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4 Bedroom Flat For Sale

An extraordinary and unique four bedroom home (2784 Sq Ft - 258.64 Sq M) with two private patios and off parking situated on the ground floor of the newly launched Belsize Park Firehouse. Belsize Park Firehouse, a collection of exclusive new homes crafted from an outstanding Grade II* Listed former fire station at the heart of sought-after Belsize Park. This exquisite home with exceptional ceiling height and bespoke joinery has been hewn from the former appliance room to create a truly distinctive living space which is unparalleled in the area. This unique range of just 20 one, two and four bedroom luxury apartments extends the rich heritage of this fine building with its Arts and Crafts period architecture, preserved with meticulous attention to detail throughout to create thoughtful and luxuriously contemporary designed homes. Each of the apartments at Belsize Park Firehouse has been designed to the highest specification to deliver the ultimate in contemporary living, safe, secure and highly energy efficient. Attention to detail, using lasting materials throughout has preserved the essence of the building's remarkable heritage. For buyers looking for a unique home with a significant history and excellent location, they need look no further than Belsize Park Firehouse.

Belsize Park Firehouse is within a short walk of two of the capital's most outstanding green spaces, Hampstead Heath to the north and Primrose Hill to the south. Set in a prominent location on the corner of arguably two of Belsize Park's most sought after roads, the development is situated between Belsize Park (Northern Line) and Swiss Cottage (Jubilee Line) underground stations, together with an outstanding range of schools.

Allocated parking will be available to some apartments at additional cost. Ready for immediate occupation.

HISTORY

Belsize Fire Station was officially opened in 1915. Designed by Charles Canning Windmill an architect of the London County Council Architects Department, it was awarded its Grade II* listing by English Heritage over 40 years ago, being described as "one of the most distinctive and original of a remarkable series of fire stations built". Seen as a clever interpretation of an Arts and Craft-style house, Belsize Park Fire Station is set on a generous plot and was sensitively designed to blend in to its residential location, noted for the many spacious Victorian and Edwardian homes lining the surrounding leafy avenues. The elevation to Eton Avenue resembles a row of terraced cottages with its tiled roof and tall chimneys while the view from Lancaster Grove is of the stone clad appliance bay frontage with its huge glazed doors, steeply pitched roof and tall hipped dormer windows. Belsize Fire Station completed almost 100 years of service before being decommissioned in 2014. Fire crews from the station worked tirelessly during the two world wars, keeping the service running throughout the London Blitz from 1940 to 1941. Crews from the fire station also attended the 1987 King's Cross fire and the 7/7 bombings in 2005.

 



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