Tag Archives: architecture

FOR SALE | Mountain View Mid-Century

4 Bedrooms | 3.5 Baths | Bonus Rooms | 3052 SQFT | 1.27 Acres

Check out this dramatic, mid-century home with cool architectural lines. Banded by rows of glass the home is light, bright and flowing with natural wood ceilings throughout and appears to be a vintage Deck House. The master is on the main level with a spa bath layout. Lower level has a living space with fireplace, 2 bedrooms plus two bonus rooms currently used as workshops. The home offers someone an opportunity to further modernize to taste. The home has year round mountain views that could easily be expanded further. This one is cool!

Want to see more? Take the tour here. Or give us a call. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

Airbnb State Tour

Is it us or is everyone talking about Airbnb in the area? Architectural Digest recently published this article on the most beautiful examples in every state. The one chosen for North Carolina is, of course, right here in Asheville belonging to our friends Carla and John and has been on our Modern Home Tour in recent years. The home was first featured here while under construction. It was then published in WNC Magazine, here, when completed. Cheers to them and enjoy!

Modern Monday

Dezeen Top Interiors 2017 | dezeen released their top 10 interiors for 2017. Of course all of them feature either modern or mid-century influences sometimes blended with classic architecture. Check out the cool inspiration here.

Residential Inspiration

Here are five homes worth checking out for some design inspiration. Given our own pastoral and mountain landscapes some of these ideas would fit right in here in Western North Carolina. See the dezeen article here. Cheers!

World Architecture Festival 2017

Now in its tenth edition, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) showcases the best architecture built around the world in the last year. From museums to basic housing the festival celebrates all level of constructions. Pour a cup of Joe this Sunday morning and peruse some great designs here. Cheers!

Modern Monday

A Renovated 1965 Eichler | This inspirational piece came across our feed courtesy of our friends at DesignMilk and Carolin Williamson. Michael Hennessey Architecture lead the renovation of the iconic Eichler home. The Diamond Heights Renovation project carefully brought about modern updates to the post & beam house, while preserving the original details that make these structures so iconic. For the rest view the article here. Cheers!

FOR SALE | Mid-Century X3

Check out three of our current Mid-Century Home Listings. All of them are unique and cool in their own way and priced from $455,000 to $1,095,000. Cheers!

5 VALLE VISTA | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Baths | 2394 SQFT 

The artistic, split-entry, ranch home is located in a popular Beaver Lake mid-century neighborhood of North Asheville. The home’s rich wood floors and fresh paint set the stage for this fun 1959 retro home with well-preserved original kitchen and baths. The versatile, finished walk-out basement could be a studio, family room or made into an apartment with outside entrance. On the exterior the home has lush, artistic gardens full of interesting plantings and garden art that transition throughout the seasons. Go HERE for the tour.


3 DRY RIDGE | 4 Bedrooms | 3.5 Baths | Bonus Rooms | 3052 SQFT 

Here is a dramatic, mid-century home with cool architectural lines. Banded by rows of glass the home is light, bright and flowing with natural wood ceilings throughout and appears to be a vintage Deck House. The master is on the main level with a spa bath layout. Lower level has a living space with fireplace, 2 bedrooms plus two bonus rooms currently used as workshops. The home offers someone an opportunity to further modernize to taste. While the home is nestled in light trees it is easily edited for year round mountain views. Go HERE for the tour.


7 AMHERST ROAD | 4 Bedrooms  |  4.5 Baths  |  3675 SQFT  Main Comp

Modern Asheville Real Estate is excited to bring Biltmore Forest’s ultimate mid-century modern home to the local market. This fashionable home has been completely updated with sophisticated refinements. Layered within the cool split-level are four bedrooms — three having their own en-suites. Additionally, there is an office and detached studio for endless versatility.7 Amherst Rd Biltmore Forest-small-012-13-7 Amherst20-666x445-72dpi

The home showcases a modern, italian designed kitchen with Snaidero cabinetry, marble counters & Miele appliances including: 2 dishwashers, espresso machine, steamer, wall oven and warmer. Furthermore there is a wine cooler, ice-maker, extra bar sink and a custom hood floating above the central gas cooktop. There’s everything you need including two kitchen sinks. Saluti!Bathroom Comp

The Master Suite has a stunning Snaidero custom closet & spa bath that includes separate shower, soaking tub & sauna. All 4.5 bathrooms throughout the home have been completely updated with sparkling tile & Toto Washlets.7 Amherst Rd Biltmore Forest-small-028-24-Master Suite to Garden-666x445-72dpi

Outside there is a 200 sqft studio building with both power and water. Lush mature landscaping surrounds the home in a private park of its own secured by Preferred (cropped)6′ aluminum fencing. The property is situated centrally to both Asheville and South Asheville while remaining an exclusive escape. Go HERE for the tour.

Give us a call on any of these great properties. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

Sunday Morning Modern

2018 CALL FOR ENTRIES | Good Morning Homeowners, Designers and Builders! We are starting to collect information on potential entries for our Modern Home Tour for early next June that Modern Asheville Real Estate hosts with our partners at the Atlanta Design Festival. This will be our fourth year for the ticketed tour. Yeah! We can’t believe it. We have seen so many great homes between Atlanta and Asheville over the years. Go HERE to see the homes that were on the tour this past year or look at the photos on our facebook page HERE.

Send us a note here with the home address and we will send you the Submission link to fill out. The tour will be limited in size and location. We can’t wait to see what you have going. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

Modern Inspiration | Five Retreats

Daily we receive inspirational feeds from various design and quality lifestyle sources. Here is something from our dezeen online feed that we particularly enjoyed. We found great integrity in how the designer chose to work with simple forms and play off context. Enjoy the article here. Cheers!

“Omar Gandhi Architect just completed its latest house, which sits on Nova Scotia’s rugged coastline. We’ve therefore rounded up five of the Canadian firm’s residential projects, all designed to maximize their dramatic settings and create cosy escapes from harsh weather.”

Sunday Morning Modern

The American Modern House at Mid-Century | Indianapolis Museum of Art – Good Morning and check out this video taped presentation by Suzanne Stephens, a deputy editor of Architectural Record, has been a writer, editor, and critic in the field of architecture for several decades. She has Ph.D. in architectural history from Cornell University, and teaches a seminar in the history of architectural criticism in the architecture program of Barnard and Columbia colleges. While the presentation is a bit dry there is great content here. Enjoy!

Modern Monday | Hands-On House and More

Good Morning Folks! Welcome to the start of another week. While you are waking and checking out the latest in weather check out this article on our good friend’s {Carla and John} home in WNC Magazine. We never get enough of it. And while you are at it our friend and pattern maker Alexander Wyly Smith is featured here within the issue as well. Enjoy!

AIA Design Awards | Thursday

Hi Folks! This Thursday evening is the AIA Design Awards Ceremony. If you are interested in going click here for information and tickets. Hope to see you there. Cheers!