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On the market: Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Back in 2011, we featured an example of one of these which had been taken back to its 1960s roots. This Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey seems to be bigger, but it is a more modern finish – and with a much higher price.

Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Designed by Eric Lyons and dating to around 1963, it features a very distinctive design that’s both angular and heavily glazed, quite radical for the era.

Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

This four-bedroom home has been ‘carefully and painstakingly re-furbished’ by the current owner and while the wood floors and the quirky shape remain, the rest of the house is very much a contemporary living space.

Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

So a modern high end kitchen space, an equally modern bathroom, underfloor heating, mood lighting and integrated speakers for example. There’s also a landscaped rear garden and two garages, one of which has been converted to a home office / studio.

Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Of course, you also get access to the 12 acres of landscaped communal gardens and get to hang out with (you presume) likeminded people with very similar houses. At least, architecturally speaking.

Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

But it does come at a price compared to that last find – more than double the price at £750,000.

Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Four-bedroom Span House on the Templemere Estate, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

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