Dream Homes: St John's Wood

A house with history that has been updated for modern life, this handsome home, for sale with Savills, ticks all the boxes.

If you’re looking for a period property that has been sensitively updated, this is the home for you. Set on one of St. John’s Wood’s most desirable roads, within walking distance of the American School, this handsome semi-detached home has been meticulously renovated by the current owners to enhance original features while introducing contemporary finishes and hi-tech modern conveniences, making it the perfect family home.

With energy efficiency a top priority, passive chilled ceilings provide state-of-the-art cooling, perfect for those long, hot summer days, while underfloor heating keeps things cosy when the temperature drops.

Set over four levels and offering a staggering 255 sq m of luxury living space, the property comprises a gorgeous kitchen/ family room on the ground floor, complete with Gaggenau appliances and floor-to-ceiling cabinetry offering oodles of storage. A stunning double reception spans the whole of the raised ground floor level; the double aspect room is light-filled and lovely, with French doors leading onto a Portland stone terrace with BBQ area. The master suite, complete with steam shower and dressing area, is located on the first floor. There are two further spacious bedrooms on the second floor, along with a beautifully appointed family bathroom. A well-equipped guest suite, complete with bathroom, is located on the ground floor. With its own access, this is perfect for a nanny, or for use as a granny annex.

A further basement level houses a cinema room equipped with surround sound, as well as utility room and plant room. And there is loft storage, accessed via an elevator.

Move in ready, the whole property has been exquisitely decorated with bespoke joinery, and parquet flooring throughout. Vibia feature lighting and a Sonos home entertainment system further complement the offering. Look sharp, this isn’t expected to hang around for long.

£5.25 million, Savills (020 3043 3600; savills.com)