Tag Archives: design

FOR SALE | Black Mountain Contemporary with Dramatic Views

4 Bedrooms | 3 Baths | 2883 SQFT | 8.5 Acres | 4 Lots Total

Enjoy the best panoramic views in Black Mountain from this warm and contemporary mountain home that comes with three extra lots to maintain a private buffer or investment. From the expansive deck you can see all of downtown Black Mountain and surrounding valley backed by the Seven Sisters and Mt. Mitchell. Sweet! The three level home has a main level garage, open living great room and one bedroom for main level living potential. The two story great room is anchored by a stone fireplace and expands out on to your deck on both sides for the best in indoor/outdoor living. Upper level has two bedrooms and a bathroom. Lower level has a large room for either a bedroom suite, family room or apartment conversion with full bath and laundry and separate lower level parking. Updates to roof, plumbing and electrical. Make this your mountain getaway and long term investment. Remodel this home and build your neighbors for a cool “top of the world” community.

Want to see more? Of course you do. Enjoy the tour here. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

Midcentury Makeover

Good Morning folks! Happy Wednesday. We came across this article from “Midcentury Home” one of our many inspirational feeds and wanted to share it. We love to see how people update a midcentury home for today while balancing it with the original spirit of the home. Please enjoy the article here. And as always we would love for you to share your story. Cheers!

Documenting Mid-Cenutry Modern

Here is a great little video on the work of photography of Julius Shulman to enjoy for your weekend.

“Much of the magic that the desert utopia of Palm Springs holds has to do with its prominent mid-century aesthetic. Author Michael Stern outlines how pioneering architect William Krisel relied on the careful eye of Los Angeles photographer Julius Shulman to create the iconic photographs we know today, while also contributing to restoring Krisel’s designs for the duration. Featuring an archived interview with Julius Shulman.”

DWELL | Modern Shades

When James Geiger was leafing through the pages of Dwell in 2012, he made one interesting and illuminating observation. None of the stunning images he saw of beautiful modern homes included window shades or blinds. Seemingly a functional necessity, window coverings were conspicuously absent in every image. Wondering why this might be the case, Geiger realized it was undoubtedly because modern, minimal shades simply didn’t exist in the marketplace. Continue reading here.

Top Midcentury Modern Hotspots

From our friends at Atomic Ranch magazine here is a stroll through some of the hotspots for mid-century neighborhoods across the states. Yep! You might be surprised. Go HERE for the skinny. Cheers!

TODAY 12-2 | Broker Open House

49 Valle Vista Dr | 3 Bedroom | 3 Bath | 1676 SQFT | $510,000

Hello Real Estate Brokers! We welcome you to stop by and tour this great remodeled home today in North Asheville from Noon to 2pm. Light and refreshing lunch provided. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

Completely 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 a new kitchen. What’s new you ask? 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.

Greenville Modern Home Tour

Hi folks! Our friends and community in Greenville are sponsoring a Modern Home Tour. Let’s throw some support their way! The tour is Sunday, Sept 15th. You can find the details here. Cheers!

A is for Architecture

Thanks to George Smart and the archives at NC Modernist Houses please enjoy this vintage video from the mid sixties on the importance of Architecture in everyday life. Cheers!

Local “Matsumoto Prize” Awards

Congrats to our local Asheville architects who took home 3 out of the 6 state prizes last evening at the Matsumoto Awards ceremonies in Raleigh hosted by NC Modernist Houses. Brickstack Architects was chosen as runner up to the Matsumoto prize juried by several national architects and Rusofova Markulis Architects came in first for both the Matsumoto Prize and the People’s Choice Awards. Congrats to both for your outstanding work! If was a fun night and you all made us proud there. {We love our talented community} Cheers to you! Troy and Kelly

Finding a Home in Asheville

Happy Monday! The Mountain Xpress published an article on home styles and distinctive neighborhoods in Asheville in their Home Issue. Please enjoy the informative and well written article we contributed to here. Cheers!

Make Your Modern | Buyer Tour 38

Our Asheville home market offers many housing options, but we don’t have everything at all times and currently inventory is low. As Realtors we are the tip of the iceberg to a larger team of resources to help you buy, remodel or build your tailored and edited nest here in the mountains. Whether it’s scouting out the illusive architectural designed home, a retro ranch to remake or industrial loft or condo — we can help! Below are three properties currently on the market that we feel offer potential to “Make Your Modern” lifestyle in the mountains. Want more? Ask us!

 

TODAY | The Big Crafty

Hi Folks! Today, one of our favorite contemporary craft fairs, The Big Crafty, takes place in Pack Square from 12-6pm. It is a beautiful day so go and enjoy so “urban to mountain” crafts today. Cheers!