By Mark McConville


SCHOOL’S out forever with this stunning four-bed apartment set in a converted Victorian education facility.

Incredible images show the large building and its gardens as well as its picture-perfect views of London.

Other striking shots show the spacious bedrooms, modern kitchen and the huge living areas with windows providing plenty of natural light.

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The four-bed apartment is located in The Village, Amies Street, London and is currently listed by Cluttons for £4.29m.

“The Village is an outstanding development of a grand school conversion,” states the listing.

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“Set behind secure gates, with the added benefit of a full time porter and lift. This remarkable Victorian school conversion brings together traditional and modern design, and is certainly one of the most unique properties for sale in London.

“The apartment is approximately 4,600 square feet and has been finished to an unusually high specification. The double height reception room is the centre piece of the property and was once the original gymnasium of Lavender Hill School. The enormous south facing windows allow an abundance of natural light to flood in to this incredible entertaining space.

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“The 50-foot reception room features an open fireplace at one end and an open plan kitchen at the other which divides the space into a living and dining area. There are two mezzanines overlooking the reception room, one a study and the other a home cinema/family room.

“The contemporary fully-fitted kitchen benefits from a breakfast bar. Beyond the kitchen there is a utility room and an opulent guest cloakroom. There are four bedrooms, the master bedroom features a luxurious mezzanine bathroom, the second bedroom has an en-suite shower room a further family bathroom serves bedrooms three and four.

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“Throughout the property there is a large amount of storage maximising the use of the space which includes two store rooms and wine display. There are two private off street parking spaces and the manicured courtyard and communal grounds are kept in immaculate condition.

“The Village is widely recognised as London’s finest Victorian School conversion having been one of the first.

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Situated on the corner of Latchmere Road and Amies Street it is well located for the vast array of eateries, shops, entertainment and other amenities found on Northcote Road, Lavender Hill. Clapham Common is a short walk to the South and Battersea Park to the North.

Clapham Junction Station offers direct services into Victoria and Waterloo and there are also numerous bus services providing easy access across the river to Chelsea.

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