A seven-bed London home is a ‘treasure’ of mid-century modern design – and it’s on the market for £8 million

And with its £8 million price tag, you might expect some cool new interiors.

but this Seven bedroom property in LondonRich Chelsea has been in the same family since the 1960s, and has a vintage interior to match.

However, far from being an unwelcome sight, its mid-century modern features make it a “treasure trove” of design goodies, according to experts.

Mid-Century Modern is a design style that arrived in the mid-20th century and remains popular today.

This seven-bedroom house in London's Chelsea is on the market for £8 million through Savills estate agents

This seven-bedroom house in London’s Chelsea is on the market for £8 million through Savills estate agents

The property's kitchen features vintage stacking chairs and red and gray Formica kitchen units

The property’s kitchen features vintage stacking chairs and red and gray Formica kitchen units

“This mid-century time machine is packed with interior collectibles, with the kitchen standing out as a treasure trove,” explains Charlie Smith, of home design consultancy Charlie Smith.

“It features coveted classic stacking chairs and stunning red and gray Formica kitchen units that exude irresistible charm.”

“To enhance the home’s classic appeal, the floating staircase and wood floors stand out as exciting design features.

“Built-in teak units have come full circle in the world of furniture design, and are now enjoying a resurgence in popularity in both the high street and interior shops.”

Design features include

Design features include a “floating staircase” that appears comfortably suspended in the air

The freehold property was designed by architects Wallis, Gilbert and Partners in 1956-57.

The freehold property was designed by architects Wallis, Gilbert and Partners in 1956-57.

The London property is spacious and extends over two floors with an area of ​​3,571 square feet

The London property is spacious and extends over two floors with an area of ​​3,571 square feet

The property is spread over two floors, measuring 3,571 square feet, and has five bedrooms. There is a separate two-bedroom apartment, as well as a garage.

The interior looks as if it has stopped in time. Features include a spacious entrance hall with a so-called “floating staircase” that appears to be suspended in air.

There are built-in teak units that have come full circle in the world of furniture design

There are built-in teak units that have come full circle in the world of furniture design

There are three bathrooms in the property, including this one which has a light green bathroom suite

There are three bathrooms in the property, including this one which has a light green bathroom suite

The main living room and dining room occupy the western side of the ground floor, while the kitchen is located at the back of the house.

The first floor is occupied by five bedrooms, two bathrooms and an independent two-bedroom apartment located above the garage.

The property also has a good sized private garden and there is off street parking.

Much of the original furnishings remain, including built-in cabinetry and windows

Much of the original furnishings remain, including built-in cabinetry and windows

There are seven bedrooms in the property, including this one with two separate beds

There are seven bedrooms in the property, including this one with two separate beds

This bathroom has a white suite surrounded by contrasting black and colored wall coverings

This bathroom has a white suite surrounded by contrasting black and colored wall coverings

The freehold property was designed by architects Wallis, Gilbert and Partners in 1956-57.

Situated on the north-east side of Cathcart Road and just 0.2 miles from the amenities of Fulham Road.

To the south of the estate lies London’s famous King’s Road, while South Kensington lies to the east. Both famous sites are located within 1 mile of the property.

There is a large garden to the rear of the house containing some established plantings

There is a large garden to the rear of the house containing some established plantings

Savills suggests that the property is ready for its new owner to move into

Savills suggests the property is ready for its new owner to take it to the “next stage”.

Dan Carrington, of Savills, the estate agent handling the sale, said: “In two decades of estate agency work, I have never found a property that offers the same amount of scale and opportunity as Cathcart Road.”

“This is a unique sale of an architect-designed home on one of Chelsea’s most sought-after streets, and with a significant renovation and refurbishment programme, the next buyer can create something truly special.”

“A detached family home of approximately 3,500 sq ft. The property is set over just two floors and it is very rare to find low build side accommodation, along with a large garden, double garage and self-contained two bedroom flat, in this house.” Local market.

“Having been in the same ownership for the past 60 years, the property is ready to move into its next phase.”

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