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All present and correct Our luscious list of gorgeous gifts is a feast for the eyes

37 HOT L I ST

What to see and where to go this month

40 G I F T G UI D E

The sort of beautiful bounty you might find it hard to actually give away

51 STY L E & WE L LB E IN G

70 Deck the halls Trend

More gift ideas, nourishing winter skincare and an ultra glamorous festive manicure

advice and tips for the best-dressed tree

55 FOO D & D R IN K

Introducing a new taste of Christmas and Covent Garden’s hottest new restaurant

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Make time for a pre-Christmas break, be that on the slopes, in the sun or here in the UK

65 Designer digs Kate

69 IN T E R I O R S

Moss has created the ultimate party pad at this Cotswolds retreat

It’s almost tree time and we’re feeling festive after looking at this season’s key trends

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Joyce Misrahi, co-chair of interior design showhouse Holiday House London, opens the doors to her own St. John’s Wood home

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More countryside than Capital in feel, Hampstead is a real Heath-side haven

Winter wonders Save your skin from seasonal woes with our hero products

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News, views, tidbits of property gossip, plus the pick of the market’s new homes

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Christmas is coming…

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Heath Park Gardens, Templewood Avenue

Hampstead NW3

A rare opportunity to acquire a lateral four bedroom, three bathroom apartment in this well regarded, purpose built block, located on one of the finest roads in Hampstead. This second floor apartment (with lift) offers over 2,900 sq ft of accommodation. EPC rating C

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Elgin Mansions

Little Venice W9

Set on the first floor of a Victorian, purpose built block, this well maintained, three bedroom apartment comprises two double bedrooms, a third study bedroom, a family bathroom, a separate shower room, a spacious and airy reception room and a wonderfully large and well configured eat in kitchen. EPC rating C

ÂŁ1,200,000 share of freehold

Little Venice

020 7286 4632

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MARLBOROUGH PLACE ST JOHN’S WOOD NW8 This four floor house is a one off, designed by award winning architects KSR, with a striking contemporary interior providing approximately 2,500 sq ft/230 sq m of accommodation. The house is set behind a gated front driveway providing secure off street parking for three cars and features a lovely south-facing rear garden with planning permission for the erection of a garden pavilion. 3-4 bedrooms (air conditioned), 3 bathrooms (2 en suite), study/bedroom 4 with terrace, double reception room, kitchen/dining room, double volume conservatory/sitting area, 2 guest cloakrooms, fully integrated audio visual system and CCTV security. EPC rating D. FREEHOLD

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020 7722 3322 arlingtonresidential.com

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ÂŁ3,750,000

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An attractive, unmodernised double fronted semi-detached family house on Ellerdale Road, Hampstead Village, NW3 arranged over three floors and set back behind a substantial front garden. Additional benefits include off street parking for two cars, a single garage and a sunny west facing rear garden. Energy Efficiency Rating - E52

Hampstead 020 7435 4404

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An outstanding contemporary house on Merton Lane, Highgate, N6 occupying a corner plot in an elevated position opposite Highgate Ponds with stunning views over Hampstead Heath. This linked-detached family home benefits from a garage, two west facing terraces and a beautiful west facing garden. Well located for Highgate Village, Parliament Hill Fields and transport links to the City. The potential exists to extend the property and permissions have previously been granted. 5 3 Energy Efficiency Rating - E44

Highgate 020 8347 2600

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BERRIDGE MEWS, NW6

£1,399,000 JOINT SOLE AGENT

Forming part of an exclusive gated development within a prime West Hampstead location a charming four bedroom townhouse offering approximately 1,422 sq ft. This contemporary home further benefits from a secluded rear patio garden and secure off street parking. Berridge Mews is ideally situated within half a mile of the many shops, bars and restaurants of West End Lane and Mill Lane as well as West Hampstead’s Station (Jubilee line) Thameslink and Overground Stations. Master Bedroom Suite | Second Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Guest WC | Reception Room | Kitchen/ Dining Room | Family Room | Utility Room | Rear Garden | Limited Off Street Parking | Reserved Car Parking Space | EPC - C

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LONDON HOUSE, AVENUE ROAD, NW8 £2,995,000

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A four bedroom apartment situated on the fourth floor of this highly sought after residential portered building. The property benefits from two terraces, 24 hr porterage and a passenger lift. London House is located on the prestigious Avenue Road and is within approximately 165 meters of Regent’s Park which is one of London’s most beautiful Royal Parks with its open air theatre, boating lake, famous gardens and wide open spaces. Master Bedroom Suite | Second Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Guest WC | Reception | Kitchen | Communal Garden | Porterage | Two Terraces | EPC - E

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LANSDOWNE HOUSE HAMPSTEAD LANE N6 A BREATHTAKING DETACHED INTERIOR DESIGNED HOUSE This substantial detached house was designed from start to finish by the well known interior designer Kelly Hoppen. Only 4 years old, the property has been finished to an exceptional standard throughout and offers a wealth of luxuries including state-of-the-art technology, a beautifully landscaped private garden and off-street parking. Accommodation: Reception hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, master bedroom with his & hers dressing rooms and bathrooms, 5 further bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, dressing room, study, cinema room, staff bedroom with ensuite shower room, utility room. Amenities: Swimming pool, gym, treatment room, steam room, sauna, roof terrace, 2 balconies, kennel, security room, garden, garage, parking.

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WADHAM GARDENS PRIMROSE HILL NW3

A substantial meticulously refurbished low-built detached residence (559sq m/ gates and off street parking for four/five cars. The house is arranged over three well-planned family accommodation. Principal bedroom suite comprising large bedroom incorporating seating area, ‘her’ bathroom, bedrooms, 3 further en-suite bathrooms, 2 further en-suite shower rooms, impressive reception room, family room/conservatory, staff bedroom/bedroom 6 with en-suite shower room, guest

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INGRAM AVENUE

LONDON NW11 Occupying a wider than average plot on the lower slope of this sought after avenue, close to the Heath Extension, a charming and well maintained family home spanning 6903 sq ft (641 sq m) over three storeys. This spacious and handsome home benefits from a large carriage driveway, a south facing garden enjoying views across the Turners Wood Bird Sanctuary and a 620 sq ft games room on the second (top) floor.

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A CHARMING FAMILY HOME IN A SOUGHT AFTER AVENUE ACCOMMODATION

Living Room | Dining Room | Family Room | Study | Kitchen/Breakfast Room Utility Room | Guest Cloakroom | Master Suite with Terrace, Spacious Bathroom & Dressing Room | Six Further Suites | Separate Cloakroom | Games Room | Rear South Facing Garden | Garage | Carriage Driveway Providing Ample Off Street Parking

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An imaginatively remodelled and extended six bedroom semi-detached ‘Arts and Crafts’ family house of some 3,851 gross sq ft, offered for sale in excellent decorative condition and located on an ever popular road close to the open spaces of Golders Hill Park. The generous accommodation is arranged over three floors plus a basement, and provides extensive reception space on the ground floor, including a 27' reception room opening onto a 24' dining area, which in turn is open plan with the kitchen. Additionally on this floor is a further 20' formal reception room, an office and a guest W.C. The first floor offers a master suite comprising bedroom, en-suite bathroom, dressing room and day room, a further bedroom suite and a third bedroom and family bathroom, with three further bedrooms (including a two storey teenager’s bedroom) and a further family bathroom. There is also an extensive utility and storage area in the basement, a landscaped 53' west facing garden and off street parking for two cars.

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An attractive and larger than average five/six bedroom detached family house, offered in excellent decorative condition and located at the preferred cul-de-sac end of a highly sought after road. The well planned luxury accommodation is arranged as an elegant 22' drawing room leading to a dining room, study/TV room and a 29'6 kitchen/breakfast/family room on the ground floor. The two upper floors comprise a comfortably appointed 23'7 master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom, four further double bedrooms, bedroom five/study, two further bathrooms and two shower rooms. The house is further enhanced by a delightful landscaped 62'3 garden, a garage that’s currently used as a gym, and a carriage drive for 3-4 cars accessed via electric gates. The Market Place and Heath Extension are within close proximity and the extensive transport links (Northern Line) and facilities of Golders Green are within a 0.8 mile radius.

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LOW-BUILT DETACHED FAMILY HOME Contemporary detached freehold house set over two floors and offered in good decorative order situated a short walk from the shops, restaurants and cafes of Primrose Hill Village. Both the Northern Line and Jubilee Line are easily accessible via Swiss Cottage and Chalk Farm underground station. Early viewings are highly recommended. Energy Efficiency Rating: E

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FOUR / FIVE BEDROOM MAISONETTE A well-presented four/five double bedroom three bathroom duplex apartment spanning over 2,400 sq ft and set over the ground, 1st and 2nd floors. Energy Efficiency Rating: F

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55 Heath Street, Hampstead, London, NW3 6UG

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LOCAL EXPERTISE, INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION Email: sales@glentree.com

020 8458 7311

BROADLANDS ROAD, N6 £6,350,000 Set well back from the road, on a wider than average plot behind a deep, sweeping carriage driveway and electric gates is this magnificent, detached family home offering over 7,240 sq ft of elegant living primarily over three floors. Beautifully presented throughout this fine home has been meticulously finished to an exemplary standard. As you enter the grand entrance hallway the ground floor’s spacious accommodation comprises a drawing room, sitting room, dining area, family room, study, kitchen/breakfast room and a large utility room.

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On the upper floors the impressive, bright and airy master bedroom suite features an en suite bathroom, dressing room and terrace overlooking the rear garden, seven further double bedrooms (two en suite), two family bathrooms and a loft storage room. Externally the south facing landscaped garden is 92’ x 82’ with access to a large cellar. There is additionally a detached double length garage abutting the rear garden as well as an integral garage to the right hand side of the property. EPC Rating E.


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INGRAM AVENUE, NW11 £8,950,000 Occupying a wider than average plot on the lower slope of this sought after avenue, close to the Heath Extension, a charming and well maintained family home spanning 6,903 sq ft (641 sq m) over three storeys. This spacious and handsome home benefits from a large carriage driveway, a south facing garden enjoying views across the Turners Wood Bird Sanctuary and a 620 sq ft games room on the second (top) floor.

www.glentree.com

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Entrance Hallway: Living Room: Dining Room: Family Room: Study: Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Utility Room: Guest Cloakroom: Master Suite with Terrace, Spacious Bathroom and Dressing Room: Six Further Suites: Separate Cloakroom: Games Room: Rear South Facing Garden: Garage: Carriage Driveway Providing Ample Off Street Parking: EPC Rating E

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BENHAM & REEVES sales speCialists

HAMPSTEAD NW3 £2,750,000 sOle agent

an elegant (2850 sq ft), double fronted edwardian family house well positioned within this popular residential road west of hampstead Village and within easy walking distance of hampstead heath. arranged over three floors the property offers lateral space and an ideal family orientated layout alongside well-proportioned, high-ceilinged rooms throughout. the property benefits further from wide south west facing rear garden and the rare advantage of off street parking. energy Rating e. 020 7435 9822 nW3@B-R.CO.UK

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HAMPSTEAD NW3 £3,950,000 JOINT AGENT

A magnificent lateral garden apartment set within a distinguished detached Ambassadorial residence set within one of Hampstead's most sought after premier turnings. Occupying the entire ground floor, this stunning apartment has been subject to an extensive refurbishment programme, completed to an exacting standard with a refreshing emphasis on high quality fixtures being used throughout. Approached via its own private entrance the apartment has an immediate feeling of grandeur and virtually all of the accommodation flows from the impressive hall. 020 7435 9822 NW3@B-R.CO.UK

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QUEENSMEAD, ST JOHN’S WOOD PARK, NW8

33 1984 - 2017

A well maintained 4/5 bedroom family house (approx 2,010 sq ft / 187 sq m) located within this highly sought after and secure development located on the favoured East side of St John’s Wood. The house benefits from a private garage, off-street parking and a rear garden. The house benefits from a large loft space that can (with the relevant permissions) be converted into a useable room. ENTRANCE HALL • GUEST CLOAKROOM • RECEPTION/DINING ROOM • KITCHEN • 2ND RECEPTION ROOM/BEDROOM 5 • MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM • 3 FURTHER BEDROOMS • FAMILY BATHROOM • CENTRAL HEATING • REAR GARDEN • GARAGE • RESIDENTS PARKING • BALCONY • FULLY DOUBLE GLAZED • EPC=C FREEHOLD

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£2,950,000


LONDON HOUSE, ST JOHN’S WOOD NW8 An exemplary example of a fantastic, bright and spacious four bedroom family apartment measuring approximately 1,773 sq ft/164 sq m situated on the 6th floor of this ever popular portered block. The apartment has been meticulously refurbished to an exacting standard, making use of exceptional materials, fixtures and fittings and benefits from air conditioning, a large terrace, a balcony and one allocated underground parking space. The principal rooms benefit from views towards Regent’s Park and across St John’s Wood. London House, which is currently undergoing refurbishment of the common areas, is located on the highly regarded Avenue Road.

