The smallest flat in Knightsbridge?

Written on 19 October 2015 by Alistair Boscawen in London


Tiny apartment overlooking Harrods not much bigger than full-size snooker table on the market for £400 per week. Just don’t invite friends round

Tiny apartment overlooking Harrods not much bigger than full-size snooker table on the market for £400 per week.
Tiny apartment overlooking Harrods not much bigger than full-size snooker table on the market for £400 per week.

Would you like to rent an apartment in the heart of Knightsbridge for just £400 per week?

You can, but beware that at 90sq fit, the property is not much bigger than a full-size snooker table.

Portuguese architect Caiano Morgado has spent two years transforming the interior of the tiny flat, which is on the 10th floor of a ported art deco building.

The space-saving guru’s design contains a kitchen, shower room and a living room that converts into a bedroom, while the penthouse view overlooks Harrods.

In 2010, it was reported that a property close to Harrods that measured just 11ft by 5.5ft had a value of £200,000.

In The Telegraph Online, it was said that the apartment was converted from a broom cupboard in 1987 and was originally bought by a secretary for £36,500.

Its two rooms, which measure 60.5sq ft, come with a toilet and a shower-cum-wardrobe.

One former owner bought the flat for £120,000 in 2006 to save him having to commute to and from Bath every day. At the time, Ray Barker told the Daily Mirror: “I can do the cleaning while lying in my sofa bed. In fact, I can wash up, answer the door, make a cuppa and go to the loo all at the same time.”

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Mail Online

Image credit: Peter Trimming

Alistair Boscawen

Alistair has 32 years’ experience as an estate agent, starting in the country house department of one of London’s main international agencies before moving to the Knightsbridge house department of the same agency and learning the difference in values between freehold, long lease and short lease houses in Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea and Mayfair.

All articles by Alistair Boscawen

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