Converted stable in Stoke Newington with top-floor extension the width of a Tube carriage for sale for ?975k

A Victorian stable that was cleverly converted and extended into a Stoke Newington two-bedroom home has been put on the market for under?1million. It measures only 10 feet wide at its widest point. The 19th-century stable is located in a row of charming terraced houses on Oldfield Road. A modern roof extension forms the second and top floors. The extension measures only 8ft 11 inches in width and is three inches wider than a Tube carriage. It houses a bedroom, an en suite bathroom, and a balcony that runs across the front of building. The second bedroom is located on the floor below. There is also a large terrace. Meanwhile, the original stable building downstairs has an open-plan kitchen-dining room at one end and a living and bathroom at the other. The Modern House The Modern HouseThe building’s industrial heritage is evident in the cobblestones, rather than pavement, and the original brickwork, laid with dark mortar and whitewashed. The current owners commissioned A+Architecture from Lisbon and London to design the roof extension. This was to be placed on top of the existing “half butterfly” structure. The top floor balcony features with tiles by award-winning Spanish architect Patricia Uquiola (“Lava” coloured), which are also used in orange in the upstairs shower.A+Architecture is currently working on an extension project on nearby Evering Road. According to The Modern House, the property is being sold at a price of?975,000. The Modern HouseWhen the stables first opened in the late 19th-century, Stoke Newington was a dynamic area. It was once a small village located on the outskirts London, but it had grown to be a wealthy suburb with a large Quaker community. READ MORERIBA London Winners Announced: NoMad London, and Disneyland-inspired home renovations win top architecture prizes. The Clerkenwell skinny house won an award is now on the market for?2m. It’s only 10ft wide. How YouTube helped one couple renovate their south London flat on tight budget. The Modern House suggests that the stables may have been owned by a private company when they were built. However, it is not clear who the original owner was. It was common for middle-class people at the time to own horses.