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GUEST WC • RECEPTION ROOM/DINING ROOM • FITTED KITCHEN • LAUNDRY ROOM • MASTER BEDROOM WITH ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM AND DRESSING ROOM • 3 FURTHER BEDROOMS BATHROOM • UNDERFLOOR HEATING • REPLACEMENT WINDOWS • PORTERAGE • LIFT COMMUNAL GARDEN • EPC=C. SHARE OF FREEHOLD

SOLE AGENT

£3,750,000

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James Light MNAEA Director james.light@sandfords.com

REGENT’S PARK OFFICE 213-215 Gloucester Place Regent’s Park London NW1 6BU T: 020 7723 9988 E: rpsales@sandfords.com

SUTHERLAND AVENUE LONDON, W9

GUIDE PRICE £5,495,000 FREEHOLD / JOINT SOLE AGENT

A four bedroom Victorian villa located in the heart of Maida Vale, moments away from the Regent’s Canal and Little Venice’s shopping and transport facilities. The house, which was completely refurbished several years ago, is offered in excellent condition and provides spacious living accommodation comprising three reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, a master bedroom suite, three further bedrooms (one en suite), one further bathroom, a guest cloakroom and a study. The property also benefits from secure off-street parking behind electric gates for two/three cars and a front and rear garden. Sutherland Avenue is located 0.3 of a mile from Maida Vale underground station (Bakerloo) and 0.4 of a mile from Paddington Recreational Ground. EPC=E.

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David McGuinness Property Consultant david.mcguinness@sandfords.com

MARYLEBONE OFFICE 6 Paddington Street Marylebone London W1U 5QG T: 020 7224 4994 E: mvsales@sandfords.com

OLDBURY PLACE MARYLEBONE, W1

PRICE ON APPLICATION FREEEHOLD / JOINT SOLE AGENT

Tucked away on a quiet and hidden cobbled mews just off Marylebone High Street, you’ll find an impeccably crafted mews house arranged over five floors. The interiors at Oldbury Place are designed by leading studio Stiff + Trevillion, an award-winning design practice which has collaborated with an impressive array of clients including Selfridges, Mark Hix restaurants and Innocent. Each house boasts its own character and layout, though all of the designs take creative inspiration from the building’s illustrious history, with beautiful metalwork details, remarkable steel stairs, bronze ironmongery and joinery trims. Complemented by a suite of truly luxurious finishes, the effect is a refinement that elevates the building to accommodate today’s highly prized loft-style living. Oldbury Place is a quiet side street moments from Marylebone High Street. Excellent transport links are provided by Baker Street Underground Station (Jubilee, Metropolitan, Bakerloo, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines) and Marylebone Station (National Rail). EPC=B. FABRICMAGAZINE.CO.UK

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Hamilton Terrace, St John's Wood NW8 Significant detached home on highly sought after road An imposing detached house of great charm and character benefitting from a beautiful 110 ft westerly facing garden. Master bedroom with en suite bathroom, 6 further bedrooms (3 with en suite bathrooms) further bathroom, drawing room, dining room, library, reception room, kitchen, conservatory, utility room, 2 guest WCs, balcony, terrace and garden. EPC: E. Approximately 495 sq m (5,331 sq ft). Leasehold

Guide price: £10,500,000

KnightFrank.co.uk/stjohnswood stjohnswood@knightfrank.com 020 3641 6107  

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South Hill Park, Hampstead NW3 Stunning Victorian house on South Hill Park A beautiful, Victorian, semi-detached home, enjoying an idyllic position overlooking one of Hampstead ponds and Hampstead Heath beyond. The spacious accommodation is arranged over five floors with a private mature garden and roof terrace that enjoys uninterrupted views. Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room, 4 further bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, double reception room, terrace, garden, patio, guest WC and a utility room. EPC: D. Approximately 320 sq m (3,439 sq ft). Freehold

Guide price: £5,500,000

KnightFrank.co.uk/hampstead hampstead@knightfrank.com 020 8022 3328  

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1 EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY HOME IN THE HEART OF BELSIZE PARK ornan road, belsize park, nw3 Open plan kitchen/ dining room ø 2 reception rooms ø 5 bedrooms (2 en suite) ø 2 further bathrooms ø utility room ø private garden ø 299 sq m (3,218 sq ft) ø EPC=E

Savills Hampstead Peter Brookes pbrookes@savills.com

020 7472 5036 Guide £4.35 million Freehold

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1 A CLASSICAL REGENT'S PARK HOME WHICH HAS BEEN LOVINGLY REFURBISHED chester terrace, regent's park, nw1 Reception room ø dining room ø kitchen/breakfast room ø family room ø 4 bedrooms ø 3 bathrooms ø roof terrace ø garage ø 4,170 sq ft (387,4 sq m) ø EPC=Exempt

Savills St John's Wood & Regent's Park Zach Madison zmadison@savills.com

020 3043 3600 Guide £14.5 million Leasehold, 131 years remaining

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16 NOV-8 FEB NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, WC2H Open to everyone, from talented amateurs through to famous photographers, the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize has grown from an art-world award to an essential diary date for culturally literate Londoners. And this year there’s a twist: digital submissions have been invited for the very first time, widening the range of people who are eligible to enter. From documentary-style stills to perfectly posed shots, one thing is clear: whether in digital or analogue, the uncanny sense of a sitter’s eyes staring back at you remains undimmed.

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CARNABY STREET, W1F Have you ever wondered how all those souvenir shops survive selling the same Union Jack T-shirts and “Keep Calm and Visit London” mugs? Us too. Salvation comes in the form of We Built This City, an achingly cool shop specialising in artist-led, London-inspired gifts. Originally a pop-up shop, you can now find it firmly embedded beneath the Carnaby Street illuminations. Or shop from the comfort of your own home, since this is their first online Christmas. From Tatty Devine fairy lights to postcodeappropriate prints, you’ll never want for quirky decorations or personalised gift ideas again.

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Sculpture meets painting in this new interdisciplinary art show by Louise de Lima and Paul Vanstone. The show’s title – Out of Darkness – has been interpreted differently by each artist: for Louise, it’s about the light of hope appearing in seemingly hopeless situations, whereas Paul compares it to the way his pieces emerge out of the shadows as they are carved. Whatever the inspiration, the result is a rich mix of chocolate hues and organic textures, with a depth that comes from combining 3D works with hanging canvasses. We love.

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H AMPSTEAD ARTS FESTI VAL 9-20 NOV VARIOUS VENUES, NW3

In need of some soul-soothing sounds? Get your fix before the brain-jangling Jingle Bells season kicks in, with the sixth season of the Hampstead Arts Festival. Taking place across four beautiful venues, the festival features the Belcea Quartet (pictured), Radio 3 presenter Clemency Burton-Hill talking about the power of music, and BBC New Generation jazz artist Misha Mullov-Abbado. And if that doesn’t ease your pre-Christmas stress, the complimentary drinks receptions almost certainly will.

Events will take place at St. John’s Downshire Hill, South Hampstead High School Theatre, Hampstead Parish Church and Burgh House. For details, see hampsteadartsfestival.com

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THROUGHOUT THE MONTH VARIOUS VENUES It’s fair to say that babies aren’t known for their appreciation of classical music. Baby food, yes; Bach, no. And yet, could it be that your little one has simply never had the chance to enjoy a concert first-hand? Offering a baby-friendly environment, Bach to Baby recitals are the brainchild of concert pianist Miaomiao Yu and are designed to eliminate those disapproving looks if your child has a mid-performance meltdown. This month’s programme celebrates the timeless melodies of Broadway. Now that’s entertainment.

Concerts are planned in Muswell Hill, Kensal Rise, St. John’s Wood and beyond. For details, see bachtobaby.com

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S KATE AT S OMERSET HOUSE

The magic of the Royal Parks Get outside and enjoy the beauty of nature while learning new skills or discovering some of Hyde Park’s fascinating history. Take a step back in time and join an expert guide on Armistice Day to discover Hyde Park’s hidden history. During the walking tour, visitors will learn about the significant role Hyde Park played during World Wars I and II. The park’s striking monuments serve as moving reminders of the sacrifices made by people and animals for the freedom that we enjoy today. The event takes place on 11 November from 10:30am until 12:00pm. Or, if you’d rather get your creative juices flowing, you can immerse yourself in the natural world with Natural Festive Crafts at The LookOut, Hyde Park. Enjoy a relaxing morning creating your own natural festive decorations with greenery from the park, while enjoying festive music, drinks and nibbles. The event runs on 9 December from 10am until 12pm. To book a place on any of the Royal Park’s events, visit royalparks.org.uk/events

15 NOV-14 JAN STRAND, WC2R

There’s skating, and then there’s skating in the stunning neoclassical courtyard of Somerset House. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or more of a Bambi-on-ice, you can sharpen your skills with a series of lessons – but frankly that sounds like hard work when you could be cosied up in Fortnum’s Christmas Lodge, with poutine, raclette and a glass of Champagne. Fancy a little après-skate? Skate Lates brings you world-renowned DJs against this beautiful architectural backdrop.

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Cold weather, central heating, late nights… the onslaught on our skin at this time of year is relentless. Let these skin saviours come to your rescue

The cleanser: Samaya Hydrating Cleanser Not just a brilliant make-up remover, this is deeply hydrating, too. The all-natural cleanser combines Ayurvedic principles with clinically proven active botanicals. For the ultimate balancing treat, do the online test to discover your Dosha. £69, stockists include French & Corry (samayaayurveda.com) The scrub: Goldfaden MD Doctor’s Scrub Containing ruby crystals to polish away dead cells. Daily use improves

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There are manicures, and then there’s the Gold Kissed manicure from Mayfair go-to Nails & Brows. The boutique salon has been firmly in our Little Black Book since it opened in 2014, not just because its location means it is the perfect pit stop on shopping trips to town, but also because the service is always second to none, and the results are brilliant – quite literally, in the case of their newest manicure. It uses 24-carat gold leaf to accent Shellac in the colour of your choice. I’ve found the perfect LBD for a big party, booked to have my hair done and new nails are to be the finishing touch. Usually the understated type (ahem), I’m a bit apprehensive about the idea of going for gold. And nail art isn’t typically my thing. But my therapist, Claire, assures me that this is a very grown-up look, and can be as subtle, or as bling-tastic as I want. Reassured, I settle in and let her work her magic. Before getting creative with the precious metal, Claire spends time filing, buffing and getting my cuticles into shape, while I peruse the colours. I’m tempted by a very light pink, which Claire says has been very popular since the treatment launched, but at this time of year it feels wrong to go for anything other than fully festive in rich berry red. Once the colour coat is done, the tiniest flecks of gold are applied in a fading pattern on the tips of the ring and middle fingers of both my hands. Afterwards, I can’t stop admiring my shiny nails – it turns out I am the nail art type, after all. And I manage to pick up a few Christmas gifts at the same time. Not just a talented manicurist, but a great salesperson, too, Claire talks me into buying some lovely products from the salon’s own brow enhancing collection, Beauty Edit Mayfair, plus a rather brilliant pawpaw-infused Gentle Healing Balm from The Gentle Label and a gift card with a package of six treatments, which includes six complementary mini treatments. I haven’t quite decided who gets what, and I can’t guarantee that everything will make it out of my now sparkly grasp… LSJ The Gold Kissed manicure, £66. 31 Berkeley Street, W1J (020 7499 5245; nailsandbrows.me)

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Get set to sparkle If you’re looking for a gift they’ll love long after the last of the unloved Quality Streets have been consumed, jewellery is always a good option. Diamonds are forever, as they say. But with such a personal gift, it’s not always easy to get it right. Step up VASHI, Piccadilly’s new diamond store, complete with its own on-site diamond lab, where customers are encouraged to get truly hands-on, designing and even helping to create their own dream piece. Explaining the concept behind the shop, jeweller Vashi Dominguez says: “We always prefer you to handpick your own diamond, to play with them while you choose the one that appeals most to you, and then to put your own heart into making your jewellery, with us as your support crew.” Just brilliant. 46 Piccadilly, W1J (0800 530 0541; vashi.com)

