Silver screens add entertainment value to these north London homes
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Public cinemas across the country may be bemoaning declining audience numbers but ‘media rooms’ in high end homes are on the rise.
Where people with rooms to spare in their house might once have added a library, they are now installing luxury home cinemas in their droves.
Boasting the latest audio visual technology, huge screens and comfortable seating, with one of these at home, would you ever need to leave the house?
Here’s our round up of some of the best properties with cinema rooms on the market at the moment.
Heath Drive, Hampstead NW3. Available through Goldschmit & Howland for £5.95 million
This large house has been more or less rebuilt in the past few years in an extensive programme of modernisation.
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There are six-seven bedrooms arranged over four floors, as well as ample living areas.
Outside space comprises a large, wraparound garden, terracing on two floors and a driveway with parking for three cars.
Victory House, Hampstead NW3. Available through Savills for £13.5 million
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The detached Victorian property has been fully refurbished by a team of craftsmen, with careful restoration of surviving period features.
The space is large and open and ideal for entertaining with reception rooms opening on to the garden.
There is a casually laid out cinema room, perfect for sinking into the sofa in front of a classic film or a lavish boxset marathon.
Red Brick House, Little Venice W9. Available through Aston Chase for £17.95 million
Built in 1929 by the respected Scottish architect, Charles Stanley Peach the house displays his highly elaborated industrial architecture.
Of course, there’s a swimming pool, but the cinema room is a real sophisticated treat with a bar area to enhance the experience.
The main bedroom has an en suite bathroom as well as his and hers dressing rooms and there is a separate three-bedroom mews house at the back.