We’re back with our monthly instalment of top new locations for your perusal. As always, if you’re looking to be the first to shoot at some of the best new location homes that are entering the market, this is the place to be. Last month we saw two industry heavyweights return with their new shoot locations, as well as three differing family homes, all offering premium features, eclectic furnishings and bundles of space for unique and creative shooting opportunities. So, without giving too much away, let’s jump straight into it with our top five for September.
Following the sale of the hugely sought-after London based property, 6ixteen, we all thought this might be the end of the 6ixteen location house franchise. However, the owners, Malcolm and Fiona had different ideas. After buying a Kent-based country home, a lengthy renovation was needed before 6ixteen was reborn as 6ixteen Country. Designed in the same unmistakable 6ixteen style, the new property will have you aching to shoot there as soon as possible. Some exceptional features include wooden flooring, eye-catching wooden furniture and more wood panelling than you can shake a stick at. What’s more, this outstanding property showcases varying colour schemes, including pastel hues to complement darker tones, as well as period features and distressed elements. There’s also a beautiful conservatory area that looks out towards the manicured garden, swimming pool, tennis court, lake and woodland area. Thanks to its endless shooting possibilities 6ixteen makes an ideal editorial shoot location, as well as a perfect site for filming.
Similarly to 6ixteen Country, but heading back into London this time, our next location to make our top 5 may also look a bit familiar. Do you remember Bottega? Well, Britton is the latest property from the owners of Bottega and they have opted for the same design style that made their previous property so popular before its sale last year – we have a feeling Britton may be just as popular. This Grade II listed building, dating back to the 1720’s is a gorgeous terraced house, set over four floors, overlooking St Johns Gardens, with access to the park from the back door no less. With a wealth of rooms to shoot in across the four floors, memorable elements unsurprisingly aren’t hard to come by. Striking features include wooden flooring, sash windows, fireplaces, eye-catching tiled flooring, a cinema room, an art studio, an array of houseplants and a minimalist decor with eclectic furnishings throughout.
Moving from London to Brighton and Hove, our next shoot location is Phoenix, an outstanding detached 5 bed location house a stone’s throw from Hove seafront. This gorgeous property showcases a striking kitchen/ living/ dining room, finished in neutral olive tones with crittal windows, wooden flooring, a huge central island plus oodles of natural light that immerses the space, allowing for the biophilia to thrive. It is here (within this glorious kitchen) that the interior opens out to the generous terrace, overlooking a luscious green garden, finished with an eye-catching plant-covered pergola offering sheltered seating for up to 12. The front of the property boasts large rooms with period features including high ceilings, architrave, dramatic bay windows and an original fireplace with wood burner. The house is stylish and tasteful, yet welcoming, thanks to an array of beautiful plants that soften the space. If this wasn’t enough, there is also a basement where you’ll find a furnished vintage bar/mini night club, with disco ball and dart board, so there’s a little something for everyone.
A mock arts and crafts double fronted family home, with a grey exterior and rear brick extension, Feasts, in West London, is the next property to make our list this month. Following a complete renovation, knocking down the original property and subsequently rebuilding, the property is now very open and bright, with vast lateral living spaces that give you the opportunity for creative shooting. The extensive open-plan ground floor features a kitchen, living room, dining room and study, showcasing a gorgeous blend of contemporary elements with mid-century furniture, crisp white walls and abstract artwork. One of the main attractions, and a feature that offers endless shooting possibilities is the impressive spiral staircase, with views from the bottom to the top. Another interesting shooting area undoubtedly comes from the basement, finished with quirky green flooring, chill out area, ping pong table and mini table football. The house has a modern but comfortable and inviting feel and is an extremely adaptable space, so get in touch today to book your shoot.
Our final location this month takes us on a short journey from West to South East London. Welcome to Jenette, a gorgeous four-storey Victorian Villa that combines original features with a marvellous mix of minimalist decor and art deco touches. Striking features include period fireplaces, original coving, ceiling roses, sash windows, wooden flooring and a whole host of incredible designer furniture, all of which offer endless creative shooting opportunities. With four stories, vast rooms and quirky backdrops, Jenette could be perfect for your next editorial shoot, as well as filming.