AND SO TO SLEEP These days a simple stocking won’t suffice, now the kids want a Christmas Eve box, too, providing all the ingredients for a cosy family night in, thus adding a whole new dimension to Christmas shopping lists. But while we might moan about it, we rather love the idea. We’ll be getting in on the act this year with some new PJs for ourselves. And this stylish cotton “granddad” set looks just perfect. Designed by Queen’s Park local Sally Roberts and made from 100 per cent cotton, they are oh-so wearable. And their star motif couldn’t be more Christmassy. Before you check out, take a few moments to discover the rest of the Somerville Scarves collection, which might just inspire you with a few present ideas, too. Snuggly slipper socks, cute cashmere beanies, pretty pashminas and beautiful bags are just some of the luscious loot on offer in Sally’s online store. Long cotton PJ star set, £95 (somervillescarves.com)

LA MAISON HÉDONIQUE With no formal training, Lucy Akhurst is a bit of a maverick in the fragrance world. Having long sought a signature scent for herself, and finding nothing that clicked, she bought a fragrance kit and set about composing for herself, following her heart to create something that not only smelled good, but also haunted the wearer. The resulting capsule collection of scents, which launch later this month, feels beguilingly personal and unique. Created with the highest quality rare ingredients and beautifully minimalist in appearance, these creations make for a truly special gift. And for the ultimate present, Lucy offers a bespoke fragrance blending service. For more details, see lamaisonhedonique.com

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BISHOPS LONDON Pursuing Perfection on The Bishops Avenue A luxurious boutique, gated development situated in this world renowned road in North West London. There are 5 exquisite apartments, including a stunning penthouse, with direct lift access and an exceptional roof terrace, all situated within beautiful landscaped gardens and offering superb residents amenities including a swimming pool/spa and gym, hotel-style concierge, underground parking and a private outside space. The development also boasts 3 stunning mansion houses each with their own amenities and gardens available to view privately by telephone appointment. The Eliot inhabits London’s most exclusive location with easy access to central London.

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Beautifully aged. Very now. The Heritage Show Apartment is Now Open The generous 1, 2 and 3 bedroom Heritage Apartments at Woodside Square, elegantly restored and upgraded for 21st century living, have been reserved exclusively for discerning buyers of all ages who can appreciate the landscaped grounds and beautiful buildings. Not to mention Muswell Hill’s independent eateries, culture and convenience, as well as Woodside Square’s underground parking and concierge service, for added peace of mind. Discover them for yourself. Open the door to a home of character and distinction at Woodside Square. Prices from £610,000 to £2,250,000 Register your interest for further information or to arrange an appointment with our sales team:

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’TIS THE SEASON

Written in the stars This year’s Michelin guide has just landed, and with it, good news for London’s foodies. No restaurants lost stars this year, and with 10 new stars across the Capital, the city’s total now stands at 70. One of the biggest winners was Mitsuhiro Araki’s rather special The Araki, which scooped two extra stars to become one of just three London restaurants to hold three stars, and the first Japanese restaurant in the UK to hold that accolade. Claude Bosi was awarded two stars for Bibendum, while six restaurants were awarded one star, amongst them Fabric favourites Aquavit, Le Dame de Pic and Jamavar. Ten London restaurants were also awarded Bib Gourmands.

A TASTE OF CHRISTMAS Move over mince pies, there’s a new taste of Christmas on the block. Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi, founders of The Good Egg, have become known for playing fast and loose with Jewish culinary traditions. Their limited edition babka comes twisted with marzipan and packed with currants, golden raisins, cranberries and spiced butter, all topped off with toasted almonds and oozing with sweet, sticky syrup. Available from their original Stoke Newington deli, as well as the brand new all-day restaurant, bakery and bar in Kingly Court, you can pre-order to pick it up fresh from the oven. We guarantee it won’t make it home in one piece. Unit G9, Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, W1B (thegoodeggn16.com)

Amid the parties and presents, it’s easy to forget those less fortunate; that’s where StreetSmart comes in. In the words of advocate Stephen Fry, “Its ambitions are to connect the lucky citizen who can dine out with the unlucky ones for whom dining out means queueing up in front of food banks.” Celebrating its twentieth birthday this year, the charity has raised over £8.2 million for homeless and vulnerable people across the UK. Through the months of November and December, participating restaurants (including the likes of Gymkhana, 10 Greek Street, Lemonia and Yasmeen) ask diners to add a pound on to their bill, which – thanks to sponsorship by Deutsche Bank – is donated in full to reputable local charities supporting homeless people (Cafe from Crisis, House of St Barnabas and The Marylebone Project among them). As Mr Fry says, “One pound may be a drop in the ocean, but the ocean is made up of drops. And there are millions of us…” For more information on the work of StreetSmart, and to see a full list of participating restaurants, see streetsmart.org.uk

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UP ON THE ROOF Christmas shopping in the West End? We suggest a little post retail therapy in the shape of Woody Bear, an exciting new rooftop bar entered via a secret entrance on the corner of Marble Arch and Park Lane. The first wintertime pop up at 535 Oxford Street – home to summer hit Sisu – is inspired by an abandoned fairground, and brought to life with animal see-saws, swings and repurposed seating booths made from teacup fairground rides. Warming eggnog and hot gin punch cocktails are served from a coinoperated dispenser. Park yourself under a heater, wrap up in a blanket and toast the season while taking in the unrivalled skyline views. Ever the advocates of sensible drinking, we recommend lining your stomach with a delicious bite from street food vendors Madame & Monsieur. Their melty London raclette on potatoes is served from a mega 6kg wheel. Swoon. 535 Oxford Street, W1C (woodybear.london)

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THE FROG Adam Handling has talent (and then some). At just 25 he reached the finals of MasterChef: The Professionals. A year later he was crowned British Culinary Federation Chef of the Year, then Scottish Chef of the Year. Unsurprising, then, that before The Frog E1 opened, the waiting list for a table was two weeks long. The restaurant has since won a Bib Gourmand and been named London Restaurant of the Year and UK Restaurant of the Year in the Food and Travel awards. I book well in advance for his new flagship’s opening… The site, in Covent Garden, promises a large open-plan kitchen and private dining room with its own kitchen and speakeasy-style basement bar. And a menu built on The Frog E1’s foundations – Adam is known for his careful sourcing of seasonal ingredients and a particular focus on Asian flavours and techniques. It has a more formal feel than its Shoreditch sibling, but with graffiti-esque artwork adorning one wall it is by no means straight-laced. With its big windows and open-plan kitchen, it is bright and lively on a sunny weekday lunchtime, and the staff could not be more welcoming. We opt for the five-course tasting menu, with matched wines – all the better to experience what’s on offer – and are bowled over from the minute the first of the snacks arrive. Adam’s famous chicken butter is everything we’ve been led to expect, with the addition of oozing, rich gravy in the centre. We spread the bread thickly and aren’t ashamed to lick the butter dish clean. Beef tartare served on seaweed crackers with a hint of anchovy is also excellent. First up of the “main” dishes is a kingfish ceviche. Served with jalapeno and avocado it is a delicious twist on a Japanese favourite. Next up a celeriac and truffle

dish first created for Adam’s newly vegetarian mother – we think she probably approves. The halibut that follows is my favourite though, served on a bed of crab and in a pool of an exquisitely moreish lobster custard that I think I could happily slurp from a soup bowl. We finish with the blackberry dessert – light-as-air sponge with the freshest cucumber sorbet and impressive “nitro” meringues, created at the table in a sea of dry ice. It is truly memorable (but heed my advice and wait for the ice to clear before tucking in). From start to finish the meal is a triumph. Divinely presented, theatrically delivered and perfectly matched with some really individual wines. We’ll be back, and urge you to come, too. Hop to it… LSJ 34-35 Southampton Street, WC2E (020 7199 8370; frogbyadamhandling.com)

THESE SHOES WERE MADE FOR WALKING While you might think you know the Capital inside out, it’s always good to see it from a different point of view – and there’s no better time to take in the sights than with all the Christmas lights twinkling. European sensation, Walking Dinner has just introduced its famous culinary walking tours to London, combining to-die-for tucker with a 30-minute walk taking in some of the Capital’s most famous landmarks. After enjoying a starter of beef carpaccio at Villandry, guests work up an appetite during the stroll to Bank Westminster, where they tuck into duck with honey roast apples, before moving on to end the evening with a well-deserved strawberry mascarpone tart at Brumus. This one’s definitely not just for tourists. £58.95 per person. To book and for more details, see walkingdinner.com

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London Foodie

AT U L KO C H H A R ’ S COOK THIS

TAMA RIN D GLAZE D QUA I L W ITH TEX TURES OF COR N

Serves 4

MARTHA ORTIZ

45 mins (plus at least six hours to marinate)

Chef at Ella Canta When I was a child I wanted to be… a curator in a modern art museum. The first thing I cooked was… exotic tamales, with my artist mother. Game season has been very much game on for a couple of months now, providing us with the perfect opportunity to go wild in the kitchen. If, like us, you’ve been struggling to know how to make the most of it at home, take inspiration from this Michelin-starred recipe from Atul Kochhar of Mayfair favourite, Benares – modern Indian flavours with a distinctive British twist. And if you’re not inclined to get your hands dirty at home, you can still taste the dish for yourself, as it’s currently on the menu at Benares. 12a Berkeley Square House, W1J (020 7629 8886; benaresrestaurant.com)

INGREDIENTS For the quail 4 skinless quails 100g tamarind pulp 50g jaggery 5g fennel powder 5g ginger powder 8 cloves 16 green cardamom 20g Greek yoghurt

10g mild Kashmiri chilli powder 5g garam masala 30g fresh ginger paste 30g garlic paste 20ml rapeseed oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the garnish 2 corn on the cob Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp rapeseed oil 1 cucumber 2g chilli flakes 2 lemons, juiced 25g butter

25g whipping cream 1 pinch cumin seeds 4 green chilli 1 inch ginger, finely chopped 2g turmeric powder

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My fail-safe dinner party menu is… beautiful cocktails made with mezcal, my “vampire” ceviche (seabass ceviche served with a mango and sangrita sorbet), followed by “mole chichilo” and chicken, a traditional mole sauce, characterised by a delicate anise flavour, from Oaxaca. My last meal on earth would be… mole negro. When I feel down, I cook… lagrimitas candies, traditional sweets from Mexico.

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My kitchen heroes are… Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Alice Waters and the anonymous traditional cooks of Mexico – true heroines.

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begin to brown evenly and soften. Remove from the heat, allow to cool slightly and trim the kernels from the cob with a sharp knife. Cut the cucumber into fine dice, lightly salt and leave in a refrigerator for an hour. Once the cucumber has softened, mix with corn kernels, chilli flakes and lemon juice. Slice off the kernels from the remaining cob. Place in a pan with half a cup of water, butter, whipping cream, cumin seeds, green chilli, chopped ginger, salt, lemon juice and turmeric powder. Bring to the boil and simmer until the kernels are soft. Whizz in a blender until smooth, strain. Skewer the quail supremes and legs, and bake them in a preheated oven at 200°C/ fan 180°C/gas mark 6 for 10 minutes, or cook on a barbeque. Serve the grilled quail on a bed of corn purée with salsa sprinkled on top.

