Categories / Architecture, Property

For sale: 1960s Norman Starrett-designed townhouse in Chislehurst, Kent

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We actually featured one of these in renovated condition last year, but this 1960s Norman Starrett-designed townhouse in Chislehurst, Kent is very much as it was originally. In fact, it looks hardly touched.

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For sale: Five-bedroomed 1930s art deco property in Bexleyheath, Kent

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If you like your art deco mixed with a touch of modern, you might be the ideal customer for this five-bedroomed 1930s art deco property in Bexleyheath, Kent.

Designed by an unnamed Indian architect in the 1930s, the house has undergone extensive modernisation in the last couple of years, although it has been kind to the original design. Expect porcelain flooring, oak doors, high quality bathroom fittings, LED lighting and a very modern kitchen, but with the shape very much respected and neat touches like vintage radiators installed, it’s still an art deco home at its heart.

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For sale: 1950s Erno Goldfinger-designed Wellesley House property in Broadstairs, Kent

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We usually feature huge art deco, midcentury or modernist architectural masterpieces on these pages, great to look at, but pretty much always unaffordable to all of us. Well, here is a semi-detached house that's firmly in the 'affordable' bracket for more of us – but it's also an Erno Goldfinger-designed Wellesley House property in Broadstairs, Kent.

In truth, the designer and the history of the house are actually more interesting than the property, but just think…you can tell the world your home was designed by a modernist legend. How cool would that be?

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