A developer hopes to create a "green oasis" alongside a new block of 29 flats and four homes carved out of a historic mansion.

Land next to 46 Maresfield Gardens has been earmarked for the six-storey building, where upper floor flats will have their own private terraces.

The block forms part of a planning application submitted to Camden Council, which also asks for permission to redevelop nearby 39a Fitzjohn’s Avenue.

This 140-year-old mansion could be turned into four separate homes, including two townhouses spread over five floors.

Neighbouring Southwell House is already subject to approved plans by the same developer - 39 Fitzjohns Avenue Limited – which will see the building converted into 35 flats.

The latest plans would enable the link between 39a Fitzjohn’s Avenue and Southwell House to be demolished.

Extensive landscaping to the area that separates the site from Maresfield Gardens is also planned.

The developer says it hopes to create a “green oasis” for residents, and will build green roofs and plant more trees at the site.

Slightly more than half of the flats in the new block in Maresfield Gardens will have two-bedrooms, with the remainder comprising of one or three bedrooms.

According to planning documents, the protective design of the terraces, referred to by the developer as “loggias”, will allow them to be enjoyed in almost any weather.

Alongside the two large six-bedroom townhouses at the redeveloped 39a Fitzjohn’s Avenue, there will be two smaller maisonettes.

Both will have three bedrooms, with one being spread out over the lower two floors of the building, and the other across three of the upper floors.

Work to create these new homes will require the complete demolition of the existing internal structure behind the brick facade of the original building, which will be retained.

Comments on the application (2024/0728/P) can be made on Camden Council’s planning portal until April 14.

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