My favourite London restaurant is… hard to pin down, I have a very long list! My ultimate London day consists of… a visit to the V&A, which always make me smile. Martha’s new restaurant, Ella Canta, opened in September at InterContinental Hotel, One Hamilton Place, Park Lane, W1J (020 7318 8715; ellacanta.com)


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THE PERFECT FUSION Antoine Christoforou, managing director of Fusion, explains how the company has built an unrivalled reputation through a combination of iconic design and quality craftsmanship Can you tell us a bit about Fusion? We’re an award-winning boutique design house. Established in 2006, we create exceptional residences in the most exclusive locations around London. In just over 10 years we have built a strong reputation within the industry and we are known for our blend of iconic design and the highest quality of craftsmanship. Every member of our multidisciplinary team is passionate about being the best at what we do. And how did you personally get into property? What was the appeal? I started my career in 2003, in a residential agency. Two years later I met my now partner in a restaurant and we started working together. I knew from a very young age that property was for me: I always loved the idea of being able to leave a legacy. There are very few industries where you can be so expressive, so entrepreneurial and meet so many different people, all at the same time. What can buyers expect from a Fusion home? A very special residence that they can be immensely proud of, and one that is truly unique. How have buyers’ expectations evolved in terms of luxury in and around London? Our clients are very discerning and they have a right to be, especially at this level of the market. They are used to enjoying the finest things in life without having to make any compromises, and this is what they expect from our residences and the service they receive from our team. Today, nothing should be unobtainable or unachievable, so our clients expect us to have considered every detail and they want to receive world-class service at every step of the process. How do the wider team of designers, architects and landscapers work together to create a Fusion home? We work with some of the most passionate and talented professionals from around the globe. At the start of every project we carefully select the right team and bring everyone together to run through the project brief. There are so many intricate details to think about, so we absolutely cannot compromise when we are putting together a team. We only ever work with the best. What does the next year hold for the new homes market in London? The property market is very volatile at the moment, with so

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many external factors at play. There are, however, always serious buyers in the market. Of course, they will only make their move if they find a dream residence that ticks all of their boxes. We are selling lifestyles, not just property, and attention to detail is everything. Can you tell us about some of the developments you are currently marketing? Our latest project – The Birchwood – in Park View Road, Ealing, W5, is due to launch shortly. The Birchwood comprises six bespoke lateral apartments, with gated underground parking, private concierge facilities and expansive open-air terraces. Everything has been completed to an exceptionally high specification that has

never before been witnessed in Ealing. The Garden Apartment has already been sold, off plan, and prices for the other apartments start from £1.95 million. The Penthouse has 360-degree views across London, to the Shard and beyond. With the launch of Crossrail next year, travel time from Ealing to Bond Street will be just 11 minutes. What’s next for Fusion? We have just started work on an exciting scheme in Hertfordshire, called The Radlett, which will comprise 10 beautifully appointed two- and three-bedroom apartments. It is due for completion in 2019. fusionresidential.co.uk


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Best of British Fancy a bit of R’n’R before party season hits fever pitch? If you get in quickly, you could be one of the first to experience an exciting transformation at The Swan Southwold, which first opened in the 1600s. The hotel, which is owned by Adnams brewery, has been completely redesigned by award-winning, London-based Project Orange. The team have retained many

of the original features, such as the striking facade and the characterful, weaving corridors and staircases, while making subtle references to the history of the site – brewing here dates back to 1345. Copper fittings reflect the distillery equipment, while the famous local figure, ‘Southwold Jack’, appears on bespoke tiles. And Swan motifs and flashes of vibrant Adnams’

LET IT SNOW Suffering from Alpine apathy? This year we’re planning on skiing stateside. Aspen might seem like a long way to go for your snow, but it didn’t become one of the world’s most famous ski resorts for nothing. Equally appealing to advanced skiers, absolute beginners, families, couples and singles, here you really can have everything. Small wonder it has become synonymous with the jet set and renowned for being home to some of the most luxurious ski hotels in the world. And the best known of these, The Little Nell – Aspen’s only five-star, five-diamond hotel – is better than ever this season, following a stunning makeover earlier in the year. “The Little Nell’s new design recalls in texture, tone and attitude, Aspen’s soul and its distinctiveness as a silver mining town,” says Alexandra Champalimaud, founder and president of Champalimaud Design, who are responsible for the gorgeous new look. You can expect light and welcoming spaces, superior craftsmanship and elegant styling. See you on the slopes. thelittlenell.com

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colours appear throughout the public spaces and the 35 bedrooms. The new aesthetic is combined with intimate service and a top-class food and drink offering in the form of two destination restaurants and a bar, championing local produce. We challenge you not to fall in love with both the hotel and the charming seaside town. Room rates start from £270 (theswansouthwold.co.uk)

What do you mean the thought of Christmas isn’t filling you with sufficient warm and fuzzies to see you through these dark winter days? If you really can’t resist making a run for the sun, you’ll welcome this news from Pegasus Airlines. Their new winter sun routes mean you can now book in some beach time without eating into the pennies you’ve set aside for presents. As the only airline to offer a direct route from Dubai to Stansted, Pegasus’ prices start from just £139.99 one way. If that doesn’t take your fancy, there’s more beach bounty to be found with a variety of routes to various destinations including Abu Dhabi, Dalaman and Northern Cyprus. Sunbeds not your scene? You could opt for Middle Eastern magic in the shape of Beirut from £108.99. The perfect spot for a chic city break with a difference: with its buzzing culture and rich history, the Lebanese capital has been dubbed “the Paris of the East”. Or you could fly to Tel Aviv for only £105.99, where, as well as being able to sample the burgeoning cultural and gastronomic scene, you’d also be perfectly placed for a festively-timed visit to Jerusalem. Sounds like just the ticket. For more details on routes and prices, or to book, see flypgs.com/en


Naturally exceptional At Octagon, we have over 37 years experience and an unrivalled reputation for building magnificent, classical homes in the most desirable locations across London and the home counties. By using the best craftsmen, sourcing the finest fixtures and fittings and providing every client with an outstanding after-sales experience, the Octagon name has become synonymous with delivering the exceptional – as our residential standard. Contact us and find out what makes Octagon so special for yourself.

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Lakeside living

A contemporary Cotswold retreat with a sprinkling of A-list glamour provides the perfect venue for a weekend away with the whole family WO RDS L I Z S KO N E JA M E S

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here are big birthdays on the horizon… Tasked with planning a gathering for the extended family, I am aghast at the idea of actually “hosting”. While some people have entire guest suites decked out with fluffy towels, 200 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets and scented candles, ever ready to welcome visitors into the bosom of the family home, my spare room is where I go to escape the family I actually live with (it may be my home, but with kids around, it definitely isn’t my castle). What we need, I reason, is neutral ground. So I begin looking for a place that will put

us all up in style. Never mind home away from home, I want something blow-your-socks-off amazing, and a quick nosey around their website convinces me I have found just that at The Lakes by YOO. Avant-garde design collective, YOO Studio chose 850 acres of Cotswolds woodland, meadows and lakes (a former quarry) as the location for their rural retreat – a five star, private estate of second homes and 11 exclusive holiday rentals, close to Lechlade-on-Thames. While the setting might be the definition of bucolic bliss, with YOO at the helm, and interiors designed by the likes of Kelly Hoppen and Philippe Starck, I’m expecting the designled holiday homes (in five categories ranging from “special”, through “fabulous”, to “one-of-a-kind”) to be anything but rustic. The concierge team at The Lakes propose that the one-of-a-kind five-bedroom Barnhouse – Kate Moss’ interior design debut, no less – will be perfect for our group. Who am I to argue? They then set about making plans for our visit: ordering breakfast hampers and meals, setting up spa appointments for the grown-ups of the group and generally going out of their way to ensure that we have to do nothing beyond packing and getting there. And we almost fail on that front, so unobtrusive are the signs directing us off the quiet country road. But then discretion is key when second homeowners here include Jade Jagger (which also explains the security on the gate). We’re expected though, and welcomed like long lost friends, before being guided through the estate to our home for the weekend. Set away from the lakes, in a secluded copse of silver birch trees, the Barnhouse is no typical Cotswolds cottage. Built from a mixture of local stone and FABRICMAGAZINE.CO.UK

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green oak, the house may have been inspired by traditional agricultural buildings, but floor-to-ceiling windows (all the better to make the most of that glorious setting) opening onto a stunning deck with heated swimming pool, ensure that there is a distinctly modern twist. It is inside that really takes our breath away though. The house is eclectic and oh-so-cool. Playfully retro, the aesthetic takes its style cues from various eras, while perfectly complementing the house’s natural setting. There are plush silver silk carpets reflecting the trees outside, and velvet sofas in earthy, jewel bright tones. A vast custom-built table with deco detailing is already set for our evening meal, with vintage cutlery and glassware. Lining the walls are works of art by Allen Jones, Mit Senoj and Damien Hirst, there are even a few framed photos of Kate Moss herself. And my musical nephew is delighted to discover a Crosley turntable, complete with a curated collection of vinyl, and an acoustic guitar ready to be played. Upstairs, the kids’ bedroom is decked out in bold black and white striped wallpaper, with bright pink curtains and colourful artisan bedcovers from Peru. And in pride of place, with windows overlooking the living space below, the master suite features an epic, mirrored four poster bed, decadently spread with faux furs. No Toto, we are definitely not in Kansas anymore…

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And so we set about a weekend of country pursuits: eating and drinking far too much in front of the roaring log burner; strolling by the lakes to work off the calories consumed; open water swimming for the foolhardy of the group; trampolining, fishing, sailing and generally letting off steam for the youngsters; and glorious Bamford bespoke facials and decompression time in the sauna at the heavenly Orchard Spa for the rest. Happily at home in the house that Kate built, we are reluctant to pack up our things at the end of the trip. It is easy to see why so many have been tempted to secure their own piece of lakeside luxury here, and, armed with estate maps, brochures and floorplans, we start dreaming about what might be… To discover more, see thelakesbyyoo.com

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The Barnhouse costs between £3,000 and £8,000 for a two-night weekend (arrival Friday). To book, contact the lettings team on 01367 254260 or email lettings@ thelakesbyyoo.com To find out about ownership options, contact the sales team on 01367 250 066 or email info@ thelakesbyyoo.com


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TROLLEY DASH

The best-dressed doors in town will boast a gorgeous, handcrafted wreath this Christmas time

Cora drinks trolley £199 (made.com)

Round brass and marble drinks trolley £355 (audenza.com)

CLEAN LINE DINING If you’re planning a contemporary Christmas but need a traditionally elongated dining table to sit the whole family around, look no further than BoConcept’s new extendable Vancouver table. Angular and minimalist, the table comprises a beautiful two-piece plank-cut top in either oak or walnut, while leg options come in anthracite metal, white metal, or concrete panels, giving it a cool, industrial edge. Just don’t insult it with a tablecloth. From £1,969. 18-24 Westbourne Grove, W2 (boconcept.com) HIT THIS We love a new online obsession and our latest offers design-led pieces across kitchenware, decor, dining, and even gifts and jewellery. We’re beyond fashionably late to the dinner party in discovering Nambé: the brand was in fact founded in the early 1950s in New Mexico, in a village by the same name. We’ll be making up for lost time – and celebrating the UK launch – starting with the curvy and autumn-hued Eco collection. From £70 (nambeinternational.com)

The Stockholm table is practical and very chic with a star-shaped base Loulou bar trolley £299 (atkinandthyme.co.uk)

OLD-SCHOOL SCANDI Home of funky homewares, Pib focuses only on vintagestyle pieces with heaps of character. Borrowing from the bold Scandinavian designs of yesteryear, the collection of modernist inspired furniture offers a fresh take on a period defined by stylish simplicity and functionality. The Stockholm table, with its flanged removable tray top allows hosts to divvy up the petits fours with midcentury flair. £185 (pib-home.co.uk) C H R I ST M AS C R A F T I N G As advent advances, there’s nothing like an inviting Christmas wreath on the door of a smart London townhouse to get us feeling all cosy and festive. This year, we’re upping the ante with a helping hand from top designer Abigail Ahern, whose north London store will be hosting Christmas wreath-making workshops, using seasonal faux flowers and botanicals, throughout November and early December. Make your front door the envy of the street. £90. Workshops run on various dates between 9 November and 7 December (abigailahern.com)

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2017 T R EN DS The best-dressed trees of 2017 forgo last year’s spirit of quirkiness with an altogether more grown-up and glamorous aesthetic. Where we saw pop art-inspired icons like sequinned ketchup bottles and irreverent emblems of royalty, this year the mood shifts to incorporate themes of opulence and otherworldliness.

