This pocket of London is one of the city’s pleasant surprises, an unexpected oasis that causes visitors to pause and perhaps re-draw their image of the famed metropolis. The house, owned by an American financier and his wife, is located in a terrace of Regency townhouses in the neighbourhood known as Little Venice. England has a long-established system of canals and some of these waterways wind through London itself. Though they are no longer used as a primary means of transport for goods, the canals are still very popular with the boating public, and sometimes produce, as in Little Venice, picturesque scenes that seem to come from time past.
To return their house to its former glory while also bringing it up to date, the residents of this property engaged the help of Bruce Norman Long, a designer based in New Jersey who is used to working with an international clientele.To view this stunning home and read the feature subscribe online today. Read the magazine on your computer, tablet and phone.