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Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2
Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Another opportunity to live in this sought after space, with an apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2 now up for sale.

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2
Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Seddon House was constructed in 1974, a terrace on the Chamberlin, Powell & Bon-designed brutalist estate made up of 75 flats and maisonettes. Grade II-listed of course.

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2
Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

On offer here is what is described as a ‘very large’ west facing apartment on the third floor, known as a Barbican Type 26. Obviously that’s very large in Barbican language. This is only a one-bedroom apartment at the end of the day.

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2
Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

But it is an apartment in original condition, just waiting for someone to come along and put their own spin on it. But right now it does look rather empty and unloved.

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2
Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

If you want to put the love back into this place, you will doubtless want to know all about it. What you get is that one-bedroom apartment with an L-shaped reception room and full height, triple width glass sliding doors leading to a balcony.

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2
Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Beyond that is the double bedroom with wardrobe, along with the original Brook Marine kitchen, a separate WC, the original family bathroom and the original concertina door between the dining area and reception room.

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2
Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Underfloor heating throughout, which is included in the service charge. That charge also gives you use of the residents’ garden, with parking available by ‘separate negotiations’ with the City of London.

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2
Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Even with the place still in need of the finishing touches, it is still a pricey prospect. You will need something in the region of £815,000 to own this.

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

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