Oh Christmas tree! If you enjoy the run-up to Christmas as much the big day itself, dressing the tree is one seasonal ritual that’s sure to ignite the warm and fuzzies. Whether you’re a purist who insists on a traditional fir to give your home that cosy festive scent, or you’ve got designs on a contemporary masterpiece in deconstructed form with faux neon branches, you’ll need to know the decoration trends of 2017. And with expert styling advice from Dan Cooper, seasonal buyer at John Lewis, you too can create a show-stopping designer tree WOR DS A L I H OWA R D

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1 . G E TTING P ERSONA L What’s in a name? Whether it’s baby’s first Christmas or a bauble dedicated to each family member – including furry friends – personalisation is a key trend for 2017, adding an extra layer of interest. We love this celestial sphere from Etsy. Baby’s first Christmas moon ornament by Betsy Benn, £9 (etsy.com)

2. A R T I SA N A L For understated elegance, swap mass-produced bling for lovingly handmade ornaments. From Decorator’s Notebook, this delicate geometric brass wire decoration sets the tone beautifully. Geometric brass wire decorations, £16.95 for a set of four (decoratorsnotebook.co.uk)

3. B E J E W E L L E D Eclecticism is key when creating a truly dynamic tree that fascinates from every angle. For the ultimate look of luxury, dress yours with statement baubles inspired by precious jewels, like this little treasure from L’Objet. Turtle ornament, £75 (l-objet.com)

4 . TR AV E L- I N S PI RED Global adventures and old world curiosities feature heavily this year, giving the already magical Christmas tree a whole new level of mystical charm. The Christmas collection from Petersham Nurseries is anything but ordinary. Indian elephant paper decoration, £19.50. 31 King Street, WC2E (petershamnurseries.com)

WHAT KIND OF PREPARATION SHOULD WE BE DOING?

recommend echoing the feel of the outdoors with winter whites, shades of blue and shimmers of silver. Once you’ve decided on your colours, stick to it so the tree doesn’t become too confused.

HOW DO WE CREATE AN OPULENT, LUXURIOUS LOOK?

DECO RATI NG TI PS

If anyone knows how to dress a tree, it’s the “King of Christmas” Dan Cooper. We asked him for the inside scoop on creating the perfect spruce John Lewis Christmas Market, 300 Oxford Street, W1C (020 7629 7711; johnlewis.com)

Before decorating, it’s important to ensure the tree’s branches are ready, so fluffing the tree is key to the decorating process. Play with moving and lifting branches, extending the angles and sprucing the pine needles to optimise the fullness of the tree. Fuller trees with a generous profile and upward sloping branches are happy trees, giving you plenty of space to hang baubles. HOW DO WE CHOOSE A THEME?

If you’re unsure of which decorations to hang, I would recommend picking a colour scheme first. Red and green is the most traditional colour combination but I’d also

IN WHAT ORDER SHOULD WE HANG THE DECORATIONS?

Once you’ve placed your lights, think about depth. Don’t just hang all decorations on the tips of the branches as it will look messy and the baubles will most likely fall off. Hang some baubles further into the foliage – I’d recommend the plain coloured baubles to add shade and tone to the tree – and then place your more precious and statement baubles further out so guests can fully appreciate them.

As well as colour, don’t forget texture. A tree is an inviting feature and it should be tactile. Sequin, glitter and frosted decorations add a luxe look and complement traditional glass baubles. ANY FINISHING TOUCHES?

Yes, make sure the tree looks even. Once all the baubles have been hung, leave the room and revisit in ten minutes, to give you a clear mind. The tree should be balanced and considered, with no gaps. Once you’re happy with it, switch the lights on, sit back and relax!

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You’d never guess that this sleek, contemporary interior with its impressive art collection was created to meet the needs of a lively family of six. But Joyce’s stunning period home in St. John’s Wood is living proof that you don’t have to sacrifice aesthetics for practicality WO RDS KARE N H EANEY

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Far left: the lightflooded family room opens onto the garden Left: contemporary art adds splashes of vibrant colour to the living room Below: even the swimming pool has its own artworks

Behind the elegant 19th century facade of this doublefronted villa in St. John’s Wood lies an unapologetically 21st century interior. Clean contemporary lines, lightflooded spaces and a neutral palette with pops of vibrant colour from a jaw-dropping art collection create a sense of order and calm. So it comes as something of a surprise when Joyce mentions that this serene environment is actually home to a family of six. “We have four sons, so I wanted a home that was not only contemporary but also adaptable. I didn’t want things to be so precious that my kids couldn’t run around or have their friends over,” she explains. “I definitely wanted a space with a strong sense of design, but at the same time one that was liveable in.” When Joyce and her husband bought the house they only intended to have cosmetic work done. But their plans were derailed when they discovered that the woodwork was rotten. “We had to rip everything out – mouldings and woodwork – and completely rebuild the interior,” she says ruefully. Working with KSR Architects and Susan White of Iggi Interior Design, Joyce completely refurbished the house and added an extension that opened the house up to the garden. For a house in a conservation area, it was an ambitious project; remarkably, the work was finished in just 18 months. How did she manage to complete such a major transformation in such a short time frame? “I’m pretty

decisive,” laughs Joyce. “I’d already put a lot of thought into it, this house was an opportunity to put all my dreams into one place and I was very clear about the direction I wanted to go in.” The house has a strong aesthetic that’s minimalist but not remotely austere. The open-plan kitchen and living areas are a symphony of grey and white, a soothing colour palette that Joyce chose to create a cohesive sense of space. “Everybody laughs when I say this – my house is fifty shades of grey, even downstairs in the kids’ playroom,” she says. Grey ceramic tiles by Mosa used throughout the house and around the basement swimming pool amplify the colour’s unifying effect. Fifty shades of grey also provide the perfect backdrop for Joyce’s great passion: contemporary art. There’s a strong irreverent streak to the collection: the family room features an animal sculpture by Robert Bradford created from recycled toy parts, while the female torso by Cat James in the living room is covered with découpage from vintage magazines. Adding to the sense of fun is an axe with a Louis Vuitton print handle in a case over the guest loo, with the legend “In case of fashion emergency, break glass”. Her favourite piece, says Joyce, is by Charlotte Hodes, Totem Silhouette. “It’s a totem pole made from Venetian glass with beautiful female figures inlayed in gold and silver leaf. When I first saw the piece it made me happy on a bad day, so I knew I had to have it.” Joyce worked very closely with Susan White on all aspects of the interior design. “Susan really understood my vision. We went to a lot of shows together – Salone de Mobile in Milan, MAISON&OBJET in Paris – and we sourced the furniture together. It was very important for me to be part of the process from beginning to end and to have as much of me as possible in the house.” The only area of the house where Joyce took a step back from the decision-making was the children’s bedrooms. “My sons got to choose the look of their own rooms,” she explains. “One is a Chelsea supporter, so his room was designed around his football paraphernalia; another loves Arsenal and is also into graffiti, so I chose a palette that worked with a lot of red and had his name graffitied onto the wall.” The box extension at the back of the house, with its FABRICMAGAZINE.CO.UK

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Right: My Kiss by Francesco Bruscia creates a focal point in the media room Below: downlights add drama to a bespoke open-tread steel staircase with cement tiles

floor to ceiling glass, opened the house up to the garden. With four sports-mad boys, a manicured lawn was out of the question, so Joyce took away as many trees as possible, put down artificial grass, installed a football net and created a basketball court. “It’s an entirely practical solution,” she points out, when every weekend her four boys each invite three or four friends over. “I’ll have 10-15 boys in the house and at least some of them can be playing football, while the others can be playing basketball. Artificial grass means that I don’t have to worry about them tracking mud through the house.” Joyce moved to London from the States 12 years ago, renting just a stone’s throw from where she lives now. So what has kept her loyal to St. John’s Wood? “I just love the idea of being able to live in a house with backyard space and still be somewhere convenient with so many things located nearby. I can get into Mayfair, I can get into Marylebone, but I still have the luxury of living in this house with all these kids.” As co-chair of Holiday House, which launches in London this month and is hosted in two properties in Hamilton Terrace, Joyce is forging even closer links with the neighbourhood she loves. Founded in New York in 2008 by interior designer and breast cancer survivor Iris Dankner, Holiday House showcases the work of top interior designers and lifestyle brands and raises money for breast cancer causes. Joyce needed very little persuasion to come on board. “My friend and co-chair Rachel Laxer had participated twice in New York. She knew that I was passionate about art and interior design, and, that as a breast cancer survivor myself, the cause was very close to home. So of course I said yes.” With 25 leading designers exhibiting in two properties, it promises to be a highlight of the interior design year. It’s been about a year and a half in the making, explains Joyce. That’s roughly the same time that it took to remodel her fabulous house – we can’t wait to see what this formidable organiser and design visionary has helped bring to life in her beloved NW8.

Holiday House launches in London at 59 and 61 Hamilton Terrace, NW8. The showhouses, both of which are for sale, will be open to the public from 9 November to 10 December. Proceeds from Holiday House events benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) To book tickets, visit theholidayhouselondon.com FABRICMAGAZINE.CO.UK

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HAMPSTEAD

Hampstead’s fan club of millionaires – apparently there are more living here than in any other UK area – speaks volumes for its appeal. The high street might look more countryside than Capital, but with its mix of fine dining establishments, delightful delis, chic boutiques and high-end independent stores, it is the last word in sophistication. A haven for lovers of period architecture, the village streets serve as a reminder of the area’s history as a hilltop spa. An attractive mix of rare Queen Anne and Regency properties, as well as Georgian, Edwardian, Victorian and modern developments are on offer. From detached houses on leafy avenues to charming cottages on winding lanes, there’s something for every taste – if not budget! And with the Heath on the doorstep – 790 acres of woodland, meadows, swimming ponds and playing fields, plus some truly spectacular views of the Capital from Parliament Hill – there’s green space to make the rest of London positively green with envy PHOTO G R A P H Y KAT H Y ANNE LIM

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Flask Walk At the heart of the village, this pedestrianised street is home to some of the area’s quirkier, more independent retailers and businesses, and is one of our favourite places to while away a couple of hours

LO C A L H E R O E S HAMPSTEAD BUNNY YAWN, NW3 A new kid on the block, the intriguingly named Bunny Yawn café is a favourite haunt of Knight Frank’s Lily Peterman. “They brew the most amazing coffee and make the healthiest food,” she says. Chef Yuko creates the most scrumptious cakes, jewel-coloured juices and vibrant salads in this teeny, tiny java joint; not to mention cute beverage art. The name alone makes Bunny Yawn worth a visit (and no, we don’t know what it means either). But it’s definitely worth hopping up to Hampstead to check it out (see what we did there…) 84 Heath Street, NW3 (020 7443 9111) JEROBOAMS, NW3 This is Hampstead’s go-to wine merchant, whether you’re looking for a single bottle of fizz for a special occasion or restocking a sizeable cellar. Don’t be deceived by the petite shop front; inside you’ll find a fabulous selection of fine wines and extraordinarily helpful staff. Local resident Suzi Kalms is a big fan: “The staff have a wide knowledge of wines and spirits, and integrity when it comes to recommending a purchase

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that’s perfect for a dinner party or for a gift.” What more could you ask for? 29 Heath Street, NW3 (020 7435 6845; jeroboams.co.uk) KEATS COMMUNITY LIBRARY, NW3 When government cuts threatened the Keats Community Library with closure, locals stepped in to save it. Located right next door to Keats House on the historic Keats Grove, this library is now run by volunteers. To generate much-needed funds to keep it going, the Keats Community Library Group arranges community events throughout the year. Jeremy Karpel of TK International is a patron and passionate advocate of the library’s work. He says: “With technology increasingly taking over children’s lives, community libraries that nurture the joy of reading a real book are needed more than ever.”10 Keats Grove, NW3 (020 7431 1266; keatscommunitylibrary.org.uk)

Church Row In one of Hampstead’s loveliest corners, the exteriors of the gorgeous early-Georgian terraced properties here have remained largely untouched by the hands of time, making this an extremely sought-after address

Downshire Hill The stunning detached Victorian properties here are just moments from the Heath. While living in one of these houses, the romantic poet Keats met and fell in love with Fanny Brawne. The house is now a museum dedicated to his life


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LITTLE BLACK BOOK Abida Halstenberg, founder of SAMAYA Ayurveda, tells us why she’s happiest in Hampstead. “My children studied in Hampstead for many

years, which is why we made the ‘big move’ from Marylebone four years ago. On my rare days off, the Heath is my favourite escape: we live a block off the Finchley Road, so I enjoy meandering along the peacefully winding back roads as I make my way to its wild expanse (where I get lost every single time). On the way back, I find it impossible to resist the invitingly cosy café upstairs at Waterstones, where I can retreat with a pot of tea and a good read. Afterwards, the antique market stalls beckon as I make my way home, and I often pop in to inspect the curiosities. I once found a stunning set of mother-of-pearl cufflinks there, which proved irresistible. When I’m with my children, there is no option but to join the queue snaking down the high street for one of the best crêpes in London, from La Crêperie de Hampstead. The spelt bread at Le Pain Quotidien is also a staple in my home and I always indulge in a cappuccino whenever I pop in. I have to admit to liking a good gelato, too, so I find it hard to stay away from Venchi, which is a more recent local addition. The Wells is another favourite, as is the garden at the Freemasons Arms. We love attending post-brunch Sunday concerts at the historic Burgh House, especially when the talented Masami Suzuki performs. French & Corry offer the best facials and massages in Hampstead so they are my go-to when I need some pampering. They stock SAMAYA, so I can enjoy a bespoke Ayurvedic dosha-balancing facial performed with my own skincare range, which is fantastic! I also enjoy strolling down to Belsize Park’s Revital store, where I pick up my natural and organic supplies while checking up on their SAMAYA stock. At night, the Everyman cinema is a lovely place to relax in front of a movie while enjoying a glass of wine and some nibbles.” samayaayurveda.com

With the lights twinkling on the high street, few places feel more Christmassy than Hampstead at this time of year. We’ll be getting our festive fill early, at the Marie Curie Winter Market on 24 November. The family event will raise funds for the hospice in Lyndhurst Gardens. As well as stalls selling luxury gifts including jewellery, ceramics, homewares and Christmas decorations, there will be delicious festive fare in the form of mulled wine and baked goods, plus a mini fairground in the car park of the hospice. Organisers will be donating all proceeds to help with the running costs of the hospice on Christmas Day. The Everyman Cinema in Belsize Park will be getting involved, too, with two charity screenings of children’s Christmas films planned for the day, one at 10am and another at 11am. Ticket prices are £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. 11am-4pm, Marie Curie Hospice, 11 Lyndhurst Gardens, NW3

OUR AGENTS SAY....

