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Historic house in fashionable Spitalfields

Type: House

3 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • Sleeps 7

Sleeps 7

£ 800 /night

Ref: 6831

This historic house, built in 1720 in this conservation area of huge importance in East London’s history as it was once a Hugenot’s silk weavers house and still has its original wood paneled walls. Presently under construction is a conservatory with a roof that peels back to create outside/inside space.

Wilkes Street, London E1 ref6831

Living Space:

Wilkes Street, London E1 ref6831

The gorgeous top floor sitting room, which has two roof terraces, as well as a massive projector and screen for watching TV or a DVD was once where the weaver plied his trade.

Cooking & Dining:

Wilkes Street, London E1 ref6831

The fully equipped kitchen leads into a smart dining room with an unusual sectional tree trunk dining table

Sleeping:

Wilkes Street, London E1 ref6831

On the first floor is a living room which is usually used as a guest double bedroom with a high spec sofabed.  Bathroom with a power shower cubicle, basin and loo. Upstairs is the master bedroom and a nursery with a single sofabed. Downstairs is a self contained flatlet with a double bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom with shower over bath and a sitting room with a sofa/futon bed for extra sleeping space.

Outside Space:

Wilkes Street, London E1 ref6831

The conservatory, under construction (ready in April) with an electronically controlled roof which opens up creating an inside/outside living space. The top floor has two roof terraces, one with a marvellous view over the roof tops and down onto the street, a view that hasn’t changed in 300 years! The other terrace has a small table and chairs – perfect for hot summer evenings.

Facilities:

The house is well equipped with a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. There is Wifi throughout the house as well as Sky TV, DVD, Ipod dock, Hifi system. In the kitchen is a dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker as well as all the usual needs of an accomplished cook (reflecting the owner’s talent, too).

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Minimum rental is 14 nights.

Locale:

Spitalfields oozes charm from every corner of its historic streets. Once celebrated for its Dickensian character, a popular location for feature films, it’s now known for its chic boutiques and hip bars and award winning restaurants. Always popular with artists, Gilbert and George and Tracy Emin are long standing residents, it now hosts an exciting range of galleries and design shops. Located just outside the old walls of the City of London it has excellent transport links.

There are so many new bars, restaurants and clubs opening up in the area that it’s hard to keep up sometimes. I really enjoy steak and cocktails at Hawksmoor on Commercial Street, wonderful fresh sourdough and Eccles cakes at St John Bread and Wine (sister restaurant to Michelin starred St John’s), pizza at Pizza East and cocktails at Conran’s Boundary restaurant with panoramic views over the rooftops of Shoreditch. Shoreditch House, part of the Soho House Group, with its stunning roof top pool, spa and restaurants is a 5 minute walk way. On a Sunday it’s always fun to walk to Columbia Road flower market bustling with colour and character. Or check out the young designer/maker stalls in Spitalfields market, whilst snacking on some tasty street food from around the globe. Finally for a bit of boutiqu-ing then Redchurch street has a great mix of cutting edge fashion, eclectic interiors and organic beauty shops.

Transport:

It’s a 5 minute walk from Liverpool Street Station which hosts the Central, Hammersmith and City an circle underground lines as well as overland services direct to Stanstead. You can be in Oxford circus in 20 minutes and Sloane square in 25 minutes.

 

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