Stunning five-bedroom London townhouse lived in by a 17th century Lord Mayor could be yours for JUST £4million – as long as you can stand the permanent traffic jam outside

  • The 17th century Queen Anne mansion is located on the outskirts of Highgate Village in north London 
  • The property is located on a terrace called ‘The Bank’ in one of the oldest parts of the historic village 
  • The mansion, Lyndale House was once home to Lord Mayor of London Sir John Ireton in the late 1650s 
  • The 3,166 sq foot house is currently on sale with Sotheby’s International Realty with a guide price of £4 million

A luxury property 17th Century listed property, only a short walk from Hampsted Heath in north London, is going up for sale. 

The five-bed house, which dates from the 1600s was once home to John Ireton, Lord Mayor of London, and was split into two during the 18th century. 

Lyndale House, which was last sold in 2000 for £1.2 million is now on the market for £4 million. 

The Queen Anne-style home is on a terrace known as The Bank, which sits above the main Highgate Hill road.  

The property also features a large dining room and a wine cellar. 

It is being sold by Sotheby’s International Realty. 

According to the selling agent, the property is a 3,166 square foot Grade II* family home. 

A £4m Queen Anne-style town house over three floors has gone on the market in Highgate HIll, north London 

The rear of the house features a garden approaching 100ft in length which includes a children’s tree house at the bottom

Inside the house, the 3,116 square foot property  features amazing sash windows and high ceilings allowing light to flood in

There is an informal kitchen / dining area as well as more luxurious places for entertaining guests 

The property is spread over four floors and also features a long narrow garden with its own children’s play house

The listing said: ‘The kitchen on the lower ground leads to an intimate yet formal dining room with access to a wine cellar. 

‘A further three receptions with an abundance of period features and charm offer versatile entertaining spaces, catering to modern family living.’ 

The reception area leads out onto a private courtyard and into a 100ft long mature wildlife garden. At the bottom of the garden there is a children’s tree house. 

Inside the luxurious property, there are two marble bathrooms and two guest cloakrooms. 

Sotheby’s say the property is also within easy reach of Highgate Village, Waterlow Park, Hampstead Heath and Kenwood. 

It is also a short walk from Highgate tube station and the Northern Line.  

The property features five bedrooms, each of them decorated in a luxurious style with wooden floors

This smaller bedroom still offers a guest plenty of space while the outside view features plenty of greenery 

Outside the back door there is this enclosed courtyard with plenty of seating for residents and guests

A stone walkway leads down to the main garden which has a children’s tree house hidden at the end of the property 

Fans of marble will love the two main bathrooms which are clad in the luxury ornamental stone 

The second bathroom has a copper style bath with colourful marble stone work and ornamental features 

Throughout the property, the floorboards have been refurbished with a designer distressed look 

The main living room, pictured, has an unusual coffee table or central feature with strange art on the walls 

There is also a more conventional living room which has a television set and access out onto the garden 

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