PARKHEATH “I would say Downshire Hill and Well Walk are my joint favourite streets. Both are charming, quaint roads, situated moments from Hampstead Heath, with both housing famous old pubs!” David Stern

CHESTERTONS “While the market is more challenging than it has been in previous years, Hampstead is still an area in high demand, with a wide range of both domestic and international buyers purchasing in the area. The majority of Hampstead homes fall in the price range of £500,000 to £5 million.” Sam Gould

SAVILLS “Property here varies from Georgian to contemporary and even notable listed Queen Anne mansions. My favourite area is the village, where all the properties have real character and intrigue.” Peter Brookes

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RELAX & UNWIND WHERE NATURE & LUXURY ARE COMBINED Go beyond the stunning collection of individual residences and experience discrete and seamless service coupled with onsite amenities reminiscent of the city’s finest hotels and clubhouses; including entertainment areas, cinema, spa and a 25 metre pool. Nothing has been overlooked and the residences themselves are no exception, set within 2.5 acres of private landscaped gardens and mature woodland in this leafy, sophisticated quarter of North London.

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Schools THE HEAD

VICKY BINGHAM SOUTH HAMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL

How long have you been head? Since January this year. I was previously academic deputy at Guildford High School. What attracted you to the school? It’s an academic powerhouse, but with kindness and curiosity at its core – and the most phenomenal co-curricular activities. There are 143 clubs a week on offer this term alone, from yoga to Young Enterprise, football to fashion school, life drawing to ukulele orchestra, maths to Model UN. Many societies are initiated and run by the girls.

How would you sum it up? We focus on what really matters – our pupils are our Northern Star. What makes it different? There are no factory settings here. We encourage girls to be themselves, to develop and express their own opinions. We attract highprofile speakers to help shine a light on a diverse range of topics. Our music scholars play lunchtime concerts each Friday. We even have a poet-inresidence this term. How would you describe the atmosphere? Busy,

buzzy, friendly and unpretentious, with a steely ambition underneath. We aim to foster intellectual spark, creativity, debate and a real joy in learning. What’s your personal educational ethos? Opening doors, hearts and minds. More than ever, we need to help develop creativity, humanity and a commitment to life-long learning. Our pupils should leave us as confident, adaptable and pioneering young women, ready to make their mark on the world and to lead happy and successful lives. How do you balance your co-curricular activities with making sure pupils realise their academic potential? With lots of one-to-one

support from tutors. It’s about balance and perspective. How do you look after the wellbeing of your pupils? We have a life coach, a counsellor, a full-time nurse and at least two, if not three, tutors per form. We have a peer-mentoring system, great talks for parents on welfare issues and the best school food I’ve ever eaten. I’m also a passionate advocate of sport as a critical tool for mental wellbeing. South Hampstead High School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 (020 7435 2899; shhs.gdst.net)

THE SHORTLIST Today’s young people also need to negotiate social media, which encourages comparisons with others and triggers timeless teenage angst around being ‘good enough’. Add a culture of testing that encourages both parents and children to fixate on granular differences in results and you’ve got a potentially toxic combination.

Words: Claire Atherton

How hard should you push your child? Every parent wants their child to be the best they can be. But with rates of teenage depression and anxiety up by 70 per cent compared with 25 years ago, something’s clearly going wrong. “Many parents have big aspirations for their children,” says Eve JardineYoung, principal of Cheltenham Ladies’ College, which puts wellbeing on an equal footing with academic achievement. “The trouble is that they don’t always articulate what all the extra tutoring and ballet lessons are for. Often, because children love and want to please their parents, they can put themselves under pressure to live up to what they believe their parents’ aspirations to be.”

So how can you tell when the balance is about to tip? “Judging when you’re close to this invisible threshold is a very imperfect science,” says Eve. “It’ll also be different at different ages, and with different strengths and personalities. All you can do is to approach your child with an open mind and a belief that anything is possible – while also showing that your love and acceptance is unconditional. Try asking yourself things like: What did I hear today when I really listened to my child? How much of my response comes through the filter of my own experiences? How would I feel if I was being parented the way I’m parenting? Remind yourself, too, that the person your child becomes as they strive to reach their grades is as important as the grades themselves. It’s through this process that they’ll learn vital life skills such as how to think creatively, be flexible, influence others and respond to problems.” Eve Jardine-Young will be discussing this topic at the Independent Schools Show, Battersea Park, 11-12 November. For more details, see schoolsshow.com

South Hampstead High School Independent day school for girls aged 4 to 18 (020 7435 2899; shhs.gdst.net) University College School Junior Branch Independent day school for boys aged 7 to 11 (020 7435 3068; ucs.org.uk) Heathside Preparatory School Independent co-ed day school for pupils aged 3 to 13 (020 3058 4011; heathsideprep.co.uk) Devonshire House Preparatory School Independent co-ed day school for girls aged 2.5 to 11 and boys aged 2.5 to 13 (020 7435 1916; devonshirehouseschool. co.uk) North Bridge House Senior School Independent co-ed day school for pupils aged 11 to 16 (020 7267 6266; northbridgehouse.com)

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T I C K E T TO S OA R If you’re looking to expand your daughter’s horizons with a top-notch education, you might want to start your search for schools just outside the M25

For many a Londoner, the appeal of St Albans is obvious: the small but buzzing cathedral city, steeped in history and situated in leafy Hertfordshire, offers an altogether more tranquil lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of the Capital, yet its enviable transport links make it the perfect reverse commuter spot – especially for those of us with NW postcodes. Here, you’ll find St Albans High School for Girls, an esteemed establishment that’s consistently making the lists of the UK’s top schools, and one that’s well worth travelling for. Even the headmistress, Jenny Brown, hails from Highgate. “I really value my fifteen-minute train journey each day – it’s a great time to plan and reflect for the day ahead,” she explains, adding, “It must be one of the most relaxed London 86 |

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“The High School is a vibrant and supportive community where girls thrive. Pupils step out of the door confident and well prepared for the next phase of their lives” Jenny Brown, headmistress St Albans High School for Girls

commutes.” And the school’s location isn’t just convenient when it comes to the practicalities: while it beats with the same energy and ambition as a London school, it boasts a much more grounded, unstuffy feeling. The independent day school is affiliated with the Church of England, and provides an all-round

values-based education through inspirational teaching and firstclass facilities. From when girls start at the school aged four, right through to the sixth form, the focus is to provide an exciting and challenging education that fosters independence, creativity and risk-taking. Pupils are encouraged to set themselves ambitious goals, both intellectually and personally. Critical and creative thinking are promoted, and a strong emphasis is placed on independent research and investigation. Important though they are, outstanding results are welcome by-products of the real business of education: inspiring a love of learning. And with that in mind, a caring community and strong pastoral care are at the heart of the school. The individual talents of every pupil are nurtured:

staff listen to students, talk candidly with parents and help to encourage every girl to be confident in who she is. It goes without saying that strong emphasis is placed upon extra-curricular activities, too. Through a broad range of activities encompassing sport, music, drama, expeditions, international exchanges and service to others, girls are encouraged to push their boundaries and develop strength of character, leadership skills, empathy and, perhaps most importantly, a love of adventure. In Jenny’s words, “the High School is a vibrant and supportive community where girls thrive. Pupils step out of the door confident and well prepared for the next phase of their lives.” For more information, visit stahs.org.uk


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Hot property FOR SALE

S P E N C E R WA L K NW3 Tucked away right in the heart of the village, in a secure gated development, this beautifully appointed second-floor property has recently been remodelled. Expect bespoke touches throughout, with a luxury kitchen and two super-stylish bathrooms. Secure underground parking, a porter and a lift add to the appeal. Guide Price £1.45 million, Heathgate (020 7435 3344; heathgate.com)

AGENTS SERVING HAMPSTEAD Anscombe & Ringland 020 7794 1151 anscombes.co.uk Aston Chase 020 7724 4724 astonchase.com Arlington Residential 020 7722 3322 arlingtonresidential.com Bargets 020 7402 9494 bargets.co.uk Benham and Reeves 020 7435 9822 b-r.co.uk

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K E M P L AY R O A D NW3 Properties like this sevenbedroom, double-fronted house rarely appear on the market. Sitting pretty on the corner of Pilgrim’s Lane and Kemplay Road, it offers a commodious, family-friendly space with a wealth of original period features. Expansive gardens surround the property on three sides and the house benefits from a studio and garage in the grounds. A family-friendly gem. £5.95 million Goldschmidt & Howland (020 7435 4404; g-h.co.uk)

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B E N H A M ’ S P L AC E NW3 Built in 1813, this three-bed Grade II listed Georgian end-of-terrace house is quintessentially Hampstead. Situated in a quiet corner of the Old Village, it has been sensitively restored and still boasts a plethora of period features, including working fireplaces and original panelling. Adding to its charm are a pretty garden and a sunny roof terrace. An utterly delightful home that oozes history. £1,799,950 Benham & Reeves (020 7435 9822; b-r.co.uk)

Heathgate 020 7435 3344 heathgate.com Knight Frank 020 3468 5726 knightfrank.co.uk Parkheath 020 7431 1234 parkheath.com Savills 020 7472 5000 savills.co.uk TK International 020 7794 8700 t-k.co.uk

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Property A P I R AT E ’ S TA L E Favourite London street? Burlington Arcade off Bond Street. Not strictly speaking a street, but an elegant throwback and what all shopping centres should aspire to be.

W11 Opera has been encouraging young people to sing their hearts out since 1971 and Knight Frank Notting Hill is a long-time supporter of their inspirational work. Every year, the community-based company stages professional-standard productions with parts for more than 70 local children of all abilities; they also run workshops in state schools for youngsters who might not otherwise experience the magic of opera. Former W11 Opera cast members include Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Eve Best – both are now keen patrons. This season sees the premier of The Cutlass Crew, a swashbuckling tale based on the adventures of Lady Mary Killigrew, a 16th century gentlewoman turned pirate.

Favourite sale? The most satisfying sales are those you bring back from the brink. There’s little more rewarding than helping people buy and sell family homes. Favourite London restaurant? Hawksmoor. I’ve had nothing but great experiences in all of their restaurants. The food, wine and service are all spot on. Favourite place for coffee? I don’t drink coffee, but if I did, I hear that the Ginger & White is hard to beat.

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Where do you go for head space in the city? Anywhere on the South Bank. It’s a seemingly ever-changing environment and the perfect space to get lost in.

Years in the business? More than 15, all of them working around Highgate.

What’s your hidden talent? I’m not sure I have any that are hidden!

I love London because… I’m not sure any other city has quite so much to offer to quite so many people. There are few places where I’d rather be.

Period property or new build? Having lived in both, I’d have to say new build; but show me the right Georgian town house…

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First London home? I grew up in London and lived for a time in Dartmouth Park, but the first home I purchased was a one-bedroom garden flat in Whetstone, twenty years ago. If I wasn’t an estate agent I’d be… something to do with protecting the environment. Or maybe a Ninja.

