Bearing a placing resemblance to the Manhattan lair of Wall Avenue film character Gordon Gekko, the not too long ago refurbished glass-walled 2,653 sq ft (246 sq m) three bed room duplex penthouse at The Glass Constructing on Arlington Highway in London’s Camden, designed by famend award-winning postmodern architect Piers Gough CBE, is on the market by way of sole promoting agent Aston Chase.
Situated on a landmark web site on the nook of Arlington Highway and Jamestown Highway the design of The Glass Constructing, inbuilt 2000-2001, relies on a sequence of interlocking bays, the six storey curved facades created from barely green-tinted floor-to-ceiling glass set in skinny black metal frames, offering inside a set of Manhattan loft fashion residences with spectacular mild crammed residing areas.
The gorgeous duplex penthouse is positioned on the highest flooring of the The Glass Constructing with an enormous reception room with double-height residing areas bordered by full-height glazing, opening onto an expansive rooftop terrace with wood decking providing sweeping views of the London skyline.
The curved facades of the penthouse are impressed by London’s gasometers, Piers Gough remarked, “The visible impact is of a sequence of curved bays coinciding with the curves of the residence residing areas, a constructing that tries to be lovely by being true to itself and its web site.”
Piers Gough has additionally described himself as a ‘film set architect’ and The Glass Constructing penthouse has a placing resemblance to the glass walled Manhattan lair of Hollywood-movie Wall Avenue tycoon Gordon Gekko (brilliantly performed in 1987 and 2010 sequel by Michael Douglas), Gekko’s lair created by film manufacturing designer Kristi Zea and set decorator Diane Lederman.
Kristi Zea has described Gordon Gekko’s lair as: “great, dramatic, understated and trendy, an influence and success assertion for the proprietor” and the identical could possibly be stated of the Camden penthouse at The Glass Constructing.
Identical to Gordon Gekko’s Manhattan pad, the penthouse reception room in The Glass Constructing combines full peak glazing with polished plaster partitions and pale engineered oak flooring making a dramatic trendy entertaining area.
The adjoining totally fitted designer kitchen and eating space additionally present voluminious areas bathed in mild, the deep blue kitchen cabinetry has Calacatta viola marble worktops and Gaggenau, Miele and Fisher & Paykel built-in home equipment. There’s additionally a bed room suite with ensuite bathe room, utility room and visitor cloakroom on the decrease flooring.
Within the reception room a central metal staircase with open treads results in the higher flooring of the penthouse. The principal bed room suite has a walk-in dressing room and principal lavatory with freestanding tub and marble bathe illuminated by a skylight above, there may be additionally the principal visitor suite with built-in bespoke wardrobes and an ensuite lavatory.
The penthouse has been completed to a excessive specification that includes an built-in Sonos sound/residence leisure system to principal rooms, a Rako home-automotion system and underfloor heating all through along with a a full air-conditioning system.
Mark Pollack, Co-Founding Director of Aston Chase stated, “The spectacular Manhattan fashion duplex penthouse in The Glass Constructing is among the most interesting penthouses within the Camden, Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill space. It has a placing resemblance to the Manhattan lair of Wall Avenue tycoon Gordon Gekko and similar to that Hollywood-set pad it gives a dramatic, understated and trendy success assertion for the proprietor.”
The Glass Constructing has a trendy floor flooring entrance lobby with daytime concierge service, a primary flooring landscaped podium backyard and a gated underground automobile parking advanced. Camden City Excessive Avenue and Underground Station (Northern Line) are inside shut proximity as are the open areas of Regent’s Park & Primrose Hill.
The Glass Constructing penthouse has an allotted parking bay in gated automobile park and is on the market priced at £3,350,000 (975 yr lease). For additional info contact sole promoting agent Aston Chase on Tel: +44 (0)20 7724 4724 E-mail: (Simon Rosenblatt) [email protected] or go to: www.astonchase.com