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Derek Stanley Bottomley-designed 1960s modernist house in Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire


It's always great to find some interesting 1960s architecture. But it's even better when the interior of the house is largely unchanged from that decade too. That's what you get with this Derek Stanley Bottomley-designed modernist house in Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire.

The northern architect designed this five-bedroomed house for his own occupation, with the house still owned by the family now. It's also packed with all his period design tricks too, some incredibly reminiscent of the era. The agent says it needs 'some refurbishment and modernisation'. We're not so sure. We like it just the way it is.

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