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Properties of the week: contemporary homes

Featuring walk-in wardrobes, landscaped south-facing gardens and a vaulted library

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Devon: £3.85m

The Beach House, Salcombe

The Beach House, Salcombe

A detached Carpenter Oak-framed house, just a stone’s throw from North Sands beach with far-reaching sea and beach views. The property was designed by the renowned architect Roderick James of Totnes, and built just over ten years ago. Main suite, 3 further suites, shower room, kitchen/dining area, 2 receps, study, utility, mature gardens, large decked sun balcony, terrace, parking for up to 12 vehicles, boat storage, approx. 0.3 acre. 

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Warwickshire: £1.15m

Warwickshire contemporary

Birch View, Welford-on-Avon

An immaculately presented contemporary bespoke home in the heart of a village southwest of Stratford. Main suite with walk-in wardrobe/dressing area, 1 further suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, home office, mature garden, patio area, double garage.

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Hampshire: £1.8m

Ivory House, Northney, Hayling Island

Ivory House, Northney, Hayling Island

A superb contemporary cubist home in a unique position, with a roof-top decked and glazed terrace which affords spectacular views of the harbour to the south, and the open fields of the South Downs in a northerly direction. Main suite with walk-in wardrobe, 2 further suites, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 4 receps, office/study, double garage, gardens.

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London: £4.95m

Caspian House, Chiswick, W4

Caspian House, Chiswick, W4

Sat in a prime location, Caspian House is a meticulously constructed new-build home designed by Trace Architects, with floor-to-ceiling windows on every level, an open-plan design and a large terrace overlooking a two-tiered landscaped south-facing garden. Main suite with steam room and private balcony, 5 further suites, kitchen/recep, 2 receps, cinema room, vaulted library, garage.

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London: £5.95m

Carlile Place, Richmond, TW10

Carlile Place, Richmond, TW10

A modern and innovative detached home offering 6,000 sq ft of living space within an exclusive private development atop Richmond Hill. The property has an energy rating of B, with benefits such as whole-house ventilation, a heat-recovery system, a cooling function in summer, a living sedum roof, rainwater recycling and solar power – making it perfect for those conscious of their carbon footprint.

Main suite with dressing room, 4 further suites, 1 further bed, family bath, kitchen/dining room, 2 receps, study, utility/laundry room, garden/patio.

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Cornwall: OIEO £925,000

Brynkellyn, Polzeath

Brynkellyn, Polzeath

A newly developed property moments from Polzeath Beach and the South West Coast Path. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, open-plan kitchen/recep, courtyard, outside shower, parking.

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London: £645,000

Sloane Avenue Mansions, Chelsea, SW3

Sloane Avenue Mansions, Chelsea, SW3

An outstanding studio flat on the fifth floor of a highly desirable Art Deco portered block in the heart of Chelsea. Attention to detail has been applied to a well-planned living space balanced with ample storage: a cleverly designed mechanism allows for a double bed to easily fold down from the wall. Bed, kitchen with breakfast bar, shower room, lift.

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Devon: £1.75m

Agora House, Noss Mayo, Plymouth

Agora House, Noss Mayo, Plymouth

A striking contemporary house set high in the village, commanding expansive views over Newton Ferrers and the Yealm Estuary. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, recep, playroom, workshop, wide water-facing balcony, gardens, parking. 

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