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Modern Monday

What is Mid-Century Modern Architecture, Really? We’ve written about it quite frequently, but it is always great to get other perspectives like this HGTV article by Dinah Eng. We see the term Mid-Century Modern misused frequently in our industry so we welcome opportunities to refresh the subject. I know that I learn from repetition. Regardless, please enjoy and have a great Monday. Cheers!

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!

Mid-Century Furniture Sale

Hi Folks! This Friday and Saturday our friend photographer Parker Pfister is having a sale at his portrait studio starting at 9am each day. Stop by 43 Rankin in downtown and take a look. I know there is some Heywood Wakefield furniture there and other cool stuff. {And don’t forget the Flea for Y’all this Sunday} Cheers!

SOLD | Fairview Mountain View Mid-Century

Remember this cool pad? We closed on it this past Thursday on behalf of our happy sellers. {Yeah} Here is another look just for pure enjoyment. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

3 Bedrooms | 3 Baths | 2570 SQFT | Studio/Workshop | 2.11 Acres 

This cool and relaxing mid-century home has that quintessential living room and stone fireplace wall overlooking the beautiful mountains. The easy living one level home sits on a level lot in pastoral Fairview. The kitchen, master bedroom and bathrooms have been updated, along with, a new roof. There is a versatile studio or workshop space within the home plus an outside garage and workshop space to meet all your creative or business needs. The open and sunny yard is ready for extended gardens or mini-farm. Make this your own playground of choice!

Want to see more? Visit the tour here. Let us help you sell your Modern, Mid-Century, Contemporary or Retro Ranch home!

Modern Asheville at the Preservation Society

Look who turned up featured on the Preservation Society facebook page today featured at one of our favorite vintage Bert King homes. Sweet! For more information on our friends at the Preservation Society of Asheville Buncombe County go here. We love what they do. Cheers!

Flea for Y’all | TOMORROW

It’s time, again, for all things, vintage, hand-made and cool. Tomorrow is the August Flea for Ya’ll. As usual it will be at the Asheville Outlet Mall‘s outdoor venue for the day just next to Field and Stream. That means you can spend a day in bargain heaven bringing home both the old and new. Go HERE for the details. Stop by and see the Modern Asheville Real Estate team — the proud sponsors of this event. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

SOLD | 80 Debra Lane

Sweet! We closed on this listing this week.  The clean little West Asheville rancher sold within seven days and above asking price. Our sellers were thrilled and are now off on their next life adventure. And it seems like just yesterday we helped them buy this one. We love helping our folks on both ends. Cheers to them! Kelly and Troy

FOR SALE | 5 Valle Vista in North Asheville

3 Bedrooms | 3 Baths | 2394 SQFT | Versatile Finished Basement

Take a moment and check out this cool home. 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 paintvalle-vista-compset 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.

Our motivated sellers just reduced the price to $489,000. A nice value for the area. Want to see more of the home? Enjoy the tour here. Give Kelly and Troy a call if you have any questions. Cheers!

In Situ Studio’s Mid-Century Makeover

Our friends at In Situ Studio, a Raleigh based architecture firm who came and spoke in Asheville last year, made over this cool mid-century, modern home bringing it up to date for today’s modern lifestyle. Enjoy some inspiration and take a closer look here. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

FOR SALE | County Club Mid-Century Home

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

Kelly and I are excited to bring to the market 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. While the home is nestled in light trees it is easily edited for year round mountain views.

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

FOR SALE | 1 Woodbury Rd in North Asheville

3 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 2343 SQFT | .52 Acres | $399,900

Cool and convenient, one-level atomic rancher just out Beaverdam Rd in North Asheville. This unique home blends original details with an updated modern kitchen. Original baths ready for your TLC. Main spaces, bedrooms and baths all on one easy level with a sunken family room, den or studio to adapt to your needs. Easy open and sunny yard for a variety of lifestyles. Walkable to park. Mountain views from your front window. Short drive to amenities. Call us for more details and enjoy the tour here. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

SOLD | 1 Bevlyn Drive, South Asheville

Yeah! Our new buyers are so excited with their cool, 1957 mid-century rancher in the popular Oak Forest of South Asheville. Central to everything this split-level had some cool retro as well. We are so happy for first time home buyers Justin and Joanna. Cheers to you and your family! Kelly and Troy