‘The Abbreviate house’ barometer aloof seven anxiety and seven inches advanced has become the thinnest home alfresco of axial London to go on auction for £1 million.
Located in St John’s Hill in SW11, Battersea, the three-storey abode has admiring ‘wide-ranging interest’ according to acreage agents Savlls Wandsworth who are in allegation of the sale.
Despite actuality narrower than a Tube carriage, the abode has four bedrooms, a attic and two accession rooms.
The Abbreviate house, pictured centre, has become the thinnest acreage to go on auction alfresco of axial London for £1m million
The house, which is SW11, Battersea, is actuality awash by acreage agents Savills Wandsworth for £1 actor with the agents adage that absorption in the abode is ‘wide-ranging’
Pictured is the arena attic dining breadth of the Abbreviate house, with the Battersea acreage narrower than a Tube carrying as it is 7ft and 7in across
Originally the acreage was the abiding admission to the rear of the aerial artery and in after years it became one of London’s aboriginal ‘gap houses’, authoritative it one of the slimmest backdrop in the capital.
In 2013, London-based architects’ studio, Alma-nac, was appointed by the property’s again owners to draw up affairs for a three storey addendum to actualize an added allowance on anniversary floor, accretion attic amplitude by aloof over a third to 1,058 aboveboard feet.
Taking a dining breadth in the kitchen, an continued adept bedchamber and new bedchamber on a top floor, the addendum came beneath a different ‘ski slope’ roof at the aback of the abode which helps accompany in accustomed ablaze on anniversary storey.
Despite actuality so narrow, the abode boasts a cardinal of features, pictured is the ancestors bath that is amid on the third attic of the property
The glassy adorable bath (pictured) is complimented by an added battery allowance on the aboriginal attic of the abbreviate property
Despite its narrowness, the abode is ablaze and aerial and is a three-storey acreage that boasts an absorbing four bedrooms, pictured is a landing
The acreage has two accession adaptation on the arena attic with a kitchen breakfast allowance to the rear which leads out to a 48 ft landscaped garden.
The added attic includes the adept bedchamber with bathrobe allowance and battery allowance as able-bodied as an added bedroom, while the third attic has two bedrooms and a ancestors bathroom.
Key architecture appearance accommodate shelving units, accumulator and a attic aloft the top attic while the southerly adverse adaptation account from garden and sky views.
The abode has appeared in abundant acreage documentaries and features, including George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces.
The abode is narrower than a Tube carrying but it still has four bedrooms, a attic and two accession adaptation as allotment of its features
Pictured is one of the attenuated bedrooms in the acreage that is amid on St John’s Hill, in the accepted SW11 breadth of Battersea
The arena attic boasts a kitchen-diner breadth while key architecture appearance accommodate a loft, shelving amplitude and accumulator units
The accepted buyer of the acreage is announcement controlling Aimee Luther who purchased The Abbreviate Abode aback in 2014
The accepted owner, announcement executive, Aimee Luther, purchased The Abbreviate Abode in 2014.
She said: ‘Having lived in the locality, her chase for an adaptation adjacent eventually led her to the acreage which offered both the breadth and centralized and alien amplitude she had been seeking, admitting in bijoux abode form.
Of the sale, she adds: ‘Until I bought Abbreviate Abode four years’ ago, I had ahead anticipation that look-alike Victorian flats were my alone option. This abode has a allotment of aggregate but on a hardly slimmer calibration and no downsides of accepting neighbours aloft or below. I accept admired active in a aces allotment of SW11 in the affection of a friendly, bounded neighbourhood and I’ve no agnosticism that the abutting buyer will accept according pride in owning this allotment of architectural brilliance.’
The accepted buyer said: ‘This abode has a allotment of aggregate but on a hardly slimmer calibration and no downsides of accepting neighbours aloft or below’
The accepted buyer additionally declared Abbreviate abode as a allotment of ‘architectural brilliance’ and assured abeyant buyers that they would adulation it
Estate agents Savills said: ‘Interest has been advanced ranging; to date we accept had absorption from downsizers absent to absorb a cardinal of bedrooms and alfresco space, as able-bodied as bounded couples’
Jasper Colliver, arch of Savills Wandsworth says: ‘Its different adaptation accomplish The Abbreviate Abode a absolutely attenuate acquisition and one of aloof a scattering in London. Accepting been continued by its above owners, the acreage has been cleverly advised with well-placed accumulator and bespoke accessories to maximise the 1,058 aboveboard anxiety of active accommodation.
‘Its avant-garde blueprint and breadth – aloof minutes’ from Northcote Road and Clapham Junction – accompanying with its adorable façade accomplish The Abbreviate Abode a absolutely appropriate home.
‘Interest has been advanced ranging; to date we accept had absorption from downsizers absent to absorb a cardinal of bedrooms and alfresco space, as able-bodied as bounded couples and those gluttonous a London abject with acceptable bounded carriage connections.’
Despite actuality such a attenuated property, the abode has a decidedly advanced garden amplitude with the mural garden abstinent at 48ft
The abode was ahead bought for £430,000 with its owners in 2013 anecdotic the acreage to the Tardis from Doctor Who
This isn’t the aboriginal time that the Abbreviate abode has affronted the interest.
In 2013, again owners Tom and Sarah Tidbury declared the abode as ‘the Wedge’ and said it was like the Tardis from Doctor Who.
At the time, the brace bought the abode for £430,000.
Another attenuated acreage is a abode on Goldhawk Road, in Shepherds Bush, that is awkward amid a beating parlour and bolt shop
While the Abbreviate abode is 7ft and 7in wide, the abode on Goldhawk Road is aloof 5ft and 5in wide, although at its widest point it measures about 10ft
Yet admitting actuality beneath than six anxiety beyond in the main, the abode has accurate the acceptance of Shepherds Bush as an breadth and was admired at £525,000