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Modernist Castle in English Seaside Town Wants $1.4M

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All photos via The Modern House

Location: Whitstable, England
Price: £899,000 (~$1,376,656)

We come across a lot of dubious castles here on Curbed and most of the time they look pretty ridiculous inside. But this property over in the English seaside town of Whitstable is a cut above: with its blocky form and castellated facade, it's really a half-castle half-Modernist-villa hybrid, and one that would be rather pleasant to live in. Originally built in the late 1930s as an architects' office, the three-bedroom home has been renovated for current owners by German firm Kraus Schönberg. The remodel opened up the interior to highlight a large ground floor living room, which also has expansive glass walls that lead out to the landscaped gardens.

According to the listing, the charming, old-timey kitchen and bathroom were designed b Nick Kenny, a craftsman specializing in upcycling reclaimed materials. There are also lovely details like '30s French street lights and Parisian concrete tiles sprinkled across the home. Asking about $1.4M, the breezy home also has the capacity for a roof terrace with beautiful sea views.

According to the listing,


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