It has been called London's 'sexiest' hotel, which provides guests with 'a place of beauty magic and seduction'.And now the East London Georgian to
It has been called London’s ‘sexiest’ hotel, which provides guests with ‘a place of beauty magic and seduction’.
And now the East London Georgian townhouse that’s home to the ’40 Winks’ boutique micro-hotel, which sleeps just four guests, is on the market.
But anyone considering making it their home will need deep pockets to purchase the three-bedroom property as it comes with a £2million price tag.
This Georgian townhouse in East London is home to the ’40 Winks’ hotel and is for sale for £2million via Foxtons estate agents
The unusual interior includes black furniture, colourful ceilings and a large pom pom lamp shade in the centre of the room
The unique period property dates back more than 300 years to its initial build in 1717. Its owner David Carter is an interior designer who opened the small hotel a decade ago.
He is quoted on blog somethingcurated.com as saying the hotel opening happened in a ‘very organic, unplanned way’.
‘…very few of our guests leave without feeling that they have experienced something special and unique. It is a place of beauty, magic and seduction…’, he said.
There are three bedrooms at the property in East London, which is currently being used as a ’boutique micro-hotel’
The lap of luxury! The stylish bathroom has a black ceiling, gold walls and an impressive roll top bath
An interior designer’s touch: The main living room is modern and colourful, with a luxurious feel
There is a lot to take in throughout the East London property, including a large pom pom lamp shade
There are numerous photos and paintings found in several of the rooms of the glamorous townhouse
The interiors include two colourful reception rooms, and a bathroom with black ceilings, gold-coloured walls and a roll top bath.
The kitchen includes fresco art work on the walls and ornate candlesticks scattered on the worktops and dining table.
The interiors have helped the property to acquire a number of accolades, including being named ‘London’s sexiest boutique hotel’ by Grazia and ‘the most beautiful small hotel in the world’ by German Vogue.
The opulent interior includes black wood-panelled walls in the entrance hallway, along with a blue carpet
Unusual interiors: Guests become aware that they are somewhere unique as soon as they step over the threshold
Painted walls: The kitchen has gold fresco around the kitchen cabinets and a coloured ceiling
More pom poms adorn the fireplace in the kitchen, where there is also a statue of a lion in the fireplace
There is handpainting and gold leaf in the hallway and staircase leading to the kitchen
The buyer is not only buying a piece of whimsical fantasy, but London history
Zoopla’s Annabel Dixon, said: ‘Calling wannabe hotel entrepreneurs and fashion-conscious buyers! Hailed as ‘the most beautiful small hotel in the world’ by German Vogue, this micro-hotel is no shrinking violet.
‘Black wood-panelled walls, gold leaf, pom poms…this four-storey Queen Anne townhouse is interior designer David Carter’s make-believe world.
‘Thought to be one of the capital’s oldest surviving terraced properties, the buyer is not only buying a piece of whimsical fantasy, but London history.’
The main living room has wooden floors, gold panel decorations and a decorative mirror
’40 Winks’: The boutique hotel was first opened by the current owner a decade ago
A multi-coloured dress has been hung next to a pair of blue and white vases in the living room
This double bedroom has been stripped back to provide a light and relaxing space
A large space for guests: This bedroom also has a fireplace and a pretty seating area
The current owner’s love of pom poms can also be found in the fireplace of this bedroom
The kitchen has plenty of storage and room for a dining table, where guests can be entertained
The townhouse has three bedrooms, meaning it could easily be converted back into a family home
Home from home: The interiors have been designed by the current owner David Carter
A private courtyard garden and a parking space is included in the sale of the property.
It is only a short walk to Stepney Green London Underground station, which is on the District line and the Hammersmith & City line.
The average price of a property in Stepney Green is £682,457, which is more than twice the average for the country at £312,127, according to property website Zoopla.
The area is 3.6 miles from Charing Cross and falls within the London borough of Tower Hamlets.
It includes the Sir John Cass’s Foundation and Redcoat Secondary School and Sixth Form College, which is a Church of England school opened in 1710.
This bedroom at the property has green panelled walls and a bright pink chair to relax in
There is a sense of fun in the kitchen with more pom poms around the fireplace
Attention to detail: The bathroom has matching gold-coloured accessories such as the mirror and lamp shades
There is a private courtyard garden and a parking space that is included in the sale of the house