Catch The Cutlass Crew at the POSK Theatre, 238-246 King Street, W6 on 9 and 10 December (w11opera.org)

Take one person, dead, alive or fictional, out in London – who and where? I reckon BoJo knows his way around and could show me a thing or two. Aliens attack. Which London landmark would you save? The Natural History Museum. Surely one of the Capital’s most beautiful buildings. And there are plenty of places to hide in there, too!

CHESTERTONS COAT DROP

Rather than relegate last year’s winter coat to the back of the wardrobe, drop it off at a Chestertons office. Throughout November, the agency is supporting Calling London’s ‘Winter Coat Campaign’, which collects unwanted coats to help needy Londoners keep warm each winter. Last year, Chestertons received a staggering 1,000 donations – help them beat that total this year. (chestertons.com)

A S K T H E AG E N T

SIMON HEDLEY DRUCE

Q. Interior lighting – how important is it to help sell your house in the winter?

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GALLIARD HOMES “We have found the market to be quite buoyant of late, despite negativity. We are down to one unit left in The Chiltern’s (a twobed duplex) and have seen strong sales at Hanway Gardens, where Galliard is instructed as sales agents. Owner-occupiers remain prevalent, looking to buy properties in finished developments, ready for occupation.” David Galman

“Lighting is key to selling a property, but it’s often overlooked. Good lighting, golden hues and shadows make a space look warm and welcoming on a dark day. Work out how best to light a room before a viewing; make use of table and feature lights, as well as dimmers and recessed lighting. Dead light bulbs are an absolute no-no. If someone feels cosy walking into your home from the cold, you’re already part way there.”


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New homes G R AC I O U S L I V I N G 79 FITZJOHN’S AVENUE, NW3 Just a stone’s throw from Hampstead Village, this is a prestigious development of two- and three-bed apartments from retirement living specialists PegasusLife. The two buildings, connected by a ground floor entrance lobby, take their cue from elegant Victorian mansion blocks. Inside, the apartments offer light-filled, open-plan living spaces fitted out to an extraordinarily high spec. Expect to find elegant oak flooring, black marble worktops and island units in the kitchen; walk-in showers and timber shelving in the bathrooms and bedrooms with en-suite dressing areas. The flats also boast winter galleries – sheltered outdoor spaces perfect for relaxing or growing plants. The shared amenities, which include a spa, gym and stretch studio, are no less impressive. Prices from £2.575 million (020 7980 8741; 79fitzjohns.co.uk)

Anscombe & Ringland anscombes.co.uk Arlington Residential arlingtonresidential.com Aston Chase astonchase.com Bargets bargets.co.uk Beauchamp Estates beauchamp.com Bective Leslie Marsh bective.co.uk Behr & Butchoff behrandbutchoff.com Benham & Reeves b-r.co.uk Benham & Reeves Residential Lettings brlets.co.uk Chestertons chestertons.com Day Morris daymorris.com Druce druce.com

GREEN AND PLEASANT GLADSTONE VILLAGE, NW2 This exciting development from Octavia Living comprises a selection of three- and four-bed houses and one- and two-bed apartments. Overlooking the wide-open spaces of Gladstone Park in Cricklewood, these spacious new homes represent modern living at its best. Interiors are sleek and stylish: think gloss kitchens; open-plan living areas with ceramic tiled floors and underfloor heating and state-of-the art bathrooms. Outdoors, patio areas feature privacy screens, while the fluid lines of the outdoor landscaping give maximum kerb appeal, and each home boasts an individual parking space. With the West End and the City in easy reach by public transport, Gladstone Park offers the best of both worlds. Prices from £910,000 (020 8208 8355; gladstonevillage.co.uk)

Glentree glentree.co.uk Godfrey & Barr godfreyandbarr.com Goldschmidt & Howland g-h.co.uk Hamptons hamptons.co.uk Heathgate heathgate.com Jeremy James & Company jeremy-james.co.uk Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward kfh.co.uk Knight Frank knightfrank.co.uk Litchfields litchfields.com McGlashans mcglashans.co.uk Parkheath parkheath.com

A V I L L AG E V I B E BELSIZE LANE, NW3 Nestled between Hampstead and Swiss Cottage, Belsize Park is one of the Capital’s most charming locales. Belsize Lane, a new development by Godfrey London, is a stunning addition to the neighbourhood. Sitting pretty in the heart of Belsize Village, it comprises 10 fabulous apartments, including a stunning penthouse. Every space has been meticulously thought through: floor-to-ceiling windows maximise natural light and provide spectacular views while interiors are fitted out to the highest of specs. The architecture is contemporary, but cleverly references the rhythm and scale of the surrounding historic facades. Prices from £1.2 million, Goldschmidt & Howland (020 7435 4404; g-h.co.uk; godfreylondon.co.uk)

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An opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented fourth floor apartment (168sq m/1,816sq ft) in this well regarded purpose built block. This four bedroom apartment offers well planned and bright accommodation with views over Regent’s Park, as well as 24 hour porterage. London House is very well located just minutes away from the vibrant St John’s Wood High Street, St John’s Wood Underground Station (Jubilee Line) and the green open spaces of Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill.

ACCOMMODATION AND AMENITIES Principal bedroom with en-suite bathroom & dressing room, 3 further bedrooms (1 with en-suite bathroom), family bathroom, reception room, kitchen/breakfast room, guest cloakroom, off street parking, 24 hour porterage, 2 terraces. EPC=D.

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ACCOMMODATION AND AMENITIES Principal bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 2 further double bedrooms, 2 shower rooms (1 en-suite), reception/dining room, kitchen, lift, 24 hour porterage, CCTV, balcony, lock up garage, residents off street parking. EPC=C.

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BRENDON HOUSE, 3 NOTTINGHAM PLACE, LONDON, W1 £1,700,000 A wonderful four double bedroom mansion block apartment in the middle of Marylebone Village. Located seconds away from Marylebone High Street and situated on the lower ground floor the apartment comprises of a contemporary open plan kitchen and reception room at the rear that opens on to an unexpected courtyard garden (non-demised),two rear aspect double bedrooms both with en-suite, two further large double bedrooms at the front of the property as well a full family bathroom. EPC Rating: D

MARYLEBONE & MAYFAIR | 020 7467 5770

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Tanza Road NW3 £1,700,000 Abutting Hampstead Heath and Parliament Hill Fields a spectacular penthouse maisonette with private terrace affording stunning views.

1345 sq ft/125 sq m Three double bedrooms, two bathrooms 28’ x 23’ multi aspect reception Exposed brickwork and beams 15’ wood decked terrace

Belsize Park Office 020 7431 1234

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HOLNE CHASE HAMPSTEAD GARDEN SUBURB N2 ELEGANT FAMILY HOUSE

Residential Sales Lettings & Property Management

OIEO ÂŁ4,000,000 SOLE AGENT

Available for the first time in 60 years and located adjacent to the well renowned Winnington Road, is this elegant and substantial family house comprising 5,440 sq ft (505.4 sq m) of accommodation, predominantly over two floors. Approached by a large sweeping driveway that can accommodate 6/7 cars, the property is entered via the original double glass doors with ornamental metal work providing access to a spacious entrance hall from which there is access to all four reception areas, kitchen/breakfast room, and guest cloakroom. The reception areas also include an exceptional entertainment room with sunken circular settee and fully equipped bar area, plus a covered patio leading to the garden. On the first floor, the large landing leads to 3 bedroom suites, as well as 3 further bedrooms, a family bathroom, a private roof terrace and a balcony. The top floor benefits from a very spacious office/studio room. Other features include a secluded garden to the rear, two separate garages and ample potential, subject to the necessary consents, for further enlargement if required. 5-6 bedrooms | 4 bathrooms (3 ensuite) | dressing room | study/bedroom 6 | tv room | lounge | dining room | entertainment room | bar kitchen/breakfast room | guest cloakroom | utility room | gardener’s wc | covered patio | garden | large carriage drive | 2 garages | EPC= E

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MAIDA VALE, W9

A spacious (approximately 116 sq.m), well appointed, recently refurbished, loft style maisonette forming part of a converted, Victorian semi-detached house. This light and airy maisonette occupies the second and third floors with a half landing entrance; it provides excellent entertaining space. Local shops, cafĂŠs and the Underground station at Maida Vale are all within easy reach. 3 Double Bedrooms. En-Suite Shower Room. Bathroom. Kitchen. Spacious Reception Area. EPC Rating C.

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ÂŁ1,249,500

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A truly stunning two bedroom apartment for sale on one of Belsize Park’s premier tree lined roads, occupying the entire second floor within an elegant period semi detached residence. This fantastic property is ideally located just a short walk from the Northern line (Belsize Park), the Jubilee line (Swiss Cottage) and the Overground (Hampstead Heath) as well as the Heath itself and the vibrant cafe culture in Primrose Hill Village.

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A spectacular five bedroom, family house on Netherhall Gardens, Hampstead, NW3 offering an exceptional combination of space and character with wonderful entertaining rooms featuring stunning fireplaces, exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. To the rear of the house is the secluded 78ft west facing garden and at the front a garage and parking. Energy Efficiency Rating - E51

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BRYANSTON SQUARE, LONDON W1

A sought after flat in a portered block with 24 hour porterage

£2,350,000 STC SOLE AGENT

Druce are delighted to bring to the market an extremely tasteful apartment in this very sought after portered block of flats with 24 hour porterage. The property is situated on the ground floor and has the very rare benefit of French doors from the drawing room and dining room onto the delightfully secluded private gardens. This is a wonderful opportunity for those wanting gracious living offering all amenities in a completely safe environment, and benefitting from reasonable services charges. ACCOMMODATION & AMENITIES: Entrance Hall * Newly Fitted Kitchen * Reception Room Open Plan with Dining Room, each with French Doors onto the Gardens * 3 Double Bedrooms * 2 Bathrooms * Communal Heating & Hot Water * 24 Hour Porterage * Private Gardens * Access to Bryanston Square Gardens * Secure Underground Parking available by separate negotiation * EPC Rating D * Share of Freehold (Plus 900+ Year Lease)

BRYANSTON MANSION, YORK STREET W1 A very bright and spacious three bedroom lateral apartment.

£2,050,000 STC SOLE AGENT

This lateral apartment is on the 1st floor (with lift) of a period apartment block. The property is presented in very good condition and boasts a double reception room, 2 spacious double bedrooms and a third single bedroom. There is also a large eat in kitchen and 2 bathrooms. With a long lease and Share of Freehold, this is a fine property with high ceilings which provides elegant living. Internal viewing is highly recommended. ACCOMMODATION & AMENITIES: Entrance Hall * Double Reception Room * Large Eat in Kitchen * Two Double Bedrooms * Third Single Bedroom * Bathroom * Shower Room * Passenger Lift * Caretaker * Independent Heating and Hot Water * EPC Rating C * Share of Freehold

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HAMPSTEAD HEATH, NW3 Defying description, a simply staggering top-to-bottom re-invention of a Victorian house by the award-winning architects William Tozer Architecture & Design. Completed to a remarkably high specification, the five bedroom family home lies on the upper reaches of this quiet residential street, steps away from the southern entrance of Hampstead Heath. Day Morris sell many of the properties in the Mansfield Conservation Area, Dartmouth Park and Highgate but we are deeply impressed by the highest standards of design and flair demonstrated by this renovation - a genuinely outstanding property. 5 Double Bedrooms • Reception Room • Sitting Room • Kitchen/Dining Room • Family Bathroom • 2 Shower Rooms • Reading Room Utility/Work Space in Basement • Guest Cloakroom • Roof Terrace • Private Garden • RPZ • EPC C

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HILLWAY, HIGHGATE, N6 A beautifully presented, linked detached house situated on the upper slopes of Hillway, on the private Holly Lodge Estate. Conveniently placed for the local shops, cafés and eateries of Swains Lane, the property is also just a short amble from the vast acres of Hampstead Heath and Highgate Ponds. This outstanding family home features magnificent entertaining areas. 5 Bedrooms • 2 Reception Rooms • Family Room • Well Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room • Study • Utility Room • Bathroom • Shower Room • 60’ Garden • Off Street Parking • EPC E

