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Archive for June, 2011

1960s, Houses in movies, Midcentury, United Kingdom

Fahrenheit 451: Midcentury Renway bungalow in Edgcumbe Park, Crowthorne, Berkshire

Midcentury Renway bungalow in Edgcumbe Park, Crowthorne, Berkshire
Midcentury Renway bungalow in Edgcumbe Park, Crowthorne, Berkshire

Fancy living in a 1960s house of the future? You can if you purchase this midcentury Renway bungalow in Edgcumbe Park, Crowthorne, Berkshire. Why futuristic? Simple – this was the estate used in Francois Truffaut’s 1966 movie adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 – with the hero of that movie, Montag, living in one of these Type 60 properties. Read more

1950s, Midcentury, United Kingdom

Lost in time: 1950s-designed four-bedroomed house in Stranraer, Scotland

Four-bedroomed house in Stranraer, Scotland
Four-bedroomed house in Stranraer, Scotland

The outside might not instantly jump out at you, but check out the interior of this four-bedroomed house in Stranraer, Scotland. It was built in 1958 for the use of the architect and it’s being sold for the very first time – complete with all those lovely 1950s period features. Read more

1960s, Modernist, Renovation Projects, United Kingdom

In need of renovation: 1960s modernist five-bedroom house in West Kirby, Merseyside

1960s modernist five-bedroom house in West Kirby, Merseyside
1960s modernist five-bedroom house in West Kirby, Merseyside

Looking for a project? Well, this 1960s modernist five-bedroom house in West Kirby, Merseyside is certainly that – and could make you a few quid in the process. Read more

1910s, Modernist, USA

Frank Lloyd Wright on the cheap: Charles R. Perry House house in East Glencoe, Illinois, USA

Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Charles R. Perry House house in East Glencoe, Illinois
Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Charles R. Perry House house in East Glencoe, Illinois

Not exactly a giveaway, but this Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Charles R. Perry House house in East Glencoe, Illinois is massively cheaper than the UK one we featured a week or so back – and cheaper than the majority on the market in the US too, especially with its newly-reduced price. Yes, even iconic architecture is suffering in the recession. Read more

1950s, Belgium, Midcentury, Modernist

On the market 1950s modernist three-bedroomed house by Willy Van Der Meeren in Teralfene, near Brussels, Belgium

1950s modernist three-bedroomed house by Willy Van Der Meeren in Teralfene, near Brussels, Belgium
1950s modernist three-bedroomed house by Willy Van Der Meeren in Teralfene, near Brussels, Belgium

We’ve travelled a little further this time, but for good reason – as this 1950s modernist three-bedroomed house by Willy Van Der Meeren in Teralfene, near Brussels, Belgium is something of a period stunner. Read more