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Mountain Modern Architecture

7 Ways to Define the Trend by Jae Curtis | Once upon a time, building a home in the mountains meant something along the lines of bear rugs and deer heads. Sure, it was fine for a weekend getaway, but rustic homes didn’t always feel livable. The knickknacks and kitschy design can easily turn a mountain home into a caricature of itself. What seems like a fun space for a weekend can feel too heavy and cluttered for real-life living.

That’s why the mountain modern trend is so appealing. Architecture that pays homage to mountain life without the heavy hand makes these homes more livable. Without the clutter and kitsch, mountain living becomes a lot more comfortable. What’s more, this design style respects the land and makes your dreams of mountain life even more attainable. Check out some of the most common aspects of mountain modern design and decide if it’s right for you. Check out the full article on freshhome here. Cheers!

FOR SALE | Modernized Ranch in North Asheville

1676 SQFT | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Baths | .65 Acre | Everything New

Check out this updated two level ranch home privately located on a wooded lot in desirable Lookout Valley of North Asheville. The home’s living space is open and vaulted with an island kitchen. What’s new? Roof, gutters, windows, garage doors, floors, bathrooms, kitchen, heating/cooling and freshly painted of course! Functionally, the home has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths with living spaced on both levels. From the convenient location you can walk North to Beaver Lake’s nature trails or South to Chestnut Ridge Trail to UNCA. What more do you need tucked away in North Asheville?

Give us a call for more information or a private tour. In the meantime enjoy the photo tour here. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

UnCommon Market | Saturday + Sunday

Summertime is the perfect time for an INDOOR Uncommon Market! Visit Asheville’s Largest Market for the Old, the Bold, the Creative and Unexpected! Uncommon Market gathers quality curators of antiques, craft, vintage decor, objects, art, jewelry, and home furnishings! Come see what UNCOMMON treasure you’ll find! Go HERE for details or see below. Cheers!

Details:
• Saturday 9AM-5PM and Sunday 10AM–4PM
• $5 Admission (Good for Both Days)
• Kids are FREE!!!
• Service dogs only

Broker Open House | Wednesday the 19th

Hi Brokers! We are hosting a Real Estate Broker Open House this Wednesday from 4 to 6pm at 39 Middlemont Ave in West Asheville. Stop by for a tour of this cool property and a glass of wine and afternoon treat. Cheers!  Troy and Kelly

2 Bedrooms | 2.5 Baths | 2,234 SQFT | .27 Acre

Hi Folks! We are hosting a Real Estate Broker Open House this Wednesday from 4 to 6pm at 39 Middlemont Ave in West Asheville. Stop by for a tour and a glass of wine and an afternoon treat. The premiere modern “loft style” home was dreamed and constructed from the bones of a former neighborhood church. With a Scandinavian sensibility the simple and smart architect driven {Brickstack Architects} space offers flexibility for live/work, along with, separate guest quarters. The open main space encompasses a dramatic vaulted and trussed ceiling, original ground and polished concrete floors, European kitchen, thoughtful and sleek accent lighting blended with original sanctuary fixtures and a floating wood burning fireplace by Fireorb.

Flanking the main space is a frosted glass partition dividing a bedroom, bathroom and walk-in closet. At the other end is a convenient half-bath and doorway leading to another bedroom en suite with built-in kitchenette and bath with a stainless Japanese soaking tub. Hansgrohe fixtures throughout. Amen! The home is located near Malvern Hill Park in West Asheville and just a few blocks from Patton Ave amenities and a few minute trip to downtown.

What to know more? You bet you do! Check out the photo tour here. After that just give us shout. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

Saturday | Asheville Art in the Park

Hi Folks! This Saturday begins Asheville Art in the Park at Pack Square Park. At this event you find find the finest in handcrafted art that Asheville Area Artists have to offer. Skilled workers of Glass, Ceramics, Wood, Jewelry, and metal make their shops open to display to the public at every market. Enjoy!

