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Sep 21, 2023 Discover the Vibrancy of Sheldon Square: Paddington's Hidden Gem

A contemporary urban oasis that perfectly marries modernity with tranquility

Nestled in the heart of Paddington, London, you'll find Sheldon Square, a contemporary urban oasis that perfectly marries modernity with tranquility. This vibrant square has swiftly risen to prominence, and it's no wonder why. Its central location and accessibility via Paddington Station make Sheldon Square an ideal starting point for exploring the rich tapestry of London's attractions, making it a must-visit destination in the city. Architectural Elegance: Sheldon Square boasts a striking and sleek design that sets it apart from the surrounding area. The glass-fronted buildings exude a sense of sophistication, making it a visually captivating location. It's the ideal place to live, work, and play, offering a unique blend of residential apartments, office spaces, shops, and restaurants. Waterside Serenity: One of the standout features of Sheldon Square is its picturesque location along the Grand Union Canal. The serene waterside setting provides a refreshing contrast to the bustling cityscape. Residents and visitors can often be seen strolling along the canal towpath, taking in the tranquil atmosphere and enjoying a moment of calm amidst the urban hustle and bustle. Places of Interest: Sheldon Square is ideally situated for exploring some of London's most iconic landmarks. Paddington Station, with its historic architecture and bustling atmosphere, is just a stone's throw away. This central transport hub offers easy access to national and international train services, including the convenient Heathrow Express. Dining Delights: Foodies will be delighted by the diverse dining options in Sheldon Square and the surrounding area. From trendy bistros to upscale eateries, there's something to satisfy every palate. Be sure to try out The Union, a popular gastropub offering a selection of craft beers and delicious British cuisine, all within the square itself. Retail Therapy: Shopaholics will find plenty to explore nearby. For a unique shopping experience, head to the picturesque canalside shops of Little Venice, just a short walk from Sheldon Square. Alternatively, you can indulge in some retail therapy at Paddington's famous Whiteleys Shopping Centre, which features a variety of stores ranging from fashion to electronics. Entertainment Galore: When it comes to entertainment, Sheldon Square doesn't disappoint. Catch a film at the nearby Everyman Cinema for a luxurious movie night experience. For live music and cultural events, check out The Cockpit Theatre, a hidden gem showcasing a range of performances. Sheldon Square is a contemporary and dynamic destination in Paddington, London, that seamlessly blends modern architecture with a touch of tranquility along the Grand Union Canal. Whether you're looking for a vibrant place to live, work, dine, shop, or be entertained, Sheldon Square has it all.

Oct 15, 2021 New Listing - 2 Bedroom Apartment - 707, 3 Canalside Walk

2 bedroom apartment situated in Canalside Walk TO BUY for £1,350,000, London W2

Grange London is proud to present this stunning two bedroom, two bathroom apartment situated on the seventh floor within a landmark and unique waterfront development 3 Canalside Walk. This stunning apartment benefits from lift access to all floors and has floor to ceiling windows in both the open plan living room and bedrooms allowing for maximum southern light to flood the apartment. The development benefits from concierge as well as a resident rooftop lounge, business centre and landscaped terrace and outdoor gym. This property has the added convenience of one secure underground parking space. Chain free.

