Sophisticated Patterns: Exploring The Herringbone Style In Top Properties

A living area with a sitting area, kitchen island, and TV, all on a herringbone floor.
The elegance of herringbone floor is simple, but always fashionable and pleasing for your home.

The herringbone pattern, with its distinctive V-shape, embodies a timeless elegance. The intricate design adds sophistication and depth to spaces, complementing both modern and traditional decors, making it a a favorite in high-end interior design, symbolizing style and refinement. Here’s a look at four properties that showcase the stunning impact of the herringbone style.

A white living room with a fireplace and a herring bone styled floor.

The high ceilings and large window in the living room invite natural sunlight to warm every corner. (Chestertons)

London Period Property

This elegant two-bedroom residence in Cleveland Square, Bayswater, spans two floors. It features herringbone-style floors, high ceilings, and period details. The lower ground floor houses two spacious double bedrooms, the primary with an ensuite and fitted wardrobe. A separate shower room is near the stairs leading to the ground floor. The modern kitchen blends well with the home’s traditional charm.

Cleveland Square is centrally located in Bayswater, close to Whiteleys and Westbourne Grove’s shops, bars, and restaurants. It’s near Paddington Mainline (Network Rail, Heathrow Express) and Lancaster Gate Stations, with convenient access to several underground lines. The area will soon benefit from Crossrail, improving travel to the City and Canary Wharf.

The flat is listed with Dylan James of Chestertons.

A home entrance and living room with white furniture on a herringbone floor.

The Toronto, Ontario home effortlessly blends elegant luxury and timeless design. (Barry Cohen Homes)

Toronto Landmark Estate

Horsman Hall, a landmark estate in South Rosedale, Toronto, features five bedrooms, six bathrooms and a coach house with an elevator. The main floor boasts herringbone-patterned European white oak flooring, an open living and dining area with a bar and wine fridge, a private library and a large kitchen with a center island. The family room offers garden views through floor-to-ceiling windows. The lower level holds a recreation room with surround sound, wine display, wet bar and home gym.

Rosedale is a prestigious Toronto neighborhood known for its large, luxurious homes, many of which date from 1860 to 1930, and are recognized by the Toronto Historical Board. The area, celebrated for its classical architecture and heritage status, is close to upscale shops and restaurants on Yonge Street in the Summerhill area.

The estate is co-listed with Justin Cohen and Barry Cohen of Barry Cohen Homes.

A wide room with tables and a kitchen counter atop a herringbone floor.

This three-bedroom flat boasts an exceptional view overlooking Hyde Park. (Chestertons)

Penthouse Living Over Hyde Park

This penthouse in Knightsbridge‘s Albert Gate Court offers stunning views of Hyde Park, complete with a rooftop terrace and 24-hour porterage. Positioned on the top floor of a period mansion block, accessible by lift, it boasts high-quality materials and marble finishes. The open-concept floorplan, decked in beautiful herringbone-patterned floors, allows for seamless transitions between spaces.

Located opposite the Bulgari Hotel, Albert Gate Court is a short walk from Harrods, Harvey Nichols, designer boutiques, Michelin-star restaurants and some of London’s best-known museums. Knightsbridge underground station is conveniently close.

The property is listed with Rowland King of Chestertons.

A walkway and a staircase above an entrance on herringbone floor.

The herringbone floor gives the grand foyer an ageless touch. (Turpin Realtors)

Regal New Jersey Estate

This New Jersey estate in Somerset County’s Peapack and Gladstone Borough makes a grand entrance with a stately herringbone-patterned oak foyer. Situated on a sizable 7.2-acre plot overlooking Pleasant Valley, the five-bedroom residence features fine millwork, beam ceilings, archways and crown molding. The chef’s kitchen includes a center island, breakfast bar, nook, walk-in pantry and fine cabinetry. The family room centers around a raised-hearth stone fireplace, with French doors leading to a terrace with a pool, spa and stone walls, all surrounded by lush landscaping.

Peapack and Gladstone, a historic town in Somerset County, was formed in 1912 and is known for its historic homes, natural beauty, and tranquil environment. It offers a small-town feel with neighborly services, preserving its rural charm and open spaces while providing easy access to New York City.

The estate is listed with Gerry-Jo Cranmer of Turpin Realtors.

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Nina Concepción is a Latina actor, writer, and Upright Citizens Brigade performer in Los Angeles. Her UCB credits include being a member of the house team "Elefante," Harold night, and numerous sketch shows. Nina's horror-comedy short film, "No Thank You," was an official selection of the 2021 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival. She is also the co-writer and star of "Schmotts," an indie award-winning comedy series.

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