BLAKE TOWER: THE PERFECT PIED-À-TERRE IN EC2
Are you struggling to achieve the perfect work/life balance? Finding that you are spending half of your life, squeezing on to an often late and packed commuter train? There is another option. What if at the end of the working day you could be relaxing in your own spacious Zone 1 flat designed by the internationally renowned Conran + Partners, with views of the London skyline and the best of London’s culture and nightlife on your doorstep? This is exactly what is available to discerning buyers at Blake Tower, the fourth building that makes up the iconic Barbican Estate, which has been completely refreshed and brought to life in a stylish, contemporary way by leading developer Redrow. Offering a collection of 74 art-inspired suites, one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses in a Grade II listed building, it has been designed in a mid-century style refined for the modern homeowner. As many know, a well-chosen pied-à-terre, in an attractive location, can be both enjoyable to live in and a good long-term investment. What makes the coolest pieds-à-terre is ones that tend to have the kind of views that will make you the envy of your friends. That is exactly what Blake Tower offers today’s buyers. The apartments at Blake Tower epitomise the notion of mid-century Brutalism reimagined and have been thoughtfully designed to be in keeping with their historical surroundings. Apartments range in size from 450 square feet to 1,469 square feet and provide breath-taking views of London’s iconic skyline with the London Eye and The Shard to the south and Wembley, home of English football, to the north. As with everything in property, location matters and Blake Tower is hard to beat, representing a utopian ideal for inner-city living. Residents live among the iconic Brutalist architecture, interlaced with a botanical garden, water fountains, restaurants, shops and world-class cultural destinations. Rather than facing the long commute, evenings can be spent enjoying Blake Tower’s close proximity to the infamous Barbican Centre, Museum of London and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama which are practically on the doorstep ensuring culture vultures are spoilt for choice with an endless array of art and photography exhibitions, music and plays from classic Shakespeare to contemporary productions. A short walk away is the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral and upmarket retail centre One New Change. Known as the City of London’s premium shopping destination, it is complete with cafés and restaurants from renowned chefs and flagship menswear and womenswear fashion brands. For when you need to get about Blake Tower offers unrivalled transport connections from nearby Barbican underground station, less than two minutes away and Farringdon Station making the bright lights of Soho and the West End less than twenty minutes away. With the addition of Crossrail, Farringdon will become a major Central London hub and the only station with access to Thameslink, Crossrail and the tube network all less than five minutes from your doorstep making the whole of London only a short ride away. Owning a pied-à-terre home at Blake Tower is more than just a home; it is as a lifestyle choice. It is one of the most sought after and unique residential addresses in the Capital and represents a rare opportunity to live in one of the most striking parts of London. These stunning apartments will be available to move in by mid- 2017.
Priced from £640,000, reserve yours now by visiting www.blaketower.com or call Redrow sales executives on 020 3538 3719.
Drink, Dine, Dance against the backdrop of the City