Oct 5, 2021 Getting Your Home Ready To Sell

Why spend time getting your home ready to sell? If you spend a little time getting your home ready to sell, you’ll be rewarded with a faster sale and a higher sale price. Presentation is often the difference between: a). The house that sits unsold until you’re forced to reduce its asking price. b). The house that sells almost immediately for the full price. It really is that simple. Tip: If you want to sell your house fast, it needs to present just as well as (if not better than) the competition and remain competitively priced. Here’s the winning formula: Competitive asking price + Good presentation = A quick house sale What sells a house quickly? The old saying, “the customer is always right” is worth bearing in mind when getting ready to sell. The customers are your potential buyers and what they all want is this: A tidy, well-ordered house, filled with light, space & storage How to prepare your house for sale (9 simple steps) To make your home immediately appealing to buyers, you don’t need a full-blown makeover (or to spend lots of money). The really important things to get right just take a little time, effort and the ability to start thinking about your house as a ‘commodity to be sold’. Not a home filled with memories and emotional ties.     Clean deeply From top to bottom, inside and out. Then do your best to keep it clean and tidy until sold. Cleaning costs nothing but if the carpets and curtains could do with a professional deep clean, it’s well worth the money. Cleaning your house is possibly the biggest chore you’ll face when selling, lots of people do it half-heartedly – all the better for you! If your house stands head and shoulders above your competition, you’ll sell faster and get more interest. De-clutter Get rid of the clutter and your house will look bigger. It will feel to buyers like a tidy, well-ordered place to live – Just what they want! It is one of the best ways to mentally prepare for your move. The act of de-cluttering helps you to: Start looking at your home as a commodity for sale (essential if you are to make sound, business-like decisions). Don’t be surprised if at first you find de-cluttering tough. Throw away (or donate) as much as possible and then throw away some more. After this, look again at your cupboards and other storage areas – Are they full to bursting? If they are, you need to consider thinning down your house further (possibly even consider renting a personal self-storage unit). Ideally, cupboards and storage areas should not be more than 75% full. Serious buyers will look inside your cupboards. If there isn’t enough storage for you, they’ll assume there isn’t enough for them. Fix anything broken It’s really important to finish any DIY and catch-up on routine maintenance. A well-maintained house screams out that it’s ‘well cared for’ (a desirable attribute that buyers will pick-up on). Buyers mentally reduce the max offer they’d make on your house every time they see a problem that needs fixing. They rarely just reduce their offer by the cost of the repair…  They also price-in the additional hassle-factor of getting the work done. Or simple overestimate the costs! Make a good 1st impression 1st impressions really do count and buyers are judging your home well before they step over the threshold.  Your house may be stunning inside, but if the outside doesn’t look great you jeopardise your sale. Look at your property from the road/ building? How does it compare to other houses in your street/ development? As you walk from the pavement to your front door, does every element of your property look cared for and well maintained? Depersonalise This is one of the secrets behind why house builder show homes are such effective sales tools. It’s a very powerful selling tip. Buyers will fall in love with your house when they can imagine themselves living there. When they can imagine your ‘house’ as their ‘home’. It can’t be done with evidence of you or your family everywhere. That’s why show homes are always anonymous. You’ll never see a family portrait or anything personal. To make your house look lived-in without looking like anyone actually lives there, pack away into storage: All family photos, Holiday souvenirs, Trophies & certificates, Collectible items, Children’s artwork Go neutral This continues the idea of ‘depersonalising ‘your house. Colour is a personal thing – one person’s harmonious colour scheme is another’s crime against humanity. Don’t let differences in personal taste affect your sale. Take colour out of the equation all together. It’s cheap to do, just paint your walls a neutral colour (something like Timeless from Dulux works well). Repainting boldly coloured or highly individualised interiors to something blander is the most cost-effective way to add value to your property. Rooms will immediately appear bigger and brighter (major selling points). You’ll also create a blank canvas which helps buyers to project positive visions of what their life could be like in the house – part of the process of ‘falling for’ a property. Define the use of each room While living in a house the use of certain rooms can become blurred over time, for example: The lounge becomes part office. The spare bedroom becomes a storage room. The dining room becomes the kids play area. If this has happened in your house, think about converting these rooms back to their original use. This makes sound financial sense and helps you sell for more because certain rooms hold a greater perceived value than others, for example: Buyers perceive bedrooms to be worth more than offices. Buyers perceive dining rooms to be worth more than playrooms. This is now also a good opportunity to make your house look bigger. Remove all the furniture (and other items) that isn’t essential to the function of the room. This will free up a lot of valuable floor space. Tip: If possible, it may be useful to visit a ‘show home’ or two. You’ll see for yourself the minimum amount of furniture needed to define the use of a room. Aim for this because at the end of the day, space sells! Eliminate bad odours The following all produce odours that are a major turn-off for buyers: Cooking, Smoking, Pets, Damp, Blocked drains, Full bins On the flip side of this coin, pleasant odours can enhance the appeal of your property. We would stop short of the common clichés of baking bread or brewing coffee before each viewing. Instead, consider introducing fresh flowers or a single sent across the home (either by candle or reed diffuser). Good choices of sent are: orange, lemon, jasmine, cedar, pine, vanilla, cinnamon Finally, don’t forget to air your house often while it’s on the market. Get creative The 8 steps above will make sure your house is saleable however, if you want to go further and get creative, you need to understand an important concept: Buyers are not looking to buy property! What they’re really looking to buy is a better life (property just happens to be the way they’ll get it). For the presentation of your house to really attract buyers (and the highest offers), you need to make buyers want what you’ve got – give them a glimpse of a better life. Should I fix up my home or sell it as is? They may well make selling a house easier but after fitting costs, you’re lucky to re-coup even 90% of the money you spent. Most buyers want to stamp their own taste and personality onto the property they buy. Save your money and give buyers the opportunity to do that. Improvements that DO make sense That way, when the buyer tries to negotiate you know exactly what a fair price reduction would be (and can show proof). How to avoid wasting money Follow this rule of thumb if you’re selling within the next 6 months…“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Instead, just present what you have, as well as you can. In other words, unless a room or element (e.g., carpet) of your house is: Deeply unattractive, In total disrepair, Unsanitary Don’t bother spending any money replacing it and if you do have to spend, don’t overspend. Spend just enough to bring your whole house up to a reasonable (and consistent) standard (i.e. all the house looks good, not just a few rooms). Tip: Selling well is all about meeting buyers’ expectations so take a peek at your competition (i.e. houses like yours currently for sale) if you’re unsure what ‘reasonable’ looks like. After all, that’s what your buyers are doing. Thank you!

