Check out this chic and artistic apartment in London

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For the property-developer owners, a Victorian building in London’s South Kensington provided an irresistible opportunity to create a new home that would showcase their interest in interiors.

When asked what attracted them to the property, they say: ‘The location is fantastic and overlooks what has to be one of the best garden squares in the area. The grounds are beautifully maintained and have magnificent mature plane trees, while the building is tall and unusually wide, and all the rooms have wonderfully generous ceiling heights.’

The property was in a terrible state when it was bought. Originally a single dwelling, it had been divided into eight flats with lots of mezzanines, little rooms and narrow corridors, so the owners knew they had a fabulous chance to open up the space and reintroduce natural light and volume. As the original staircase had been replaced by a previous owner, the building is not listed, which meant they had considerable freedom to make changes.

Image credit: Paul Raeside
Image credit: Paul Raeside
Image credit: Paul Raeside
Image credit: Paul Raeside
Image credit: Paul Raeside
Image credit: Paul Raeside
Image credit: Paul Raeside
Image credit: Paul Raeside
Image credit: Paul Raeside

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