Project Description

This house is situated at the Bishops Avenue in Hampstead the most desirable addresses in prime London known for its magnificent mansions and grand houses. Step into the grand double height reception hall of Jersey House and you enter a magnificent newly-built mansion of elegance, style and luxury. The York stone paved carriage drive is accessed via two pairs of remotely operated solid Oak entrance gates behind which you will find Jersey House, a London mansion designed in classic English vernacular style set in 1.2 acres of extremely private and beautifully manicured grounds.

This outstanding property combines lavish open spaces, generous ceiling heights outstandingentertainment and leisure facilities, and is finished to a specification of the highest quality including polished plasterwork, bespoke marbles of ten different types, mosaics, handmadesilk and luxurious deep woven wool carpets and handcrafted joinery.

A visitor can ascend effortlessly and silently in the custom-built leather lined eight person lift through four floors of breath-taking design, beautifully dressed interiors and beautiful artwork sculptures and discover luxurious modern living at its best.

DRAWING ON INSPIRATION

Benefiting from a high ceiling, extremely spacious interior and limestone flooring, the drawing room provides grand views over the imposing formal gardens and has a semi-circular ceiling height bay window and a feature, full height, limestone fireplace. Two separate doors open onto the outside terrace leading into the grounds.

The bay window floods the room with natural light revealing the perfect proportions that make the drawing room ideal for receiving and entertaining guests. Full height double doors at either end link the drawing room to both the dining room and family room to create a grand and luxurious sequence of rooms spanning the entire rear width. All these rooms have 3.1

FIT FOR A BANQUET

The large dining room provides a banqueting venue that is perfect for the grandest dining occasions, with space for a large central 10-seater dining table running the entire length of the The French windows to the rear of the dining room provide views over the grounds and access to the paved terrace, which can comfortably host a large cocktail reception or al fresco dinner party. The neighboring family kitchen and breakfast room has a ‘dumb waiter’ linked to the lower ground floor staff-catering kitchen.

ROOM FOR A FAMILY

The sizeable family room provides the ideal place for informal relaxation and entertaining, bright and airy with extensive space that allows for a wealth of comfortable sofas and easy chairs. The French windows open onto the rear gardens, whilst there is a further door from the

A PRIVATE LIBRARY

The private library has Oak and Walnut wood detailed parquet flooring, full height bespoke Walnut wood bookcases and panelling, a marble fireplace and a large bay window providing views onto the front landscaping. The library provides the perfect place for quiet contemplation, relaxed reading or undisturbed study.

A STATE OF THE ART FAMILY KITCHEN

The ground floor family kitchen and breakfast room is bright, airy and spacious with a 3 metre (9.8ft) high ceiling, custom built Poggenpohl fully fitted units and high specification appliances including sub zero refrigeration, wine storage, Gaggenau double-oven, hob,

There is a remote control for raising and lowering a concealed television which is built into the central island providing either easy viewing or television free area. The ‘dumb waiter’ elevator connects from this room to the catering kitchen below, so that meals can be easily delivered upstairs for enjoyment in either the family kitchen and breakfast room or the adjoining dining room.

A MAGNIFICENT MASTER SUITE

Providing 1,867 sq ft (173.5 sq m) of living space, the master bedroom suite spans the entire rear façade of the mansion, with views over the landscaped rear gardens and grounds of the property. Double doors give access to a foyer which in turn opens into the heart of the suite, the luxurious sleeping area, which has wall to wall imported handmade Tai Ping silk carpet and a large bay window providing a Westerly vista over the grounds.

Leading from one side of the master bedroom are His and Hers private dressing rooms and accompanying en suites. From the other side of the bedroom, there is the principal dressing room with a Juliet balcony overlooking the rear gardens, an additional dressing room and an en suite bathroom, pictured right.

Together this suite of rooms provides a place of relaxation, space and splendour that goes far

BEDROOM SUITE TWO

On the first floor is bedroom suite two which, like the further six additional bedroom suites at Jersey House, feature luxurious deep wool woven carpets and marble bathroom.

Bedroom suite two also enjoys magnificent views from the bay window, whilst the extensive floor area allows for relaxation in spacious surroundings.

BEDROOM SUITE THREE

Three windows in a line define the space and light for this bedroom suite. The magnificent views and bright and spacious ambience are complemented by the luxurious en suite bathroom which has a large bathtub and separate walk-in shower cubicle.

