Wonderful Apartment Alacan in Notting Hill, Central London – United Kingdoms.
Cool Britannia just got a new address. As English as high tea, hot buttered scones and Eton Fives, Apartment Alacan is a home with stiff upper lip – and cheeky arched eyebrow to boot. Expect all manner of period charms, from Queen Anne table legs to rolltop baths, classic bedroom coronas to fabulous Georgian features. Only, there’s a surprise or two in the mix. For every traditional watercolour is something eye-poppingly abstract, while the contemporary dining room adds vibrant pinks to its rebellious nude print. A playful blend of past and present? Where else could this home be found, then, but Notting Hill…?
Self-confessed foodies, your hosts can’t get enough of the Notting Hill Farmers’ Market, handily close by. Otherwise, you’ll find them in Portobello Road, majestic Holland Park or leafy Sussex, where they have a second home.