Not what you’d expect to be grade II-listed perhaps, but this two-bedroomed apartment in the Parkleys development in Richmond, south west London comes with some pedigree.
Parkleys was the first Span development by Eric Lyons, developments we have featured before. But if you missed them, essentially, this was a company that mixed good design and scenery, but with one eye on affordability. All developments had a modernist outlook, perhaps down to the experience Lyons gained by working with Walter Gropius in his formative years.
Anyway, this first developments dates to 1955 and is recognised for its architectural significance, Its forward-thinking design also looks contemporary today – there might be some clutter in the photos, but clear that out and you can move in and find a great backdrop for your midcentury furnishings.
In terms of detail, this is a first (top) floor apartment with ‘attractive leafy aspect’, which has a main reception, opening to a second reception and kitchen (with in-built oven and hob). Also present is a bathroom with white suite, a main bedroom with built-in cupboards ands a second bedroom, also with built-in wardrobes. You’ll also find a shared exterior store/drying cupboard.
There’s an offer in, but it is still on the market. Expect to pay around £299,950.