The Most Elegant Townhouses On The Market Now
These stylish homes are the talk of the town...
Nothing says stylish city living like a townhouse. From Chelsea and Hampstead to the Cornish coast, these are the most elegant and enviable on the market now.
Elegant Townhouses On The Market Right Now
Parsons Green, Fulham, London
Just a stones throw from the Kings Road and the shops and restaurants of Chelsea, this property offers stylish living in the heart of London. In traditional townhouse fashion it is tall and narrow, with five bedrooms and three reception rooms arranged over four floors. On the lower levels you’ll find open plan living spaces flooded with natural light from skylights and opening onto the west facing garden. Meanwhile upstairs there are generous bedrooms with Juliet balconies overlooking the green. SOLD through Knight Frank.
Frognal House, Hampstead, London
Many London townhouses are rich with history, and this Hampstead home is no exception. Renowned French President Charles de Gaulle lived in this Grade II listed house with his family in the 1940s, after which a sisterhood of nuns transformed it into St Dorothy’s convent. Awash with period features – from brown brick elevations and cast iron balconies to sash windows and cornicing – the property is a unique opportunity to own a piece of London history just a short walk from leafy Hampstead heath. SOLD through Knight Frank.
Woodlane Crescent, Falmouth, Cornwall
For a townhouse with sea views, look no further than this gorgeous Cornish property. Located in the heart of bustling Falmouth, this pastel-blue hued home has five bedrooms, two spacious reception rooms and high ceilings. There are sash windows throughout the house through which you can gaze out to sea, and a south-facing walled garden perfect for summer garden parties. You’ll even find a one-bedroom basement flat below the property which would make an enviable seaside air bnb. SOLD through Jonathan Cunliffe.
Bywater Street, Chelsea, London
This candy-striped cul de sac just off The Kings Road is one of London’s most iconic townhouse addresses. With an Instagrammable pastel façade, the property has been elegantly renovated; think open plan living spaces, kitchens that flow into dining rooms and skylights bathing the whole house in natural light. There’s three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and even a home cinema – perfect for cosy evenings in after an afternoon shopping in Chelsea. Available through Savills or £3,500,000
York Street, Marylebone, W1U
With a staggering twelve bedrooms, this Grade II listed property has all the elegance of a townhouse and all the space of a country mansion. Arranged over five levels and still as charmingly Georgian as the day it was built, the house retains period features including high ceilings, wood flooring, sash windows and a vaulted tiled hallway that is perfect for hosting lavish parties. Alternatively, if you feel like dining out the restaurants of fashionable Marylebone are just a short stroll away. Available through Dexters for £6,750,000. SOLD
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Crescent Terrace, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Proving that London isn’t the only place with stylish townhouses is this elegant Cheltenham home. The checkerboard reception hall and corniced ceilings ooze style and class, while the floating balcony is the epitome of sophistication. With four reception rooms and a tropical garden, this is the perfect house to host guests and dine al fresco. Meanwhile, the six generous bedrooms and wonderful location (right at the heart of Cheltenham) make it an ideal family home. SOLD through Knight Frank.
Montpelier Row, London
Picture perfect Monteplier Row is an idyllic East London pad. Located near popular Blackheath Village and the open green spaces of Greenwich Park, the house is arranged over five floors with charming period features throughout. There’re ornate fireplaces, high ceilings, original roof timbers and working shutters, as well as beautiful sash windows. And with five bedrooms and a spacious rear garden, there’s not much this house doesn’t have. SOLD through Knight Frank.
Amwell Street, London
Located in the heart of ‘Amwell Village’ (a stylish terraced street just south of Angel) this Georgian house oozes sophistication. Having been refurbished a few years ago with the assistance of an architect, it now offers comfortable modern living spread over four floors. The kitchen is fresh and fitted; the four bedrooms are bright and airy; even the garden has been stylishly designed. Dine al fresco on the outside courtyard or head down to Exmouth Market for a bite to eat. SOLD through Savills.
Oxford Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Located in the charming town of Woodstock and surrounded by the rolling Oxfordshire hills, this is a townhouse for those who crave a slightly quieter town. The unassuming frontage hides grand reception rooms and six spacious bedrooms. An abundance of period features (think open fires, sash windows and panelled staircases) make this an elegant and sophisticated place to entertain. Meanwhile, the quaint walled garden is a haven of tranquillity, and the bustling high street just a short walk away. The perfect townhouse for small town people. SOLD through Knight Frank.
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, London
One of the grander and more luxurious townhouses available, this sweeping family home has just been extensively refurbished. There are seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, four reception rooms, a snooker room and a kitchen that opens onto the walled garden. Décor is swanky and chic; think marble flooring, built-in flatscreens and rooms given over to wine drinking or yoga. And of course there’s no shortage of plush sofas which you can sink into in style. SOLD through Savills for £9,950,000
Eaton Square, London, SW1
As townhouses go, you’d be hard pushed to find one more glamorous than this one. Eaton Square has been home to two ex-Prime Ministers (Margaret Thatcher and Stanley Baldwin) and is rightfully the bearer of an enviable blue plaque. Located on one of the city’s most sought after garden squares, the Grade II listed property has palatial interiors and grand drawing rooms. There are three reception rooms, six bedrooms, eight (!) bathrooms and a private central courtyard that will transport you from central London to a Mediterranean villa. SOLD through Beauchamp Estates.
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