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This ugly duckling has turned into a swan
7th of January 2013
former water treatment plant for sale
The Lime Works, Faversham Rd, Norton, Faversham, Kent, ME13 0SE
Guide price £2,950,000

Water Works Conversion
When you think about water treatment plants, you don't think of beauty, and yet this stunning and highly original Grade II listed conversion actually started its life as a water softening facility. Now a spacious and contemporary home, The Lime Works has been sympathetically converted with an emphasis on attention to detail and specification. The accommodation is arranged over four floors connected by spiral staircases and the rooms are light and spacious. In all the property has five reception rooms and six bedrooms including a sumptuous master suite which occupies the entire top floor. There are two roof terraces from which to enjoy the far reaching views, one of which accommodates the pool. The Lime Works is set in eight acres of land and is a wounderful example of what an unprepossessing building can become. more

A high spec dream house on the water's edge
2nd January 2013
contemporary villa for sale
Panorama Road, Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset
Price £7,750,000
Sandbanks Contemporary Villa With Sea Views
Set on the water's edge on the exclusive Sandbanks Peninsula, this 7,700sq ft architecturally designed marine residence has been built to the highest possible specification with the best materials to create the ultimate in luxurious living both internally and externally. Set over four floors (all served by a bespoke lift), the accommodation of this five bedroom property reads like a wish list - indoor pool, gymnasium, media room, study / library, sauna. The entire top floor is dedicated to an exclusive master suite with bedroom, separate dressing room, luxurious en suite, spacious living room and external decked area. There's a three car garage in which to keep your vehicles and professionally designed and landscaped gardens. more

A luxury boat house on Lake Windermere
3rd of December 2012
converted boathouse for sale
The Boat House, Pullwood Bay, Lake Windermere, Cumbria
Guide price £1,975,000

Windermere Boat House
Originally constructed around 1870, the boathouse on the prestigious Pullwood Estate has been transformed into a stunning and luxurious two bedroom, two bathroom property with its own wet dock. Set within approximately one acre of its own private grounds, on Lake Windermere the house commands majestic panoramic lake and fell views which can be fully enjoyed from the open plan kitchen / living / dining room with its floor to ceiling picture window and folding doors which lead to the balcony. The present vendors have spared no expense to create a stylish and contemporary property using the highest quality fittings and the sale provides an unrivalled opportunity to acquire a unique property with lake frontage and wonderful views. more

A contemporary house with a stairway to from heaven
28th May 2012
contemporary architect designed house for sale
Newmilne House, Bridgefoot, by Dundee, Angus
Offers over £695,000

Contemporary House In Dundee For Sale
Constructed as a self build in 2005, Newmilne House has literally been designed around the central, show stopping helical staircase which has floating walnut stair treads and mood lighting integrated into the handrail. The house has been created in a contemporary style with a combination of natural materials, modern technology and innovative design. There are just three bedrooms but with 4600 sq ft of accommodation there is scope to have the five bedrooms which were on the original plans. There's a cinema room and a gym as well as a separate double garage which could also be developed (STPP). Designed to have lots of open plan space, split levels and curves Newmilne House is as close to a piece of art as a dwelling can be and is a unique and beautiful property. more

A property that appears to float in mid air
12th March 2012
cantilever balancing barn - holiday rental
The Balancing Barn, Thorington Road, Walberswick, Suffolk , IP19 9JG
Prices from just £740 for a 4-night break
The Balancing Barn
The Balancing Barn is a holiday home with a difference. Clad in elegant silver tiles, it dramatically cantilevers over the landscape and half the barn has nothing but fresh air beneath it. The four bedroomed house was designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV, who have won a world-wide reputation for the ingenuity, playfulness and comfort of their designs. Set on a hilltop in a pretty, tree-ringed meadow with a small lake, there are fabulous views from the huge panoramic windows. It is one of five truly unique holiday rentals commissioned by Living Architecture, an organization devoted to the experience of modern architecture. more

Proceed direct, you're cleared to land in this converted airfield control tower
19th of December 2011
converted airfield control tower for sale
The Control Tower, Claythmore, Perthshire PH1 1NW
Guide price £1,750,000

Converted Control Tower
Situated on a former training airfield, The Control Tower is an out of the ordinary conversion. What was once an airfield control tower is in the process of being transformed to a stunning four storey contemporary home with open plan living areas, a dramatic sun room with a roof terrace and feature 'glass boxes' in the drawing room and master suite which will provide stunning views over the Perthshire hills. The current spec is of the highest standard with state of the art fixtures but as it is not yet built, the purchaser of this cutting edge property will still have a flexible degree of personal input for the interior finishings. If you think this piece of aviation history is for you, check your flight plan, proceed direct and glide right in. more

A contemporary house with a Mediterranean feel
26th September 2011
contemporary villa for sale
Casa Blanca, Ilsham Marine Drive, Torquay, TQ1 2HT
Price £2,150,000
Torquay Contemporary Villa With Sea Views
The aptly named Casa Blanca is a spectacular newly completed home situated on one of Torquays finest sites with unparalled views over the sea towards Thatcher Rock. It is architecturally striking, with a nod to the style of art deco and with influences from the villas of the Mediterranean. With an incredible c. 5000 sq ft of floor space, this four bedroom house has a media room, an open plan living area and a three car garage and offers the ultimate in contemporary lifestyle. Floor to ceiling windows leading on to south facing terracing captures the awe inspiring view and brings the inside out. Who needs the French Riviera when the English Riviera offers property like this. more


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