The house has several unique benefits including a large passenger lift to all floors, a feature
stone staircase, six generous bedroom suites, a roof terrace with full outdoor kitchen facilities, fire pit, television and surround sound, and parking for four cars. In addition, the house enjoys the 24-hour service of the gatehouse for deliveries, key holding, and security.
The interiors have been designed to an exceptional standard by renowned British interior designer Katherine Pooley, with rare materials and exceptionally high-quality fittings. The house is fully furnished ’turnkey’ and all the contents are available to purchase.
Rutland Gardens is located in the most sought‐after part of Knightsbridge, along the same stretch as the Bulgari Hotel, 199 The Knightsbridge, One Hyde Park, and Harvey Nichols. Harrods is 0.4 miles away. Access to Hyde Park is 0.1 miles away.
The award‐winning Bulgari Hotel spa (0.3 miles) is circa 2,000 sq m and is considered one of the finest in London. The creation of Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners has been artistically crafted from onyx, oak, and Vicenza stone. Arranged over two levels, this urban oasis of tranquillity boasts a 25m swimming pool lined with shimmering green and gold mosaic and a vitality pool entirely covered by gold leaf tiles. The spa includes 11 private treatment rooms and one double spa suite, complete with its steam room, hydromassage, and private treatment room; and a 150 sq m fitness area with personal training at the Workshop gymnasium.
7 Rutland Gardens, adjoining Rutland Lodge, was built in 1873 by William Brass for Lady Ashburton of Kent House. It was built as a four‐storeyed and of L‐shaped stables. The accommodation was much greater than had been in mind when the site was planned in 1871, and it was to avoid buying more ground that the four-story layout was devised. It was nevertheless a very expensive building, costing well over £3,000, and fully in line with Lady Ashburton’s requirement that additional accommodation for Kent House should be of the highest standard. In its ambitious contemporary reimagining, Ashburton House lives up to the very same standards that Lady Ashburton envisaged, in its newest form, today.