BEDROOM SUITE FOUR

Located on the second floor, bedroom suite four has a cozy and intimate feel, yet benefitting from spacious dimensions and an en suite bathroom. This bedroom, and the other three bedrooms on the second floor, are accessed by a gallery with a vaulted ceiling opened up to full height and surmounted by a glass skylight that spans the full length of the gallery, flooding the area with natural light.

BEDROOM SUITE FIVE

Bedroom suite five enjoys a quiet and secluded location on the second floor which, like all the other floors at Jersey House, is served by the eight person passenger lift. The en suite bathroom is tiled with natural limestone containing a rich natural patina that makes this the ideal retreat for bathing and relaxation

BEDROOM SUITE SIX

In the quiet and peaceful environs of the second floor, bedroom suite six has an adjoining en suite bathroom finished in light grey and beige limestone, which perfectly complements the light and subtle colour scheme of the bedroom.

BEDROOM SEVEN & SHOWER ROOM

Bedroom seven on the second floor is spacious and deep, providing room for its own lounge and dressing areas, and creating the ambience of an intimate sitting room. The accompanying shower room has a walk-in shower, marble flooring, fitted mirror and cantilevered sanitary ware.

HOME ENTERTAINMENT & GAMES ROOM

Located off the vaulted gallery on the second floor there is a large wooden-floored games room (which could become a further eighth principal bedroom, music room or teenager’s den), as well as a separate home cinema room with a super-large screen, ceiling-mounted projector and a powerful all-around-sound audio system.

HEALTH & LEISURE

The lower ground floor has a sumptuous health and leisure suite with indoor pool complex with 10.5m mosaic lined swimming pool, limestone anti-slip flooring, large plasma/home entertainment screen, glass walled gymnasium/fitness, steam, sauna and individual, automatically lit, male and female shower and changing rooms.

The swimming pool has a powerful jet stream swimmer installed that can be activated from the poolroom or within the pool itself. The whole area has many different lighting formats that can be set and changed according to the mood required. Natural light cascades into the pool room through French doors which open onto a large sunken garden terrace which features a central reflection pool, fountain and animal sculptures bordered by sun terraces. The sunken terrace leads up, via a York stone outside stairway and intermediate terrace, to the main gardens.

The mansion also has a private massage/hair salon with its own bathroom accessible from the main house and also via the staff entrance, affording full privacy.

A PROFESSIONAL CATERING KITCHEN

On the lower ground floor is a fully equipped stainless steel, professional standard catering kitchen, which can effortlessly occupy a team of chefs and entertain 200 guests or more. This kitchen is connected to the family kitchen by a dumb-waiter.

EXCELLENT STAFF ACCOMMODATION

The mansion has extensive staff accommodation, with a self-contained staff flat above the garage. It has a kitchen, living and bedroom area and a bathroom, plus there is a second staff bedroom off the link corridor to the main house and a chauffeur’s comfort room to the rear of the garaze.

EXTENSIVE & SECURE GARAGING AND PARKING

The large garage has direct internal access to the main house, and can accommodate four limousines or sizeable saloon cars, with additional parking spaces in the spacious carriage driveway. The garage benefits from a separate chauffeur’s room with tea area, CCTV link and toilet facilities.

SUBSTANTIAL PRIVATE GROUNDS

Extensive landscaped gardens of 1.2 acres grace the front and rear of the mansion, a mixture of wide-open lawns, sun and promenade terraces, formal beds, hedges, sculptures and tree screens. Truly a luxurious and elegant setting for the main house.

There is a water feature with rill waterfalls and a feature canal which runs through the centre of the rear gardens starting from an oval reflection pool and fountain and finishing by the large bay window. There is extensive lighting throughout the grounds and the water feature which lend the setting an exquisite tranquillity in the evening.

Steps from the main garden lead down to a lower level sun terrace and a sunken garden with a central reflection pool, fountain and waterfall bordered by extensive sun terraces. The gardens are not overlooked, providing residents with complete privacy and security.

PEACE AND SECLUSION ON THE BISHOPS AVENUE

Stroll around the landscaped grounds of Jersey House and it’s hard to believe that you are in a prime city address, close to the heart of central London.

A spacious green oasis of privacy, calm and relaxation, the gardens benefit from a fully automated sprinkler system and are protected by concealed 2 meter high green palisade security fencing to the rear, two sets of bespoke ornate, steel lockable gates and railings to the side, and steel railings and spiked gate tops to the front.