John Griswold’s Annotations and Chronologies for Ian Fleming’s James Bond is beneficial tome for figuring out the situation of James Bond’s residence. In truth, Bond’s Chelsea flat may be discerned from descriptions of some books however the largest hints come from Moonraker.
“Bond took the car quietly into the park and over to Baker Street… He had a small but comfortable flat off King’s Road… Bond left the car under the plane trees in the little square and let himself into the ground floor of the converted Regency house, went into o the book lined sitting-room and, after a moment’s search, pulled Scarne on Cards and dropped it on the ornate Empire desk sitting near the broad window… he was driving along King’s Road into Sloane Square…” – Moonraker
James Bond’s Fictional Chelsea Home for Sale £6.85 million
Notably, creator Fleming had a bent to discuss with actual life areas and locales for his avatar’s exploits and it seems that following Bond’s alternative of roads to get residence, our undercover agent lives on none aside from a reasonably unique piece of London luxurious actual property – Royal Avenue. Icing on cake, James Bond’s Chelsea flat is now on the market.
Currently listed by Strutt and Parker for £6.85 million, James Bond’s house is an actual life five-bedder on Royal Avenue, London, full with the airplane of timber and broad home windows as described within the e-book.
A surprising 5 bed room Grade II listed Freehold home positioned on a major Chelsea sq., and increasing to some three,000 sq. ft,’ – Strutt and Parker
Situated off Kings Road, inside attain of Sloane Square and Sloane Street, James Bond’s flat can also be positioned close to the gardens and tennis courts of Burton Court. Unfortunately, that potential work-out spot is probably going the one draw for undercover agent wannabes as a result of the Royal Avenue 5 bed room Grade II listed freehold Chelsea home is presently designed extra like a household domicile than an condo for a swinging bachelor and his string of 1 evening stands.
Historically designed by Sir Christopher Wren on behalf of William III within the 1690s as a part of a proposed carriageway linking the Royal Hospital to Kensington Palace, the Chelsea flat recreates interval magnificence with high quality ending.
More importantly, it gives a traditional first ground drawing room with excessive ceilings and views much like what Mr. Bond might need seen, over Royal Avenue. While the 5 bed room condo comes with many rooms together with 4 reception areas courtesy of open plan eating room to sitting room, two terraces and courtyard and even a cloakroom, there’s no parking to your Aston Martin.