WowHaus http://www.wowhaus.co.uk Putting the wow back into online house hunting Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:46:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 On the market: 1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/18/on-the-market-1950s-lars-bang-designed-midcentury-modern-property-in-fort-worth-texas-usa/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-1950s-lars-bang-designed-midcentury-modern-property-in-fort-worth-texas-usa http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/18/on-the-market-1950s-lars-bang-designed-midcentury-modern-property-in-fort-worth-texas-usa/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:46:54 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7290 1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA
1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

On the face of it a stunning design, but it looks like some work is needed on this 1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA
1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

It dates back to 1955 and looks to have originality very much at its heart. Just one look at the exterior should tell you that, but a closer look at the wooden cabinets and ornate metalwork also gives that impression too.

1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA
1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Saying that, although the details don’t mention it, there is the look of a recent renovation here too – and possibly even some more recent added space. You’ll have to contact the agent or book a visit to verify one way or the other. But what is sure is that this place does need a few finishing touches before anyone moves in. Not necessarily a bad thing.

1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA
1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

If you do ever move in, you’ll have 3,581 sq. ft. of space to play with, which includes a main house with three bedrooms and three bathrooms and lots of open reception space that leads effortlessly outside. Talking of which, that outside space includes a greenhouse, guest house, pool cabana and large pool, all of which is sat within 1.49 acres.

1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA
1950s Lars Bang-designed midcentury modern property in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Many more photos on the listing, with the price at $238,000. That’s around £141,000. Yes, really.

Find out more at the Zillow website

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In need of renovation: Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/18/in-need-of-renovation-once-restored-five-storey-mill-and-cottage-in-diss-norfolk/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=in-need-of-renovation-once-restored-five-storey-mill-and-cottage-in-diss-norfolk http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/18/in-need-of-renovation-once-restored-five-storey-mill-and-cottage-in-diss-norfolk/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:47:10 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7284 Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk
Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk

We love a listing that leaves us wanting more. Which is exactly what we get with this once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk.

Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk
Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk

Ok, it might be nice to have just a little more, but we’re intrigued, that’s for sure. Part of that is because of so few photos being made available, but also because these period buildings were restored back in the 1960s.

What’s on offer is a five storey mill and a Victorian cottage, both of which are within half an acre of land and with frontage to the River Waveney.

Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk
Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk

The mill was converted by the current owner in the 1960s and has apparently ‘seen little alteration since’. However, it has been vacant for the last 12 years or so and does need refurbishing. But a look at the kitchen suggests something rather distinctive here already if you can do the work or want to try your own Grand Design. Within that mill is a living room on the ground floor, a kitchen floor, three bedrooms and bathroom over two floors, along with an upper floor which has ‘panoramic views’ across Diss and beyond. it also has a new double garage attached.

Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk
Once-restored five-storey mill and cottage in Diss, Norfolk

The mill cottage dates from around the mid-1800s and has been empty since the 1980s, requiring a complete renovation. Guessing that’s why pictures if the interior are so thin on the ground.

All are being sold as one lot, with a guide price of £395,000.

Find out more at the Zoopla website

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On the market: 1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/18/on-the-market-1970s-modernist-property-in-ludlow-shropshire/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-1970s-modernist-property-in-ludlow-shropshire http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/18/on-the-market-1970s-modernist-property-in-ludlow-shropshire/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:09:03 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7276 1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire
1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire

Interesting one this, not least because this 1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire comes with an affordable price tag.

1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire
1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire

The house dates from the 1970s (according to the agent), but we don’t have an architect. But we do have the architect’s original design, with this place pretty much untouched over the decades.

1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire
1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire

That means the original expanse of glass is still here, as is the wood panelling and if you love your period fixtures, the original staircase (now with a stairlift it seems) and what looks like the original kitchen. It needs updating, that’s for sure, but there’s a nice authentic template to play with here.

1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire
1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire

As for layout, a porch leads into a central hall, from which you’ll find a family room with doors giving access to the garden. Along from that is a large bathroom, a ground floor bedroom, a small kitchen and WC.

