A magnificent 3 bedroom Georgian home with roof terrace, patio garden and two secure car parking spaces, in this expertly reinstated 18th century school building in the heart of Wapping.
Founded in 1695 as a parish school and rebuilt in 1765, the house is one of a pair which form part of the old village of Wapping adjacent to the church Tower. The house fell into disrepair in the mid-20th century, was rescued and repaired in the late 1990's and has since undergone complete refurbishment under the direction of architect and designer Seth Stein and John Martin Robinson, consultant to the Georgian Society. Of note from these renovations are the wide plank wood floors made from reclaimed French railway carriages and custom built joinery throughout the property.Offering an abundance of excellent natural light throughout and Westerly tree lined views, this characterful home is entered through a wide front door to a welcoming hallway with graceful staircase to the upper and lower floors. The kitchen/dining room extends from the front of the house to the rear, with wood burning stove in the dining area, air conditioning and access to the patio garden. The lower floor comprises of two good sized bedrooms, one with French doors leading to steps up to the patio garden, bathroom and excellent storage area.The elegant drawing room on the first floor has incredibly high ceilings, original panelling and two fireplaces with gas fires to the cast iron grates. The second floor has a large master bedroom, with walk in dressing room and en suite shower room. Finally stairs lead to the top floor and access to the terrace with 360 degree rooftop views.Owing to our commitment to keep both our colleagues and clients safe during this period of recommended isolation, we have many self-serve viewing options available to you. These include video walkthroughs, 360 virtual reality viewings and enhanced comprehensive photography.
Situated within the Wapping Pier head Conservation area the house is located adjacent the Thames Path and within easy reach of a host of bespoke coffee houses and Riverside Restaurants. There are excellent schooling opportunities nearby, the house is only a short walk to an ofsted outstanding local primary school Additional amenities are found close by in St Katharine Docks, with transport links available from Wapping Station and Tower Hill Station, bus and DLR services to The City, Canary Wharf, City Airport and Crossrail.