Not all new builds are identikit boxes, some look like this three-bedroom contemporary modernist property in Bramhall, Cheshire.
A RIBA award-winning design from back in 2009, this is modernism as you expect it to be, but with definite inspiration from US midcentury architecture too. In fact, if I’d told you this was a US build from the middle of the 1960s, you’d probably have bought into it.
It’s not, this is a house in Cheshire, with approximately 3000 sq ft of open plan adaptable accommodation over a single level and located close to Bramhall Park and in what’s described as ‘a mature, quiet, leafy cul-de-sac’.
That design offers up a south facing, L-shaped home that is ‘flooded’ with natural light from extensive floor-to-ceiling windows and large roof lights. So even on an overcast days, you should be fine reading your book or newspaper. It’s also a design that opens out naturally onto the outside space – bringing the outside in or vice versa.
Enter via the ‘spacious’ reception area and you are greeted by a large open-plan space containing a dining area, a sitting room area and a custom-made kitchen with Corian work surfaces. There’s also a ‘generous’ master bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom and dressing room, which opens onto the terrace. There are two further double bedrooms, one with en-suite and a further bathroom, all with polished limestone tiling. Other accommodation right bow includes a study/home office, a large utility room, a large storage area and an integral garage with a remote controlled door.
Technology plays a big part in this house too, with the likes of highly efficient heating, a positive ventilation system with heat recovery, a video intercom entry system and electric blinds and curtains. Outside, there is a driveway with space for numerous cars and a private garden at the back.
More images on the listing and if you like what you see, the price is £799,950.