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Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

Surprisingly, we haven’t featured thus block before. But with an apartment in the 1930s art deco Du Cane Court in London SW12 just on the market, it seems like the perfect time to remedy that.

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

It’s a distinctive building, one that dates back to 1937, the work of G. Kay Green and still in impressive condition.

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

That’s in art down to the owner and indeed, the owners of the building. As you can see from the photos, someone has done a lot of work to restore the art deco lobby, which is a real selling point here.

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

And with regard to the sixth floor apartment on offer here, that has also been completely renovated ‘to an excellent standard’, which is borne out by the photos.

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

Thanks to the original Crittall windows, there is an authenticity, great views and plenty of light in this apartment, with the neutral finish also working well if you want originality. Just add in the furnishings.

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

Of course, there is a new kitchen and bathroom, which is probably what most people would want in a modern-day flat. Talking of new, the electrics and plumbing have also been upgraded, which is always a bonus.

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

In terms of the layout, the flat is accessed by lift, with the apartment offering the one bedroom with built-in wardrobes, a sitting / dining room, the kitchen with marble worktops and a bathroom.

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

The building also offers a twenty-four hour porter service and secure bike storage, with heating and water included in the service charge, which is around £2,000 per year.

As for the price, that is £450,000.

Images and details courtesy of The Modern House. For more details and to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12
Art deco apartment: Flat in the 1930s Du Cane Court in London SW12

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