Owned by a well-travelled collector and connoisseur of Indian and Islamic art, this 2-bedroom 2-bathroom Georgian townhouse is full of character. Every feature of this home, from bedroom doors inspired by Mughal carvings, to bathroom mirrors handmade in Singapore, sings of faraway lands.
Set over 3 floors, this sumptuous apartment can comfortably host a group of up to 4 guests. The entryway is on the first French floor. You’ll enter into an open-plan cozy air-conditioned living area. You’ll find a sitting room in deep, vibrant maroon, where stone carvings, ceramics and statues beam like the eastern sun. A few steps and you’ll find a lavish dining table and a gleamingly modern kitchen equipped with all modern kitchen essentials to enable you to prepare light to full meals. It has an underfloor heating and kitchen appliances.
Duck out the back doors and enter the enchanted garden, rich with flower beds, majestic trees and a lush lawn. Plus, in a unique and magical turn the garden gracefully spreads its reach via a small path to incorporate the extensive Alwyne communal gardens into its already vast wingspan.
Up on the second level, you have the master bedroom. It has a super king size bed and has an en suite bathroom complete with basin, toilet, shower, and a fitted bath. On the topmost level, you have the second bedroom fitted with a queen size bed and its own en suite full bathroom.
For added personal convenience, Wifi and laundry facilities are provided.
In the immediate neighborhood, more fascinating and interesting spots can be found. The iconic Canonbury Tower is within a few minutes’ walk. Same can be said of the Canonbury Square. Within 5 minutes easy walk, you have the Upper Street where you can enjoy the string of boutiques, bars, restaurants, shops and anything to your liking. The tube from Highbury and Islington station can also take you to the Oxford Circus in about 8 minutes.
Islington- being an area with a thriving art scene, it’s just fitting that Almeida Theatre is just around the corner and about few minutes from the apartment. The area is home to London’s liberal intelligentsia and its literary types. Art galleries can also be found in the area. The Union Chapel is also just nearby. A dazzling variety of cuisines – everything from classical French to modern Peruvian can also be found in the active and vibrant Upper Street. Transportation-wise, there are a lot of bus stops in the area. The Highbury and Islington, Canonbury, and Essex Road stations are all accessible from the apartment within a few minutes’ walk.