Inside time-capsule home untouched since ’70s with original decor and coast view
A stunning home overlooking the Welsh coastline is a major throwback to the 1970s.
This retro gem is perched on the edge of the Pembrokeshire coast and is on the market for £1.2million.
The architect-designed time capsule home’s classic decor has been perfectly preserved.
The window into the past above the cove at Abercastle still boasts its original lavender bathroom fittings, and ’70s print curtains and furniture
Below this prime piece of real estate is the pretty and cute harbour village of Abercastle.
This sheltered, naturally formed cove has an expanse of sand revealed at low tide to entice any lucky local resident to enjoy strolling along the quiet seashore.
Inside, the four-bedroom house offers not just an enviable amount of space – but a tour back through the decades.
The property boasts a rare number of iconic and genuine pieces from the 1970s.
The kitchen is still finished with iconic silver handles.
And so many people will feel nostalgic discovering the built-in bench seating in the kitchen, instantly reliving memories of their childhood home or their nan’s house.
It’s rare to find a wholly intact retro bathroom in a house for sale in Wales these days, but this special abode again does not disappoint.
There’s the classic avocado suite in the master ensuite that comes complete with a bidet and striking, tonal pattern tiles and looks as good as the day it was built, while the main bathroom boasts a pastel lavender theme.
On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and the one positioned at the coastal end of the landing has a large, picture window that wraps around the far corner of the room to ensure the views can be enjoyed directly from the pillow.
The master bedroom includes a glass door out onto a patio, and a dedicated dressing room.
Next to the ground floor master is the fourth bedrooms, a bathroom and a study.
To the front of the home and a substantial lounge, dining room and kitchen are waiting to be discovered, including a pantry and utility room off the kitchen.
All the main reception spaces are connected via a doorway in each partition wall and all have absorbing sea and coastal views through patio doors, picture windows and a whole wall of glass in the lounge.
Spy classic terracotta curtains, olive green carpet, and a fringed lamp, that really capture the essence of ’70s interior decor.
It also features internal walls of glass and floor-to-ceiling windows placed strategically to cleverly allow access to the views, even from the inner hallway.
A new owner could preserve the home’s retro look,subject it to a complete renovation, or make a date with a bulldozer to build a new property, – subject to planning consent.
But whatever changes happen to the home- the beauty of the incredible location will never alter.
The stunning stretch of the north Pembrokeshire coast between Fishguard and Porthgain is waiting to be discovered, including the intriguing Carreg Samson on the headland opposite the house.
Website Visit Pembrokeshire states this impressive solid stone structure is a fine example of a cromlech, an exposed Neolithic burial chamber, where legend states St Samson placed the capstone into position using only his finger.
The cathedral city of St David’s, the smallest city in Britain, is only about nine miles away and the town of Haverfordwest is just a short drive through the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside.
But with arguably some of the best rugged coast and sparkling seascapes to enjoy available from this house, why would anyone ever want to leave?
The house has just gone on the market with estate agent R K Lucas at their Haverfordwest branch.
The asking price is £1.2million. Tempted?