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Refurbished Grade-II* Mayfair townhouse for sale for £10m on Zoopla

A £10m townhouse LondonA posh Mayfair has hit the market after being renovated to the strict specifications of Historic England.

The guidance is used in historic buildings and covers everything from structural issues to simple fixings, given that it is Grade II* listed.

In this luxury family home, the guidelines helped shape the finished look of the beautifully designed interior.

The luxury townhouse is located in the affluent London area of ​​Mayfair and is being marketed by Rokstone estate agents for £10 million.

The property has recently been renovated using Historic England guidelines, some of the missing wood paneling has been re-installed

The property has been recently renovated using Historic England guidelines, some of the missing wood paneling has been re-installed

The hotel was built 300 years ago, and the recent renovation was done extremely carefully.

The local council and Historic England worked with the current owner’s architect to ensure that some of the missing details were restored.

These included some timber paneling and cornices which were re-installed in the front drawing room and library in accordance with Historic England’s recommendations.

Some of the paneling is original. It was removed, and then the new cladding was precisely fitted before installation. Most of the work will be done by hand.

Historic England explained that early examples of interior fittings were often made by hand, but in the late 18th and 19th centuries, items such as stair balusters would be machined.

There is wood paneling on several floors, including the first floor double reception room (pictured)

There is wood paneling on several floors, including the first floor double reception room (pictured)

The hotel has several decorative fireplaces in several rooms, including this one surrounded by dark walls

The hotel has several decorative fireplaces in several rooms, including this one surrounded by dark walls

This dining room in the hotel also has a decorative fireplace in the background, as well as several large windows

This dining room in the hotel also has a decorative fireplace in the background, as well as several large windows

Recommendations are often mistakenly believed to be English Heritage. But in April 2015, English Heritage split into two organisations.

One of them was the English Heritage charity, which takes care of more than 400 historical places, including stone circles, abbeys, and historic houses. The other is Historic England, a government organization that provides advice on listed buildings.

The latter explained that the Mayfair property is Grade II* listed, which means it has a higher heritage value compared to its neighbors which are merely Grade II listed, and very few buildings fall into this category.

The townhouse was further described as a “very special building”. This is due to the preservation of the first, first and second floors – higher than usual in a house of this type and age.

He added that the house is unusual because it has a “less hierarchical interior” with paneling even on the less prestigious upper floors.

Alfie Stroud of Historic England said: “London’s historic houses are vital to the character and heritage of the city and we hope our guidance will help owners preserve their important interiors.”

The entrance hall has black and white tiles on the floor and light wood paneling on the walls

The entrance hall has black and white tiles on the floor and light wood paneling on the walls

The double reception room on the first floor of the townhouse has a decorative fireplace and light carpet

The double reception room on the first floor of the townhouse has a decorative fireplace and light carpet

The unusual breakfast room has space for a small table and chair and is filled with plants against a tiled wall

The unusual breakfast room has space for a small table and chair and is filled with plants against a tiled wall

The breakfast room provides a light and airy space that is effectively a conservatory that can be enjoyed all year round

The breakfast room provides a light and airy space that is effectively a conservatory that can be enjoyed all year round

The kitchen has two-tone cabinets, tile flooring, and a window that overlooks the unusual breakfast room

The kitchen has two-tone cabinets, tile flooring, and a window that overlooks the unusual breakfast room

The extra effort made to preserve the property’s historic feel doesn’t mean that modern luxury has been compromised.

These include a custom bar with wine fridge and a vaulted wine store.

Meanwhile, the hotel’s kitchen boasts quartz countertops, Miele appliances and a hot top Quaker water heater.

Other features of the property include an internal balcony in the library with views over the rooftops of Mayfair and an abundance of windows – with the largest windows on the first and first floors of this five-storey building.

The property was built by bricklayer John Barnes and was once occupied by landscape painter W.J. Poole, who lived in the house between 1817 and 1822.

The family home has four bedrooms - including this double bedroom with another decorative fireplace and sash windows

The family home has four bedrooms – including this double bedroom with another decorative fireplace and sash windows

The property is located on Park Street, the longest street in Mayfair, running from Oxford Street to South Street and parallel to Park Lane.

The district retains its preserved image thanks to its rich architectural heritage and large number of listed buildings.

The £10 million townhouse has four bedrooms and is being marketed by Rokstone estate agents.

The average price of a property sold in Mayfair in the last 12 months is £3,202,900.

This compares with £312,201 for the country as a whole, according to property website Zoopla.

Refurbished Grade-II* Mayfair townhouse for sale for £10m on Zoopla

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