Mews – Elegant homes with rich pasts
Fashionable and compact, mews homes in prime Central London are ideal if you’re considering buying a distinctive property oozing ‘old world’ charm
Built during the Victorian and Georgian eras, many of these unique properties have a fascinating past.Take Cresswell Place, located in SW10 , this cobbled Chelsea mews and Blue Plaque property was once the home of Agatha Christie and the inspiration behind her acclaimed novel ‘Murder in the Mews’.Queen’s Gate is another famous mews house. Once the home of Madonna, this stunning mews was used to shoot scenes for the film ‘Layer Cake’, a 2004 thriller directed by Matthew Vaughan. In a previous life, this mews was one of London’s first petrol pumps.17, Wimpole Mews had a murkier past, at the centre of the Profumo scandal, while 1, Bryanstan mews was known for its notorious slum landlord who purchased the property in the 50’s.If you would like to visit these period mews, let us know. We promise an entertaining trip, as our 40 years’ expertise marketing mews has enabled Lurot Brand to build an enviable portfolio of London mews and gather countless stories.
A fashionable cobbled mews, 22, Cresswell Place in SW10 was purchased in the roaring 20’s by crime novelist Agatha Christie. This carefully restored double-fronted Chelsea mews (now a Blue Plaque property) was the inspiration for “Murder in the Mews”,