LONDON: The unique home was a project on Channel Four's flagship show Grand Designs. Mediadrumimages/Fine&Country

By Alex Jones


MAKE A splash with this stunning £2m converted Victorian Water Tower complete with its own OBSERVATION DECK with 360-degree views over London, perfecting for sitting back and enjoying a cocktail or two.

The fabulous eight-storey home offers the opportunity for a lucky purchaser to live in a unique property within easy commuting distance of central London. In fact, according to a previous occupant, on a clear day it is even possible to read the time on Big Ben’s tower with a pair of binoculars.

LONDON: Fine & Country estate agents have offered you the opportunity to buy a one-of-a-kind showstopper. Mediadrumimages/Fine&Country

Mesmeric photos show the imposing exterior of the lovingly restored tower, built in 1896; the spell-binding views from the tower’s impressive observatory deck; and the ultra-modern stainless steel-clad pavilion at the base of the tower.

The five-bedroom home, located in Shooter’s Hill near Charlton, is now on the market with Fine & Country Estate Agents for a cool £2,000,000. The property has appeared on Channel Four’s flagship show Grand designs, was once used to supply clean water to the area during a Scarlet Fever Epidemic, and part of complex which helped tend casualties in the two world wars.

LONDON: The observation deck. Mediadrumimages/Fine&Country

“Live the Grand Designs lifestyle!” the Fine & Country listing states.

“A residential eight storey Victorian water tower with a modern twist. The 130-foot approx. tower was built in 1896 and retains many of its original features.

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“At the base of the 123-year-old tower, a recently added two-storey pavilion houses further living accommodation including a kitchen and living/dining space on the ground floor, two large bedrooms, two bathrooms and a utility room, with a covered bridge into the tower. The tower comprises; a further three good sized bedrooms, a kitchen and an additional bathroom. A hydraulic lift was also fitted alongside the tower stair which leads to the impressive tower-top observatory deck with 360-degree views across London.”

LONDON: A classsic fusion of history and modern in one space. Mediadrumimages/Fine&Country

The property also enjoys gated parking with its own drive and access to the Docklands Light Railway, Crossrail and bus connections.

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