Cumbria

1960s modernism: Empson Hill property in Kendal, Cumbria

Thanks to Peter for pointing us in the direction of this 1960s modernist property in Kendal, Cumbria. Known as Empson Hill, this is a 1960s build that looks largely unchanged in 50 or so years. Of course, that’s not the only appeal. This is a substantial property in Kendal, which is not far from the […]

Modernist house at auction: 1970s Keith Scott-designed townhouse in Beetham, Cumbria

If there is a familiarity about this, it is because we featured another from this small development back in June 2016. But this is a different 1970s Keith Scott-designed townhouse in Beetham, Cumbria. That previously featured house was one of two very similar, but much pricier houses appearing on the market last year. Like this […]

In need of renovation: Grade II-listed Georgian property in Aspatria, Cumbria

We don’t normally cover houses of this era, but we think this grade II-listed Georgian property in Aspatria, Cumbria might have real potential for the money being asked. Bizarrely, Dresden House (that’s the name of the place) is up for sale on eBay (yes, really), with some hand-drawn plans on the listing. Check that out […]

On the market: 1970s Keith Scott-designed modernist townhouse on Blackberry Hill, Beetham, Cumbria

If the house looks familiar it is because this 1970s Keith Scott-designed modernist townhouse on Blackberry Hill, Beetham, Cumbria is the second if its type to go up for sale in a short period of time. The first was featured on Modernist Estates and as such, the legwork to the background is already done. Helped […]

Grand Design for sale: Dome House contemporary modernist property in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Stunning landscape and an equally stunning piece of architecture. Of course we were going to feature the Dome House contemporary modernist property in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, which you might recall from the Channel 4 Grand Designs programme. The house itself has been featured on the Grand Designs TV show twice. Once for the initial 2010 build […]