Flooded with natural light & perched on the Third floor this highly sought after west facing type 26 overlooking the stunning St. Giles Church, lakes and beyond to the 2 acre Residents Gardens. Gilbert House, probably the most sought after block in the Barbican Estate. See Video Tour extended 178 year Lease
Full details Flooded with natural light & perched on the third floor known as a Barbican type 26. Double width & full height sliding door to balcony/fire escape, further third full height window from study, all overlooking the lakes & residents only gardens. South facing bedroom also overlooking the lakes & residents gardens. New style kitchen, superb shower room separate W/C. Underfloor heating throughout included in the service charge. Lift. Parking available by separate negotiation. Built in 1971, the Barbican Estate is the finest achievement of the architects Chamberlin, Powell & Bon. The architects drew inspiration from Le Corbusier, famous for being one of the pioneers of what now is called Modern architecture. Their vision has created a unique urban village community devoid of traffic with immediate amenities including the Barbican Arts Centre, a church, school, library and shops. The estate was Grade ii-listed in 2001 in recognition of its extraordinary contribution to London's urban landscape.Barbican tube station (on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines) is only a couple of minutes' walk away, with Moorgate (on the Northern line), St Paul's (on the Central line) and Mansion House (on the District line) tube stations each within a short walking distance. Moments walking distance the new Crossrail Station Farringdon Station. This entrance will provide access to the 'East Ticket Hall' linking directly with the existing London Underground platforms at Barbican & Farringdon Stations therefore providing access to the Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines. On completion in 2021 Farringdon Station will be a vital interchange between the North-South Thameslink and the East-West Crossrail service. Crossrail ( Elizebeth Line) will give direct access to Canary Wharf in 9 minutes & Bond Street in 3 minutes. Waitrose is located nearby on Whitecross Street, which is also home to the weekday Whitecross Street food market. Next door to the Barbican is West Smithfield an area that has seen a huge regeneration, incoming occupiers are small food outlets, coffee shops bars & restaurants providing a buzzing mixed use location. Comprising of many media, digital and ccreative industries, but increasingly legal, professional and ffinance. The Museum of London will move to Smithfield Market in 2026 ( estimated). Smithfield Meat Market will be vacating then it are will be transformed into a world beating food & gastro destination and will be part of the world beating Cultural Mile. Also within easy reach are the attractions of St. Pauls' Cathedral, New Change Shopping Complex. The River Thames, Tate Modern, Gabriel's Wharf and South Bank.