Occupying the entire third floor of a former shoe factory on Shoreditch High Street, this elegant three-bedroom live/work apartment has been crafted to a wonderfully refined design by celebrated husband and wife duo Chan and Eayrs. Extending to around 2,850 sq ft internally, the space is an exemplary exercise in light, craftmanship and materials.
The main living space is arranged in a sweeping open-plan, flooded with light from large original Crittall windows and glazing across four aspects. Soft green plaster walls echo verdant views across Calvert Avenue to the treetops and square of St Leonard’s Church.
Each architectural element and detail has been designed specifically, from the patterned hand-made Beldi tiled flooring to the bespoke oak joinery and hand-woven green linen shutters. The apartment has recently appeared in a number of publications including The Times luxx and The New York Times’ T Magazine.
The property is situated on the corner of Shoreditch High Street and Calvert Avenue. The immediate area contains some of London’s best bars, restaurants and high-end retailers, including the Soho House group’s Shoreditch House, Rochelle Canteen, Blue Mountain School, and remains a magnet for creative businesses. The apartment is seconds from Boundary Street, a quiet cobbled lane that has been invigorated as a gastronomic destination, with Bombay-style street food restaurant Dishoom Shoreditch and the excellent Boundary Project, a former Victorian warehouse remodelled by Terence Conran, comprising Albion café, a deli, TraTra restaurant and a rooftop bar and grill. Brick Lane, Spitalfields, Broadway and Columbia Road markets are all a short walk away.
Shoreditch High Street is the nearest station, with services on the London Overground running to Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction in one direction, and Clapham Junction in the other. The Underground can be picked up at Liverpool Street (Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan Lines) or Old Street (Northern Line).