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Inigo: A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List

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Inigo: A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List

March 15, 2021

By now, our fondness for The Modern House, the UK real estate agency that seems to have no shortage of enviable listings, has been well-documented (for a sampling of recent posts we’ve written that originated from their site, go here, here, and here). So we were intrigued when their team sent word of a new venture, an offshoot that specializes in historic homes across Britain.

Inigo, named after the 17th-century English architect and designer Inigo Jones (a “self-taught genius who kick-started a golden age of home design,” according to the site), launched just last week. Among the grand Victorians, Tudors, and Edwardians listed was a more modest two-bedroom townhouse in East London that thoroughly charmed us.

Scroll down to take a tour of the small home, which, as it turns out, is owned by a designer, Jen Pelzig (of Parsnip Design), and her husband, Jack.

Photography courtesy of Inigo.

Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List Jen and Jack Pelzig share the 950 square foot two bedroom house with their toddler son. An arched window in the living room looks out onto the street.
Above: Jen and Jack Pelzig share the 950-square-foot two-bedroom house with their toddler son. An arched window in the living room looks out onto the street.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List Hanging above the wood burning stove is a gallery of animal illustrations.
Above: Hanging above the wood-burning stove is a gallery of animal illustrations.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List Another sitting area is adjacent to the living room and features a second fireplace. The open room is painted Wattle by Paint & Paper Library.
Above: Another sitting area is adjacent to the living room and features a second fireplace. The open room is painted Wattle by Paint & Paper Library.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List Down a couple steps and toward the rear of the house is the kitchen.
Above: Down a couple steps and toward the rear of the house is the kitchen.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List The cabinets are by deVOL and painted Farrow & Ball&#8\2\17;s Studio Green.
Above: The cabinets are by deVOL and painted Farrow & Ball’s Studio Green.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List An iroko wood countertop adds warmth. The walls are covered in Paint & Paper Library&#8\2\17;s Cotton I; the panelling and woodwork in Cotton IV.
Above: An iroko wood countertop adds warmth. The walls are covered in Paint & Paper Library’s Cotton I; the panelling and woodwork in Cotton IV.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List The kitchen is small but has space for a dining table. Just beyond the kitchen is a small patio.
Above: The kitchen is small but has space for a dining table. Just beyond the kitchen is a small patio.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List Houseplants trailing down from a high wall mounted shelf add a whimsical touch. The brackets on the shelf are from Ironmongery World.
Above: Houseplants trailing down from a high wall-mounted shelf add a whimsical touch. The brackets on the shelf are from Ironmongery World.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List A flat weave rug featuring an abstract design becomes wall art on the second floor landing.
Above: A flat-weave rug featuring an abstract design becomes wall art on the second-floor landing.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List The main bedroom, with ample natural light. The pendant light is from John Lewis.
Above: The main bedroom, with ample natural light. The pendant light is from John Lewis.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List In the son&#8\2\17;s room, there&#8\2\17;s just enough space for both a crib and toddler bed.
Above: In the son’s room, there’s just enough space for both a crib and toddler bed.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List A cast iron tub in the bathroom.
Above: A cast-iron tub in the bathroom.
Inigo A New Agency to Put on Your Real Estate Stalking List Decking extends across the small backyard, surrounding a plum tree.
Above: Decking extends across the small backyard, surrounding a plum tree.

For the listing on Inigo, go here.

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