Modern Interiors in an Architectural 19th Century Building

The eight houses in Collingham Gardens are architectural masterpieces. Designed by 19th-century architect Ernst George, the houses feature Dutch gabled frontage separated by terracotta dressings surrounding pilaster decorations.

In one of these eight houses, you can find today’s apartment, and the interiors are a world away from the historic exterior. You enter the building through a double-height porch into the communal hallway with period detailing like mosaic tiles and leadwork windows.

From the communal hallway, you enter the two-bedroom apartment with its modern monochrome interiors. Two terraces at the front and back of the house provide a great connection to the outdoors. And if that isn’t enough, the private terrace also gives access to the communal garden designed by Harold Peto.

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modern living room in historic building

The apartment was renovated with much care and attention to create a modern home within a Grade II*-listed historic building.

modern living room
modern living room with muted colors

When you step through the front door, you enter a light open-plan living space with a sitting room that has access to one of the terraces and a modern kitchen with an island.

modern kitchen with gray cabinets and island

A pale oak chevron parquet floor has been laid in every room of the house to create a harmonious look.

modern kitchen island

The luxurious kitchen is designed by Belgian architect Vincent van Duysen for Molteni & C. Dove gray cabinets are paired with refined cast concrete worktops. The kitchen island is made of dark elm with pewter trim.

built in desk with pouf
antique dresser

A niche in the living room has been transformed into a home office.

light gray bedroom with desk

The master bedroom is located at the back of the house with access to one of the terraces.

bedroom home office with built in shelves
canopy bed
bedroom with canopy bed
bathroom with Moleanos Azul limestone
sink detail Moleanos Azul limestone

One of the bathrooms is clad in Moleanos Azul limestone.

walk in closet
courtyard garden with dining table
courtyard garden

The front terrace has wooden decking underfoot and is enclosed by a refined red brick and stucco wall. Potted bays and buxus add green accents to the space.

communal entrance with period detals

The second terrace lies at the rear of the apartment. It is paved and graveled and surrounded by stuccoed walls topped with evergreen shrubs. This terrace gives access to the communal gardens.

courtyard entrance

Two home offices and a laundry room are on the other side of the front terrace.

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garden victorian houses

The house is listed at Inigo for £2,100,000.