It is a truth universally acknowledged that London is at its finest when basking in the sunshine of a glorious English summer. As the mercury rises, many migrate to the cool breeze of the coast or the verdant greenery of a nearby park, but when it comes to the upper classes of the property market, retreating to a private outdoor space is the sanctuary of choice.
Perched high above the city, away from the bustling streetscapes, and affording the utmost in exclusivity, coupled with panoramic views, rooftop terraces are sought-after for the capital’s ultra-luxury apartments and penthouses.
Furthermore, when outdoor space can be harnessed as a graceful extension of interior living accommodation, the appeal of an al fresco lifestyle is irrefutable. From dedicated outdoor kitchens and refined dining areas, to sunbathing decks, chic firepits and award-winning landscaping, not to mention the reality of a private pool or hot tub, the possibilities are limitless.
For those yearning for their own iconic view of London, this three-bedroom lateral penthouse at new development Landmark Place, which occupies a riverside position and overlooks the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and The Thames, is unparalleled. Extending to over 3,100 sq ft, the property enjoys extensive accommodation, including a vast living / dining area bathed in spectacular views. The breath-taking interiors are complemented by an expansive terrace – perfectly appointed to enjoy the magnificent backdrop of historic London and its famous river. Available to view at the Luxury Property Showcase at Harrods, throughout August.
Representing urban chic, this newly built, three-bedroom penthouse apartment is located on Cresswell Gardens, in the heart of South Kensington’s Museum Quarter. Offering direct lift access to the fourth floor, and benefitting from air-cooling throughout, the property is equipped with the utmost in modern convenience. The sumptuous interiors, overseen by award-winning practice Argent Design, include a sleek kitchen and spacious reception area, which opens onto a private roof terrace. The master suite benefits from two separate roof terraces – offering the ultimate in outdoor indulgence. The penthouse has a guide price of £4,250,000; please click here for property details: https://bit.ly/2JoV6uw.
Nestled in the cosmopolitan neighbourhood of Bayswater, just a stone’s throw from Hyde Park, this seventh floor, three-bedroom lateral apartment occupies the entire top floor of the new development, Kensington Gardens Square. With over 2,600 sq ft of accommodation, the open-plan, triple aspect reception room resonates with Art Deco interior influences and overlooks the garden square. Alongside two large balconies, the penthouse also boasts a private roof terrace with 360-degree views across this attractive enclave of west London. The property comes with direct lift access and two car parking spaces. The penthouse is available for £7,195,000; please click here for property details: https://bit.ly/2ZwHgfj.
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