Charles Street, Mayfair, W1J


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4 bedrooms 4 receptions 3 bathrooms

An Important Grade II Listed Georgian residence of approximately 4,623 square feet built over 5 floors with planning permission to expand.

Spanning three windows across and steeped in history with many original features the Freehold family house is beautifully presented with the ability to create larger living space by building a new top floor allowing an extra circa 600 square feet.

Charles Street is regarded as one of Mayfair premier streets owing largely to its conveniently central position with Berkeley Square to the East, Hyde Park to the West and Green Park to the South.

Ground Floor:
On the ground floor the chequer board floored Entrance Hall leads to a grand double Study/Greeting Room with stunning panelling and fireplace. Which leads on to the grand Dining Room with hand painted trompe l'oeil walls and impressive fireplace and food lift.

First Floor:
Three floor to ceiling sash windows with beautiful shutters dominate the large South facing L shaped Drawing room. The classical proportions of the room are further enhanced by the panelled ceiling with fine moulding work, twin cream marble fireplaces and exposed floor boards. Across the landing the bright double aspect Morning Room with domed glass cupola floods light into the wide bifurcated staircase. This floor also benefits from a fully fitted `Family galley kitchen`.

Master Bedroom Suite:
The Master Bedroom Suite encompasses the whole of the second floor. The Bedroom has three large South facing windows, fireplace with seating area and built in storage. There is a large Dressing Room with fitted cabinetry and contrasting `His & Her` Bathrooms.

Guest Suites:
Two large guest suites are arranged over the third floor. Each has a private Bathroom and built in storage.

Ancillary Accommodation:
Staff Suite
Professional Kitchen
Vault Storage

Built in 1754 the Houses history perfectly reflects the gentrification of Mayfair. With its first recorded inhabitant Jeremiah Tomkins, being a wealthy draper and “purveyor of fine stuffs” to the nobility and gentry. To 100 years later the House being inhabited by the gentry themselves. By the 1900s the House had passes into Scottish favour with a series of owners with Estates & Titles hailing from North of the boarder. One such notable resident in the 1930s was the Hon. Mrs Bowes-Lyon, who was the Queens Great Aunt on her Mother`s side.

Residents of No.18 have been:
1841 Hamish de Danstanville
1861 Sir James H Burnett
1873 Col. Forte Hepburn
1900 Mrs Goodlake
1917 James Marr Brydene
1933 Hon. Mrs Bowes-Lyon
1954 Brigadier General the Earl of Gowrie

*Entrance Hall
*Double Study/Greeting Room
*Dining Room
*Large L shaped Drawing Room
*Family Kitchen
*Morning Room
*Chef’s commercial Kitchen
*Master Bedroom
*Two Dressing Rooms
*Shower Room
*Double Bedroom with En Suite
*Double Bedroom with En Suite
*Staff Quarters and Bathrooms
*Guest WC
*Storage Vaults
*4,623 square feet (429.49 Sq M)


Asking Price: £10,750,000

Interested? Call 020 7493 6935 or
click here to arrange a viewing.

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