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Properties of the week: impressive Art Deco and Arts & Crafts homes

Featuring wine cellars, landscaped gardens and an elegant water feature

1

Midlothian: OIEO £1.65m

The Old Parsonage, Barnton, Edinburgh

The Old Parsonage, Barnton, Edinburgh

An impressive and distinctive detached Arts & Crafts house dating from 1901, which was designed by the acclaimed Lorn Macneal Architects. The property is situated in a private, leafy location, with wonderfully mature and colourful gardens and grounds. Main suite, 4 further beds, shower room, family bath, kitchen, 3 receps, sun room, wine cellar, garage, workshop, gardens; in all approx. 0.99 of an acre. 

2

Buckinghamshire: £1.199m

First Sun House, Highover Park, Amersham

First Sun House, Highover Park, Amersham

A striking Grade II modernist house, designed by the renowned architectural partnership Connell & Ward, who were early exponents of the movement in the 1930s. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, sun terrace, garage, landscaped gardens. 

3

London: £475,000

402 Wallis House, Brentford

402 Wallis House, Brentford

A spacious 3-bed purpose-built apartment within this famous Wallis, Gilbert and Partners-designed Grade II Art Deco building. The property was constructed in the late 1930s and early 1940s, and operated as a factory and office space for decades, before being converted into apartments in 2012 by Barratt Homes. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/recep. 

4

Somerset: £860,000

The Tramshed, Beehive Yard, Bath

The Tramshed, Beehive Yard, Bath

A superb apartment in a notable Art Deco-style building originally built in 1820, and partially rebuilt in 1903. Main suite, 1 further suite, kitchen/recep, lift access, parking space.

5

Buckinghamshire: £2m

Whitelands, Beaconsfield

Whitelands, Beaconsfield

A beautiful Grade II Art Deco house, built in 1934 and designed by renowned architect Stanley Hamp. The property benefits from a recent refurbishment and boasts lovely landscaped gardens as well as an elegant water feature. Main suite, 3 further beds, shower room, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, orangery, study, detached double garage, gardens circa 0.45 acres.

6

Middlesex: £2.5m

The Fives Court, Pinner

The Fives Court, Pinner

A wonderful Grade II Arts & Crafts house designed in 1900 by the renowned architect Cecil Brewer for his cousin, Sir Ambrose Heal, the chairman of Heal’s furniture store. This is the first time in 40 years the property has come to market. Main suite, 7 further beds, 2 baths, kitchen, 3 receps, conservatory, swimming pool/pool house, garage, gardens, 0.43 acres. 

7

Essex: £1.5m

Monkwood, Baldwins Hill, Loughton

Monkwood, Baldwins Hill, Loughton

A fascinating Art Deco house designed and built in the early 1930s. The property sits within the Baldwins Hill Conservation area, perfectly positioned for Epping Forest and benefiting from beautiful views. To the rear is a large decked patio and seating area, ideal for al fresco entertainment. The good-size garden is of particular note, owing to the use of artificial grass, which offers versatility of use in all weather. Main suite with fitted storage, 1 further suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, recep, garage, garden, detached studio. 

8

London: £925,000

16 Chesil Court, Chelsea, SW3

16 Chesil Court, Chelsea, SW3

A well-proportioned and beautifully presented apartment on the first floor of this iconic Art Deco block, which was built in 1938. The apartment was once home to Harry Fowler, the newspaper boy discovered by Hollywood in the 1940s. Bed, bath, kitchen, recep, balcony. 

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