An apartment at Chiltern Court, where H. G. Wells famously held his writers’ group meetings, has gone on the market for £3,650,000.
An elegant 2,200 sq ft apartment in Marylebone ’s Chiltern Court apartment building once hosted a book discussion club for writers including H.G. Wells and Arnold Bennett has been refurbished into a luxury lateral pad.
The four bedroom apartment is on the sixth floor of Chiltern Court and has a 40 metre wide, 13 window south facing frontage overlooking the Marylebone Road and London’s West End.
Built in 1914 and designed by architect Charles Walter Clark the building became most luxurious apartment complex in London, housing politicians, celebrities and writers.
During the 1930s writer H. G. Wells lived at number 47, while author Arnold Bennett lived at Number 97. Under the auspices of the Chiltern Courts Resident’s Association the two authors organised a book discussion club in the building, with owners of larger apartments rotating and hosting the weekly gatherings.
Historic photographs and information panels hanging on the walls of the building’s Baker Street entrance foyer recall the fascinating history of the building and multiple Blue Plaques highlight the famous past residents such as H. G. Wells and Arnold Bennett.
The open plan designer kitchen is fully fitted and has a central island, while a 10-seater dining room is adjacent to the reception room and has mirrored walls and South facing window.
The master bedroom suite has three South facing windows with a spacious bedroom and day room area, complete with feature fireplace and walk-in dressing area with built in floor-to-ceiling wardrobes.
For further information on this property contact Rokstone on 020 7580 2030.