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1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

We haven’t featured a property in this country for a couple of years, but when they do come up, they tend to be special. Like this 1960s Ron Sang-designed midcentury modern property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

Plenty of ‘wow’ here, but not just from the original 1960s architecture and its noted architect. This house was renovated back in 2011, with the work overseen by architect Brent Hulena.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

According to the agent, the work ‘retained all the mid-century character’, whilst ‘bringing it in line with modern lifestyles’. Looking at the images, I would tend to agree.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

We love the rather stark frontage, the extensive glazing to the rear, not to mention the angular ceiling in the living room, the exposed staircase and the bedrooms that look out onto the garden through the walls of glass.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

If you were of a more practical mindset, you might also appreciate the work that you can’t see, right down to the insulation and drainage, as well as the fresh decor and the updated kitchen and bathroom areas.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

A wonderful outside / inside layout too, with a great flow from the house to the large garden area.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

As for living space, that covers 284 sq. metres, which includes five bedrooms, three bathrooms and three living rooms, as well as a home office space and room for ‘live-in help or extended family’.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

As we said, outside space looks substantial, with the plot covering around 1088 sq. metres, with a double garage and plenty of room for other cars too.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

As for price, that’s not entirely clear as this is an auction sale. However, it was valued at $2,250,000 in 2014, which should give you a rough idea.

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

Images and details courtesy of Unlimited Potential. For more details, photos and to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

Via Stuff.co.nz

1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
1960s midcentury modern: Ron Sang-designed property in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

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