Fashionista Pad – Carlos Place
Mayfair’s ultimate ‘fashionista pad’, perfect for followers of high fashion, is for sale, a three bedroom 1,969 sqft duplex at No.1 Carlos Place, with interiors inspired by fashion boutiques and the adjacent Connaught Hotel.
Located on Mayfair’s most fashionable street, the beautifully interior designed and immaculately presented duplex is located adjacent to the Connaught Hotel and directly above Roksanda, the fashion boutique owned by fashion designer Roksanda llincic, whose clients include Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Michelle Obama, Samantha Cameron, Kate Blanchett and Keira Knightly.
Alongside Roksanda on Carlos Place and Mount Street are 55 other high fashion boutiques including Oscar de la Renta, Caroline Herrera, Celine, Goyard, Lanvin, Loewe and Moynat, the finest collection of luxury fashion labels in London.
The result of a complete luxury refurbishment and interior design to the highest standard possible, by developer Auberry of London, with dressed interiors inspired by the hotel and the fashion boutiques of Carlos Place and Mount Street, the duplex is located on the first and high ceilinged second floor of a quintessentially Mayfair apartment building, built in 1885-1895 by architect James Trant Smith in Queen Anne revival style.
Offering an abundance of lateral living space, the duplex has reception and dining spaces and the master bedroom suite on the upper floor, with two further bedroom suites on the lower floor, linked by a grand elliptical staircase.
The main entrance hall has marble flooring and panelled walls with a study/library area at one end and an elegant power room skillfully hidden behind paneling off the hallway. The hall leads into the grand drawing room which has bespoke design, Oak flooring, a 9ft high ceiling with a classic Queen Anne revival ceiling and Regency fireplace. Arranged to provide two spacious seating areas, the drawing room opens onto a Juliette balcony.
The drawing room’s elegant furniture, accessories and other dressing skillfully blends cream, emerald, taupe, brass and bespoke glass pieces to offer a classic yet contemporary Mayfair residence finished to a timeless quality and character rarely seen in newly built or refurbished schemes.
Adjacent to the drawing room is the English Shaker style family kitchen and the 6-seater breakfast/informal-dining room. The kitchen has Gaggenau appliances, silver-grey fitted units and cupboards, marble slabs to the kitchen worktops and walls, with halo lighting above, and mirrored paneling.
The exquisite master bedroom suite has deep silk woven carpets, custom design silk wallpaper and a master bed with feature headboard. The suite has a walk-in dressing room with bespoke joinery and a master bathroom clad in veined marble complete with an Art Deco bath and walk-in marble shower and brushed brass metalwork.
Off the main hall is a grand sweeping staircase leading down to the lower floor where there are two further bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes, and a guest shower room.
The duplex has a fully programmed Lutron lighting system, audio/video entertainment system, comfort cooling and heating to all principal rooms and under floor heating beneath marble floors.
The apartment building benefits from a recently refurbished ground floor entrance foyer and offers lift and staircase access to all floors.
Named after HM King Carlos I of Portugal, who in 1883 lived in Mayfair before he became sovereign, Carlos Place runs between prestigious Grosvenor Square and Mount Street (Mayfair’s local high street and luxury shopping destination). Carlos Place is also within a short walk of Hyde Park, Berkeley Square and Bond Street. World-renowned Mayfair is arguably London’s most prestigious and famous address, home to 26 Michelin star restaurants, more high fashion boutiques than any other district in the capital and five star hotels including The Connaught, Claridges and The Dorchester.