Thunderbirds-themed house on sale for £3 million in Dorset

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Thunderbirds fan with £3 million to spare? You're in luck! A lavish property inspired by the fictional base of International Rescue Centre on Tracy Island has gone up for sale in Poole, Dorset.

The home was built in the upmarket Branksome Park area in 2005 by property developer - and Thunderbirds fan - Eddie Mitchell, managing director of Seven Developments, reports the Daily Mail.

He used a model of Tracy Island to recreate the unique residence, and included the iconic blue glass and copper roof.

The house, which is even called Thunderbird, is listed for sale by Sotheby's Realty.


Steve Issacs, Head of Region for UK Sotheby's International Realty, told the Daily Telegraph: "Thunderbird is a very well-known property. People from out of the area often ask us about it so there is no doubt the design is memorable.

"Although the house is contemporary, it is far removed from some of the square and minimalist houses which have become prolific in the area.

"Thunderbird also occupies a magnificent plot, undoubtedly one of the best in Branksome Park and Canford Cliffs.

"Houses in the road have sold for up to £4 million so we believe this could be an excellent opportunity for somebody who wants to acquire a highly individual house at a realistic price-point."


As well as the Thunderbirds 'look', other cool features include: the fact that everything in the house can be controlled on an electronic keypad; a cinema room; a swimming pool; and a triple-car garage.

What's more, it's also won a number of awards, including best private home in the 2006 National Home Builder Design awards.

It may not open up to allow missiles to fly out, but it's still a pretty cool property.

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