The Arts House
11 uniquely appointed apartments & a single townhouse residence located in the heart of the world’s cultural capital. Become part of the most cosmopolitan & vibrant scene of London’s Royal Kensington. A place of palaces & history, of artists & poets of music and sciences.
Many of the apartments benefit from restoration of the original period features. Exceptional ceiling heights, decorative cornices, original fireplaces & traditional sash windows have been preserved & reinstated throughout this beautiful building. All thoughtfully combined with contemporary advantages, such as ‘penthouse’ style lifts, delivering you right inside your own private space. The penthouses benefit from private terrace/ roof gardens, with views over Kensington roofs & parklands.
Small details matter a great deal. The Arts House has been created to offer a comfortable and pleasurable lifestyle. A stylish array of fresh flowers in the entrance lobby greet you as you enter into the reception hall. The beautifully restored limestone cantilevered staircase stretching up to the top floor is topped with a skylight allowing natural light to flood in. Your dedicated onsite concierge is ready and waiting to help you with your shopping, valet parking or retrieving your car*, assisting with tickets to the latest show or perhaps just to wish you a great morning. Knowing your apartment is protected and aided both by this personal service and 24 CCTV allows you peace of mind as you go about your day. The Concierge and Lifestyle service is provided by Privée and is available both on-site, from 8 am to 6 pm daily and 24 hours by phone, online and bespoke The Arts House Concierge App.
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Arts House has had many famous neighbours during it’s lifetime. J.M.Barrie, creator of Peter Pan, lived close by and T.S.Eliot was the church warden of St Stephen’s church, directly opposite on Southwell Gardens.
Within easy reach are an extensive collection of unique venues in which to enjoy the best of arts in which ever format you enjoy the most.
Gloucester Road tube station is a 2 minute walk away, from where all parts of the capital, and beyond, can be accessed with ease.
Iconic London has always led the world with it’s panache, style & hunger for the bright & beautiful... and Kensington has been blessed with a multitude of riches as home of the sciences, arts & inspiration. Enriched with both classic & avant garde architecture, this royal borough is todays most desired location for those seeking an oasis to refresh the senses. Now, new life has been brought to this 19th century Victorian building to be the very heart of your own oasis. “The Arts House” has re-imagined this fine example of period architecture & marked it with elegant, contemporary design, discreet technology & bespoke, luxury finishings.
The Arts House is perfectly positioned to enjoy the very best of London’s most prestigious royal borough.
If you’re looking for an antidote to the hustle and bustle of the city, there are acres of parkland in and around Kensington to explore. Hyde Park is a short walk away and never fails to impress with its sprawling greenery, the Serpentine and its iconic landmarks. In the summer the park is brought to life with concerts and its open-air theatre, while in winter the trees are filled with lights and visitors flock to its skating rink.
No walk around Kensington is complete without visiting Kensington Gardens, a sprawling 265 acres of greenery in the heart of the city.
1.5 Bedroom Apartment from £1,690,000
Whilst each and every period detail has been meticulously restored wheverever possible, considerable thought has gone into maximising technology to enhance your lifestyle. Call the lift with your unique access fob and allow it to deliver you directly, penthouse style, to your apartment without further doors, shared corridors or delays. Offer access to your guests from either the provided iPad CCTV screen or your iPhone ensuring it is only you, and those you choose, who have access to your apartment. Once inside your private space you will see that 4K ready TVs, wifi modems and high speed access points have already been installed and commissioned. Just activate a Sky+ account and the rest is taken care of with the all the neccessary equipment stored discretely in a compact comms rack. Pre-networked TV and Sonos amplifyers and speakers will allow you to immediately enjoy your movie or music of choice. Day 1, no fuss, no hassle. Fibre optic high-speed broadband data cabelling, satellite and terrestial ariels are pre-connected for UK and Interntional services. Heating and cooling are provided in apartment via comfort cooling throughout with underfloor heating to stone floors. Your building management team will take care of their service and maintenance along with any small handyman task that assists in your enjoyment of your apartment.
This same level of attention to detail can be seen throughout the apartments from the European sourced and hand finished parquet floors to the exquisite contemporary kitchens. High quality appliances and clever storage solutions deliver the maximum enjoyment from your living environment whether entertaining a crowd or just relaxing in your space. Huge care has been taken to maximise the storage, from coat closets near the entrance way to a range of bespoke and handmade wardrobes in every bedroom. Each bedroom has it’s own private bathroom with either oversized shower head or soaking tub. Beautiful rubbed bronze taps and white porcelain sanitaryware are complimented by book-matched marble on the walls and marble slabs on the floors. The look is clean, elegant and inviting.
Elsewhere the detailing makes each room in every apartment wonderfully unique. Painstakingly restored cornice and decorative ceilings, sash windows and other original features are to be found widely across the building. New and exciting materials have been carefully sourced and curated offering an interest and contemporary dimension.
The Arts House offers the perfect combination of historic architectural integrity with the finest contemporary finishing.