Secret retreats: 33 Blackfriars offers rare chance for City living

Nowadays the City is as much a place to live as it is to work. 33 Blackfriars offers luxurious living in the heart of London's financial district.
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Tucked away moments from the Thames, the former Dominican priory of the Blackfriars is now a mainly commercial quarter, its historic narrow lanes leading to  St Paul’s Cathedral.

Here, too, is splendid, 17th-century Apothecaries’ Hall — the oldest livery company building in the City — and beside it is 33 Blackfriars, a rare residential development of 15 flats.

Now that the City is a place to live as well as work, these homes in the Square Mile are where owners can put down roots. Apartments at the scheme have a minimum of two bedrooms and several come with outside space. A generous-size penthouse-type flat with a crescent of windows even offers a glimpse of the river. 

Interiors are functional rather than luxurious, which reflects in the prices, from £835,000. Call Hurford Salvi Carr on 020 7250 4950.


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