Time capsule home on sale for £400,000 in Wigan hides incredible 70s interior with shag carpets and orange sofa


A TIME warp home on sale for £400,000 has a hidden incredible 1970s interior – complete with shag carpets and orange sofas.

The unique three-bedroom home in Wigan, Greater Manchester, is described as needing “modernisation” but features a style typically seen in a hit Hollywood film.

The property in Wigan has gone on the market for £400,000

The home has been kitted out with orange sofas and shag carpets

The larged detached home features furniture from the 1970s

It comes complete with a vintage interior including a retro orange sofa, frosted glass and a shag carpet.

The kitchen has a burnt orange and white cupboard theme and an open-plan layout throughout.

It also boats a gold and brown bathroom with a large open-plan dining and living room.

Local estate agent Regan & Hallworth highlights how the home “has an undeniably timeless appeal”.

The three-bedroom house has a gold and brown bathroom

The home in Wigan, Greater Manchester, has a large open-plan layout

The listing says the home is in need of some “modernisation”

Their listing reads: “Defined by clean lines, organic forms, high functionality, bright spacious rooms and open plan living, this unique home really has to be viewed to be appreciated.

“Set well back from the leafy lane in an elevated position, the house has been designed with bedrooms on the ground floor and living space on the top to take advantage of the views, as well as providing the living spaces with as much light as possible.

“The primary entrance is positioned at the front underneath the lounge which is cantilevered above with an extensive driveway and front garden enclosed by mature shrubs and trees.

“The hallway provides access to three good sized double bedrooms, all with fitted robes, family bathroom and a boiler room.”

It continues: “The kitchen is dated but fully functional and has pleasant aspects from a large window.

“There is also scope / potential to extend the dining room / kitchen over the bedrooms downstairs or create a balcony / terrace.

“An attached double garage completes the accommodation.”

However, the listing does state that it “has an undeniably timeless appeal”

The property could now be yours for £400,000

The detached property has a large driveway and double garage