Schoolbell Mews, London, E3
This stunning split level apartment, set over the first and second floor within the gatehouse building of a Victorian school conversion set in the heart of the Medway conservation area in Bow.
Accessed via communal grounds and secure entrance, this stunning two bedroom property has been renovated to an impeccable standard. Boasting impressive high ceilings, original oak flooring and beautiful sash windows. The property extends over 1000 sqft and comes with off street parking in the mews.
The reception area benefits from double height ceilings almost five metres in height with the original sash windows.
The property retains the original oak flooring which is a recurring feature throughout the apartment with a wall of shelving at one end and a storage cupboard beneath the stairs.
The kitchen is situated on the mezzanine level stairs leading from the reception room with ample space for dining and entertaining with white fitted units and marble work counter surface. Slate grey tiling for the kitchen and dining floor.
The property has recently been fully reconfigured and renovated to allow more free flowing functional living space, with a unique artistic interior design throughout, adding to the character of the building.
The property comprises of two double bedrooms.
The master benefits from original oak flooring, high ceilings with a unique bespoke designer built in storage unite with handmade seating area and cushions. On the opposing side of the room there is a wardrobe with sliding doors made from 1920’s reclaimed art school wood flooring. The second bedroom on the mezzanine level benefits from an abundance of natural light, and massive storage behind sliding mirror doors. It's currently being used as an art studio but could easily be used as a bedroom. Storage spaces tastefully hidden throughout the property. Each room has multiple light settings for to create various moods. Inset hidden strip lighting runs along bespoke stairs and edge of mezzanine. Chandeliers of Murano glass hang in double hight ceilings. Bauhaus German industrial lamps, refurbished in France light both bedrooms for reading in bed. Vintage 1890s American butler call box.
There is a stylish bathroom with two light settings, antique fittings, under floor heating and heated towel rack.
The school dates to the 1890's and is an impressive building. The apartments were designed around existing features and they are on show in abundance in this property.
Schoolbell Mews is a sought after development, situated on a lovely tree-lined road, in close proximity to Roman Road and Victoria Park, whilst Mile End (Central Line, District and Hammersmith & City) is only a short walk.