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For sale: 1970s Sir Michael Hopkins-designed single-storey glass house in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Few houses quite say the 1970s as boldly as this Sir Michael Hopkins-designed four bedroom property in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Sir Michael Hopkins built the house in 1978, using elements of a house he designed for himself around the same time (in Hampstead), as well as using what's described as a ‘flexible and low-maintenance’ building style pioneered by Sir Norman Foster, a former partner of the architect.

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All that glass offers impressive views over nearby fields, whiles the flexibility of the design means you can change the space to suit your needs. But as a guide, you get 3000 sq ft of single-storey living space, laid out roughly as a reception hall, atrium, sitting room, kitchen, dining room, utility, four bedrooms, studio room, family bathroom and shower room.

Outside, you'll find a garage, a timber-framed workshop, a large driveway and around half an acre of gardens. Updating is required, but the way this house is built probably means a lot less updating than you might think. If you want this modernist gem, £600,000 is the asking price.

Find out more at the Bedfords website

Via WowHaus

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