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1960s modernism: Apartment in Andrewes House for sale on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

Another opportunity to live on this grade II-listed development. In this case an apartment in Andrewes House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y.

Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

You may or may not know that Andrewes House was the second Barbican block to be completed, dating back to July 1969. It is a terrace block, running along the south side of the lake, from the bridge across the lake to the waterfall at the far end.

Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

The block contains 192 flats, with 13 different varieties, The one available here is a Barbican type 21, which is a south-facing, two-bedroom apartment on the second floor.

Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

The big plus point for many is living on the Barbican, but an added bonus for most will be the original features still present here. So full height, double width glass sliding doors leading to the balcony, thew kitchen by Brooke Marine and the bathroom and WC with original Tywford Barbican sink, as well as the original built-in wardrobes.

Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

As for the space, that’s pretty self-explanatory, with the two large bedrooms, the main living area with kitchen and the previously mentioned bathroom, along with the balcony area. All of which has underfloor heating, which is included in the service charge. Yes, always one of those.

Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

You also overlooking the resident gardens and lake, which as a resident you will (of course) have free access to.

Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

Check with the agent about that service charge, but before you go making plans, just make sure you have the £895,000 asking price available.

Images and details courtesy of Hamilton Brooks. For more details and to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y
Apartment in Andrewes House on the grade II-listed Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

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