A stately home fit for a violinist

goldsmith buildings

These are the Goldsmith Buldings in Acton, West London. They may look like a stately home but they were intended as alms houses for the poor. Redesigned to contemporary specifications, they now fetch a pretty price.

Philippe Honoré, professor of violin at the Royal Academy of Music, has bought one and invited the media in. (Why do people do this?)

Sit back and admire.

philippe honore almsgarden_2849666c   philippe honore bedroom

photos: Rachael Smith, Daily Telegraph

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