“Aleksa Studio conceived of every area with an acute consideration to element, texture and materiality”
This lovely three-bedroom home, with a non-public courtyard backyard, could be discovered on Colworth Grove in Elephant and Citadel. It was utterly refurbished and prolonged in 2017 to a design by Aleksa Studio. Utilizing a playful palette of brass detailing, uncommon and colored marbles, Italian micro cement and muted tones, the house earned the moniker ‘Sample Home’ for the full of life interpretation of its good-looking Victorian areas. Colworth Grove is a five-minute stroll from Elephant and Citadel Underground and overground stations.
Colworth Grove is a quiet residential cul-de-sac within the Larcom Road Conservation Space, which is lined with good-looking late-Victorian terraced homes. This home is located on the finish of the row and extends over 1,400 sq ft internally.
The entrance of the ground-floor plan retains its interval proportions, with a big double reception, now minimally embellished in white. Shutters, ceiling roses and cornicing have been reinstated and restored the place attainable, and these interval particulars chime with new up to date interventions together with bespoke stable brass and black birch-ply cabinetry. A particular tri-colour engineered oak ground runs underfoot. There may be acute consideration to element, texture and materiality all through the home.
The rear of the bottom ground has been remodeled by the introduction of a big kitchen that opens utterly to the backyard. The area enjoys a pleasing sense of movement and is flooded with mild from a single-pane skylight above. Marble has been laid in a herringbone sample to imitate the wooden floors current in the remainder of the home. The kitchen partitions are completed with a comfortable mauve Italian micro cement, which has been paired with worktops in putting ‘White Magnificence’ marble. Giant folding doorways open from right here onto the non-public courtyard backyard.
There are three bedrooms and a household bathe room on the primary ground. Care has been taken to conceive of the home as a cohesive complete, and so the brass detailing and micro cement used on the bottom ground is repeated within the rest room. The rear bed room has hovering double-height ceilings and pale engineered-wood flooring run underfoot. The principle bed room, positioned on the entrance of the plan, has massive bespoke wardrobes. A staircase, cleverly hid by whitewashed timber battens, leads from right here to a big dressing room and loo, with a freestanding rolltop tub positioned below an enormous skylight. This lovely, calm area has a way of retreat from the town, with an image window framing views over the rooftops. The eaves areas are cleverly configured as expansive wardrobes and a dressing room.
Out of doors Area
The backyard is clad in cedar and the westerly wall is planted with a sky backyard. It may be accessed from the kitchen by way of full-length folding doorways and is a beautiful spot for alfresco eating.
Elephant and Citadel has seen vital improvement in recent times, with extra deliberate for the brand new City Centre and has a rising restaurant scene together with much-loved Theo’s Pizzeria, Diogenes the Canine wine bar and Louie Louie on Walworth Street. Close by Sayer Road is dwelling to an outpost of The Nunhead Gardener and a number of latest eating places together with Koi Ramen Bar. East Road Market, Borough Market and the River Thames are all inside straightforward strolling distance.
Elephant Park, one among London’s largest new inexperienced areas with 2.5 acres of park and nice kids’s services, and the Grade-II listed Kennington Park are a brief stroll away, with sports activities courts and the cafe Collective, which serves glorious pizzas. Bigger inexperienced areas and sports activities services could be discovered at lately re-landscaped Burgess Park.
Colworth Grove is a five-minute stroll from Elephant and Citadel Underground station (Northern and Bakerloo Traces) and the Overground station which runs to south London and Kent. The realm can be exceptionally nicely served by buses and cycle lanes and superhighways.
Council Tax Band: E
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