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Smithfield Building, Northern Quarter

112, Smithfield Building, 44 Tib Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1LA.

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Property Details

Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Receptions: 1
Area: 687 sqft



Located in the heart of the Northern Quarter, this immaculate one bedroom apartment is the perfect example of what living in one of Manchester's coolest areas is all about.

Positioned on the first floor, the apartment boasts from a wealth of original features, such as exposed brickwork, steel columns and wooden beams. The apartment comprises a spacious hallway leading to a spacious living area with large windows that flood the apartment with natural light, and the large window sills make the perfect spot for watching the world go by.

Smithfield Buildings is steeped in history with the building originally housing Affleck & Brown 'Harrods of the North'. Affleck & Brown gave the area its identity at the turn of the century and the apartments in Smithfield Buildings have drawn on this energy and independence of the area.

The Tour

This exquisitely designed one-bedroom apartment is situated on the first floor of the iconic Smithfield Building. As you step inside, you are immediately welcomed by a generous hallway adorned with heritage oak flooring. The hallway is thoughtfully separated from the lounge by a sleek clear glass partition, allowing natural light to cascade effortlessly, creating an open and airy ambiance.

The lounge and kitchen are artfully separated to create distinct yet harmonious spaces. The kitchen, nestled in its own nook, boasts a suite of modern appliances, including a Beko oven, Samsung hob, and a convenient countertop fridge with a freezer drawer. The kitchen is adorned with elegant touches like tiled flooring, a marble countertop with wooden units, and a tiled splashback, adding a touch of sophistication.

Meanwhile, the lounge is a haven of comfort and style. Large windows flood the room with natural light, while a combination of clear and privacy glass partitions maintain an open feel without compromising on privacy. The herringbone flooring adds a touch of timeless elegance, and the cast iron radiators provide both warmth and character to the space.

The apartment boasts two generously sized utility cupboards, each serving a distinct purpose. The first cupboard houses a recently replaced boiler, which had been upgraded just 12 months ago. The second utility cupboard is dedicated to plumbing for a washing machine.

The spacious double bedroom is a haven of comfort and character. The original brick along the back wall adds a touch of history and charm, while ample storage space. A vertical radiator not only provides warmth but also adds a modern touch to the room. The herringbone flooring exudes timeless elegance and complements the overall aesthetic.

The large window and privacy partition allow natural light to flood the bedroom, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. This combination of elements makes the bedroom a serene retreat.

The bathroom has been tastefully modernised, with a recent refurbishment that preserves the original brick along the back wall, adding a touch of character and history. A focal point of the bathroom is the freestanding circular bathtub, which is complemented by a luxurious rainfall shower head, offering a spa-like experience. The back-to-wall toilet and sink basin are sleek and contemporary, contributing to the overall modern aesthetic. Completing the ensemble is a heated towel rail. The combination of modern fixtures and the original brickwork creates a unique and inviting space, perfect for unwinding after a long day.

The Area

The Northern Quarter is one of the most exciting areas in Manchester City Centre. Historically associated with the textile industry and wholesale markets. Nowadays the Northern Quarter is a hub for independent bars, restaurants and coffee shops such as Evuna, Butchers Quarter and Just between friends. Everything you need is on your doorstep, whether it's visiting Stevenson Square to enjoy drinks in the sun or popping into the Arndale centre for some shopping.

Lease Information

Lease - 999 years from 1996
Service Charge - £2,930 per annum
Ground Rent - £100 per annum