Commanding an eye-catching corner position on Westbourne Park Road and Westbourne Park Villas, this one-time Buddhist Centre was built in 1836 and is now complemented by spaces designed to an exceptionally high standard.
The care and dedication taken to maximise the potential of each space is evident throughout, with bespoke finishes that marry harmoniously with elegant period features. The floating timber and glass staircase in Apartment 1 and an equally impressive ‘zig-zag’ staircase in Apartment 2 illustrate the intrinsic high-level design.
Large reception rooms, high ceilings and parquet flooring provide a framework for modern interiors combined with traditional style stone fireplaces. Bespoke Roundhouse kitchens fitted with high-specification appliances, RAKO mood lighting and recessed flush ceiling speakers are some of the leading-edge features characteristic to the property.
The attractive streetscape and lifestyle offering associated with W2 is well documented, whether you are exploring historic Dickensian streets, shopping for bohemian wares at Portobello Road and Westbourne Grove or dining in one of many Michelin Star restaurants.
With an abundance of international cuisine at your fingertips, world-leading fashion and a plethora of leisure and cultural spaces, it’s extremely difficult not to fall in love with this cinematic district. 94 Westbourne Park Villas is located in a highly convenient position. On the border of zone 1-2, Notting Hill has stations on the District, Central and Circle lines, while being a short journey away from the West End by car.
Royal Oak is the closest tube station to the property, located on the Hammersmith and City line, just minutes away from Baker Street and King’s Cross. With such efficient routes across the city, and convenient access by car to the variety of London airports, residents of 94 Westbourne Park Villas will never struggle to get around.
Eat, drink and watch the world go by over a cup of coffee or a spot of brunch. As one of London’s most desirable locations, Westbourne Park and wider Notting Hill is an inner-city paradise full of vibrant colours and bohemian influence. It’s a place where individuality is celebrated and on days when the sun’s shining nothing beats a spot of people watching outside one of the areas many cafés. Thanks to London’s explosion of café culture over the last ten years there are plenty of places to do so, be it overlooking the canal at Little Venice or sat along Westbourne Grove and Portobello Road. Granger and Co, loved for its legendary brunches and vibrant atmosphere, and Café 202’s prime people-watching alfresco dining, provide a truly eclectic array of culinary delights to enjoy.
Inviting parks and hidden green squares make the area a delight to explore. For a sprawling metropolis London hosts an unusually high amount of green space. Beyond the charming regency streets of Maida Vale and Notting Hill, Westbourne Park Villas is surrounded with plenty. Little Venice, a tranquil pocket of picturesque canals, also lies just minutes from the property. Probably the most impressive green space is Kensington Gardens. Lying to the west of Hyde Park the 242-acre grounds are now home to avenues of magnificent trees and ornamental flowerbeds. Take a stroll around the Italian Gardens, Serpentine Galleries and top it off with the alluring history of Kensington Palace. All this is just a 20 minutes walk from the property.
Bursting with an array of international cafés and restaurants, you’ll always find the perfect meal. With a vast and multicultural population, the area around 94 Westbourne Park Villas has an exceptional array of Michelin star restaurants, pop ups and old time favourite locals. Accredited with 3 AA Rosettes and a Michelin Star for its exceptional fine dining, The Ledbury is an award-winning French restaurant, offering an intimate ambience and outstanding cuisine. The original Beach Blanket Babylon, or BBB as it is affectionately known, was established in 1990, becoming an institution of the London restaurant, bar and club scene. Local favourite gastropub The Westbourne, conveniently located just across the road, provides the perfect setting to kick back and unwind.
For fashion, London is spoilt with the amount of places to shop. Notting Hill, Westbourne Grove and the world famous Portobello Road are three of the best. Visitors flock from all over the world to sample the many boutiques by internationally renowned designers. Mr Hare is a contemporary luxury men’s shoe designer, with an emphasis on beautifully-crafted shoes for the modern thinking man. Further validating Notting Hill’s fashion link is iconic English brand Paul Smith. Located on the corner of Westbourne Grove and Kensington Park Road, the ‘shop in a house’ lets customers step through the doors and into a world of eccentricity. The planned revitalisation of Whiteleys will only cement the areas appeal and rival Central London for the latest fashion.
Iconic surroundings consistently buzz with ambition and creativity. When it comes to the finer details of your new home, it’s important to surround yourself with the things you love. It won’t take you long to discover the many local boutiques and showrooms offering bespoke interior design items. Tom Dixon Shop, in the ever vibrant Portobello Dock, is a British product design brand, inspired by the nation’s unique heritage and produces extraordinary objects for everyday use. Further collected from around the globe there’s something to please every taste from Danish brand BoConcept, to independent furniture designers SCP. Oliver Goldsmith, a pioneer in iconic eyewear, has always been synonymous with stars and style. Think cult films of the fifties & sixties, think Vogue and Queen, endorsements by celebrities and royals. They’ve all got one thing in common. Oliver Goldsmith.
The artistically inspired streets boast an extremely rich history of culture. Over the last 100 years this creative reputation has been cultivated thanks to the numerous artists who have lived and worked in the area. Upholding this tradition, there are a variety of ways to absorb much of the culture the area has to offer – past and present. From pop stars to poets, the vivid and inspirational landscape has always drawn those inclined to pursue innovative careers and stimulating past times. Being surrounded by so many idyllic art spaces, a simple stroll down the street is all the inspiration you need. The Tabernacle is one of London’s most intimate performance spaces, while the Electric Cinema, part of the Electric House members’ club, gives the silver screen a platinum makeover.
Surrounded by everything you need to stay in shape, makes it easy to maintain a good work, life balance. It’s important to indulge yourself sometimes. With so many spas and gyms surrounding Westbourne Park, you can exercise at your own pace, in a style that suits you best. Bodyworks in Notting Hill offers an inviting gym, bespoke personal training services and numerous classes that promise to bring you stimulation and, most importantly, results you can see and feel. Heartcore, a unique approach on fitness, offers highly-effective classes in Dynamic Pilates, High-Intensity TRX and Barre, resulting in health and fitness benefits that traditional exercise simply can’t match. The Harbour Club is a place where you can combine socialising, fitness, downtime and leisure activities such as tennis and swimming, to truly experience a different kind of city escape.