Properties of the week: homes for art deco-lovers

Featuring Glasgow's ‘first skyscraper’, a converted department store and a seaside escape

1. The White Houe, Primrose Valley

image of the White House property

Yorkshire: £2.7m

This art deco landmark, built in 1936, was once owned by holiday-camp founder Billy Butlin, and is set in the centre of Filey Bay with sea views and beach access. The property is currently split into two 4-bed apartments and four 2-bed beach chalets.

£2.7m; Nicholsons

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2. Randalls, Uxbridge

Converted former department store front

Middlesex: £335,000

A converted Grade II former department store designed by William Eves and built in 1937. Studio apartment, bath, open-plan kitchen/ dining/living room.

£355,000; Cameron

3. Decorose, Thorpe Bay border

Front of Decorose property

Essex: OIEO £800,000

This beautifully restored Local Heritage-listed property comes with plenty of period features. Main suite, 3 further beds, shower room, kitchen/ breakfast room, bar, spa room, recep, parking

OIEO £800,000; Hunt Roche

4. Studfall Ridge, Lympne Hythe

Art deco property in Kent

Kent: £1.6m

Nestled in the Kent Downs overlooking its own meadow, this art deco property has a main suite, 4 further beds, 2 baths, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, 2 further receps, study, garden and parking.

£1.6m; Strutt & Parker

5. The Beresford, Sauchiehall Street

The Beresford, Sauchiehall Street

Glasgow: OIEO £100,000

Built by William Beresford Inglis in 1938, this imposing edifice is often described as Glasgow’s first skyscraper. 1 bed, shower room, open-plan kitchen/dining/living room, lift, concierge.

OIEO £100,000 Brighton & Beck

6. High and Over, Highover Park, Amersham

Swimming pool on High and Over property in Amersham

Buckinghamshire: £3m

This fine example of art deco/ modernist architecture, designed by Amyas Connell, was completed in 1931. Featured in Pevsner and known locally as the “Aeroplane House”, due to its winged roof terraces: in fact, its Y-shape is designed to catch the sun. 8 beds, 2 baths, kitchen, dining room, 6 further receps, garden, swimming pool.

£3m; Fine & Country

7. Three Decks, Elmer Sands

Aerial view of art deco property near seaside

Bognor Regis: £1m

This 1930s property, believed to have been built for a sea captain, enjoys enviable sea views. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, garden.

£1; Henry Adams

8. Lichfield Court, Richmond

Front of Lichfield Court

London: £318,500

This innovative and muchadmired block was built in 1935 by George Bertram Carter and has preserved a number of design features from the era. Studio apartment, bath, kitchen.

£318,500; John D. Wood

9. Cherry Hill, Wentworth Estate

Front of art deco property

Surrey: POA

The former country estate of the US ambassador John Hay Whitney, it was built in the 1930s by the British architect Oliver Hill, and sits in the heart of the Wentworth Estate. Main suite, 5 further beds (3 en suite), 2 baths, kitchen, 7 receps, pool, spa, sauna, steam room, gardens, parking; 4.1 acres.

POA; Savills

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