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On the market: 1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16

1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16
1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16

Take a look at this house, because this midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16 is being marketed with ‘active planning permission for a complete redevelopment of the site’. So it might not be around for long.

1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16
1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16

It’s a stunning property, but, perhaps because it is being marketed as much for the plot as the property, the house comes with few details of its heritage. It’s almost certainly a 1950s property, influenced by the midcentury style and still with plenty of period features intact. The exterior itself could be straight out of the era, but also check out the kitchen, the staircase, the wood flooring and the open-plan design of the place.

1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16
1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16

Described as being on a ‘superb location’, the property has a 38′ main reception room with dining area, study, fitted kitchen, utility room, master bedroom with balcony and en suite, four additional bedrooms, two bathrooms, two guest cloakrooms, numerous outbuildings with one housing pool machinery, a swimming pool and extensive gardens, as well as off-street parking.

1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16
1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16

There’s no denying that the place needs some sympathetic modernisation, but it will be a sad day if a house like this is bulldozed just for the land. Unfortunately for us, it’s not really priced for any of us to go out and save it. The asking price is £1,395,000.

More details and images at the Zoopla at eBay website

1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16
1950s midcentury five-bedroomed property in London SW16
  • Does anyone know what happened to this house? Was it bought and bulldozed or has it been lovingly restored by a mid-century modern enthusiast?