PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: An Art Deco-inspired family home in Nightingale Road
By The Editor
22nd Mar 2021 | Property of the Week
A striking Art Deco-inspired house that was featured in Channel 4's Grand Designs programme is on the market with agent Hamptons, priced at £1,600,000 - and it's our Property of the Week.
The five-bedroomed house, in Nightingale Road, occupies a commanding position, with views over the Lammas Lands.
The ground-floor accommodation follows an open-plan design, with the kitchen and family room very much at the heart of the house. This space also opens to the main sitting room, which can be partitioned when desired. The sitting room features a wood burning stove and corner windows which bi-fold to open the room to the garden.There is a separate dining room with a vaulted ceiling, and a large integral garage. The ground floor has a wealth of internal design details following the Art Deco theme, including the doors and door handles, the kitchen cabinetry, the staircase and the curved glass brick wall features. The bathrooms and shower rooms boast period-style wall tiling, and high specification fittings. The main bedroom has both bath and shower rooms as well as a large dressing room. The house is also environmentally considerate, incorporating features including a rain harvesting system to collect, filter, and re-circulate rainwater for use in the toilets, washing machine and external taps; solar panels for hot water and a heat recovery and ventilation system. Outside is a secure gated drive with parking for several cars, plus an integral garage, and a secure double garage with power and heating. As well as giving views over the Lammas Lands, the garden also features a timber deck, gently sloping lawns and mature fruit trees including plum, apple, pear and quince. Visit the Hamptons website to see more details of the property and to arrange a viewing.