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Defoe House, Barbican EC2


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A large 1 bedroom apartment to rent located in Defoe House within the sought after Grade II listed Barbican Estate.

The bright and vast open plan living and entertaining space incorporates a modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and doors opening out onto a balcony overlooking Thomas More Residents Garden. There is a spacious master bedroom and fitted bathroom


1 Bedroom

1 Bathroom

Communal Garden


The apartment retains much of its original design with cork flooring throughout and floor-to-ceiling windows maximising space and light.

Located moments from the world renowned Barbican Arts Centre, it's a cultural hub with frequent music events, art exhibitions, cinema screenings to name a few, as well as the Barbican Conservatory, home to tropical plants, trees, birdlife and exotic fish. Residents benefit from the resident gardens, lakes and children's playgrounds.

The location is superb if you work in St Bartholomew's Hospital or The City: it's moments to Barbican underground station (Hammersmith & City, Circle and Metropolitan lines) and less than 10 minutes walk to Moorgate station (Northern line). Whilst also being close to all the bars, restaurants and coffee shops on nearby Whitecross Street.


Security deposit: 5 weeks rent (Approx. £2,884)

Local Authority: City of London

Council Tax Band: E

Length of tenancy: Negotiable, but ideally 12 months.

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