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Exclusive international release of Luxury London homes in Singapore by international agents Jones Lang LaSalle



Singapore 16 May, 2013: 

The latest phase of St Edward’s prestigious 375 Kensington High Street development, Lord Kensington House, will hold its first international launch in Singapore from Friday, 24th May to Sunday, 26th May, at Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 2 on Marina Boulevard. Ahead of its UK release, the exhibition will offer potential buyers an exclusive opportunity to purchase a home in the prestigious Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Built by St Edward, a joint venture company owned by Berkeley Group and The Prudential, Lord Kensington House at 375 Kensington High Street is located in one of the most sought-after and fashionable parts of prime central London. Kensington is known for being home to many of the city’s art enthusiasts and collectors with leading galleries and museums on the doorstep of the development. It is also renowned for its proximity to the famous King’s Road in Chelsea and iconic Knightsbridge, home to luxury goods retailer, Harrods. 

Despite being located in the heart of the city, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has a village-like feel and features quaint, leafy squares and gardens. The area also boasts rich royal connections with both Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall close by.

Lord Kensington House is part of the on-going success story of 375 Kensington High Street and will offer discerning buyers a range of elegant and spacious one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses. Lord Kensington House will feature 91 bespoke new homes that have been designed to maximise space and light, creating a natural flow throughout the rooms, complementing the generously proportioned apartments.

Paul Vallone of St Edward, comments: ““375 Kensington High Street is renowned for its convenient location and close proximity to prime central London and some the finest universities in the country. This latest collection of homes will provide buyers with an ideal opportunity to purchase a luxury apartment, conveniently located and with excellent transport links including High Street Kensington tube station which is only 10 minutes away.”

One bedroom apartments boast generous layouts of up to 862 sq ft in size, while two and three bedrooms range from 805 sq ft to 1,782 sq ft. Many apartments also have the luxury of private outdoor spaces with either a terrace or sky garden from which to enjoy the city skyline or landscaped gardens.

375 Kensington High Street, designed by award-winning architects Squire and Partners, is set around a beautifully landscaped courtyard, inspired by London's traditional garden squares creating an urban oasis of light, space and tranquillity within the development. The residences will combine the finest quality materials with the highest levels of design and the latest innovations in technology to create the very best in modern city living. 

Interiors throughout the apartments at Lord Kensington House have been designed with thoughtful attention to detail and finished to the highest standards. Kitchens are individually designed creating a unique living space, blending form with functionality, ideal for entertaining family and friends. Contemporary in feel and featuring high quality finishes with gloss lacquer cabinets, timber flooring and a range of integrated stainless steel kitchen appliances.

Master bedroom suites offer a luxurious and tranquil space, finished with plush and soft wool carpets and feature soft, bespoke fitted or walk-in wardrobes which have a lacquered finish and integrated lighting. Bedrooms also feature high-tech comfort cooling and heating, and wiring for an integrated media system.

Bathrooms and en suites at Lord Kensington House feature Bette single or double ended baths, polished chrome fittings, bespoke marble vanity units and under floor heating. Marble, composite stone floor and limestone wall finishes complete the truly luxurious surroundings.

Residents will also have exclusive access to a leisure suite, which includes a private cinema, swimming pool, fitness studio with facilities for personal training, sauna and spa facilities. A state-of-the-art business suite, equipped with digital communications technology will enable residents to conduct business with global contacts at any time of day or night.

Peter Murray of Jones Lang Lasalle, the international selling agents for 375 Kensington High Street, comments: "This is an exceptional investment opportunity at a development located within the prestigious Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Close to London’s favourite shopping and entertainment districts, excellently connected for travel both domestic and international and boasting an incredibly high level of specification, Lord Kensington House is a premier Berkeley product that has already seen a great deal of interest.”
 
Doris Tan, Head or Residential International Sales, Jones Lang LaSalle says: "375 Kensington High Street is one of our best sellers todate and we are indeed very happy to bring you  the latest phase which has the best views facing on to the gardens! Don't miss out on the opportunity to secure a property in this outstanding development by St Edwards which is part of Berkeley Homes!"

Situated in the heart of the city, Kensington boasts beautiful green open space to enjoy, including Kensington Gardens and Holland Park. Residents at 375 Kensington High Street will also be on the doorstep of the Cultural Quarter on Exhibition Road, home to the Victoria and Albert Museum. The local area also features some of the London’s most fashionable and distinguished restaurants and bars, clustered around Brompton Cross, with many more found across the borough.

The development is ideally located for international travel, served by both superb rail and air connections.  The nearby High Street Kensington tube station is only three stops from Knightsbridge and five stops from Bond Street, offering world-class shopping. In addition, there are convenient transport links to Heathrow, Gatwick, City Airport and St Pancras International station, which provides Eurostar services to mainland Europe.

Prices for Lord Kensington House properties start from £849,950. All of the apartments at 375 Kensington High Street are offered on a 999 year lease and with a full 10 year build warranty. For further information about the upcoming exhibition at venue, please contact Doris Tan on Doris.Tan@ap.jll.com or +65 96327334. To find out more, please visit www.berkeleygroup.co.uk or www.375kensingtonhighstreet.co.uk.

•    St Edward set to launch Lord Kensington House at 375 Kensington High Street in an exclusive exhibition in Singapore from Friday, 24 May to Sunday, 26 May
•    Lord Kensington House will feature 91 bespoke new homes that have been luxuriously designed in the very heart of London
•    Located in one of the most sought-after and fashionable parts of prime central London, these homes are within easy reach of famed shopping districts, the West End,  museums and beautiful royal parks


ENDS
For further press information, please contact TTA Property:
Andrea Bailey    020 7861 2572    abailey@ttaproperty.co.uk
Luisa Lagerwall    020 7861 2576    llagerwall@ttaproperty.co.uk
Charles Begley    020 7861 2040    cbegley@ttaproperty.co.uk


About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.0 billion of real estate assets under management.
Jones Lang LaSalle has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with over 25,100 employees operating in 78 offices in 14 countries across the region. The firm was named ‘Best Property Consultancy’ in nine Asia Pacific countries at the International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2012, in association with HSBC, and was named the number one real estate advisory firm in Asia Pacific in the Euromoney Real Estate Awards 2012. www.ap.joneslanglasalle.com 
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