For full-scale entertaining or quietly admiring the sunset in the evening, there is no doubt that a good roof terrace can be the main attraction of a property. We shortlist the best homes on the market with great roof terraces and enticing interiors.
1. Stanhope Mews East, London
Boasting one of the most luxurious interiors ever seen in mews, this exceptional freehold house has recently been refurbished with a meticulous eye for detail. The perfect house for entertaining, the property features its very own roof terrace with an open fire lit seating area, a jacuzzi and a BBQ. What more could you want? Oh, and it’s only a stone’s throw away from South Kensington and Gloucester Road.
2. Empire House, Thurloe Place London
An immaculate penthouse takes its place down Brompton Road towards Harrods and The Brompton Oratory. The Grade II listed portered building features a spectacular roof terrace offering open views and sheltered private living. The Landmark building was first purchased in 1909-16 and was originally the headquarters of the Continental Tyre & Rubber Company. We can’t think of a better place to host a rooftop party this summer…
3. Marazion, South Cornwall
Designed by award-winning architect Barrie Briscoe, this art-deco style apartment was completed in 2004 and sits in a fabulous position with uninterrupted views over Mounts Bay. The exquisite three-storey detached house features a lower ground floor self-contained 1 bedroom apartment and a Meditteranean style garden. Our favourite part is its large rooftop which spans the entire width of the building. You can even enjoy panoramic views of St Aubyn farmland from your very own rotating garden pod.
4. Danbury Street, Islington
One of the most stunning apartments in Angel has become available to purchase. The exceptional lateral apartment is spread out over two houses and three floors and features bright and airy rooms. With a roof terrace which can be accessed from the top floor room, the large and sunny terrace faces both south and west, making it the perfect place to enjoy a summers drink on the weekend.
5. Brompton Square, Knightsbridge
A 2 bedroom flat sits at the end of one of London’s most iconic garden squares. The newly refurbished turnkey duplex penthouse features direct lift access as well as an exceptional roof terrace to soak up London’s sun. With breathtaking views of the London Oratory and Harrods, we can’t think of a better place to enjoy your morning coffee.
6. Hollandgreen Place, Kensington
With superb views across London and beyond, this spectacular duplex penthouse is situated right next to Holland Park. Comprising of a 24-hour concierge, a swimming pool, gym, spa, cinema and golf simulator, you’ll never run out of things to do. The property has been decorated in a modern contemporary style and has a fabulously large roof terrace to enjoy a summers evening on.
7. Sondes Place, Surrey
Originally built by Thomas Cubitt in 1850, this striking mansion is situated on an elevated position with views overlooking Box Hill and North Downs. Recently restored, Sondes Place now features six remarkable properties; five apartments and one four-bedroom home. Still retaining their sense of grandeur derived from the original mansion, each property is individual in character, however, all feature an amazing roof terrace or garden. Available to purchase separately, we wouldn’t mind any one of them being our new home.
8. Belgrave Square, Belgravia
Located in the heart of Belgravia, this four bedroom penthouse offers bright and spacious living all around. A rare find on the market, the property benefits from a passenger lift. The house has a large roof terrace which is accessible directly from the drawing room. Providing breathtaking views of the London skyline, it might just be the perfect entertaining space in London…
9. Greybrook House, London
This Art Deco Grade II listed building was originally designed by Sir John Burnett & Partners as a piano showroom. Newly refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, the duplex penthouse is spread over 2 floors and features an immaculate wrap around reception terrace and a large roof garden. The furnished roof garden can be accessed from the L-shaped principal reception space and makes the perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining in the summertime. The large reception terrace features an abundance of plants and foliage, as well as lighting features and the most sensational views over Mayfair and the City of London. Available through and for £25m.
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