Historic two bedroom apartment converted from a former Georgian Hop Warehouse, located in the traditional heart of London's bankside.
Situated off Borough High Street through beautiful iron wrought gates, 'Maidstone Buildings Mews' is a secure gated development formed of converted period storehouses.
Leading to the end of the mews, Wiltshire House is the first part of the warehouses to be converted in 2000. Through a secure code entrance, your apartment is positioned favourably on a corner aspect of the building.
The double height ceilings, original exposed brickwork, wooden beams and iron supports found throughout the property are standout features, and an increasingly rare find in warehouse conversions of this kind.
Immediately to your left, a separate kitchen comprises a full size fridge/freezer, washing machine, electric fan oven, electric hob, dishwasher, overhead extractor and plenty of cupboard storage & preparation space.
Adjacent to the kitchen, the reception room has grand proportions and a great aspect which is not overlooked, thus maintaining a great sense of privacy. Tall industrial windows also throw in a tonne of natural light throughout the day.
Directly opposite, the master bedroom has fantastic space on offer, and includes an en-suite shower and bountiful wardrobe space. A second bedroom next to the master is of a similar size with plenty of storage potential. High warehouse windows also finish off the bedrooms, promoting a great sense of space.
The family bathroom, finished in white tiling, comprises a bath with overhead shower, separate W/C, wash basin and heated towel rail.
Wiltshire House & Maidstone Buildings Mews dates back to around 1780 when Borough was at the centre of the bustling eighteenth century hop trade. Premium hops would have been stored here, ready for transport by sea.
Borough has a rich history dating back as far as 1100 when Southwark Cathedral was established. Borough Market is a mere two minute stroll and hosts some of the best farmers produce in country. A plethora of bars, pubs and restaurants proliferate the area, meaning you will never be short of something to eat and drink. Local favourites include 'Roast' and 'Boro Bistro'.
Local culture includes The Old Vic, Southwark Playhouse and Shakespeare's Globe provide a year round selection of the finest off West-End theatre. The Tate Modern, only a short walk away, exhibits some of the world's finest modern art, . The Southbank also provides one of the best riverside city walks.
London Bridge station is less than a 3 minute walk, connecting with the Jubilee & Northern lines which links the entire City. Mainline rail has regular trains to Brighton linking up the entire South East of England.