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Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

Fancy a trip back to the 1970s? You’ll find it in the north go England, courtesy of this 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria.

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

There is perhaps a good reason why this house looks pretty much unchanged from its 1970s heyday. This house has never been offered for sale before, loved by the original owners for over four decades before hitting the market. Now you can take it on and enjoy all of its retro goodness.

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

There is a lot to appreciate too. A look around this place shows a hallway carpet that really couldn’t come from any other decade apart from the 1970s, as well as an original kitchen (right down to the decoration), original light fittings, timber cladding in the dining room, an amazing period staircase, platy of retro fixtures and fittings and if you want them, the original curtains. Although I’m not sure of those are staying.

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

Have a look at that bathroom sink too. Not something you see everyday.

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

If there’s a criticism it’s perhaps that the exterior isn’t quite as ‘out there’ as the interior. But it’s an interesting and functional design, with full height windows and balcony space to take in some wonderful country views.

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

A good amount of living space too. That kicks off with an entrance porch with shelving leading to the hallway and inner hallway, which in turn leads to a dual aspect bedroom, bathroom, WC and the living room with feature green slate fireplace and sliding patio doors opening on to the garden. An archway leads onto the dining area, a sun room and the kitchen with built-in breakfast bench.

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

The period open tread return staircase leads to the first floor and its landing with study area and beyond that a bedroom with storage, dressing room and WC, a further bedroom or office and a final bedroom with sliding patio doors onto the balcony overlooking the garden and fells beyond.

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

Outside is a workshop, a garage with adjoining greenhouse and a terraced garden with shrubs, a patio seating area, veg plot, lawns and much more.

How much for this slice of the 1970s? £695,000.

For more details and images, check out the Hackney and Leigh website. Thanks to Marie for the spot.

Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria
Retro house: 1970s time capsule for sale in Storth, Cumbria

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