Be My VALENTINE

A lovingly designed development in one of the most desirable locations in London by Josh McKenzie

Valentine Building Apartments Interior London Kalmars

a massive transformation has overtaken the South Bank of the Thames in recent years with stunning new landmarks such as The Shard, Millennium Bridge and More London now nestled among the historic Globe Theatre, Tate Modern and Borough Market.

A short walk from all of these spectacular destinations, and perfectly located to enjoy such a lifestyle is, The Valentine SE1; a new and contemporary property development of generously sized one, two and three bedroom apartments, all taking cue from the inspired architecture of The Shard and More London, offering maximum space, comfort and style.

South Bank is an area where homes and businesses alike have been etched from old warehouses and wharves, refurbished and modernised from their humble beginnings, creating a spectacular array of architecture that has helped SE1 become so iconic. Amalgamating these two distinct styles, Hampson Williams Architects have been able to design The Valentine to be beautiful, stylish and contemporary, while still paying homage to warehouse living.

Valentine Building Apartments Interior Lounge

Apartment Interior at The Valentine

With a view to crafting a space that is striking and yet still provides the best in modern living, The Valentine contains a range of exquisite amenities from integrated Siemens appliances in the kitchens, reconstituted stone work surfaces and breakfast bars, to fully heated oak flooring and ceramic tiles. The apartments enjoy floor to ceiling Scandinavian glazing, balconies and outdoor spaces, all carefully designed to offer the best views and maximum sunlight.

With the final touches due to be completed in December of this year, apartments at The Valentine are already being snapped up. With pricing of around £950 per square foot, the value for money is impressive when compared to typical local prices of £1,100 per square foot. It is no surprise to find that over 30% of the apartments have already been sold, so be sure to book a viewing as soon as possible!

“the average employee length of stay is a staggering eleven years; a testimony to a formula that works

The agents behind The Valentine are the long established and award-winning Kalmars, a firm of South London estate agents and an independent property advisor. First established as Michael Kalmar & Company in 1976 by Michael Kalmar, the company boasts more heritage than most competitors – employing three generations of the Kalmar legacy; Michael’s son and current Managing Director, Richard Kalmar, and his grandson, Sebastian Kalmar.

Kalmars initially began trading in The City, which was originally the centre of commercial agency, before moving to Knightsbridge. In 1986 they relocated again, this time to their current home in Jamaica Wharf – due to their belief in the City Fringe, Docklands and South London area. Since then they have had a huge influence on residential development in the South Bank area. It is a testament to the quality of the company and team that the average employee length of stay is a staggering eleven years; a testimony to a formula that works.

When buying, selling or renting a property, getting reliable and quality advice is essential. This is why Kalmars specialise in a rare mix of commercial and residential properties, meaning they can advise on every phase of the process; from buying of a commercial site, permissions and development through to the eventual sale of residential units.

Combining their knowledge with an innovative and professional approach provides a powerful instrument for their clients, which is proven by years of experience during both good and bad economic markets. They are ever-expanding and improving client service through planned growth and training, as well as having strong relationships with the movers and shakers of SE1, and heavy involvement within the local community.

With a principal objective of providing a professional service with quick results while maintaining complete integrity, Kalmars certainly live up to their goals. Adam Ratzker, the Commercial Director of Galliard Homes Limited, comments that “we know them to be excellent, reliable and efficient agents… who continue to deliver even when asked onto some of the more challenging of our projects”.

KALMARs
Jamaica Wharf
2 Shad Thames
SE1 2YU
t: 020 7403 0600
w: www.kalmars.com

Kalmars Staff London Property

The Kalmars Team

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