If you’re on the look out for a new home in the East Midlands area (and have a serious budget), checking out The Goddard House in Stoneygate, Leicester should be a priority.
Designed by Fello Atkinson and Brenda Walker of James Cubitt & Partners in 1954, it was inspired by the Bauhaus movement – specifically the architecture of Walter Gropius. It’s a five-bedroom, single-storey house with garage and separate garden studio is set in a quarter acre of gardens – and as you might expect, it is now grade II listed.
The specification and detailing are certainly worth noting, including a
Westmorland slate hearth and mantelpiece, welsh slate window sills and
an impressive range of hardwoods including African mahuhu, pearwood,
rosewood and mahogany. There is also underfloor heating throughout the
It’s well worth browsing the images on the Modern House site to
appreciate the property. Or better still, head over to the viewing day,
which is taking place on the 12th April 2008. Offers are expected