1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire
1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire

Head up that distinctive staircase (and its views) and you’ll find the first floor sitting room with doors lead to a sun room, a kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire
1970s modernist property in Ludlow, Shropshire

Outside space looks plentiful too, described as having a mature tree lined driveway, around 0.55 acres of land with lawns, trees and shrubs along with a separate summer house, various sheds, a store and a detached garage.

All of which is yours for around £299,950.

Find out more at the Strutt and Parker website

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On the market: 1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/13/on-the-market-1970s-architect-designed-property-in-great-missenden-buckinghamshire/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-1970s-architect-designed-property-in-great-missenden-buckinghamshire http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/13/on-the-market-1970s-architect-designed-property-in-great-missenden-buckinghamshire/#comments Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:57:39 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7268 1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

The interior has been much updated, but we do love the quirky design of this 1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire.

1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

We are guessing the 1970s, but it’s probably a fair guess. What we get off the ant is that this is one of just three ‘unique’ architect-designed homes and the work of a local builder.

1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

The partly-vaulted ceilings, part wood cladding and full-length windows survive from the original era, as does the distinctive staircase inside. But overall, the house has been modernised over the years. Not overly so though, it has just moved along through the decades. If you want to add your own 1970s flavour back in, shouldn’t really be hard to do.

1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

What you do get though is plenty of space. According to the listing, there is around 3,000 sq. ft. in total. That includes a double aspect 22 ft. sitting room with sliding doors out to the garden, a family room, a dining room with more sliding doors to the outside space, a kitchen with walk-in larder and a large utility room on the ground floor,

1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

On the first floor, via that split staircase, you’ll find a master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and en-suite bathroom, four further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
1970s architect-designed property in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

Outside, there is parking for three or four cars, a garage for three cars, a courtyard garden, rear gardens, a decked patio, ornamental pond, greenhouse and summer house with the fifth of an acre.

£799,950 is the guide price.

Find out more at the Zoopla website

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On the market: Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/10/on-the-market-sadler-brown-designed-coastal-modernist-property-in-seaton-devon/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-sadler-brown-designed-coastal-modernist-property-in-seaton-devon http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/10/on-the-market-sadler-brown-designed-coastal-modernist-property-in-seaton-devon/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:04:03 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7261 On the market: Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon
On the market: Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon

It’s an impressive house, but the big selling point of this Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon is definitely the view.

Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon
Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon

According to the agent, this newly-built property has been a project of the current powders for the past year, who essentially wanted a house to match the setting. We say ‘job done’, with all the rooms offering views over the historic village of Beer, its beach and the Dorset coast. A great sight to wake up to on a July morning you would imagine.

Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon
Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon

Modern in every respect, this place has the likes of a Heat Recovery System, solar panels and underfloor heating, along with Nuvo sound, a Lutron mood lighting system, the latest Miele and Neff appliances, wiring for a home cinema setup and the kind of security you would expect of a place like this.

Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon
Sadler Brown-designed coastal modernist property in Seaton, Devon

As for space, there’s an entrance lobby, a living room with open plan kitchen and dining area, study, snug, pantry, utility, cloakroom and a galleried library on the ground floor. Head upstairs and you’ll find the master bedroom with a dressing room and en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms (each with an en-suite bath or shower room), a cinema or games room, shower room, laundry and various storage rooms.

In addition to that, you also have a roof terrace, balconies and terraces, a secluded hot tub area, a lawned garden and an integrated double garage.

If that appeals, the asking price is £2,350,000.

Find out more at the Strutt and Parker website

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On the market: Elvis Presley’s midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/09/on-the-market-elvis-presleys-midcentury-honeymoon-retreat-in-palm-springs-california-usa/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-elvis-presleys-midcentury-honeymoon-retreat-in-palm-springs-california-usa http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/09/on-the-market-elvis-presleys-midcentury-honeymoon-retreat-in-palm-springs-california-usa/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:42:16 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7253 Elvis Presley's midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA
Elvis Presley’s midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA

How do you fancy living out your Elvis fantasy? Well, if you have the cash, Elvis Presley’s midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA has just gone up for sale.

