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Surprised by this rather unassuming house

Unless you are a connoisseur of modernist architecture, this house might not look at first glance... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
sfmann106
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Former family home of Erno Goldfinger, a forerunner in modernist architecture.

If you are a fan of modern architecture, you might like to visit the central house in a block of... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Angela C
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London, United Kingdom
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Home designed and built by Ernö Goldfinger in 1939 is a fine example of Modernist architecture, which is filled with furniture designed by Goldfinger and an interesting art collection of works by Henry Moore and Max Ernst.
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Unless you are a connoisseur of modernist architecture, this house might not look at first glance like somewhere high on a priority of places to visit. We popped in whilst on a short break in London and were surprised and won over by the philosophy...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

If you are a fan of modern architecture, you might like to visit the central house in a block of three that was designed by the structural rationalist, Erno Goldfinger in 1939 and became his family home. It has been managed by the National Trust...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We are National Trust members so this was just worth the trip. The building itself is actually not really modernist (said the guide), and the small interior is mostly interesting for a few art pieces and a couple of pieces of furniture. The rest was...More

Thank Ruhu61
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This house is totally different from other NT properties. Built in the late 1930s, it's a must-see for anyone interested in modernist design. The introductory film is worth watching for background to the origins of the house and its architect, Erno Goldfinger. It lasts about...More

Thank mahonia2013
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We had planned for the 1pm your but unfortunately this was not running on the day. The staff were very accomodating and we tagged onto the previous tour which had already started. The house is spread over 3 floors and it's design & the furniture...More

Thank Lynda L
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Came across this NT property whilst walking to Hampstead Heath well worth a visit it highlights some very ahead of its time engineering practices for a 1939 property.

Thank Mark and Penny W
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This house is amazing and is a must if you enjoy Modernist design. It has been kept much as it was when lived in by the architect and so you can get a glimpse into his world and family life. The internal spaces are amazing...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I'd wanted to visit this house for some time and finally made it there one Saturday lunchtime. This coincided with the arrival of a coach party who had rung ahead and swamped the house for most of the afternoon. There were no tickets left for...More

1  Thank Corb2000
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I spent a day in Hampstead and was told about home by guide at Fenton House. So glad I took the time to visit! The gentleman who gave the tour was very knowledgeable and open to questions. Home was left intact by Goldfinger and is...More

Thank michelle h
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We happened to be passing this property on a walk and decided to have a look. Really interesting property and informative guide. Lots of quirky art and furniture mostly designed by Goldfinger. Three floors open in centre apartment (others on each side are privately owned)....More

1  Thank Mytravadv
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