Discreetly located in the heart of Hampstead Village, this astonishing modern house is the finest achievement of the renowned architects Paxton Locher.The house is set behind electric gates, and has a front courtyard with two off-street parking spaces. Measuring approximately 6,500 sq ft internally, it is set around a spectacular 40ft double-volume reception room. This room has two retractable glass rooflights which, when open, transform the space into an open-air courtyard. Running alongside is a dramatic custom-made glass swimming pool. The price for this beauty goes to £7,950,000
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The architect Richard Paxton was born in 1956. Having studied at Kingston University, he went to work in the offices of Ahrends, Burton & Koralek, where he was involved in the design of the Cummins Diesel Factory in Scotland. In 1985 he established his own practice with his future wife, Heidi Locher, who had formerly worked for Terence Conran.
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