May 19, 2022

Tour an unique midcentury coastal home with Scandi interors

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As one couple searched for a low-maintenance coastal property on the UK’s West Sussex/Hampshire borders, they never imagined living quite this close to the water. But when JP Clark and his husband John spotted a group of black and white structures on the harborside, they were intrigued. 

Designed in the 1960s, the deckhouses were the brainchild of retired Admiral Philip ‘Percy’ Gick, who bought the former tidal mill pool-turned logging ponds, with the vision of turning it into a yacht harbor and marina. Gick commissioned architect Vernon Gibberd to design 50 deckhouses, supported by RSJs, to raise the properties above flood level.