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On the market: Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26

Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26
Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26

It was built by an architect for an architect. But sadly, we don’t have the name of the person behind this five-bedroom contemporary modernist property in London SE26. If it id you, let us know and we will put things right.

Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26
Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26

It only dates to 2013, with this U-shaped house sitting in a secluded location in the Dulwich Wood Conservation Area. That distinctive shape creates a central courtyard, with its ‘glass walls’ allowing morning and afternoon sunlight to work its way into the inside living space, creating an open, light and bright living space throughout.

Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26
Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26

On the flipside, a 40-metre long blackened Siberian larch timber wall screens the house from its neighbours, creating an opposing ‘fortress-like feel’. Hence the name of the house. It’s an eco-build too, with the building designed to improve thermal and acoustic performance and reduce the carbon footprint.

Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26
Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26

Oh yes, the house also offers an incredibly hip and contemporary living area too, which is an important as any of the above. Good amount of living space too, which is listed as including five bedrooms, a kitchen area, dining room, three bathrooms, an office space, utility room, dressing room, storage sections and a cloakroom.

Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26
Fortress House contemporary modernist property in London SE26

This is one of those houses where images say it so much better than words. So do check them out. If you like it, you’ll need around £1,950,000 to buy it.

Find out more at the Hamptons International estate agents website

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