lthough this is an important historical house it is first and foremost our family home,” explains internationally renowned hair colourist Louise Galvin, “However we recognise our responsibility as custodians of a house that holds a special place in the history of London’s architecture.” Galvin, along with her husband, is the owner of one of London’s most exceptional homes so it’s not difficult to understand their commitment to this highly original English heritage Grade ll listed house. Over the years it has been a family home to many a London luminary before falling into disrepair in the early 1980’s. Together with a team of talented people they have painstakingly renovated the house to preserve its rare provenance and unique array of architectural styles and origins.
The distinctive look of the architecture came from transplanting motifs of Northern European houses onto the stock of the rather reserved indigenous Queen Anne style homes
Intricate mouldings in the ceiling; Clean lines mix with architectural detail