This week: houses with roof terraces – from a freehold period townhouse in the centre of London’s Marylebone Village, to a converted Victorian water tower with a castellated roof terrace in Benington, Hertfordshire.
Bolebec House, London SW1X. A large penthouse apartment close to Sloane Street with a curved, architecturally designed staircase leading to a media room and gym that opens onto a roof terrace. 3 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen, private parking, 24-hour security. £14.9m Knight Frank 020-7881 7722.
Elysium, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. An award-winning, contemporary house on the slopes of the Cotswold escarpment in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is built from Cotswold stone and glass and is designed to be energy efficient. It has a floating oak staircase, a private courtyard garden with a water feature, and an elevated sun terrace. 3 beds, 3 baths, dressing room, 2 receps, dining/kitchen, study, gym, garage, gardens, 1.8 acres. £2.5m. Savills 01242-548000.
Home House, Hemel Hempstead. An architect-designed house in gated grounds. The rectangular forms of the building create a series of courtyards and walkways, with a roof terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside. A separate building has been left unfinished internally and has space for three bedrooms. 4 beds, 4 baths, recep, library, kitchen/family room, gardens, 1.5 acres. £1.75m Strutt & Parker 01727-840285.
Wesley Street, London W1G. A freehold period townhouse in the centre of Marylebone Village, just a short walk from Mayfair, the West End and Regent’s Park. The house retains its large sash windows, wood floors and open fireplaces, and comes with a large roof terrace, a second terrace, and a patio. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, kitchen/family room, 2 studies. £5.5m Savills 020-3527 0400.
The Old Tower, Benington, Hertfordshire. A converted Victorian water tower with a castellated roof terrace overlooking the surrounding area. It has washed brick walls, exposed beams and porthole windows. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, breakfast room, office, workshop, gardens, 0.7 acres. £1.5m Savills 01279-756800.
The Mill House, Waterhead, Kingswear, Devon. This renovated period property has been extended by the current owners and comes with a large roof terrace with far-reaching views over Waterhead Creek and Dartmouth. The contemporary, open-plan kitchen and dining room has a bespoke feature wall that opens onto a large, covered deck area with roof lanterns and glass balustrading. 6 beds, 3 baths, garage, balcony, roof terrace, garden. £1.25m Marchand Petit 01803-839190.
Brandon House Penthouse, London SW6. A Manhattan loft-style apartment on the fourth and fifth floors of a converted warehouse, accessed by a private key-controlled lift. A glass atrium opens onto roof terraces with 360-degree views across London. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, sauna, garage. £2.89m Cluttons 020-7584 1771.
Langstone Towers, Havant, Hampshire. This period property is situated just 100 metres from the shoreline of Langstone Harbour and has a six-faceted turret and a roof terrace with sea views. It has a dual-aspect reception room with a feature fireplace, a spiral staircase and a decorative arched ceiling in the turret. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garage. £699,000 Strutt & Parker 01243-832600.