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For sale: Art Deco Skye Haus in Graces Walk, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

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Yes, we're still being overrun with stylish 1930s properties, this time a mix of classic and modern with the Skye Haus in Graces Walk, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex.

A three-bedroom detached house on a private road on the Frinton Park Estate that's just a stone's throw from the sea, it was built in 1934-5 by architect J T Shelton under the guidance of Oliver Hill. It was one of 35 houses built on a development that was intended to showcase the best in British modern design, all under the guidance of the most innovative young architects of the day. Even now, it's a head turner, despite its modest size.


Sadly, the outside doesn't quite match the inside, with the current owner refurbishing the property entirely. Although to be fair, some of the key period features have been preserved, so it's a mixture of past and present, which you might appreciate if you love your modern-day comforts.

In terms of accommodation, you get a cloak room, sitting/dining room, kitchen and utility room downstairs, with three bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. Outside there's a front and rear garden, garage and a terrace, which is accessible from the third bedroom. Offers are invited around the £365,000 mark, with an open day on Saturday 21st August.

Find out more at the Modern House website

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