About the home
An elegantly refurbished townhouse covering 3,647 square feet in this enviable residential enclave between Park Lane and Grosvenor Square
Surrounded by houses offering a unique blend of period styles, Culross Street is a popular address, not least because of the relatively unknown communal gardens at the rear for the use of only a small handful of residents.
Offering generous accommodation throughout and with a carefully curated choice of materials and appliances as well as a ‘show piece’ custom built glass conservatory on the top floor.
Originally built in 1732, the building was reconstructed and restored by renowned artist and architect Frederick Etchells (whose work is featured at the Tate Gallery) in 1927, in a Georgian style that set the tone for the restoration of the rest of the neighbourhood.
The building was also once home of Hugh Waldorf Astor, newspaper scion (of the famed American Astor family) and son of John Jacob Astor V, first Baron Astor of Hever, member of Parliament and owner of The Times of London.
The house is prominently positioned directly opposite the former American Embassy which is currently undergoing a substantial transformation into the ‘Rosewood H...