Ever checked into a hotel or resort that you wished you could stay in forever? Luxury branded residences are becoming increasingly popular, with more of us looking for five-star living with the added benefit of home comforts. So, whether you value a living space with interiors by a top designer, or require your very own slice of the star architecture of the moment, buying into your favourite hotel brand is the obvious way to go. Want some inspiration? Here are the luxury private residences to know now…
Best Luxury Private Residences
Twenty Grosvenor Square, London
Property development and design firm Finchatton has partnered with Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts to create the world’s first standalone Four Seasons Private Residences. The 250,000 sq. ft. building offers 37 three, four and five-bedroom residences, designed by Finchatton in collaboration with architects Squire & Partners, and will provide residents with access to private wine cellars, a spa with a 25m swimming pool, a treatment suite with steam room and sauna, gym, games room, cinema, business suite, crèche, garden library and a private landscaped courtyard. There will also be a 24-hour reception and concierge with on-site security monitoring, valet parking, Four Seasons housekeeping staff for common areas, and a Director of Residences.
Cheval Gloucester Park, London
Luxury hospitality company Cheval Collection has reopened its luxury serviced apartment residences at
Cheval Gloucester Park, Kensington, following two years of refurbishments. Available to book for one night to an unlimited length of time, the property features 98 beautifully appointed, fully-equipped apartments, including three five-bedroom penthouses with views across the city. Residents can enjoy access to a new 12-seater ‘cinema room’ for film screenings and private bookings, an enlarged fitness centre and a living room and reading areas. The group also commissioned bespoke artwork to feature across the residence, with bespoke commissions by Sophie Derrick, Matthew Farrar and Rod Mireau. HOW?
One-bedroom apartments will start from £350 per night for a one bedroom apartment. For further information about Cheval, visit chevalcollection.com
Mayfair Park Residences, London
Mayfair Park Residences is the second residential scheme from Mayfair-based developers Clivedale London. With interiors by acclaimed Parisian design duo Jouin Manku, the residences are fully serviced by neighbouring luxury hotel, 45 Park Lane. The project is Dorchester Collection’s first foray into branded residences, sitting opposite
The Dorchester Hotel. ‘Townhouse One’ is part of the collection, a 3,334 sq. ft, three-bedroom duplex townhouse, one of 24 residences in the form of apartments, townhouses and a penthouse all fully serviced by Dorchester Collection. Residents can expect housekeeping service, 24/7 concierge services, 24-hour in-residence dining, a Rolls-Royce town car and chauffeur service, sommelier expertise as well as secure valet underground car parking. The Mayfair Park Residences 10,000 sq. ft Health Club will comprise a state-of-the-art gym, 20m pool, sauna and steam rooms, hydrotherapy pool, two private treatment rooms and residents lounge. HOW?
Prices at Mayfair Park Residences range from £4.25 million to £24.5 million. For more information, please visit www.mayfairparkresidences.com or call 020 3705 8425
Soneva Fushi Private Residences, Maldives
If you’ve ever visited the
Maldives and wished you didn’t have to return home, this could be your answer. Soneva Fushi has added two properties to its resort in Baa Atoll in the Maldives. The six-bedroom Villa 43 Sunset Reserve and four-bedroom Villa 38 promise residents a ‘new standard of desert island luxury’. Hidden amongst tropical forest and just steps from the beach, the properties feature al fresco decked areas and terraces, private gardens and open-air bathrooms with sunken baths and outdoor rain showers. Villa 43 Sunset Reserve is one of the largest residences on the island, with a maximum occupancy of 12 adults and 4 children, plus a private gym, dedicated spa suite with sauna and steam room and a substantial cellar with a selection of the world’s finest vintages. Sold on a renewable leasehold, both properties are part of the exclusive Soneva Villa Ownership Programme. Privately-owned villas and retreats are fully maintained by the resort, and Private Residence owners can maximise their return on investment through Soneva’s Villa Rental Programme. How?
For more information about Soneva and the Soneva Villa Ownership Programme, visit soneva.com and sonevavillaownership.com.
Park Hyatt New York
If you’re looking for a home away from home in
New York, the luxe Manhattan Sky Suite located on the 59th floor of the One57 residential tower above the hotel. The suite is the highest Central Park-facing suite on the city’s luxury hotel circuit, with three bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, chef’s kitchen and ‘Grand Salon’. Each bedroom has a fitted marble bathroom and in collaboration with Nordstrom, the master bedroom’s walk-in closet is personally styled upon arrival for guests, with seasonal clothing and accessories that can be purchased from the NYC flagship. You can also expect BLADE Helicopter airport transfers, a dedicated butler service, a personal chef, daily breakfast and 60-minute treatments at the hotel’s award-winning Spa Nalai for up to six guests. HOW?
Ten Trinity Square Residences
If you’re looking for the Four Seasons hotel experience with more of a homey feel, check in to Ten Trinity Residences. Originally the headquarters for the Port of London Authority, the interiors, designed by the likes of Richmond International, channel the spirit of navigation with brass finishings and details in silk and leather. Guests will be able to enjoy the full five-star hotel amenities while enjoying home comforts such as marble fireplaces and state-of-the-art kitchens.
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