Home Tech Week - Avoid the crowds with a hi-tech home cinema room
While big-screen blockbusters still draw the crowds, technology these days can bring much of the excitement to your own home – something that Berkeley Homes has acknowledged in some of its new developments in and around London.
These high-quality family homes each have the perfect cinema room to enjoy your favourite films. Entertainment rooms, whether they are fitted with huge TV and projector screen, top-of-the-range sound system or even a personal nightclub, are increasingly one of the ‘must-have’ features of discerning homebuyers.These Berkeley Homes/St James properties really do bring the magic of the cinema to your own home...
Royal Wells Park, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Royal Wells Park in Tunbridge Wells is a collection of 190 superbly appointed one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and three-, four- and five-bedroom houses.
On the market right now is the Townhouse Collection, which includes some five-bedroom properties which boast a dedicated cinema room on the lower ground floor. At approx 16ft x 13ft in size, these rooms come kitted out with a flat-screen TV, ceiling speakers and a Blu-ray player.
These houses are priced from £1.125m.
Find out more about Royal Wells Park from Berkeley Homes
Fitzroy Gate, Isleworth
Fitzoy Gate is a new collection of four-, five- and six-bedroom family homes by St James which launched in November. It is a significant heritage site located in Isleworth, in the London Borough of Hounslow, which has been derelict for many years. Fitzroy Gate will transform this seven-acre site on the banks of the River Thames into a private gated parkland estate behind a historic listed wall, skirting the Richmond Road, running between Old Isleworth and Richmond Lock.
The Honywood Collection is a crescent of luxuriously appointed five-bedroom houses - some of which feature a spacious dedicated entertainment room on the top floor (c.20ft x 10ft), complete with a private terrace to enjoy pre-movie alfresco drinks.
Prices start from £1.25m
Find out more about Fitzroy Gate from St James
Goodman’s Fields, Aldgate
Goodman’s Fields in Aldgate, the landmark city fringe development, features a brand new screening room, for the exclusive use and hire of its residence. As purchasers increasingly expect to live beyond the parameter of their own apartment, the infrastructure on offer at many London schemes has become as important as the home they buy. The screening room is available now.
Prices at Kingwood Gardens at Goodman’s Fields start at £735,000.
Find out more about Goodman’s Fields from Berkeley Homes