October 4, 2022

£15 million mega-mansion created from the huge principal wing of Inverforth Home stately house in London’s Hampstead on the market

Offering 8,262 sq ft of spectacular residing house, Garden Home, a 5 bed room mansion together with authentic grand reception rooms, staircase and an indoor swimming pool, created from one of many two principal wings of the Grade II listed Inverforth Home in Hampstead.

The stately house set in a number of acres of personal gardens with a communal tennis court docket, and direct entry onto adjoining Hampstead Heath: on the market by way of joint sole promoting brokers Beauchamp Estates and TK Worldwide.

Instantly fronting onto Hampstead Heath, the double Blue Plaque Inverforth Home property dates again to 1804, when it was generally known as Hill Home, with the present Queen Anne revival type stately house inbuilt 1895, designed by architectural agency Grayson & Ould, for the millionaire public sale home proprietor George Fisher, the top of Robertson & Fisher. Fisher lived at Inverforth Home till 1904 when he offered the property to legendary cleaning soap manufacturing tycoon William Hesketh Lever.

William Hesketh Lever, the 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851-1925), in 1886 had established Lever Brothers Cleaning soap Co. whose important model was Daylight cleaning soap (Lever Brothers grew into what’s now world large Unilever). Between 1910-1925 Lord Leverhulme used Grayson & Ould to increase the stately house right into a 60-room mega-mansion including a ballroom, library, artwork gallery and a spectacular curved staircase that soars by way of the complete property. Lord Leverhulme used masterplan architect Thomas Mawson to design a classical backyard instantly round the principle home together with lavish paved terraces, manicured hedges and a big decorative pond.

In 1906 Lord Leverhulme purchased and demolished two neighbouring homes which enabled him to increase the property past the classical gardens instantly round the home. Between 1906-1925 he used Thomas Mawson to mix and switch the 2 cleared home plots into the spectacular 8 acre Hill Backyard and 800 ft lengthy Grade II listed Pergola.

In the summertime months Lord Leverhulme held grand events for a whole lot of individuals, with daytime occasions held within the Hill Backyard and Pergola and night dinner events held within the stately house. It was right here in actually ‘Nice Gatsby’ type that Lord Leverhulme and his spouse Girl Elizabeth entertained London excessive society of the Twenties together with Princess Helena, Duchess of Albany, Queen Mary, actress Phyllis Dare and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone.

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In 1925 Lord Leverhulme died and the property was purchased by Lord Inverforth (1865-1955), the delivery magnate who gave the stately house its present title Inverforth Home. Between 1919 and 1922 Lord Inverforth served as a cupboard minister underneath Prime Minister David Lloyd George, and underneath Lord Inverforth and his spouse Girl Anne visitors at Inverforth Home included David Lloyd George, Winston Churchill, Lord Dewar, Sir Harry Lauder and Sir Austen Chamberlain.

After Lord Inverforth’s demise his property bequeathed the huge mega-mansion and gardens to the Industrial Orthopaedic Society and the stately house grew to become the 100-bed ladies’s part of Manor Home Hospital. In 1960 the celebrated 8 acre Hill Backyard and 800 ft lengthy Grade II listed Pergola (situated past the fast gardens round the home) have been gifted to the nation and have become a public park adjoining Hampstead Heath and have been later refurbished by the Company of London.

Within the late Nineteen Nineties it was determined that the stately house was surplus to hospital necessities and it was bought by award successful luxurious developer Frogmore. Between 1999-2001 Inverforth Home was restored and returned to its residential origins as one of many best residential addresses in Hampstead.

The 2 principal wings of Inverforth Home have been every become grand 5 bed room mansions (one in all which, Garden Home, is now on the market), with different components of the stately house transformed to supply an additional seven spectacular flats. In 2002 the stately house was given two Blue Plaques by English Heritage, one for Sir Ronald Fisher, who owned the property between 1896-1904, and the second for Lord Leverhulme.

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Supplied on the market in pristine ornamental situation, Garden Home provides an abundance of lateral residing house over basement, floor, mezzanine and first ground ranges. The spectacular mansion combines palatial and up to date residing areas with a number of excellent interval options together with ceilings as much as 4.6 metres excessive, listed oak wall panelling and opulent ceiling mouldings within the drawing room and putting marble pillars and marble lined partitions all through the grand important hallway and reception foyer.

The pillared marble reception foyer with ornate ceilings leads into the grand staircase corridor, constructed by Lord Leverhulme which has a cantilevered curved stone staircase which soars up by way of the mansion, surmounted by a glazed cupola which permits pure gentle to cascade down into the corridor and foyer beneath.

From the corridor glass double doorways lead into a shocking reception room and eating room with tall home windows, polished ground and excessive coffered ceiling, which was initially the ballroom the place Lord Leverhulme and Lord Inverforth entertained Royalty, well-known politicans and members of excessive society. The previous ballroom leads right into a second grand reception room, used as a drawing room, with parquet flooring, oak pannelled partitions and ornate ceiling.

The bottom ground lodging is full with a double top galleried library/research, household kitchen and breakfast room with central island, utility room, an artwork deco type cinema, visitor powder room and personal raise.

On the primary ground is the palatial principal bed room suite which spans the complete depth of the mansion and opens onto two non-public roof terraces and gives a important bed room, walk-in dressing room and important rest room. There are three additional VIP bed room suites, every with ensuite loos, on this ground. On the mezzanine ground is the principal visitor suite which has a bed room, rest room and walk-in sitting room and dressing room.

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Within the basement of Garden Home is a personal well being and leisure full with a spectacular Hollywood impressed pool room with swimming pool and spa pool, there’s additionally a gymnasium and bathe/altering services.

The mansion comes with garaging for 3 automobiles plus exhausting standing for 3 extra and a backyard comprised of two giant lawned areas are demised with Garden Home. Although a gate on the border of the grounds residents even have direct entry to the adjoining 8 acre Hill Gardens and 800 ft lengthy Grade II listed Pegola (a public park), and instantly past this are the 800 acres of Hampstead Heath. The Inverforth Home property additionally enjoys 24 hour porterage and safety.

Rosy Khalastchy, Head of Beauchamp Estates St John’s Wooden & Hampstead stated, ”Garden Home is a very distinctive household house, which mixes non-public household rest areas and grand residing areas for entertaining and impressing guests.

“The home is about inside the grandeur of the Inverforth Home stately house and classical gardens, some of the well-known residences in Hampstead, the place Royalty, well-known politicians and London excessive society have been entertained.”

Jeremy Karpel, Director at TK Worldwide added, “Garden Home is likely one of the best residences within the Hampstead Heath space, a grand self contained mansion created from the well-known stately house of Lord Leverhulme, the cleaning soap tycoon, inside acres of personal gated classical gardens and direct entry to the well-known Hill Gardens and Pergola and Hampstead Heath past. It’s a very particular property inside a historic and well-known stately house property.”

Garden Home within the Inverforth Home property is on the market for £15,000,000 (999 yr lease). Viewing is strictly by prior appointment contact joint promoting brokers Beauchamp Estates on Tel: +44 (0)20 7722 9793 or go to: www.beauchamp.co.uk and TK Worldwide on Tel: +44(0)20 7794 8700 or go to: www.t-k.co.uk