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By Mark McConville

STUNNING pictures have revealed the unique mushroom-shaped house that could be yours for just over £1.1million.

Incredible images show the open plan interior which features a kitchen, living area and a fire place in a large circular room.

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A spiral staircase leads upstairs where three bedrooms, two bathrooms and another living area wait.

Exterior pictures of the property show the round house is topped with a flat roof, giving it a mushroom-like appearance and it even comes with a mushroom-shaped car port.

The striking photographs show 11 Orchard Brook Drive in Pleasantville, New York which is valued at $1.5million (£1,145,400).

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The 2,164 square-foot property was built in 1948 by famous American architect Frank Lloyd-Wright who designed more than 1,000 structures.

The property has been listed as equally adept for a full-time home or a hidden retreat as it lies at the end of a private drive just 50 minutes north of Manhattan.

Inside, the curving living space gives a sense of movement and connectivity to the outside, not unlike a tree house floating in the woods.

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Magnificent stone centre fireplace and marvellous oak built-ins and furniture, designed by Wright himself, show his genius in their utility.

Just adjacent to the main house, atop the properties rising stone wall is a distinctive concrete formed pedestal carport; a mushroom seemingly growing up from the ground. A private residence respected and cherished.

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.

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Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture.

This philosophy was best exemplified by Fallingwater (1935), which has been called “the best all-time work of American architecture”.

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