilton Terrace has been built to the highest of specifications. The gated property sprawls across 11,420 sq ft of living area and houses a leisure complex, landscaped garden, large terrace, games room, bar and an attached mews house.
This six-bed, six-bath triplex apartment spans a generous 13,000 sq ft and soars above East 22nd Street and Park Avenue South. Set within Kohn Pedersen Fox’s latest skyscraper, the interiors have been designed collaboratively by Thomas Juul-Hansen, Lee F. Mindel of SheltonMindel, and Ryan Korban.
Concrete, natural wood and stone are the main materials used to create this low-key, minimal home in north west London. Takero Shimazaki Architects focused on the inclusion of tactile elements using herringbone marble tiling and bare plaster walls as well as archways to softly illustrate the source of inspiration, which was JMW Turner’s ‘Interior of an Italian Church’.
This four-bedroom, seven-bathroom cast-iron loft boasts an enormous slate-grey, vaulted ceiling kitchen with ample storage space. Designed by AML Architecture/Roman and Williams, this illustrious home’s interior features include custom fabricated steel doors, windows and skylights and exemplary attention to detail throughout.
This stunning penthouse at 172 Madison Avenue boasts an unusually generous amount of outdoor space, with over 3,500 sq ft of terraces and a private rooftop pool. The Karl Fischer-designed tower sits next to the Empire State Building and sprawls across five floors. The property also includes access to a spa, pet spa and gym complete with a yoga studio.
This unique residential development of 145 apartments stands out amongst the city landscape thanks to its cast iron framework. Set within three conjoined gasholders, architecture firm Wilkinson Eyre designed the exterior and Jonathan Tuckey the interiors. Residents will have access to a gym, spa, cinema and a communal rooftop garden landscaped by Chelsea Flower Show gold medallist Dan Pearson.
This limited collection of thirty-two remarkable properties are housed within the top 30 floors of The Woolworth Tower, one of NYC’s most iconic skyscrapers. The gothic building is known for its gargoyles, flying buttresses and verdigris crown and has never housed private residences until now. Famed French architect Thierry W Despont is responsible for this highly-anticipated transformation.
This characterful London apartment, with its stained glass windows, mezzanine level, mosaic floors, mahogany fireplaces and barrelled ceiling is located just a short walk from Hyde Park. Many of its original period features have been restored and it was formerly occupied by Vicomtesse Petersham in the 20th century, as well as serving as a shoot location for Sir Paul McCartney’s 1984 film ‘Give my regards to Broad Street’.
360-degree views across Central Park, Hudson River, East River and the downtown NYC skyline are just one of the benefits of this impressive four-bedroom duplex. The luxury Jean Nouvel-designed property sits atop the Museum of Modern Art and was brought to life in collaboration with world-renowned interior designer Thierry Despont.
This south-west London home perfectly represents immaculate open-plan living. Double-height ceilings and big windows add depth while a large roof terrace overlooking Barnes and Harrods Village provides modern outdoor space. The loft-style master bedroom spans the entire width of the building.