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Lost in time: 1960s John Roberts-designed four-bedroom single-storey property in Lincoln, Lincolnshire


It might look fairly plain from the outside, but within this John Roberts-designed four-bedroom single-storey property in Lincoln, Lincolnshire is the 1960s, an interior hardly changed since it was built. It's also up for rental.

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To let: The Third Sunhouse 1930s modernist house in Amersham, Buckinghamshire


He designed one of the most famous modern house in the form of High & Over back in 1931. But a few years later, Amyas Connell teamed up with Basil Ward for another notable property in the same town – The Third Sunhouse in Amersham, Buckinghamshire.

This 1934 classic is available to let right now, should you be both flushed with cash and desperate to live in a grade II-listed gem of the Modern Movement, complete with plenty of period charm. If you work in London, all the better – it's only 40 minutes from the city by train.

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Retro Retreat: Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Ty Hedfan in Pontfaen, Brecon, Wales


Suppose winter will be coming to an end soon and we might start pondering holidays. If you want to get away from it all, you might want to spend some time at Ty Hedfan in Pontfaen, Brecon, Wales.

Ty Hedfan means 'the hovering house' in Welsh and that's pretty much what it is. Fairly-recently designed by architects Featherstone Young, the house is inspired by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and Pierre Koenig's Case Study House. Only this one isn't in the US, it perches over the River Ysgir in the Brecon Beacons, with views over the river and also of the surrounding countryside.

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To let: 1930s modernist High Cross House in Dartington, neat Totnes, Devon


You could be living in one of Britain's most famous modernist houses – if you decide to let High Cross House in Dartington, neat Totnes, Devon, even if it's only for a short time.

High Cross House was designed in 1932 by William Lescaze and is located on the Dartington Hall estate in the countryside near Totnes, Devon. It covers 3,000 sq ft, is Grade II listed and has approximately one acre of gardens. It was refurbished by renowned architect John Winter in 1995, but has not been lived in since, so there are some things you'll need to do yourself before moving in – like add a kitchen, would you believe.

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To let: 15th floor apartment in Erno Goldfinger’s Trellick Tower, London


It's a building that divides opinion like no other, so some of you might be tempted to let this 15th floor apartment in Trellick Tower, others will no doubt run a mile.

Designed by Erno Goldfinger in the late 60s for Greater London Council (many of the flats still have council tenants), it's one of the finest examples of Brutalist architecture in the UK. Indeed, it is grade II listed because of that very fact, with those stunning views from the 15th floor (over half way up) a rather nice added bonus.

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