It might have lost a little bit of character over the years, but there is still much to admire with this 1930s Sark House art deco property in Rustington, West Sussex.
It was apparently designed in the shape of a grand piano for the famous composer George Posford who wrote ‘Good Night Vienna’ among many other tunes. It has since undergone refurbishment, with some key original features maintained. The house also benefits from being 50 yards from the beach and from being on a private sea estate, so privacy and views and selling points here.
As for space, walk in through a Canadian maple front door and you’ll be greeted by a reception hall with solid oak wood strip flooring, double aspect windows, concealed understairs cupboard and a door to integral garage. You’ll also find access to a WC, a sitting room with feature rounded bay window and Canadian maple built-in bench seating, along with Canadian maple strip flooring. At the far end is a raised piano stage area also in Canadian maple and three obscure glazed diamond pattern leaded light windows to the rear.
An archway leads to a dining room with Canadian maple strip flooring, feature marble fireplace and serving door and hatch through to kitchen/breakfast room. Double doors then lead to a family room with quadruple aspect, a kitchen/breakfast room with English Rose units and a utility room.
Head up the staircase and you’ll find storage on the landing and further steps to a sun balcony extending around two sides of the house. Also up here is the master bedroom with rounded bay window and en-suite, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Outside space includes a garage connected to the house, front and back gardens, plus a summer house.
If you want to live here, the price is £850,000. Many more images on the listing.
Thanks to Nick Waters at RetroSixty for the tip off!