Properties of the week: impressive penthouses
Featuring rooftop gardens, exposed wooden beams and a wrap-around illuminated terrace
Borough High Street SE1
Located next door to the gourmet destination of Borough Market, this three-bed penthouse is arranged over two floors, with French doors opening out onto a wrap-around illuminated terrace offering panoramic views of the city. Main bed with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bath, guest suite, 1 further bed, 1 further bath, Venatino marble staircase, open-plan kitchen/dining/recep, utility.
Cathedral Yard, Exeter
With a large rooftop garden offering far-reaching views of the Cathedral and village green, this apartment in a Grade II-listed building includes lift access and a spacious open-plan reception/dining room/kitchen with a double-height vaulted ceiling. It is just minutes from the shops and cafés that line the city centre’s cobbled streets. 2 suites, 1 further bed, family bath, utility, parking available by separate arrangement.
Cliff House, Carlyon Bay
Boasting uninterrupted views over St Austell Bay, and with easy access to the nearby beaches and villages. 2 beds (1 en suite), family bath, kitchen/recep, balcony, parking, communal gardens.
Dolphin House, Wandsworth SW18
A 7th-floor lateral penthouse with views over the River Thames and a wrap-around terrace. 2 suites, 1 further bed, 1 further bath, kitchen, double-height recep, parking, concierge.
Inverness Terrace, Bayswater W2
Close to Notting Hill, Portobello market and Hyde Park, this three-bed apartment in a stucco-fronted period conversion has a full-length private terrace with far-reaching views. Main suite with dressing room, 2 further beds, family bath, large recep and open-plan kitchen, lift.
The Circle, Shad Thames SE1
A penthouse that overlooks the City of London skyline and is set over two floors. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, large terrace, utility, underground parking space and lift, concierge, communal gym, pool and spa on site.
Tower Court, Ely
A unique maisonette penthouse with high ceilings, exposed wooden beams and two turrets, and views of Ely Cathedral. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, open-plan living/kitchen/dining area, communal gardens, parking.
The Playfair at Donaldson’s
Built in the 1840s in the style of an Elizabethan palace, this landmark Grade A-listed building has views over the Pentland Hills. Main suite with dressing room, 2 further beds, large open-plan kitchen/dining/recep, mezzanine cinema room, utility, terrace, parking.