Britton Street

Mounting 4 storeys along with its Georgian neighbours in one particular of Clerkenwell’s most fascinating areas, Britton Avenue is an energetic and celebrated illustration of put up-modernism. It was made by the architect Piers Gough, principal of CZWG, for Janet Street-Porter in 1987. It occupies a corner plot, remaining vacant considering that the 2nd Planet War, with a standard elevation of fenestration in alignment with the neighbouring terrace. The windows, nevertheless, are overlaid with interlinking diamond frameworks previously mentioned log lintels, making, in distinction, a present-day lattice effect. Entry is inside of a gated courtyard meant for off-avenue parking. The ground ground opens to a hallway with three bedrooms, two adjoining. These have use of an en-suite toilet and there is also separate shower space, utility space and a cleverly integrated kitchenette. A stone staircase spirals to the initial floor, where the most important bedroom, with an en-suite bathroom and a dressing home, extends in an arch. The next floor serves as the most important dwelling house, open plan with a birch plywood ceiling and massive home windows crammed with the foliage of surrounding aircraft trees. Guiding curved partitions, echoing the stairs and courtyard wall is the kitchen area, which opens onto a semi-circular balcony on the south-struggling with elevation. Via the eating place is a door to the exterior staircase, foremost to a decked roof terrace and a additional bed room with an en-suite shower, which exists guiding the huge, triangular part of glazing obvious from the front.
How superb would it be to have these a attractive example of write-up-present day architecture in these a well known spot. For sale (£3,750,000) by way of The Modern-day Residence.

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