Description of 18-30 Leonard Street
18-30 Leonard street is a residential building with 45 luxury 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and three stunning penthouses.
Designed by the award-winning architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, London Square Leonard Street offers superbly designed, spacious interiors on the edge of The City, with the hip hangouts of Hoxton and Shoreditch just 5 minutes away.
Featuring a stylish, contemporary show apartment by award-winning Suna Interior Design, the development is situated in a quiet corner of EC2 just off Great Eastern Street, a stone's throw from Old Street underground station, Silicon Roundabout and fashionable Hoxton Square.
Its facades are stylishly simple and blend with the Shoreditch urban vernacular comprising sleek brickwork, high quality stone and elegant glazing. On street level, an imposing double height entrance and large and welcoming reception area create a grand sense of arrival. Communal areas are chic and stylish, featuring timber panelling illuminated by feature lighting.
The eight storey building's southerly facade overlooks a private courtyard, with projecting balconies commanding fantastic views over the cityscape below. The three beautiful penthouses have dual-aspect panoramic outlooks which take in the dramatic City skyline, Canary Wharf and beyond.
The apartments have 21st Century specifications including Sky+ and iPod docks with speakers to all bedrooms and living areas. Interiors are contemporary yet classic comprising bespoke high gloss kitchens by Siematic, silestone worktops, hardwood flooring and Siemens appliances. Bathrooms feature porcelain tiling, Duravit sanitaryware and LED feature lighting.
Rebecca Littler, sales and marketing director of London Square, said: “Leonard Street is at the very heart of all that London has to offer. Superbly located in one of the most coveted locations in the capital - it is perfectly placed for city workers and creative professionals who want to be part of London's brightest and most buzzing district. We are already receiving an astounding level of interest.”
Leonard Street is perfectly positioned on the perimeter of Shoreditch and the City. Widely regarded as the creative hub of the capital - Shoreditch has attracted design groups, fashion houses, digital technology companies, and an eclectic mix of restaurants, shops, bars and nightclubs. Highlights include popular local pub The Princess of Shoreditch on Paul Street, renowned music venue and cocktail bar The Book Club and Eyre Brothers, a lively Iberian restaurant, both on Leonard Street itself.
The West End and Canary Wharf can both be reached within 20 minutes by tube. For international travel, King's Cross St Pancras International railway station is just 14 minutes away and London City airport can be reached in just over 30 minutes.
Prices started from £565,000 for a one-bedroom apartment offering over 690 sq ft. (October 2012)
In January 2013 prices start from £590,000.
Source: londonsquare.co.uk 22. January 2013