Red walls of fire: the timeless beauty of bricks and mortar

Paul Travers

Paul Travers

Come home to a roaring frontage and wrap yourself in the fiery warmth of these ten unique homes. From the coasts of Sussex and Kent to village life in Wiltshire and London’s inner cities, they all stand testament to the timeless beauty of bricks and mortar.

 

Hall or nothing

st clements church hastings bricks and mortar

Breathtaking proportions await inside this converted church hall close to the centre of Hastings on the Sussex coast.

The flexible accommodation includes a three-bedroom home on the upper levels, and a self-contained two-bedroom apartment on the ground floor with its own street entrance.

£1,825,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

 

Shore thing

 bricks and mortar Courtstairs Manor in Ramsgate

At the edge of a seafront nature reserve and a short walk from Ramsgate on the Kent coast, this newly converted 1100 sq ft two-bedroom apartment in a former manor house. From the private deck hugging the original bricks and mortar walls, the views across the lawns towards the English Channel are breathtaking.

£625,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

 

Recovery rooms

 bricks and mortar park house hither green london se13

Unfolding over three floors of the converted superintendent’s house of the former Hither Green Hospital, this vast triplex apartment of 2,300 sq ft is characterised by its high ceilings and enormous windows creating a backdrop of light-filled grandeur.

£875,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

 

Industrial pioneer

bricks and mortar limehouse cut

Ripe for a refit, this double-height apartment sits on the first floor of London’s original loft building in a canalside setting on Limehouse Cut.

Converted in the mid-80s, the former Spratts pet food canning factory set the stage for industrial city living.

£550,000 – click here for the video tour, gallery and plans.

 

 

Surrey sanctuary

 bricks and mortar hedgefield villas coulsdon

Set amidst private open parkland in the Surrey countryside close to Coulsdon, this four-bedroom apartment of 2100 sq ft is converted from a former asylum.

Today it’s an oasis of calm pairing laidback design with soft modernity in a perfect place to escape.

£700,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

 

Factory retrofit

 bricks and mortar the factory london n1

Vintage industrial aesthetics run throughout this ruggedly refined 1250 sq ft loft converted from a magnificent Edwardian printworks in Hoxton, with a private terrace overlooking the internal courtyard at an early Manhattan Loft Corporation project.

£1,550,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

 

Legal appeal

 bricks and mortar netherford road clapham for sale
outside with the trees in full bloom

Serving the ultimate in flexibility, from multi-generational living to running a business or simply having space to stretch out and create, this converted coroner’s with a separate coach house has a roof terrace, central landscaped garden, and three separate addresses.

Offers over £3,500,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

 

Giddy heights

 bricks and mortar chapel conversion camberwell SE5

With a triple-height central living space below yawning vaulted ceilings, this converted Victorian chapel in Camberwell combines dizzying volumes, intimate hideaways, and a remarkable fusion of contemporary design and ecclesiastical heritage.

£2,950,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

 

Clean up

 bricks and mortar converted bath house Kentish Town Road

A major landmark in the centre of Kentish Town, this former bathhouse is a magnificent slice of Victorian municipal architecture and home to a two-bedroom 1500 sq ft two-bedroom duplex apartment with a 670 sq ft living room.

£775,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

 

Answered prayers

 bricks and mortar converted Wesleyan chapel in Wiltshire

Just a few miles outside bustling Salisbury, and flanked by the stone walls of rustic thatched cottages in the peaceful Wiltshire village of Barford-St-Martin, this converted Wesleyan chapel is now a four-bedroom home with a surprisingly large garden.

£550,000 – click here for the image gallery, floor plans and description

 

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