26-27 Queen’s Gate Gardens, South Kensington

An immaculately restructured and re-built lateral Grade II Listed apartment occupying a beautiful central position facing west on this beautiful garden square which pays homage to Haussman’s Paris and interior designed with a 1950’s and 1960’s aesthetic.

At just over 1500 sq.ft (140 sq. metres), with 4.5m ceiling heights the property offers substantial lateral living in a period Victorian villa and 3 sets of full height French doors overlooking the gardens delivering the most extraordinary natural light.

Offering a spacious entrance hall, an unsurpassed double reception room with three different zoned areas, a master bedroom suite, second bedroom, guest bathroom and a large outside 1st floor balcony the apartment provides outstanding volume and has been lavished with every comfort for luxurious living.

Lighting

Lutron lighting throughout the living and entertainment areas, the system allows pre-set lighting for different moods all controlled from a central wallplate or by the integrated Systemline controls also operates the multi-room audio visual system, automated blinds, heating and security. The system allows for example a pre-dimmed setting for cinema viewing and can be operated from iphones.

The Lutron system also operates the 5 amp floor and table lamp circuits.

Home Entertainment

A multi-room Systemline AV system has been installed throughout the apartment with ceiling recessed speakers in all rooms and powerful wall mounted speakers to the reception room. The cinema in the main reception room has an integrated surround sound system for music and home cinema operation with 5 speakers. The whole system is scaleable for operation with other separates including TV, DVD, CD, PC, internet streaming and Games consoles with the benefit of surround sound from any source. Included in the living area and entertainment area is a 55” HD Loewe television and a concealed home cinema system consisting of an automated concealed drop down cinema screen operated from a single button.

The master suite also has its own dedicated entertainment system with a wall mounted HD Loewe plasma television concealed in the wardrobes. The living area and all bedrooms are wired for Sky Plus allowing multi-channel viewing in these rooms including the bathroom.

Finishes

Floors

Natural oak parquet flooring in a chevron pattern finished with a matt lacquer in the living areas

Guest bathroom in antiqued honey polished limestone slabwork and highly polished Port Saint Laurent vanity tops

Master bathroom in bookmatched Calacatta Oro slabwork with an uplit feature over bath & shower

Bookmatched Calacatta Oro in the kitchen worktop

Silk and wool hand stitched and knotted carpets in all bedrooms

Electric underfloor heating to all stone areas and heated mirror pads to bathrooms to ensure they remain mist free

Kitchen

Varenna kitchen finished in matt lacquered cabinets form the tall units and undercounter units. A walnut timber surround provides a designed finish to the cabinets and Calacatta Oro bookmatched marble worktops and splashback and incorporating Gaggenau integrated appliances including additional wine fridge to store a further 50 bottles.

Fitted Furniture

Floor to ceiling full height bespoke wardrobes to master and guest bedroom suites in wenge stained oak and clad in silk

Bespoke satin lacquered maple dressing table with leather inlay in guest bedroom

Bespoke fitted AV unit with a specialist unique finish to reflect a parchment effect in plaster with handpolished and waxed resin topcoat in main reception room

Walls

Specialist finishes in polished and waxed marmarino in hallway and guest bathroom areas

Silk clad wardrobes to master and guest bedrooms

Antiqued mirror glass to reception area

Grasspaper and Hessian wall coverings in guest bedrooms

Bespoke headboards designed with silk and bronze finishes

3 part bespoke skirting boards to the reception room

Bathrooms

Calacatta Oro marble uplit feature wall and vanity unit to master bathroom in bookmatched slabwork

Port Saint Laurent vanity units in guest bathroom with polished Marmarino walls and antiqued honey limestone shower enclosure and floors

Vola wall mounted taps and fixtures to all en-suite bathrooms and guest bathroom

Underfloor heating and heated mirror pads to all bathrooms

Windows

All windows fully refurbished with new sashes and felt neoprene seals dressed with concealed automatic fabric Silent Gliss blinds with 90% light reduction to allow daytime or night time use operated by the Lutron and Crestron system

All curtains in bedroom areas in silk with wool/silk mix

Gardens & Exterior

Bespoke metal planters throughout all windows planted with lavender and green leaf fillers illuminated with dedicated spotlights

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