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Modernist Yorkshire: Top 20 house finds at WowHaus

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Modernist Yorkshire: Top 20 house finds at WowHaus

Yes, time for another of our round-ups. This time we are up north for Modernist Yorkshire, which is the top 20 house finds since the WowHaus website started. In reverse order, naturally. 20. 1960s Derek Stanley Bottomley-designed modernist house in Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire This house is the reason we started WowHaus. I recall […]

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Apartment in the brutalist Park Hill development, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Apartment in the brutalist Park Hill development, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

We saw these up for sale ‘off plan’, but this is the first time we have seen an apartment in the brutalist Park Hill development, Sheffield, South Yorkshire on the secondary market. Once upon a time, this was the future. Streets in the sky and a self-contained inner city village that had its own shops, […]

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Time capsule for sale: 1960s three-bedroom property in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Something affordable and full of character. This 1960s three-bedroom property in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. According to the agent, this was built to an individual design back in the 1960s and according to the eyes, little has changed in the 50 or so years since. Well, obviously some things have changed, with a slight update here […]

Yorkshire art deco: 1930s Blenkinsopp and Scratchard-designed property in Castleford, Yorkshire

This should look familiar as it was number 9 on our all-time most popular art deco property listing. Now the 1930s Blenkinsopp and Scratchard-designed art deco property in Castleford, Yorkshire is back on the market. Has it changed? Well, yes and no. Of course, you can refer back to our original article back in 2012 […]

Back on the market: 1960s Elsworth Sykes-designed Garth House midcentury modern property in North Ferriby, East Yorkshire

Remember this one? It was up for sale around a year back. I’m not sure if it sold then, was withdrawn from the market or has just had a change of agent. What I do know is that the 1960s Elsworth Sykes-designed Garth House midcentury modern property in North Ferriby, East Yorkshire is up for […]

On the market: 1960s modernist property in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

The first time on the market for this 1960s modernist property in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. It shows too. Huge thanks to Urban Sheffield on Twitter for the tip off. The house dates back to 1967, designed and built by the current owners and is located on a ‘highly sought after private road’. As we said, […]

Airbnb find: 1950s midcentury property in Bridlington, East Yorkshire

The dream midcentury property might be out of your financial reach, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go and spend time in one. Check out this 1950s midcentury property in Bridlington, East Yorkshire for example, which is available to let via Airbnb. It is something rather special too. The house dates back to the 1950s […]

On the market: High Close contemporary modernist property in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

I don’t think we have featured anything from this town before, so that’s two reasons to flag up the High Close contemporary modernist property in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. The second reason is obviously the architecture, an award winning property from the Bramhall Blenkharn partnership. It’s a place with some style too, dating back to 2010 […]