If you are looking for a top end new build in central London, try an apartment at Kensington Row.
Development name: Kensington Row
Where is it? Kensington, London
What type of properties are available on the development? Two, three and four bedroom apartments and penthouses
Asking prices: Prices from £1,755,000
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Area stats: The average price of property in Kensington has risen £201,789 during the past year to £2,143,555.
What aspects of the development stand out? Kensington Row has a variety of residents’ facilities, including a 24 hour concierge service and an exclusive leisure suite featuring a state-of-the-art gym, a vitality pool and a luxurious treatment room. There is also a residents' cinema room.
When will the property and the development be completed? Thomas Earle House, the exclusive first building within Kensington Row, is due to be complete between winter 2016/17 and spring 2017.
Are financial incentives available? There are no financial incentives available at Kensington Row.
Why buy one of these homes? The luxurious apartments at Kensington Row are in one of the most desirable areas of the capital. The combination of exclusive on-site facilities, proximity to some of the world’s most iconic landmarks and bespoke interiors makes Kensington Row a desirable London address.
What are the best bits about the homes on the development? Traditional and contemporary sit comfortably side-by-side. Every apartment showcases the flair of interior designers and skilled craftsmen that have been used, with features such as engineered timber doors, veneered architraves, bespoke polished chrome door handles and the latest in home technology to make life easy and convenient.
Anything else you would like to tell us about this development? The show apartment is launching on Saturday, January 31. Please contact St Edward for more information or to book an appointment.
Who will the neighbours be? A wide range of buyers are expected at Kensington Row including families, professionals and investors of a number of ages.
What reputation do the local schools have? The central London location of Kensington Row means that many of the capital's most highly regarded schools, colleges and universities can be reached easily by car or public transport.
What is the traffic and transport like in the area? High Street Kensington underground station is just a short walk from Kensington Row.
What’s a good place for dinner nearby? Kensington Row puts you within easy reach of a variety of world class restaurants, including Richard Branson’s Babylon at The Roof Gardens, the Nobu inspired Yashin Sushi and Marco Pierre White’s The Belvedere in nearby Holland Park.
What would be an ideal way to spend the day in the area? Kensington Row residents’ can find a variety of things to do just a short stroll away. Along Kensington High Street global brands rub shoulders with eclectic, independent boutiques and numerous cafés and restaurants that offer refreshments from all corners of the world. The choice of entertainment ranges from a film at the Coronet to a concert at the Royal Albert Hall, and a breath of fresh air can always be taken in pretty Holland Park.
What local secret is there in the area that would take a new resident a while to discover? The Kensington Roof Gardens offer the rare opportunity to see live flamingos while you sip your glass of wine 100 feet above Kensington High Street.
If you could change one thing about the properties in the development what would it be? There is nothing we would change at Kensington Row.
What items are included in the sale of the property (eg. white goods in the kitchen)? The kitchens at Kensington Row feature a range of integrated stainless steel Küppersbusch appliances, including touch control induction hob, multi-function oven, microwave oven and warming drawer.
Who would be the ideal buyer? The homes at Kensington Row are suited to anyone looking to purchase a luxurious new build apartment in central London. The close proximity to some of the capital’s most highly regarded education centres, shops, restaurants and iconic landmarks as well as the on site facilities make Kensington Row the ideal choice for a wide range of purchasers.