A step up from One Hyde Park
High atop this historic 19th Century residential building Wellington Court is one unique 10,000 sq. ft. penthouse. Recently launched on to the private sales market for £35 Million, through Wetherell, the luxurious apartment has the largest private Hyde Park rooftop terrace of any penthouse in Knightsbridge.
The Penthouse at Wellington Court, with bespoke Great Gatsby inspired Art Deco interior finishing’s, provides six-bedrooms, including a grand Master Bedroom complete with his and hers dressing and bathing rooms Jacuzzi room, Cinema room, Gymnasium, Treatment room and Music room.
Formerly The Second Duke of Wellington’s Riding School, Wellington Court was first developed in the 19th Century and was the original high-profile park-side development. Now remodelled the entire top-floor is the largest and most luxurious penthouse currently on the market in Knightsbridge.
Neighbouring One Hyde Park, the sprawling penthouse benefits from six individual terraces, providing exceptional views onto Hyde Park, Mayfair and Knightsbridge. Accessed through full height glass bi-folding doors, the main lounge terrace spans 1,000 sq. ft. providing full views onto the parkland, the Serpentine, as well as a West to East cityscape. The terrace accommodates a covered dining area for 12 people, seating area with parasol, as well as lounge seating with fireplace and TV.
On the market exclusively with Wetherell, Peter Wetherell, Chief Executive, commented: “This is arguably the most luxurious penthouse currently on the market in Knightsbridge, providing 10,000 sq. ft. of living space and rare aspect views over Hyde Park. Located in what would have been the benchmark for Ultra Prime developments of its day, Wellington Court appeals to UHNWI’s that prefer traditional built exteriors, combined with the finest modern interiors and finishes.”
The interiors for the penthouse are a throwback to the roaring 1920’s Art Deco Great Gatsby style finishes, combined with modern furnishings to deliver a classic yet contemporary ambience. Features include; mirror lined ceilings to enhance and reflect the sense of space, black walnut handcrafted Oak parquet flooring across principle rooms, with luxury carpet lining each bedroom suite and bespoke Italian marble bathrooms.
Upon entering the penthouse from a security controlled lift, full-height bespoke brown lacquer doors open into the Music Room, a comfortable yet luxurious living space, with a baby grand piano, fully equipped Swarovski Crystal lined bar and sofa seating area, suitable for welcoming guests or hosting exclusive receptions. The Music Room leads on to a Study Room, which includes a faux-crocodile leather seating area and Shagreen lined work desk.
Towards the rear of the penthouse a further set of the Great Gatsby style brown lacquer double doors, which feature throughout the apartment, lead on to the double height formal dining area, with the capacity to seat 10 guests. Leading up a wide set of stairs is a 27 ft. wide reception room, which leads onto the large rear terrace and a private home cinema area to the left, fully-equipped with surround sound speaker system, wide screen television, comfort lounge sofas and curtained windows that can be drawn back to enjoy prime views of Hyde Park.
The Master Bedroom suite occupies the entire South West wing of the penthouse, enjoying panoramic views onto the Hyde Park treeline from full height windows, with access to a private 145 sq. ft. terrace. His and hers walk in wardrobes and bathrooms have been designed with a masculine and feminine ambience, with a shared Jacuzzi room partitioning the two. A secret access door to the kitchen is accessible from the feminine bathroom.
The family-sized kitchen is an elegant space adorned with lit onyx walls and African black marble worktops, equipped with full Miele and Sub-Zero appliances. A corner dining area, Juliet balcony and green Lalique style chandeliers complete the spacious kitchen space.
The West wing of the penthouse provides four guest bedroom suites, each providing en-suite or adjoining bathrooms. Each guest room has been designed with bespoke interior finishing’s providing a unique individual ambience. Three of the guest bedrooms enjoy access to individual landscaped terraces. Staff quarters are located in the South West of the penthouse, with fully-equipped service kitchen, bathroom and utility room.
Located in the South East wing a gymnasium, with full-height mirrored walls, red leather mat flooring and full exercise apparatus, complete with red leather lined boxing bag and access to the 616 sq. ft. East terrace. Adjoining the gymnasium is the therapy room, with treatment table also benefitting from full access to the terrace. The fifth guest bedroom and further guest bathroom occupies the North East wing of the penthouse, with the bedroom enjoying access to a spacious outdoor terrace, complete with private turret.
Commenting on the build work and interior design for the penthouse, Peter Wetherell said: “The penthouse offers one of the largest living spaces currently on the market. The interiors have been specially designed to create a sophisticated ambience, using the finest detailing, finishing’s and furnishings that provide unparalleled luxury in the heart of one of London’s most attractive areas.”
Moments from Harrods and Harvey Nichols, Wellington Court is in the centre of Knightsbridge one of the most exclusive global addresses. Located on the ground floor is the 250 capacity members-only Wellington Club, a hotspot for high-profile individuals and celebrities including; Mick Jagger, Bono and Rhianna.