The Brothers Quay, the legendary duo who has influenced generations of animators all over the world with their surrealist stop motion films such as their award winning Street of Crocodiles, has placed their one bedroom flat located in London, England up for sale. The building which was once a G. Wallin and Co Tin-Box factory is located at the penthouse level and looks to holds a hint of magic and mystic from their artsy stylings. The listing, found on Zoopla, has is offered at £1,150,000 which is no price to cough at and gives us a rare look into the behind the scenes lifestyle of the creative geniuses.
The listing on the Hoopla site describes the property as the following.
- Extraordinary space
- Factory Conversion
- Private terrace
- Close to Borough
- Close to London Bridge
- No onward chain
This is a one off. The Brothers Quay who are known to many in the film and theatre world are selling their home in London on Cole Street in Borough, SE1. This extraordinary property is a truly unique space in a converted former G. Wallin and Co Tin-Box factory in these beautiful buildings developed in the 1820’s. It’s a fantastic location close to both Borough and London Bridge Stations, a short walk from Borough Market, the River Thames and the City. The location has become one of London’s most sought after with the nearby vibrant yet village like feel of the Bermondsey Street, a short walk from Bankside, The Globe Theatre, Tate Modern and many more of London’s major landmarks.
The property is set over the top two floors of the building with a very large open dual aspect space on the lower level which accommodates the open plan kitchen and accessed via a cast iron spiral staircase is the mezzanine level with the bedroom and bathroom area and access to a terrace. The property on the whole bares clear evidence of the owners artistic nature and genuinely demonstrates how internal decoration can evoke independently different emotions.
The property is being sold with no onward chain.
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