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This exquisite three bedroom penthouse on King Street was once owned by fashion icon Daphne Guinness.

Situated in a vibrant part of central London, overlooking Covent Garden and the Piazza, this luxurious three bedroom duplex penthouse on King Street was once owned by fashion icon Daphne Guinness.

The exterior façade of the King Street property was designed by Henry Clutton and boasts red brick and Portland stone dating back to 1877. The building was originally occupied by a linen draper by the name of Boyd Burnet and Company. Over the centuries King Street has been home to a range of notable residents and the adjoining building, no 43 King Street is the former home of Admiral Edward Russell, grandson of the fourth Earl of Bedford. Edward Russell played an important leading part in bringing William of Orange to England and was treasurer of the Navy and fleet in the French war in 1689-97.

penthouse 42 king street 310477 roofRoom_RGB_800pxThe 2,900 sq ft penthouse is spacious with high ceilings and period features throughout. The entrance floor offers a generous reception room, professional kitchen / dining room, cloakroom and two generous bedrooms complete with en-suite bathrooms.

Upstairs,  the master suite spans the entire floor, and boasts a lavish bedroom with high beam ceilings and bespoke finishes including an abundance of bespoke fitted wardrobes and an adjoining living room which can be closed off by two large sliding screens.

The master bathroom has been created with beautiful black marble and luxurious bath and sink top with Art Deco style mirrored finishes.

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The King Street penthouse also includes a large sunny terrace with views of the BT Tower and beyond, offering the perfect place for summer parties or relaxing.

penthouse 42 king street 310477 roofTerr_RGB_800pxCovent Garden is the ideal destination for those who want to live in a vibrant part of London. There are a range of cultural delights just a stone’s throw away at nearby theatres, as well as farmers markets, street performers and boutique shopping opportunities.

The guide price is £6.95m. For further information please contact Rokstone on 020 7580 2030 or Knight Frank on 020 7861 5020.

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