Elvis Presley's midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA
Elvis Presley’s midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA

That’s essentially the selling point for many – and perhaps why the price is so high. Both the agent and the seller seem very keen to push the Elvis connection. In fact, looking at some of the shots, it’s literally a shrine to the man and his time here with Priscilla. But let’s be honest, that’s not really surprising. Elvis, even years after his death, is still a commercial giant.

Elvis Presley's midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA
Elvis Presley’s midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA

That emphasis perhaps takes away from the actual house, which is a rather bold piece of architecture. Indeed, it was described as ‘The House Of Tomorrow’ back in the day. According to the agent, the house was designed in four perfect circles, on three  different levels, mixing glass and ‘peanut brittle stonework’ for some very hip indoor-outdoor living.

Elvis Presley's midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA
Elvis Presley’s midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA

Space inside includes four bedrooms and five bathrooms, with the overall theme being very faithful to the original era. Some updating, but a strong element of the 1960s is still present in this place. Outside you have your own secluded grounds, which includes a pool, a stage, a private garden area, tennis court and a fruit orchard.

Elvis Presley's midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA
Elvis Presley’s midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA

All of that nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, with ‘the honeymoon suite’ offering a panoramic view of the Santa Rosa Mountains & the Coachella Valley.

Elvis Presley's midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA
Elvis Presley’s midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California, USA

If you want to be Elvis for the foreseeable future, the asking price is $9,500,000. It sounds a bit better as £5,656,445 – but still a Lotto win away for most of us.

Find out more at the Hilton and Hyland website

Via Curbed

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On the market: 1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California, USA http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/08/on-the-market-1940s-richard-neutra-designed-modernist-property-in-los-angeles-california-usa/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-1940s-richard-neutra-designed-modernist-property-in-los-angeles-california-usa http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/08/on-the-market-1940s-richard-neutra-designed-modernist-property-in-los-angeles-california-usa/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:45:19 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7246 1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California
1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California

Well out of our price range, but we still admire the look of this 1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California.

1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California
1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California

At first glance, hardly touched since the original build. But check the details and you’ll find it has been ‘sensitively updated and expanded by designer Barbara Barry and Architect David Serrurier’. Look closely and you can probably see that, not least with the modern-era fixtures and fittings within.

1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California
1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California

But the overall look and feel seems faithful to the architect’s original vision, with the exposed beams, opal living space (which leads effortlessly into the outside space) and full length windows still very much key to this house. Very forward thinking for 1942.

1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California
1940s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Los Angeles, California

Along with all that reception space, the house offers three bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms as part of the 3,443 sq. ft. of living space. If the main house isn’t enough, there’s also a guest house with two bedrooms, an office and a day spa, which is nice. Large pool too, as you probably guessed.

That price? $7,195,000, which would make it a tough call even with a Lotto win.

Find out more at the Redfin website

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On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/08/on-the-market-1960s-anthony-stocken-designed-midcentury-modern-property-in-bowerchalke-wiltshire/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-1960s-anthony-stocken-designed-midcentury-modern-property-in-bowerchalke-wiltshire http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/08/on-the-market-1960s-anthony-stocken-designed-midcentury-modern-property-in-bowerchalke-wiltshire/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:58:53 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7238 On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire

Built for noted scientist James Lovelock CBE, this 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire is now on the market.

On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire

You’ll find it in a small village in Chalke Valley and judging by the surrounding shots, in a very quiet and picturesque location. A great place to get away from it all (although it’s not too far from Salisbury if you want something a little livelier).

On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire

It isn’t quite original, although much of the originality remains, including the timber-lined interiors and terrazzo stone and parquet flooring. But an update by the current owners has been undertaken as you can perhaps tell from some of the shots. What you might not notice is the addition of solar panels and a new study room, both of which are likely to be a welcome bonus, especially if you work from home.

On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire

The accommodation worked around the large living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, with a second reception room on the ground floor, as well as a kitchen / dining room, utility and WC. There are also two study rooms which could be converted to bedrooms, one of which is that new addition.

