Almacantar, the renowned property investment and development company, recently celebrated a momentous achievement as its exceptional residential development, Lyons Place, located in the heart of Maida Vale, London, sold out its final home.
In the vibrant district of Westminster, Almacantar’s boutique residential development, Lyons Place, has emerged as a beacon of affordable modern city living. Comprising a collection of 76 homes, this thoughtfully designed project by Farrells, one of the world’s most influential architects, planners, and urban designers, perfectly captures the essence of refined London living.
The Perfect Blend of Comfort and Style
Lyons Place offers a diverse range of housing options to cater to various needs. Among the 76 homes, 47 are dedicated to affordable housing, while the remaining 29 exude a premium feel, showcasing meticulous craftsmanship and superior quality. This exceptional selection comprises 22 one-and-two-bedroom apartments, two three-bedroom duplex penthouses, and five three-and-four-bedroom townhouses.
Sir Terry Farrell, a local resident and architectural visionary, meticulously designed each unit, instilling a strong sense of the area’s rich cultural and creative heritage. Drawing inspiration from the history of surrounding London Villages, the homes at Lyons Place effortlessly blend classic elegance with modern sensibilities. The development’s commitment to its roots is evident through the integration of locally sourced antique pieces, creating an instant connection between past and present.
A Prime Location in the Heart of London
Situated at the crossroads of Maida Vale, Little Venice, and St John’s Wood, Lyons Place benefits from an enviable location. Residents enjoy the luxury of private outdoor spaces that overlook these vibrant neighbourhoods. Additionally, a shared landscape courtyard provides a tranquil oasis amidst the bustling city, while the iconic Hyde Park and Regent’s Park are just a short walk away.
Lyons Place plays a pivotal role in Westminster Council’s ambitious regeneration master plan for the Church Street area. This forward-thinking initiative seeks to transform the district into one of the most desirable and liveable boroughs in London, following in the footsteps of the renowned Marylebone Village.
By offering affordable yet luxurious village living in Zone 1, within walking distance of esteemed areas like Marylebone and Mayfair, Lyons Place is at the forefront of this transformative vision. Moreover, the development’s astounding 100% sales success acts as a catalyst for further investment and progress in the area.
Kathrin Hersel, Almacantar’s esteemed Property Director, comments on the exceptional achievement: “The resounding sales success at Lyons Place is a testament to Almacantar’s unparalleled ability to create distinctive residential schemes that perfectly align with the needs of the market. With a clear objective to redefine affordable housing in the borough, all 76 homes at Lyons Place epitomize high-quality design, harmoniously blending with the surrounding green spaces, picturesque canals, and vibrant high streets. This visionary project has injected new life into this prime central London neighbourhood, offering residents a tranquil haven just moments away from the city’s beating heart.”
With the final home at Lyons Place now sold, Almacantar proudly concludes a chapter marked by extraordinary success. This boutique residential development has not only redefined modern city living but has also revitalized the Maida Vale area, embodying the perfect synthesis of affordability, luxury, and architectural brilliance. As the legacy of Lyons Place endures, it stands as a testament to Almacantar’s unwavering commitment to crafting exceptional homes that enrich communities and leave an indelible mark on the cityscape.