The Garden House, SW7
A free-flowing, dynamic home with outstanding lateral space, including a double-height 18ft ceiling and an abundance of natural light to awaken the senses.... The Garden House was iconic.
Winner of a 2008 RIBA award, this architect-designed home by Studio Bednarski provided the balance that many London dwellers seek in their busy work/home lives.
On entering the property, a colossal hallway transported you up onto a suspended walkway. Floating above the main living area, a large wood-framed glass wall allowed views of the internal courtyard.
Below, double glass doors opened onto the lower garden – a perfect space for entertaining in the warmer summer months.
Bringing a sense of calm in central London, notably on the Gloucester Road, this urban retreat left you feeling refreshed and ready to face the city.
The property also included separate living quarters, perfect for a live-in nanny or full-time staff.
The question is, what didn't it offer...
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Studio Bednarski, 37 Pall Mall Deposit, Barlby Road, London W10; studio-bednarski.com