Apartment located in former Wessex sound studios for sale in Islington
An apartment located in the famous Wessex Sound Studios and The birthplace of some of music’s greatest hits is on sale in ‘The Recording Studio’ development on New Highbury Park, Islington, London.
Originally built in 1881 as the parish hall of St. Augustine’s Church, the apartment was purchased by the legendary Beatles producer in 1965 and has become one of the music industry’s most fashionable rock centers. . Some of the musicians who have recorded at the house include Rolling Stones, The Clash, Queen, and The Sex Pistols. It may sound like an average London house, but it certainly has some stories to tell.
Located on the ground floor, the apartment has a welcoming kitchen / reception room with ample entertainment space, two bedrooms (one with its own custom built-in wardrobe) and a family bathroom. modern. With clean white walls, large windows, and a generous scattering of houseplants, the whole apartment is incredibly light and bright.
There might not be a sprawling garden, but the property’s walled outdoor space will do just fine for a moment of peace. With a small bistro table and jungle-like foliage, it feels secluded from the rest of the city.
In 2006 the building was converted into a gated residential development with eight separate apartments and a townhouse. Centrally located in Islington, it is well placed for transport links to Canonbury, Arsenal and Highbury & Islington stations – perfect for commuters.
“Highbury New Park is a really special and unique place to feel at home,” says Julie Albrektsen, who lives in the old building of Wessex Sound Studios. “Not only does it have an incredible history of music from A to Z, but the apartment has a feeling of space and includes original features from when it was a church hall, which is a nice reminder of the old life of the building before it became Wessex Recording Studios. . ‘
Dan Fox, Department Manager at Savills Islington, adds: ‘Highbury New Park is a beautiful apartment steeped in history and situated in a fantastic location in Islington. Properties like this offer buyers a great opportunity to own a piece of musical origin and reside under the same roof as some of the music industry’s biggest hits.
This property is currently on the market for £ 775,000 with Savills.
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