Offers in excess of £2,600,000 – Freehold – Joint Agent

HAMPSTEAD GARDEN SUBURB FRINGE, N2 A beautifully presented, luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in this select modern block of only 8 flats. Set well back from the road and approached via a long gated driveway, this first floor property has well planned, quiet and light flooded accommodation. 2 Double Bedrooms • 2 Bathrooms (1 En Suite) • Large Reception • Luxury Poggenpohl Kitchen with Miele Appliances • Utility Room Underfloor Heating Throughout • 1 Allocated Parking Space • Further Parking (Not Allocated) • Communal Garden • EPC B

£1,195,000 – Leasehold – Sole Agent

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St Johns Wood, NW8 £11,750,000 Freehold A luxurious mansion within this prestigious secluded road in St John’s Wood. This family home recently underwent major renovation and has been rebuilt to a very high standard. JSA Behr & Butchoff. Hamptons St Johns Wood 020 3369 3381 stjohnswood@hamptons-int.com. EPC: E

Hampstead, NW3 £5,500,000 Freehold A substantial six/seven bedroom Edwardian house situated along a sought-after tree lined avenue, presenting an opportunity to create a fine family residence of almost 6,000 sq.ft. Hamptons Hampstead 020 3151 5470 hampstead@hamptons-int.com. EPC: E

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HOMER STREET, W1 Immaculately presented, period, freehold four storey Georgian terrace house, located in the heart of Marylebone. The house has undergone a top to bottom renovation in recent years and is being offered in first class condition. Homer Street is well connected for Marylebone and Edgware Road stations and is within walking distance to both Regent’s Park and Hyde Park. THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS, RECEPTION ROOM, KITCHEN/DINER, TWO BATHROOMS, GUEST WC

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£2,250,000

MONTAGU SQUARE, W1 This attractive apartment offers generously proportioned space (approx. 1,662 sq ft) with the main accommodation set around a private patio garden, allowing good natural light and is extremely quiet. The flat is quite unique in that it has the choice of two entrances; either via Montagu Mews West or Montagu Square. Montagu Square is a highly desirable location, set around beautifully manicured communal gardens and within a short walk to Marylebone Village. THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS, DOUBLE RECEPTION ROOM, EAT IN KITCHEN, SEPARATE STUDY AREA, TWO BATHROOMS, GUEST WC, SUPER STORAGE, PRIVATE PATIO, COMMUNAL GARDENS

SHARE OF FREEHOLD

£2,150,000

CLAREWOOD COURT, CRAWFORD STREET, W1 A 4th floor flat with a quiet south facing aspect. This attractive apartment offers in excess of 1,350 sq ft of accommodation and boasts great entertaining space with a large reception area, plus three double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Clarewood Court is a fine 1930’s style block, situated on the junction of Crawford Street and Seymour Place, which is within walking distance to Marylebone High Street and Portman Village. THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS, LARGE RECEPTION/DINING ROOM, KITCHEN, TWO BATHROOMS

LEASEHOLD APPROX. 145 YEARS REMAINING

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WIMPOLE MEWS,MARYLEBONE VILLAGE, LONDON W1 We are pleased to offer this attractive garden apartment for sale, in this desirable mews. Wimpole Mews is situated in an enviable location, in the heart of Marylebone Village, and within easy walking distance of all local amenities, public transport and parks and recreation areas. This one bedroom apartment would make an ideal pied a terre, comprising double bedroom with built-in storage and patio door to rear communal garden, modern bathroom, fitted kitchen and open plan lounge. The building has a live-in caretaker and communal heating and hot water system. Please see website for full details

LEASEHOLD: EXCESS OF 130 YEARS ÂŁ950,000

HARLEY STREET, MARYLEBONE VILLAGE, LONDON W1 A beautiful, interior designed, duplex, furnished apartment refurbished to an extremely high standard. Ideally located just a few minutes` walk to Marylebone High Street with it`s fabulous restaurants, bars and high end boutiques. Bond Street Underground station is a short walk away. This fabulous flat boasts a spacious reception room with wooden floors, a separate kitchen and large double bedroom which could be used as a reception room if required. On the upper floor the master bedroom benefits from plenty of storage and a stunning en-suite shower room with a third double bedroom also boasting plenty of storage and a contemporary family bathroom It has the added advantage of the lift which goes directly into the flat. Please see website for full details

ÂŁ1,250 PER WEEK

+44 (0) 20 7486 4111

www.jeremy-james.co.uk

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ST EDMUND’S TERRACE PRIMROSE HILL NW8 A UNIQUE 4 BEDROOM APARTMENT SET WITHIN AN EXCLUSIVE GATED DEVELOPMENT The Penthouse is a perfect balance of indulgence and practicality and comprises some 4,000 sqft. The property also benefits from direct lift access, floor to ceiling windows throughout, wrap around terrace and 24-hour security. Accommodation: Entrance hall, double drawing room, open plan kitchen, dining area, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, study, dressing room, 3 further bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms and dressing areas, guest cloakroom. Amenities: 24-hour concierge, elevator, terraces, utility room, spa, underground parking, gym, swimming pool.

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K E N T T E R R ACE £2,950 PER WEEK

CLI F TO N H I L L £2,850 PER WEEK

YO R K S T R E E T £4 , 7 5 0 P E R W E E K

AL L PRO PE RTI E S F E AT U R E D HAVE B E E N L E T BY ASTO N CHASE I N R ECE N T MO N T H S* M A R L B O RO U G H PL ACE £2,000 PER WEEK

LO U D O U N ROAD £3,250 PER WEEK

G L O U C E S T E R G AT E £3,250 PER WEEK

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B E R K E L E Y ROAD £4 , 7 5 0 P E R W E E K

B R ACK N E L L GAR D E N S £1,200 PER WEEK

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R EGAL L ANE £3,000 PER WEEK

LY N D H U R S T R O A D £6 ,995 PER WEEK *Asking prices at the time of marketing

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WARWICK AVENUE LITTLE VENICE LONDON W9 UNFURNISHED £5,000 PER WEEK PLUS FEES SOLE AGENT

A Grade ll Listed white stucco fronted home (454sq m/4,890sq ft) with extremely well planned accommodation situated in Warwick Place, Little Venice. The property has a 95' rear garden with direct access to the communal gardens, which includes the use of a tennis court and children’s play area. Warwick Avenue is located moments from the amenities of Clifton Road, the picturesque Regent’s Canal and Warwick Avenue Underground Station (Bakerloo Line).

ACCOMMODATION AND AMENITIES Principal bedroom with en-suite bathroom & dressing room, study/children’s bedroom, 4 further bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, shower room, reception room, drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, dining room, self-contained guest apartment/staff accommodation with separate bathroom and kitchen, 2 guest cloakrooms, utility room, boot room, patio area, 95' garden, roof terrace, 2 balconies, lift servicing 3 floors, garage situated on Warwick Place, direct access to the communal gardens. EPC=D.

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATION FEES:- Tenancy Agreement Fee per property = £210, Reference Fee per Tenant and/or Guarantor = £35, Renewal after fixed term per property = £90, Check out Fees - Price Dependent on Property. Please note that these prices include VAT.

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THE BYRON PORTLAND PLACE REGENT’S PARK W1B FURNISHED £3,150 PER WEEK PLUS FEES SOLE AGENT

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This three bedroom, three bathroom duplex apartment (214sq m/2,307sq ft) features exceptional entertaining space, 3.8m ceiling heights and a private courtyard. Interior designed to an extremely high standard by award winning developers Amazon Property, The Park Crescent is an exciting example of Regency architecture with a contemporary design, and benefiting from a dedicated concierge service with exclusive access to eight acres of private gardens.

ACCOMMODATION AND AMENITIES Fully fitted bespoke kitchen with adjacent dining area, reception room, guest cloakroom, principal bedroom with dressing room & en-suite bathroom, 2 further bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, utility room, original marble fireplace, private courtyard, exclusive access to 8 acres of private gardens, dedicated concierge service, residents permit parking (Zone F).

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATION FEES:- Tenancy Agreement Fee per property = £210, Reference Fee per Tenant and/or Guarantor = £35, Renewal after fixed term per property = £90, Check out Fees Price Dependent on Property. Please note that these prices include VAT.

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THE WATERGARDENS, W2 Spacious and bright two bedroom apartment with a balcony on the 14th floor of a popular gated development. 2 Bedrooms, Reception, Kitchen, Bathroom, Cloakroom, Balcony, 24 Hour Porter, Lifts

FURNISHED

£650 PER WEEK *fees apply *£264 inc of VAT to include tenancy agreement & referencing per property. Please contact us for further information.

THE QUADRANGLE, W2 This wonderful newly decorated flat comprises a spacious and bright reception room with stunning views across the London skyline. Bedroom, Reception, Kitchen, Bathroom, 24 Hour Porter, Lifts

FURNISHED

£500 PER WEEK *fees apply *£264 inc of VAT to include tenancy agreement & referencing per property. Please contact us for further information.

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BINGHAM PLACE, W1 A stunning, newly refurbished three bedroom house, split across five floors, which has been interior designed to the highest standard. 3 Bedrooms, 3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, 4 Bathrooms, Patio, Roof Terrace, 3,096sqft

FURNISHED

£3995 PER WEEK *fees apply *£264 inc of VAT to include tenancy agreement & referencing per property. Please contact us for further information.

HYDE PARK SQUARE, W2 An unusually large four bedroom apartment in a beautiful period portered building with views across the square as well as access to the private square garden. 4 Bedrooms, Reception, 3 Bathrooms, Kitchen, Cloakroom, Lifts, Porter, Communal Gardens FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED

£1395 PER WEEK *fees apply *£264 inc of VAT to include tenancy agreement & referencing per property. Please contact us for further information.

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ST JOHN’S WOOD, NW8 A spacious 2 bedroom apartment (approx. 976 sq.ft. / 90.7 sq.m.) situated on the 1st floor of this secure portered block located opposite St John’s Wood Underground Station (Jubilee line) and a few minutes from the High Street. Large Reception Room ■ Kitchen ■ 2 Bedrooms ■ 2 Bathrooms (1 En Suite) ■ 24hr Porter ■ Lift ■ EPC C £650 per week

ST JOHN’S WOOD, NW8 A stunning 3 bedroom penthouse apartment (approx. 1,662 sq.ft. / 154.39 sq.m.) on the 5th floor set within this well maintained portered block in the heart of St John’s Wood and being within a few minutes walk from St John’s Wood Underground (Jubilee line) as well as the High Street with excellent shopping facilities. Reception Room ■ Kitchen ■ 3 Bedrooms ■ 2 Bathrooms ■ Own Roof Terrace ■ Communal Decked Terrace ■ 24hr Porter ■ Lift Independent Heating and Hot Water ■ EPC C £1,300 per week

105 ST. JOHN’S WOOD TERRACE, LONDON NW8 6PL

020 7722 7222 www.behrandbutchoff.com * The Tenant may have to pay credit reference and admin charges as indicated on our website under Tenant Information.

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£310 pw Furnished

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£425 pw Unfurnished

2 Bedrooms | Reception | 2 Bathrooms | Apartment Parking | Nearby Amenities | EPC – E | Sole Agent Highgate 020 3503 0892

Highgate

£1,500 pw Furn/Unfurn

West Hampstead

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4 Bedrooms | 2 Receptions | 2 Bathrooms | House Private Garden | Parking | EPC - D | Sole Agent

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Executive Property Specialists 020 7486 6711 sales@mcglashans.co.uk / lettings@mcglashans.co.uk

Let us transform your property

Eaton Square, Belgravia, SW1 – Let for £2,800 per week Drawing room, eat in kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, terrace

Before McGlashans makeover

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St. John’s Wood Park NW8

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PENTHOUSE: 4 BED | 4 BATH + WC | 2,261 SQ.FT. | £2,450 PW

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APARTMENTS, PENTHOUSES & HOUSES TO RENT IN NW8 IN A GATED DEVELOPMENT WITH CONCIERGE SERVICES AND CAR PARKING

3 BED | 2 BATH + WC | PRIVATE GARDEN | 1,462 SQ.FT. | £1,275 PW

2 BED | 2 BATH | PRIVATE TERRACE | £1,150 PW

PRICES FROM £1,150 PER WEEK

0207 483 3800

Boydell Court St. John’s Wood Park London NW8 6NJ www.sdiam.co.uk • info@sdiam.co.uk HOUSE: 4 BED | 3 BATH + WC | PRIVATE GARDEN | 1,835 SQ.FT. | £2,500 PW

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