1850 South London Carriage Home Will get a Eco-Fashionable Reno

1850 South London Carriage Home Will get a Eco-Fashionable Reno

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Location: Brixton, London

Value: £1.3 million (US$1.6 million)

The concrete flooring and minimalist design belie the Nineteenth-century origins of this south London carriage home.

The Coach Home, constructed within the 1850s, has undergone a contemporary restoration as a part of a brand new mews improvement within the fashionable London suburb of Brixton. Bristow Mews is the developer Kinland’s debut venture and options new comfortable landscaping and two different new-build residences. 

The four-bedroom property, designed by London-based MW Architects, has a “gradual, accountable” design, which options collaborations with native craftspeople to decrease its carbon footprint. It has up to date sunlit, glazed areas and a fabric palette of oak veneer, concrete, limewash paint and chalky, earthy hues.

Textured wall and ceiling finishes in heat, chalky hues characteristic throughout on this household house.

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“One in every of Kinlands’s motivating rules is to seek out probably the most sustainable methods of making new houses and Bristow Mews is a good instance of restoration and the way this method formed the remainder of the scheme,” stated Alex Macaulay, managing director at Kinland. “We noticed a spot available in the market for genuine, design-led household homes in London that not solely exhibit extremely expert craftsmanship however are additionally having a optimistic impression on the atmosphere.”

Its dwelling areas are open to one another and move round a sculptural central staircase, which has vertical oak veneer slats and a lightwell. It has a minimalist, recessed hearth and a facade of glazed doorways in a secure type—a nod to its authentic coach home design. 

Its kitchen island has a micro-cement end painted in a pale inexperienced, which enhances a geometrical, green-tiled splashback. There’s a built-in ply bench that gives storage and creates a window seat beneath broad glazing overlooking the backyard. 

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The 1,724-square-foot property has 4 bedrooms and three loos.


The Coach Home has polished concrete flooring with underfloor heating, a small backyard with patio and a garden, and an off-street parking house. 

Bristow Mews improvement comes with bicycle storage, automobile membership memberships and electrical automobile charging factors. Its environment characteristic 200 forms of vegetation and “good tree cowl.”

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Neighborhood Notes

Bristow Mews is simply off Palace Street in Brixton. Its location is a 15-minute bus journey from Brixton Village, identified for its bars and eating places. It has Brixton, Dulwich and Dulwich Village, Herne Hill, and Clapham on the doorstep.

Additionally close by is Division Retailer Studios, a grand 1876 constructing transformed into collaborative workspaces, Pure Vinyl document store, a neighborhood Publish Workplace and the Canova Corridor restaurant and bar.

Agent: Alex Macaulay, managing director at Kinland 

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