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On the market: 1960s Patrick O’Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent

1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent
1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent

Fancy some midcentury modern in a village setting? You might well appreciate this 1960s Patrick O’Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent.

1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent
1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent

Designed and built in the mid-1960s, it is one of two houses built in this style by an architect best known for his ecclesiastical architecture – notably Christ Church at Luton, Kent. He must have liked the look, as he lived in the other one.

1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent
1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent

But let’s focus on the one for sale. It’s a three-bedroom house with a look very reminiscent of the era and with large picture windows that bring in the light and offer up some great views too.

1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent
1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent

The first floor has an open-plan living / dining room, a kitchen, three bedrooms and a shower room. Downstairs accommodation includes a study, large utility room and the large garage. Outside, there’s plenty of garden, along with a driveway for additional parking and hedging that keeps things private.

1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent
1960s Patrick O'Keefe-designed Highland house in Langley, Kent

According to the agent, there’s also scope for extending or filling in the existing car port beneath the house. Doing that will lose that originality though. As it stands now, the price is £360,000.

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