Immaculately renovated and restored, this elite two bedroom loft apartment at The Convent, Farnborough is now available to rent. Joining a superb collection of 14 luxury homes, where original Victorian features are abound with high specification finishes, this home features two bathrooms, a furnished layout and two allocated parking spaces.convent 1

Founded in 1889 by the nuns of the Congregation of Christian Education, this former convent and later ladies’ boarding and day school has now been completely redeveloped to provide modern homes of uncompromising quality. We catalogued this impressive project on our blog just a short while ago, to see the full history and renewal of this incredible building you can find our archived blog article here.

Whilst the rich Victorian architecture has been lovingly refurbished to its former glory, this apartment exudes modern living, conceived specifically to respond to the demands of a 21st century lifestyle.

A grand gothic arched doorway welcomes you into the front of the building; this is just a glimpse at the impressive grandeur that the external aspect of the property offers. Whilst the entrance and external aesthetics ring out Victorian elegance, there is modern access offered by way of a video entry phone and internal lifts, a clear benefit for a loft apartment.

convent kitchenOn entrance to the apartment, it radiates simplicity, style and elegance. The coved ceilings and Oak flooring embrace the Victorian character of the property whilst the layout, presentation and finish of the apartment most definitely display a 21st century, chic design.

Both double bedrooms have been designed for modern living, offering built in storage and both with unique benefits. Whilst the master bedroom benefits from an en-suite bathroom, including a bath tub, the second bedroom is enhanced by delightful tree lined, rooftop views.

Both the en-suite and main bathroom have been immaculately presented, providing quality products from Villeroy & Boch, along with Hansgrohe fittings. Along with contemporary tiling, the thermostatic shower and underfloor heating finish the bathrooms to perfection.

The main living room has also been exceptionally finished with a chic, contemporary open plan kitchen. The white quartz worktops gleam alongside modern and quality appliances, cleverly positioned LED pelmet lighting brings a nice detail to the finish. The lighting is enhanced with dimmer lighting in both these areas, allowing for a contrast in light between the two living spaces if desired. The height of the loft once again provides stunning views overconvent lounge roof tops, out to the airfield and the trees beyond, a fantastic location for The International Air Show taking place just across the way every other year.

This apartment is an absolute gem, offering not only style and a luxury quality of living, but also a desirable location for commuting. With excellent rail, road and general transport networks; Farnborough mainline station will take you into London Waterloo in under 40 minutes and there is access to the M3 bringing Farnham, Fleet, Basingstoke and Camberley within easy reach. 

The beauty of this apartment can be seen in these photos and on our website listing, however, viewing is most certainly recommended to truly get a grasp of the magnificence of this unique rental property. 

To view this superb apartment, please contact the lettings team on 01252 514000, lettings@mackenziesmith.co.uk or click here to view the property details.