Categories / Architecture, Property

Retro houses: Our pick of the week from WowHaus

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Another week, another selection of retro living spaces up for sale courtesy of WowHaus. Read on and you might just find a dream home.


1930s art deco property in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland (pictured above)

This art deco place really does have a great look from the outside.

Once inside, it looks more like a typically modern home, although the agent does point to ‘many original features’. Perhaps one to view to get the full picture.

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Ground floor apartment in the Grade II-listed Langham House Close, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey

Not sure this is the strongest apartment in this block we have seen, but this is still a sought after modernist place to live.

It is a 1950s Stirling & Gowan-designed block and apartment, grade II-listed and generally in original condition. This one has been modernised lacks the original wood and exposed brick finishes, but still worth checking out.

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1970s modernist property in Pacy-sur-Eure, north west France

We don’t know the architect of this place, but we would guess it is someone of some standing.

A large single-storey property that has been updated, but without sacrificing all that is good about this 1970s build. Oh yes, it also has a swimming pool and its own extensive woodland. You will find this in a clearing in the middle of it.

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1950s modernist property in Vedbaek, Denmark

Quite simply, a stunning place.

This modernist gem dates back to 1959 and although it has an ultra-modern interior, the impact of the original architecture has not been lost. Amazing setting too.

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Apartment in the grade II-listed Lauderdale Tower on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

How about some 1970s brutalism? There is some up for sale in the Barbican.

This is a three-bedroom apartment in the Chamberlin, Powell and Bon-designed, 41-storey Lauderdale Tower, which was completed back in 1974. The apartment here has been freshened up, but there is no changing the setting of this concrete wonder.

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1930s art deco semi-detached property in Epsom, Surrey

More art deco, this time in Surrey.

This is a house that looks pretty faithful to its 1930s past structurally, but has generally been converted to a modern-day family home inside, with the odd period feature here and there.

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1960s Thomas Glyn Jones and John R Evans-designed modernist property in Dinas Powys, South Wales

We are definitely keeping the best until last here.

This house was up for sale back in 2014, but didn’t sell. Now the amazing, grade II-listed time capsule is back for a much-reduced price.

It really hasn’t changed since the late 1960s, the finishes, the kitchen, the furnishings – it is all as it was. If you want to go back to the 1960s, this is definitely the house for you.

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