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Properties of the week: impressive penthouses

Featuring rooftop gardens, exposed wooden beams and a wrap-around illuminated terrace

1

London: £2.35m

Borough High Street SE1

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. 

2

Devon: £1.15m

Cathedral Yard, Exeter

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. 

3

Cornwall: £795,000

Cliff House, Carlyon Bay

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. 

4

London: £2m

Dolphin House

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. 

5

London: £2m

Inverness Terrace, Bayswater W2

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. 

6

London: £1.35m

The Circle, Shad Thames SE1

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. 

7

Cambridgeshire: £385,000

Tower Court, Ely

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. 

8

Edinburgh: £1.525m

The Playfair at Donaldson’s

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. 

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