1 Bedroom Apartment For Sale
A bright one bedroom apartment situated on one of the upper floors with views over the regents canal and towards the City.
The laterally spaced apartment benefits from a spacious open plan kitchen/living room with floor to ceiling, windows illuminating the space. The kitchen is set slightly aside meaning it doesn’t encroach into the room. This includes, washer/dryer, dishwasher, electric cooker, hob and integrated fridge freezer as well as an abundance of storage and worktop space.
Along the corridor is a travertine tiled bathroom comprising of a bath, shower, basin and large overhead mirror. The bedroom has floor to ceiling windows and includes built in wardrobe space.
In addition there are wooden floors laid throughout (bar the bedroom which is carpeted), video entry system, rubbish removal from a cupboard outside the apartment and secure bike storage.
The apartment benefits from 24 hour concierge, a canal side gym, and a co-op supermarket. Gainsborough Studios is situated with Regents Canal on its north side and Shoreditch Park on the south side of the building. A short walk will take you to Old Street tube (Northern Line) or numerous bus routes will take you into the City, West End or up to Dalston and beyond. Alternatively, Highbury and Islington (Victoria line) is easily accessible up New North Road. Being close to the canal affords you cycle access to Angel, London Fields or Victoria Park in a number of minutes, whilst Shoreditch is a short walk across the park.
Gainsborough was first a power station for the Great Northern & City Railway; it was later converted into a film Studio where it produced a number of melodramas in the 1940's. After the departure Michael Balcon, founder of Gaumont British to MGM-British it began making more popular films such as Oh, Mr Porter! (1937) and Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938).
The former studios were demolished in 2002 and flats, designed by architects Munkenbeck and Marshall, were built on the site in 2004. A large sculpture of Hitchcocks’ head was erected in memory of the late director which resides in the courtyard of the development, serving as a reminder of his earlier work there.
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