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For sale: Early 70s-designed house at Seasalter, Whitstable, Kent


On the face of it quite dull, but dig deeper and you'll find this early 70s-designed house at Seasalter, Whitstable, Kent quite interesting if you appreciate the era.

No architect is credited, but even so, it obviously had some serious thought going into it. The four-bedroomed house is organised around a central courtyard that allows light to flood the interior, and together with the use of full-height windows, managed to create a sense of continuity between the house and its exterior. Some original features remain, including the pine panelling and exposed brick work, while many fittings have a 'period' look, original or not. But there's also been a 'sympathetic' renovation.

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