High and mighty It's hardly surprising that London's upper echelons adore South Kensington. Lawns sweep, houses stand elegant and tall, and the shop windows hold silk, cashmere, oysters and pearls. And it is in this blessed part of town, 'tween two grand pillars and up a winding stair, that you'll find Emperor's Gate. You're at the very foot of heaven, with views out onto chimneys, leaves and sky. When you've finished surveying your domain, turn to discover a chic contemporary apartment, where white walls and sheets of glass and gloss allow light to flow uninterrupted across designer furniture and striking art. With the museums around the corner, and a tube station closer still, this is a home truly deserving of its majestic title. Prince among men Your host is a sociable type. He works in finance and, as you'll see, collects modern art. Sporty, energetic and charming, he's a regular fixture on South Kensington's social scene. Holding court Whether you wish to dazzle your company, or dine in solitary splendour, you'll be glad of the peaceful open plan living space, with its clean lines and subtly funky aesthetic. There's a sleek new kitchen, and the bathroom's positively lavish, with an array of of delectable White Company toiletries spread out across the fashionable grey tiles. And as for your sleeping quarters, well, the bed's suitably sizeable, and the simplicity of the furnishing means that nothing will interrupt your eminence's precious repose.
Basin, Bath with integrated shower, toilet
Dishwasher, freezer, hob (gas), oven, refrigerator, toaster, dining table, dinin...
Double bed, ensuite
Satellite or cable, TV
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This home doesn't have air conditioning. Between June and September, we'll place fans in each bedroom. Please let us know if you'd like fans outside the summer period.
There are stairs up to the entrance of this home, and no elevator.