This unique, elegant, open plan family home was originally constructed in 1848 and still retains many of its period features including two open fire places. This attractive and superbly presented property enjoys spacious reception rooms and bedrooms with views over the private garden square.
South west facing with a terrace and rear
garden, the house is exceptionally light and offers sizeable outside entertaining areas. Markham Square is on one of Chelsea’s prettiest and most prestigious garden squares with excellent transport links, shopping facilities and schools.
Dame Maud McCarthy lived here between 1919 –
1945. McCarthy was a nursing sister and British Army matron-in-chief. She was one of six sisters selected by Princess Alexandra to go to South Africa as her own military nurses. She received many awards throughout her career from the Queen’s Medal, Royal Red Cross, King’s Medal and a special decoration awarded by Queen Alexandra. She was responsible for the nursing
of hundreds of thousands of casualties on the first world war and was described by a general as “splendid, wonderful and a soldier” he said “she could run the whole Army and never get flustered.”