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On the market: JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

We haven’t been to this coastal town for some time, but we are back to feature the JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, which has just gone on the market.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

When it comes to art deco / modern movement properties of this era, it’s usually opposite ends of the spectrum. Either a complete makeover or an attempt to recreate the era. This is definitely the former.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

The look is still there, but this house has been renovated completely, which will appeal to some, but perhaps not to be purists out there.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

But if you like the idea of pretty much everything being done to a house, right down to new electrics, a new boiler, new windows and even a reinforced terrace space, not to mention re-rendering and painting, then this could be the house for you.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

Of course, you also get the benefit of living in what the agent calls ‘the largest grouping of Modern Movement houses anywhere in the UK’, which should mean a few like-minded souls out and about.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

As for the space, the main entrance takes you into a large reception area, then onto the living room and study at the front of the house, with windows taking up the length of the room.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

Also on this ground floor is the kitchen / dining room, which also accesses the lawned garden, a utility room and separate shower room. Note that the former integral garage at the side of the house has been converted to create a larger kitchen and dining space.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

Head upstairs to the first floor and you will find two double bedrooms, a bathroom, and a ‘second living area’ which has access to the roof terrace at the front of the house.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

All of that a short walk from the beach, which should be pleasant on a day like today.

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

Fancy it? The house has just gone on the market for £495,000.

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

JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
JT Shelton-designed 1930s art deco property in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

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