Venetian Water Tower Transformed into a Modern Home in London

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This stunning London conversion, completed last year, transformed a disused 19th Century water tower into a modern luxury home that’s sure to make any design-lover drool. Click through to get a closer look and see what’s possible when pieces of our past are given brand new life.

Photo: Knight Frank
Photo: Knight Frank

Located in the Kennington district of central London, this incredible 4,483-square-foot conversion boasts five bedrooms, four baths, two living rooms and an eat-in, contemporary designed kitchen.

The tower has an extension, nicknamed “The Cube,” which houses the kitchen and living room, as well as roof space for a fabulous terrace with skyline views of downtown London.

Originally built in 1877, the Venetian Gothic-style water tower was converted by architect Mike Collier of ACR Architects, a London-based firm that specializes in residential refurbishments.

Click through to catch a glimpse of every gorgeous square foot and see the hidden potential in historic spaces that may otherwise go to waste.

Mary Mazzoni

Mary Mazzoni

Based in the Phoenix metro area, Mary is a lifelong vegetarian and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking and relaxing in the park. When she’s not outside, she’s probably watching baseball. She is a former assistant editor for Earth911.

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