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For sale: 1950s Miramar house in Mackworth, Derby, Derbyshire – with original 1950s kitchen


We hunt high and low for interesting houses and by looking at the exterior of the Miramar house in Mackworth, Derby, Derbyshire, it might not look like our most exciting find. But amazingly, parts of this house are still much the same as they were in the 1950s.

Miramar is a detached, single-story house, designed by noted Derby architect Derek Montague and built for a local businessman in 1952, despite having the looks of an earlier, art deco era. It stands in an elevated position, with plenty of country views, which is best viewed from the floor-to-ceiling picture window in the entrance hallway.

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