On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
On the market: 1960s Anthony Stocken-designed midcentury modern property in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire

On the lower ground floor you’ll find three further bedrooms (one with an en-suite and walk-in wardrobe), along with a large laundry area and a family bathroom. You also have what’s described as a recently constructed garage / store / workshop which is currently used as a studio. Plenty of garden too, along with a parking area.

If that appeals, there is an open day coming up. If you like what you see, it is up for £635,000.

Find out more at the Modern House website

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On the market: John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/04/on-the-market-john-pardey-designed-contemporary-modernist-property-in-wargrave-berkshire/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-john-pardey-designed-contemporary-modernist-property-in-wargrave-berkshire http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/04/on-the-market-john-pardey-designed-contemporary-modernist-property-in-wargrave-berkshire/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:40:30 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7229 John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire
John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire

Now this really is something. You might think it’s a modernist build from a bygone era. But it’s actually a John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire.

John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire
John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire

There’s definitely an influence of 20th century modernism here, a touch of the Mies van der Rohe to our eyes. But Cherry Eyot (that’s the official name) is no retro throwback, it’s an amazing piece of modern-day architecture with an equally stunning location on the banks of the River Loddon and St Patrick’s stream, including 650 ft. of river frontage with three moorings.

John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire
John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire

As for the house, it sits on what are described as ‘slender steel stilts’ and due to that extensive glazing and open plan layout, it offers both light and space within, not to mention some great views of those nearby waterways.

John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire
John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire

The main entrance takes you into the centre of the house, which offers a high end kitchen one way (including breakfast seating), with a living and dining space off that, along with a central modern fireplace. A larger double height living space sits a ‘half level’ below the hallway, containing log burner plus some French doors with access to a large wooden terrace.

John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire
John Pardey-designed contemporary modernist property in Wargrave, Berkshire

There are five bedrooms in the other direction, one of which has an en-suite bathroom, while three have access to their own balcony. You also have two additional bathrooms and down below, access to a sheltered outdoor space, a wine cellar, a utility room and a garden storage room.

Not cheap at £2,650,000, but that’s unlikely to come as a surprise.

Find out more at the Ballards website

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On the market: 1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/03/on-the-market-1970s-architect-designed-brutalist-property-in-saint-michel-lobservatoire-alpes-de-haute-provence-france/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=on-the-market-1970s-architect-designed-brutalist-property-in-saint-michel-lobservatoire-alpes-de-haute-provence-france http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/2014/04/03/on-the-market-1970s-architect-designed-brutalist-property-in-saint-michel-lobservatoire-alpes-de-haute-provence-france/#comments Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:31:48 +0000 WowHauser http://www.wowhaus.co.uk/?p=7221 1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France
1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France

Thanks to both @BrutalHouse and @MrPhoebus for flagging up this gem, a 1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France.

1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France
1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France

It was built on the site of a former quarry for famed conductor and composer Pierre Boulez back in 1979. According to the agent, that shape is no accident either, with the white concrete ‘ forming the gesture of a leader directing an orchestra without a wand’. We can’t see it, but perhaps  we aren’t looking at it from the correct angle. Concrete is definitely the order of the day here, mixed with stones already on the site to great effect and for key external features, such as the balcony areas (which open the amazing views from this place), the staircases and the seating.

1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France
1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France

Inside that concrete works its magic again with the internal staircase. Indeed, like the exterior, the inside is barely changed from the original build. The agent talks about updating. I’m not so sure. The 1970s-style modernism inside creates an almost space age look, pretty much prefect for the house.

1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France
1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France

The inside space is spread out over four floors, covering around 230 sq. metres. The details point to a stainless steel kitchen, a bright living room with large fireplace and a great hall where the musician composed his works on the piano. That area also offers access to a terrace, with another terrace found on the top floor for perhaps the best views of the surrounding countryside and villages. If that’s not enough, there’s also a guest house and a garage too.

1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France
1970s architect-designed Brutalist property in Saint-Michel-l’Observatoire, Alpes de Haute Provence, France

If you want a specific breakdown of space or a viewing, get in touch with the agent. The asking price is €795,000, which is around £658,000.

Find out more at the Emile Garcin website

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