Sep 13, 2021 New Listing - Apartment 6, The Corniche - Albert Embankment

1 Bedroom Apartment overlooking the River Thames

Sales Asking Price £725,000 and please click the following link for property details: https://app.rexsoftware.com/public/ebrochure/?region=eu_uk_1&listing_id=109375&account_id=3384 Are you looking for that perfect London apartment for prime central London living or are you an investor looking for an apartment ready for an immediate rental return? This riverfront one bedroom property is located in the exclusive Foster and Partners designed Corniche building by Berkeley’s St. James, a purveyor of quality with a high reputation amongst buyers. The apartment is offered fully furnished and dressed for immediate rent (although can be offered without furnishings to an owner occupier) Luxury specification with Miele appliances, ambient lighting and good size storage and utility cupboard. The property is fantastically located for walks along the River Thames with Vauxhall underground Station (Victoria Line) 8 mins walk, and the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben a 15 minute walk.

Sep 13, 2021 New Listing - Royal Warwick Square - Sherrin House, Plot 8

2 Bedroom Kensington Luxury Apartment - Royal Warwick Square

Discover classical London living at Royal Warwick Square, with a prestigious collection of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and penthouses in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Royal Warwick Square offers the classic London lifestyle; combining impeccable, professional service with beautiful, contemporary apartments set around a traditional garden square. It has an enviable location in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, famous for its world famous cultural venues, idyllic parks, Michelin star restaurants and exclusive shopping.

Sep 10, 2021 New Listing - 4 Bedroom Apartment - 3 Canalside Walk

4 bedroom apartment with Hyde Park view to BUY for £4,000,000, London W2

An exceptional light-filled four bedroom lateral apartment in 3 Canalside Walk. An exceptional four bedroom apartment situated on the eleventh floor of 3 Canalside Walk, an outstanding new residential block which sits effortlessly alongside the Grand Union Canal. A sweeping reception room with floor to ceiling glass views across the canal and the City of London, features an integrated kitchen with Siemens appliances and discernible fittings. The Principal bedroom features bespoke walk-in wardrobes, en suite and its own south west facing private balcony. Bedrooms two and three feature walk-in wardrobes and en suites, bedroom four has a bespoke fitted wardrobe. The final touch that makes this south facing apartment stand out is the breath taking views which can be enjoyed from the 4 balconies. The property further benefits from underfloor heating throughout, CCTV, 2 extra large secure underground parking spaces and excellent transport links.

Jun 28, 2021 New Listing - 3 Merchant Square - 1 bedroom Apartment

3 Merchant Square - Paddington Basin - London - 1 bedroom apartment for sale

Grange London is proud to present this beautifully presented one bedroom apartment situated on the sixth floor within a landmark and unique waterfront development 3 Merchant Square. This stunning apartment benefits from lift access to all floors and has floor to ceiling windows in both the open plan reception room and bedroom allowing maximum light to flood the apartment. Other features include a generous balcony which provides water views, dining area, engineered wood flooring, open plan fitted kitchen with reconstituted stone work tops and integrated Miele appliances. The dual aspect double bedroom has fitted wardrobes and stylish bathroom with concealed storage. The apartment has a comfort cooling system in the bedroom and open plan kitchen/ reception room The development benefits from 24 hour concierge, residents cinema, residents lounge, business centre, meeting room, treatment rooms and landscaped garden terrace. Notes from the architect: 3 Merchant Square is elegant and confident 21 storey canal-side residential building. The richly articulated façade combines impressive double height bays of stone with finely detailed layers of bronze cladding and glazing to provide visual interest. The interiors combine thoughtful design with immaculate detailing, clever storage solutions and flexible living spaces, allowing residents to stamp their own identity on the apartments. Transport: Located within close proximity of Hyde Park, nearby transport links include Edgware Road (Circle, District and Bakerloo lines), Lancaster Gate (Central line), Marble Arch (Central line) and Paddington Station. Asking Price £875,000