Home EnvyOMG, I Want This House: Esher06.07.13Home EnvyOMG, I Want This House: EsherA minimalist haven outside London full of Saarinen and Eames modern masterpieces? We’ll take it. Take a look inside Patrick Gwynne’s Homewood House.06.07.13 8:45 AM ETTim Beddow/Interior ArchiveCalled the Homewood House, this modernist 20th-century property was designed and landscaped by renowned architect Patrick Gwynne in 1938, when he was a mere 24 years of age. He later moved into the residence and continued to renovate it throughout his lifetime. Located just outside London in a town called Esher, it's been maintained by Britain's National Trust since Gwynne's death in 2003. Click through for the minimalistic, throwback interior. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveThe expansive, light-filled, south-facing living room is filled with furniture by Gwynne and designs from Saarinen and Eames. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveGwynne's personal touches infuse the house. In the living room, a painting by Stefan Knapp hangs above a beige leatherette sofa designed by Gwynne. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveNice view, eh? A Saarinen chair in the living room sits behind a Gwynne-designed desk overlooking the garden. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveThere's definitely room to spare in this minimal abode. Here, built-in wall units covered with Indian laurel run the length of the living room and a vinyl-covered desk on aluminium legs, which was designed by Gwynne, make for an executive feel. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveIn the dining room, Gwynne's glass-topped round dining table is surrounded by Saarinen chairs. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveA sleek, wallpapered office on the ground floor. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveThe bedroom features a built-in dressing table and wash basin next to a wardrobe that can be concealed behind sliding wooden doors. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveA blue and white crystal chandelier hangs above the terrazzo spiral staircase, and a crayon mural by Peter Thompson gives the room an abstract vibe. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveThis is quite the entry. A concrete spiral staircase descends to the terrazzo-tiled floor of the entrance hall. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveFor a touch of old British aesthetic, family portraits by Mather Brown hang in a row on a wall behind an armchair designed by Gwynne. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveThe original kitchen is wide open with a circular trolley and a tiled freestanding unit, which has pull-out chopping boards. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveSince you may not always need a bar, this concealed folding bar pulls out from the wood paneling and is surrounded by shelving hidden behind sliding wood doors. A Patrick Gwynne-designed white leather sofa is mounted on a wall of his former office. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveLookin' good. Behind the curved wall of the second-floor landing sits a curved dressing table for two designed by Gwynne. Tim Beddow/Interior ArchiveWelcome. A covered entryway leads to the Homewood House.