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