Feel history at home

  • By Bertie Russell
  • 09 April 2020

Please note that this article has been translated from the original.

Except for a small number of high-level heritage buildings that are only used for ornamental purposes, most of the heritage buildings in the United Kingdom are used as residences and can be traded in the real estate market. According to data from Savills, the first real estate developer, there are 350,000 heritage buildings registered in the UK, among which the highest proportion of heritage buildings in the total number of buildings is the British town of Cotswolds, with 25 buildings per 100 people. Buildings, while the UK average is five buildings per 100 people.

The British are very enthusiastic about buying heritage buildings. If the building is located in the urban area, it is usually in a better location. The good location itself makes the property more likely to have a premium in the future. In addition, whether it is a Tudor house with a wooden grid on the outer wall or an elegant and symmetrical Georgian townhouse, the heritage building exudes a unique historical charm, while the modern interior decoration allows the residents At the same time enjoy the comfortable life of the city.

Heritage buildings usually form a group of buildings with other historical buildings with a sense of age, so that the entire street, even the town, is immersed in the historical atmosphere. The following introduces readers to several historic houses in London.

22 Bury Walk, Chelsea

There is a plaque on the front of the building to commemorate the life of its famous former owner, artist and costume designer Sophie Fedorovitch. Until her death in 1953, the Russian-born artist was the owner of this unique house. She has been working with ballet choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton since the first performance in 1926. Throughout her career, she has designed costumes for many of Ashton’s performances, including “Cinderella” (1948), and she also participated in choreographer Andree Howard’s most famous Clothing design of his work “La fete etrange” (1940).

Bury Walk is a hidden street, located between Fulham and King’s Road, and borders Sydney Street on one side. This house on Bury Walk is particularly striking and described by Nicky Haslam as “like a toy Gothic castle”. The house has pointed windows and a castle-like roof line. It is priced at £2.95 million and can be purchased through agent Russell Simpson.

See the full Russell Simpson property details here.

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