VOTE | 2019 George Matsumoto Prize

Good Morning Folks! It is that time of year again to VOTE for your favorite modernist house in North Carolina. This year Asheville has 3 homes in the running. Yeah! Prizes will be given for first, second, and third, selected by the public through online voting. You are limited to one vote per e-mail address. However, if you want to vote more than once, say from a home email and a work email, that’s fine. Voting closes Wednesday, July 3, at 5pm EST.

The award ceremony is 6-8pm, July 25 at McConnell Studios, 324 Dupont Circle, Raleigh NC. The party is free, and all are welcome! If you missed it, go HERE to vote. Cheers!

Atlanta Design Festival | Home Tour 2019

Despite the Georgia Rain the Atlanta Home Tour did not disappoint this year with ten unique homes on display from modest to grand and from new to remodels. We made it to all of them this year. Take a look HERE and enjoy some of the great modern eye candy we got to enjoy. Cheers!

Atlanta Design Festival | Expo Tonight + Tour Tomorrow

Yeah! We are hitting the road today for the finale to the Atlanta Design Festival. Come and join us this evening at the Design Expo Reception where we will be debuting our new book. And tomorrow there will be ten cool homes on the Architecture Tour. We hope to see you out there. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

MA2MA Asheville Modern Home Tour 2019

What a beautiful day it was in Asheville to experience even more beautiful homes. Thanks to all the homeowners, architects, designers and builders who hosted at the open homes yesterday. We truly appreciate your participation as we know all the patrons did as well. To all — feel free to share your photos with us to better capture the experience. Until then see some of the photos here. And a special thanks to Elayne from Modern Atlanta for working and playing with us. Be sure to check out all their activities come up this week here. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

MA2MA | Home Tour Notes and Mixer Reminder

Hi Folks! Our Modern Home tour is tomorrow. Thanks all for your participation. Here are a few updated notes for you: 1. The Ellington House had to cancel at the last minute unfortunately so we have 5 total homes on the tour. 2. Trail Top home and Owings home are both in the Sovereign Oaks neighborhood. Easy! And the gate will be open in the morning. 3. Don’t forget out Pre-Tour Mixer tonight at Atomic Furnishings and Design. We look forward to seeing you out and about at both. Cheers! Kelly, Troy and Elayne from the Atlanta Design Festival.

MA2MA | Modern Home Tour | Saturday, June 1st

Hi Folks! This weekend is our Modern Home Tour where Modern Atlanta comes to Modern Asheville to see all of our unique and mindfully designed modern properties. This year we have six cool residences on our tour courtesy of their owners, the architects and designers.

Go HERE for details. And don’t forget our Modern Mixer the night before at Atomic Furnishings and Design — details are right here. On behalf of Modern Asheville Real Estate we look forward to seeing you there. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

Make Your Modern | Home Story 07

Divine Modern Makeover | Alan and Mark have a gift for bringing buildings to life. After painstakingly renovating a 4,600 square foot Mid-Century masterpiece in North Asheville, they immediately purchased this small 1970’s Baptist church in a divers West Asheville neighborhood — and started again. Working with F.R.Koon Custom Homes and Brickstack Architects, they stripped down the interior and recreated it with simplicity, versatility and a clean modern style.

The main sanctuary was cleared up to the newly-exposed rafters and down to the original concrete sub-flooring. Then they installed a clean, European style kitchen and a show-stopper suspended fireplace. The master bedroom and bath were separated off by steel beams, which serve a dual purpose in supporting an additional sleeping loft if desired. Guests stay in elegance in their own suite with a stainless Japanese soaking tub and private entrance. The general contractor, architect, and owners are known for their focus on details — clearly visible in how seamlessly the exposed ceiling, heating ducts and supporting walls come together.

Sanctuary meets spa in this minimal space, which offers a tranquil, positively sacred experience. The home will be showcased on our June 1 Modern Home Tour — details provided here. The home is, also, available for purchase here.