5-STAR PET FRIENDLY RESIDENCE IN CANARY WHARF OPENS ITS DOORS
Canary Wharf Group’s residential leasing arm Vertus, has welcomed it´s first residents at the brand new pet friendly building, 8 Water Street, Wood Wharf. The scheme is the second of Vertus’ Build-to-Rent (BtR) developments and is the first to fully welcome domestic pets to stay overnight.
CANARY WHARF’S FIRST EVER PET-FRIENDLY RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS, A LOW-RISE CHARACTER MAKES IT FEEL INTIMATELY CONNECTED TO THE WATER AND GARDENS BELOW.
The development boasts the largest roof terrace available in the portfolio, with stunning views across the docks and onto Canary Wharf. Tenants can expect all the typical amazing benefits from the Vertus brand, such as flexible deposit options, a residents’ app and an outstanding range of amenity spaces, all within a relaxed atmosphere, just perfect for families and those people looking for serenity in the city. 8 Water Street apartment prices start from £1,950pcm.
Award-winning architecture firm Stanton Williams have designed all the apartments. 8 Water Street has a low-rise character, allowing the residents to have direct access to the surrounding verdant private gardens, boardwalks, and calm water of the dock. Residents are also located to the adjoining floating pavilions of Water Square.
8 Water Street is a collection of 174 apartments ranging from three-bedrooms to studios. The well-presented apartments range from £1,950pcm for a roomy studio, to £5,200pcm for a picturesque three-bedroom apartment. All of the apartments are open plan and highlight the natural light throughout, with floor to ceiling windows with a choice of a terrace or balcony looking out over the walkways and water beneath. A perfect place for pets and owners to catch the winter sun. Apartments feature wooden floors, high-specification appliances throughout and heated floors in the bathroom. The apartments are furnished to the highest standards by Accouter Group of Companies.
Head of Vertus, Alastair Mullens, comments, “We’re really pleased to welcome our first residents to 8 Water Street, the second completed development at Vertus and the first pet-friendly BtR building in Canary Wharf. The launch represents a milestone in the creation of new properties available exclusively to the rental market on the Canary Wharf estate.”
“8 Water Street has an intimate and relaxed environment, perfect for those after that relaxed homely feel, all within a five-star setting. We look forward to welcoming more residents and their pets in the coming weeks.”
The properties also boast an expansive roof terrace, the largest outdoor space in the Vertus portfolio. The concierge team is available 24/7 to assist with residents’ every need, including looking pet care if they decide to go out for the day or nip out to the shops. In addition, all residents will benefit from a pet grooming facility on site.
8 Water Street residents can expect all the latest technology in the form of the Vertus residents app. This app is a portal to access a huge range of Vertus benefits. Residents can reserve the amenity spaces of Club Vertus or join or even start a club helping to develop the 8 Water Street community. Residents can use the app to contact the concierge team to request any maintenance requirements and to take advantage of all the benefits and partnerships with retailers across the wider Canary Wharf estate.
8 Water Street, along with Vertus’ first building, 10 George Street, set a precedent for BtR (Build To Rent) developments throughout London; by creating a lifestyle that’s hard to beat in Canary Wharf’s new district, Wood Wharf. The new district, Wood Wharf, will house around 3,600 new homes, 350,000sq. ft of retail space and nine acres of public spaces, adding to the already extensive offering of Canary Wharf. Already well-connected by the Jubilee and DLR lines and the arrival of the Elizabeth line will make Canary Wharf even more accessible.