Own your own royal address at Kingston Riverside
Homebuyers that want a taste of royalty are snapping up homes at Redrow London’s Kingston Riverside, located in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames – one of the few local authorities in the country to enjoy royal status and boast such rich noble connections.
Kingston-Upon-Thames is steeped in distinguished aristocratic history and can trace regal roots as far back as 1208 when it was granted Royal Charter. In Tudor times King Henry VIII moved his court to Hampton Court Palace in 1529, which witnessed the coronation of seven kings.
Kingston Riverside, a luxury development of 210 stunning apartments, is situated in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames, which was officially titled in 1965 in recognition of its connections spanning over a Millennia.
Homes at Kingston Riverside also offer buyers a rare opportunity to live like royalty. A grand double-height entrance lobby, superbly finished with soft lighting and contemporary décor, makes for an entrance fit for king. An exclusive concierge service is also available, offering the convenience and luxury of staying at a five star hotel – with everything you need at your fingertips.
Mary Timlin, Sales and Marketing Director, Redrow Homes London, said: “Buyers at Kingston Riverside not only have the opportunity to own a home with a stunning riverside location, but also live at an address that has celebrated strong royal connections for centuries.
“In addition, luxuries such as concierge and five-star living will give everyone at Kingston Riverside a taste of a royal lifestyle.”
Kingston Riverside comprises 1, 2 and 3 bedroom contemporary apartments and penthouses, with breath-taking views of the River Thames. With all of the homes coming with balconies or terraces and fitted with external facing glass panels, residents can enjoy the view all year round. The iconic architecture of the building takes its distinctive design from the contours associated with open water – reflecting and complementing its desirable riverside location.
Apartments have been thoughtfully designed with a contemporary feel featuring light-filled and spacious living areas, ideal for entertaining guests or to enjoy with the family. Sleek kitchens are fitted with state-of-the-art stainless steel and electrical appliances, concealed cabinet lighting and soft close units. For residents that enjoy wine with a meal and when entertaining guests, wine can be stored in the apartment’s built-in wine cooler.
Bathrooms and en suites have also been designed with the same thoughtful attention to detail, with polished chrome brassware by Hansgrohe and porcelain stoneware tiling complementing the elegant design of the rest of the apartment.
Kingston Upon Thames’ transformation into one of Greater London’s wealthiest boroughs dates back to the influence of the royal court during King Henry VIII’s residence at Hampton Court in the 14th century. Since then, Kingston has remained a favourite location of the royal family and is home to numerous royal palaces and parks.
Kingston Riverside is just one mile from the 700-acre Hampton Court Palace and gardens – a former home of King Henry VIII, whose grounds can now be enjoyed by the public. Lush green royal parks teamed with wildlife and nature are all in less than six miles of the development. Residents with a home at Kingston Riverside are just a five minute drive to London’s largest royal park, Richmond Park and the second largest, Bushy Park, that is home to herds of wild deer and features the Diana fountain memorial.
As well as a selection of stunning parks to enjoy a leisurely stroll, running or horse riding, Kingston Riverside is also on the doorstep of three of the country’s top sporting venues, including Twickenham, Wimbledon and Wembley Stadium – home to the national sport, football and holds some of the biggest concerts in the country.
Residents at Kingston Riverside have a wealth of amenities on their doorstep, including and one of the best shopping districts in London boasting designer, boutique and high street outlets, including Jo Malone, Apple and Zara.
Kingston also has a selection of excellent restaurants and bars perfect for dining and celebrating any occasion. A plethora of bars and restaurants dot the riverside – ideal for enjoying the light evenings and warm weather during the spring and summer months.
Nearby Kew is home to two of the finest restaurants in the area – the Kew Grill by celebrity chef Anthony Worrall Thompson and Michelin star restaurant, Glasshouse.
Kingston boasts excellent transport links with access to central London via overground train services from Kingston station, a five minute walk from the development, to Waterloo station in just 30 minutes. At Waterloo, commuters can reach Charing Cross, Westminster, Bond Street and King Cross St Pancras in six minutes and under.
Prices at Kingston Riverside start from £295,000 for a one bedroom apartment. To arrange a viewing, tel: 020 3581 2003, email: email@example.com . For more information, visit www.kingstonriverside.com .
Established more than 40 years, Redrow Homes is one of the UK’s leading house builders, operating across England and Wales, with a strong emphasis on high quality family housing in prime locations. Its Heritage Collection of family homes combines traditional looking, ‘Arts & Crafts’ influenced exteriors with bright, modern, high specification interiors. The company has won numerous awards over the years, including, most recently, the Gold Award for Best Large Housebuilder at the WhatHouse? Awards 2014, the 2014 Building Awards Housebuilder of the Year and five consecutive 5* awards in the Home Builder Federation (HBF) annual customer satisfaction survey. Redrow also collected the award for best marketing initiative at the 2014 Housebuilder Awards and its ‘My Redrow’ online tool won the overall Customer Engagement category at the 2013 Peer Awards for Excellence. Web: www.redrow.co.uk.