- Grade II Listed detached house
- Bedford Park conservation area
- Central Chiswick location
- Period features throughout
- Exceptional proportions
- Impressive garden
- EPC Exempt
Imposing detached Grade II Listed house on a premier road in prime Bedford Park. A successful layout further complemented by period features and two terraces overlooking the wide & impressive garden
Queen Anne's Grove sits in the heart of Bedford Park, London's first garden suburb and Chiswick's most sought-after enclave.
It is a short walk from the excellent shops, boutiques and restaurants of central Chiswick, and close to Turnham Green Underground station (District Line). Central London and Heathrow (A4/M4) are easily accessible, as are several leading independent schools.
Bedford Park in Chiswick, West London is a very special and sought after community centrally located, it has the merit of being the first Garden Suburb. The residential roads are mainly tree lined, with attractive architecture. In 1875, Jonathan Carr, a cloth merchant and property entrepreneur, purchased 24 acres of land close to Turnham Green underground station (which had opened 6 years earlier). The Bedford Park estate was built between 1875 and 1886.
Chiswick is a hugely popular and prosperous large suburb of West London located on the northern side of the River Thames, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Charing Cross. It was historically an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex, with an agrarian and fishing economy. The name "Chiswick" is of Old English origin meaning "Cheese Farm" and originates from the riverside meadows and farms that are thought to have supported an annual cheese fair on Dukes Meadows up until the 18th century.
The style of property in Chiswick is varied offering everything from mansion flats along the High Road and on Sutton Court Road, to pretty Victorian cottages on the Glebe Estate. Large Victorian detached houses are found in Grove Park, and Arts & Crafts houses throughout Bedford Park. The River front, Chiswick Mall and Strand on the Green are lined with elegant Georgian houses ensuring that there is a fantastic variety of property throughout the local area.
Chiswick High Road, famous for its boulevard-style pavements, is full of quality independent outlets and an increasingly up-market selection of high street names which run from Hammersmith through to the Chiswick roundabout. Chiswick is a great place to shop and eat. Tesco, Sainsbury's, Waitrose and Marks and Spencer are all represented. Serving meat lovers are Macken Bros, Wyndham House and Ginger Pig butchers. Covent Garden Fishmongers do as their name suggests. Bayley & Sage have an amazing cheese counter and the Grove Park Deli on Fauconberg Road is also very popular. The Old Cinema provides Antique Vintage Retro Collections. Attractive fruit, vegetable and flower stalls add colour to the High Road. High Street banks, chemists, dry cleaners, beauty spas, fashion shops, off licences and general repair shops as well as many other outlets means there is no need to go elsewhere.
Among Chiswick's fine dining choices are Michelin-starred La Trompette on Devonshire Road and Hedone on Chiswick High Road. Similarly renowned is Le Vacherin on South Parade. High Road House and its Brasserie are part of the Soho House empire; while Foxlow steak restaurant is on Barley Mow Passage. Numerous high street restaurants such as Honest Burgers, Cote, Bryons and Pizza Express cater for family tastes.
Lord Burlington's Chiswick House is a picturesque, 18th-century Palladian mansion with gardens designed by William Kent. The birthplace of the English Landscape Movement, the gardens, with their statuary hedges and vistas, has had a £12 million makeover which includes a new café by architects Caruso St John. In recent years Chiswick House grounds have played host to Soho House group's House Festival, enticing the great and the good of the media industry with performers who are both nationally renowned and locally resident.
Bedford Park, London's first garden suburb, was built between 1875 and 1886 as part of the Arts & Crafts revival. Victorian property developer Jonathan Carr instructed lead architect Richard Norman Shaw (alongside EJ May, W Wilson and EW Godwin) in the building of a collection of houses and studios that now form a conservation area and are for the most part Grade II listed. Many of these houses feature elements of styling from William Morris, to whose legacy is dedicated the William Morris Society at Kelmscott House on Upper Mall.
An exceptional detached Bedford Park family house benefitting from generous proportions throughout, whilst also offering a host of charming period features from the delightful fireplaces to beautiful leaded windows and original panelling.
The layout is very successful with excellent accommodation that is both spacious and versatile for family living. The ground floor provides two large reception rooms, one of which has double doors leading out onto the impressively wide garden. There is a good size kitchen / breakfast room that flows through to a conservatory which also leads out onto the garden.
The first floor offers a fabulous master bedroom with a wonderful outlook onto the quiet road and benefits from an en suite bathroom which also connects back onto the main landing. There is another expansive bedroom which is further complemented by double doors opening out onto a traditional Bedford Park balcony, which has a superb outlook across the greenery of the surrounding area. This floor also provides a cloakroom and a charming study with a beautiful view over the garden.
The second floor provides a further terrace/balcony and three large double bedrooms, plus a family bathroom. There is side access from the front to the rear of the house via a passageway
to the side.
Square Footage: 2982 sq ft
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