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Historic Bauhaus home with original details asks $2M

Located in Surrey, England, the residence was built in 1932 by Amyas Connell

Exterior and slightly aerial view of white boxy structure with strips of glass and a glazed staircase surrounded by lush grounds.
Seen from above, the layout looks more “Picasso” than house.
Photos via The Modern House

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Location: Surrey, England

Price: £1,550,000 ($2,000,000)

Located in the village of Grayswood village in Surrey, England, this Grade II-listed Bauhaus residence “is more like an invention by Picasso than a house,” according to Raymond McGrath, author of Twentieth Century Houses (1934).

Known as “Pollard” at the time, the five-bedroom was built in 1932 by New Zealand-born Amyas Connell for accountant Sir Arthur Lowes Dickinson and is considered one of British architecture’s most admired buildings. It occupies over four acres of land and features a unique layout comprising rectilinear volumes placed at surprising angles that incorporate Crittal windows that allow sunlight to pour in.

Walls are painted white with a few bright accents smattered throughout, while floors are hardwood, parquet, marble, tiled, or carpeted. A glass tower encases the staircase, which incorporates round columns, and an expansive terrace makes up the entirety of the roof.

The 420-square-meter (about 4,521 square feet) home combines multiple common areas including a sitting, dining, drawing, and reception room (the latter of which is the only addition to the largely preserved dwelling) on the first floor, where a study is also found. Five spacious bedrooms make up the second floor, and an additional office or game room is attached to a separate garage. It’s offered at £1.55 million, or approximately $2 million. Have a look.

Via: The Modern House