If you like the New York flats and offices featured in the TV series Mad Men, you’ll love this time capsule house in Wales – which hasn’t been touched since it was built in the 60s.
The four-bedroom detached home is a true tribute to the flower power decade and is being sold for just the second time since construction.
The pad in Llanfrechfa, Wales, is described as being in ‘original condition’ – complete with wooden cladding, an original 60s kitchen and baby blue bathroom.
And its large garden with graduated beds built into the hillside offers a perfect space for owners to relax in the Welsh sunshine.
The property is on the market for £600,000 and offers more than 3,000sq ft of accommodation.
The four-bedroom detached house in Llanfrechfa, Wales, was built in the 60s and has not been renovated since
The original kitchen still has its Elizabeth Ann units in a bright shade of orange and is a generous size for keen cooks
Estate agents described the house as a ‘large, 1960s self build house in a sought after private cul-de-sac with over 3,000 sq ft of family accommodation.’
The description from M2 Estate Agents goes on: ‘Original condition throughout with many period features, double garage and parking, convenient location for main road/M4 access, great opportunity with no onward chain.’
And it adds: ‘What an opportunity! A large 1960s self build property is being offered for sale for only the second time since it was built.
The stairs are wood-panelled and the shades of brown and orange used throughout the house are evocative of the era
The four-bedroom house offers wood features throughout and a built-in bed. It was built in the 1960s and is up for sale for just the second time
A sunken bath in one of the two bathrooms offers a hint of luxury in the property, which is described as being in ‘original condition’
The kitchen and breakfast room offers modern appliances, despite its dated appearance and large windows offer lots of natural light
The house has three reception rooms with several offering floor-to-ceiling windows, making the property light
‘The well maintained property is offered in mostly original condition and offers a purchaser a chance to bespoke fit this large home having accommodation in excess of 3000sq ft.’
The kitchen is original with units by Elizabeth Ann – a popular choice 60 years ago.
Interior shots show a range of of mid century features, including marble-style floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies.
The 60s features continue to the outside of the house, which offers a generous double garage and games room
The steps into one of the main reception rooms, carpeted in turquoise blue. There are three reception rooms in the house
A wood-panelled alcove in a generous reception room. The house offers more than 3,000sq ft of space and has a large garden
The house offers ‘wide westerly views’ from the front windows and is set in a generous plot on a private road
The bedrooms also offer distinctive features typical of the 60s, including wood panelling and furniture
A baby blue bathroom with a walk-in shower in the four-bedroom property. While some features need modernising, much of the original house is in good condition
The garden, which is terraced with lawns and mature planting, according to the listing, offers ‘wonderful views’
A baby blue tiled bathroom, wooden panelling, black and white floor tiles, a built-in bed and a gas fired warm air duct system that provides heating are also featured in the house.
‘To the rear the sizeable garden is terraced with lawns and mature planting taking advantage of the wonderful views and backs onto open fields,’ a description adds.
‘There is far more to this property than can be mentioned in this short appraisal and we fully recommend a viewing to fully appreciate it.’
The property has four bedrooms, three reception rooms, a study and games room.