House of Lush-er: Roehampton House
Grade I listed homes in London are rare. Roehampton House is a remarkable opportunity to own a real slice of history.
For those who like their gaff on the heroic side, this impressive building, along with an additional two gatehouses and five garden villas, has been converted into 29 exclusive properties set within four acres of magnificently restored landscaped grounds and formal gardens.
Originally designed in 1712 by Thomas Archer and later extended in 1910 by Sir Edwin Lutyens, this Grade I listed 18th century mansion served as a convalescent home for injured soldiers during World War I, until St James acquired the building in 2006, all of the apartments have their own character reflecting the buildings fascinating history. A wealth of period features can be found throughout, all sensitively restored by St James and harking back to the building’s early life.