Formula One ace Sir Stirling Moss’ need for speed saw him become one of the world’s top racing drivers.
London renters who have a similar desire for fast-paced transport - but this time en route to the office - should plump for the British sportsman’s first ever pad.
Five-storey The Blue House at 38 Shepherd Street has been launched onto the market by Pastor Real Estate with a monthly price tag of £4,000.
From Green Park, the home offers a Tube commute of less than 15 minutes to Canary Wharf .
As well as a fast-paced journey from door to desk the chic refurbished townhouse oozes instant style.
Head of Lettings at Pastor Real Estate Susan Cohen called it “Mayfair’s ultimate rental home.”
She said: “This house has everything the modern tenant requires; three double bedrooms, private cinema room, double reception room, two private terraces, three areas of outside space, as well as garaged parking. It’s perfect for a professional or a young couple.”
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Renters will be taking advantage of 2,837sqft of space which makes an instant impact with an eye-catching pastel blue facade and large security gate.
The architecture inside is just as striking with a spiral staircase which rises from the ground to the top floor as its focal point.
On ground level, there is a spacious reception hall with polished stone floor, cloakroom, doors leading to the garden.
Motor fans similar to Sir Stirling will appreciate a roomy garage with space for two cars.
Tenants can take to the lower-ground floor for chill time in a high-spec cinema room adorned with original Ocean’s 11 film posters as well as taking a tipple in the wine room.
Upstairs the open-plan kitchen and dining area includes top-notch Miele appliances and is prime for socialising, leading onto a private decked terrace,.
Further luxury can be found on the second and third floors with a plush master bedroom suite, walk-in-wardrobe, full-length terrace and even a splash-proof TV in the bathroom.
If the underground cinema wasn’t quite enough, there is a second entertainment space with bar area on the second floor.
Touchpad technology is available throughout including a Crestron media system, Lutron mood lighting and air conditioning to principal rooms.
Meanwhile, tenants can also call Sir Stirling their neighbour.
After buying the home in 1954 for a mere £12,000 he fell in love with the area and remains on the same street, after building a six-storey high-tech home on a derelict piece of land.
Call Pastor Real Estate on 0203 195 9595 for details.