Homes for outdoor socialising

As the UK begins it roadmap out of lockdown with new restriction easing allowing for six people, or two full households to meet outside, including in back gardens, for the first time in four months we take a look at four new developments on the market with outdoor spaces perfect the socialising…

Venice Court by Westminster City Council from £605,000, show home opening this month.

The apartments which comprise of a selection of studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments have just been launched, scheduled for completion this summer. Located about one minute’s walk from the stretch of Regent’s Canal which runs through Little Venice and just a stone’s throw from some of London’s most treasured landmarks and hidden gems, Venice Court sits in between the vibrant community and market stalls of Church Street and the tranquil waterways and handsome mansions of Little Venice. 

The development has been designed by David Miller Architects with Italianate-inspired interiors by No. 12 Studio. The apartments cluster around a tranquil green enclave at the heart of Venice Court. With landscape design by Lloyd Bore Landscape Architects, the garden will host a sun terrace with outdoor seating for warmer weather, as well as borders and planters to create a varied backdrop throughout the year.

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South Quay Plaza by Berkeley, from £785,000 for a studio

South Quay Plaza is a landmark development designed by world leading architects Foster + Partners. The building has been designed to maximise space in the 2.6 acres of gardens that surround it, allowing sunlight to flood the gardens and provide dual aspect views for many of the apartments.

Located just a few moments from the heart of London’s fastest growing business district, South Quay Plaza is incredibly well connected. Within a five minute walk you can access the South Quay DLR station, Canary Wharf underground station and the forthcoming Elizabeth Line (Crossrail). Living at South Quay Plaza will provide residents with a 5-star lifestyle as they become exclusive members of The Quay Club, providing fantastic facilities including a state of the art gym, 20m swimming pool overlooking the South Dock, business lounge, screening room and private dining room as well as the stunning 56th floor bar and terrace, offering incredible views of the city skyline.

CGI of South Quay Plaza Terrace looking East

The 56th floor terrace is one of the key features of the Quay Club at South Quay Plaza, occupying half of the floor space of the Residents’ Club Lounge. The terrace has its own bar and kitchen, decorated with dark woods and low-level furniture to maximise the views available. The amenities also include a Foster + Partners designed bar, outside BBQ grill station, relaxed seating areas, a screening room, TV wall/library and conference room, which all offer panoramas of Canary Wharf, the Thames, the City and beyond.

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Marylebone Square by Concord London, from £2.55m

This mixed use development will comprise 54 private sale homes in the heart of sought-after Marylebone, and will sit on the site of the former Moxon Street car park. The homes are centred around a striking central atrium filled with greenery. Marylebone Square will also be home to two storeys of high-end retail units and the new Marylebone Hall, a community facility designed to house the popular Marylebone Farmers’ Market each Sunday, in addition to other use by local residents during the remainder of the week. It was designed by award-winning architect Simon Bowden of E8 Architecture.

Once completed, Marylebone Square will provide a range of spacious homes, ranging from one to three bedroom apartments, and 12 breath-taking two and three-bedroom penthouse properties. The design has focused on a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living and many homes come with terraces and verandas, offering spectacular views.

For more information visit HERE

No.1 Millbrook Park by Joseph Homes, from £399,995

Located on a the highest point of Mill Hill’s Millbrook Park regeneration scheme, Mill Hill is one of London’s most desirable locations and is often described as a hidden gem in the capital. The original Village still exists and offers quaint tranquillity that is hard to find so close to the city centre.

Despite this quiet feel, nearby Mill Hill Broadway is a hive of activity with independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants in abundance. The surrounding area offers a huge range of open spaces including parks and golf courses, providing a choice of places to escape from the stresses and strains of city life.

No.1 Millbrook Park developed by multi-award-winning developers, Joseph Homes is a spectacular development of 149 beautifully-crafted homes featuring 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 3 & 4 bedroom townhouses in NW7. All the homes at No.1 Millbrook Park have a range of specifications aimed to reduce toxins and promote residents’ wellbeing. The homes use low VOC (volatile organic compound) paint, gas-free appliances (reducing toxins), thermally efficient glass, mechanical ventilation and heat recovery systems (MVHR) and pollen filters, to create a continuous supply of fresh filtered air. This takes the development above and beyond what many other new build homes offer in terms of consideration of health and wellbeing, a particularly important factor with increased home-working expected to continue this year and beyond.

For more information visit HERE

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