Bourne Court, Sibsey Road, BostonBourne Court, Sibsey Road, Boston
Bourne Court, Sibsey Road, Boston

STAR PROPERTY: Characterful Art Deco home in Lincolnshire, once owned by famous QC, goes on market for first time in almost 60 years

​This week’s Star Property is a striking family home returning to the market for the first time in almost 60 years.

​Bourne Court, in Sibsey Road, Boston, is a four bedroom home in the Streamline Moderne style.

Streamline Moderne was the final phase in the Art Deco period; in architecture, it is characterised by such features as curved forms, horizontal lines, and a lack of ornamentation.

Bourne Court was built in 1935 for Victor Durand, the famous QC, who then sold it the Addy family, well-known in Boston as photographers. It then passed to its current owners, who have lived there for 58 years.

Original features include: a glazed, front entrance with etched Art Deco design; oak herringbone parquet flooring; Crittall windows; blue Delft pantiles; and even a cast iron sunken bath.

Other features include: a 24ft kitchen breakfast room with pantry and glazed bay; a 27ft dual aspect living room with French doors; and a principal bedroom with south-facing balcony. With some refurbishment, an outdoor, heated swimming pool could also be brought back into use.

The home is on the market for £595,000. Enquiries to Fine & Country on 01522 287008.

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