‘Time capsule’ home left untouched since 1960s up for sale

Laura Hampson
·2-min read
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This retro-style home has just gone on the market (Matthews Benjamin)

If you’re not a fan of today’s modern minimalist-aesthetic decor and prefer something a little more retro, this "time capsule" home could be just the ticket.

Greenlands, a house that sits just above Lake Windermere in the Lake District has been put on the market for a cool £850,000 - and the interiors haven’t been touched since the 1960s.

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The home is nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac in “sought-after area” Bowness-on-Windermere.

As well as views of the aforementioned lake, the property boasts vistas of Lakeland Fells as well.

(Matthews Benjamin)
(Matthews Benjamin)

The home boasts four bedrooms across two floors, two bathrooms, a living area, balcony, formal dining room and a kitchen.

Listed by Matthews Benjamin, the posting says the home “requires a scheme of upgrading” but that it offers a “substantial blank canvas”.

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However, if you’re into the retro vibe, the patterned carpets, vibrant walls and jewel-toned curtains could be worth keeping.

Let’s have a look inside:

The dining room is all blue hues.

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Dine with a view at this property in the Lake District. (Matthews Benjamin)

In the kitchen, the pastel blue cupboards are (almost) outshone by the patterned ceiling.

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The retro kitchen will appeal to fans of vintage decor. (Matthews Benjamin)

The hallway boasts orange carpeted stairs and patterned floors.

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The property boasts a spacious entrance hall. (Matthews Benjamin)

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The living room is wallpapered with a gas fireplace.

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Fans of contrasting patterns will enjoy the living room's aesthetic. (Matthews Benjamin)

The floor-to-ceiling windows double as a sliding door which opens onto the balcony.

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The property enjoys picture perfect views. (Matthews Benjamin)

Views like this can be seen from said balcony.

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Greenlands has been put on the market for £850,000. (Matthews Benjamin)

The property also sits on nearly half an acre of gardens, perfect for those looking for a touch more space.

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The home sits alongside more modern neighbouring properties. (Matthews Benjamin)

Sold? Contact Matthews Benjamin for more information and check out the property listing here.

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