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Parade of Homes this Weekend

Hi Folks! This weekend is the last weekend of the Asheville Home Builders Association Parade of Homes. {Yeah!} Go HERE for all the details. Kelly and I will be out there assisting with home #1 at 48 Sonnet Lane in North Asheville, a modern farmhouse by Red Tree Builders. Last night the home won a Silver Level Award for design and construction. Stop in for a tour and let us tell you about some of their new contemporary home offerings we are launching for sale. See you out there. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

SOLD | 112 6th St. in Black Mountain

Yeah! Last week we closed on the first of these cool modern homes being constructed in Black Mountain. There is one more completed and available. 

3 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1780 SQFT | 1 Car Garage

The new modern cottages are designed by local Rusafova Markulis Architects. Simplicity meets warmth and charm in these efficient homes that are located near downtown Black Mountain. The Danish modern styling captures a light and clean aesthetic. The kitchen comes with all appliances you need and your master bedroom is located on the main floor. With no rental restrictions the homes have great investment potential. Unit #110 {orange door} is still available, but has a ton of interest. See it now!

Want to see more? Check our the virtual here. Or give us a call soon. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

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!

FOR SALE | 1 Katies Ridge

3 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | 2671 SQFT + Studio | 2.17 Acres 

Don’t miss this soaring contemporary, quality built mountain home blending modern & traditional details within the Versant community. Open living space has mountain views in two directions. Quality kitchen features Fisher Paykel appliances. Flowing master suite on main with screened porch. Two bedrooms and versatile loft space upstairs. Large unfinished basement plumbed for expansion. 379 sqft bonus room above garage makes a great private studio or office space. Energy efficient features include geo thermal heating & Kolbe windows with a HERS score of 48. Beautiful landscaping, walkable lot with edible gardens.

The home was built by Red Tree Builders and won NAHB’s Energy Efficient Single Family Home award both locally for the state. Want to see more? View the photographic tour here. Call Kelly and Troy for more details or a personal tour. Cheers! 

SOLD | Grove Park Bert King Mid-Century

Yeah! This week we closed on this one-of-a-kind, mid-century modern home by notable architect Bert King located in the desirable Grove Park neighborhood of North Asheville on behalf of our sellers. The home has great architectural lines on the exterior with versatile spaces on the interior. Want to see more? Check out the tour here. And please give us a call to help you sell your modern, mid-century, ranch or vintage home. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

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!

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!

Samsel Home featured on dezeen

One of our favorite more recently designed and built homes is the one above by our friends at Samsel Architects. We love seeing WNC homes getting national design attention along with everything else we have to offer. Check out the online article HERE from our dezeen feed. Congrats! Kelly and Troy

FOR SALE | Marshall Contemporary with Studio

3 Bedroom  |  2 Bath  |  1367 SQFT  |  .97 Acre  |  Studio Building

We are excited to bring to the real estate market this contemporary home with art studio/workshop in private Marshall. This home was originally designed my Rusafova/Markulis architects. There is a private master suite on upper level with an entry. The main level has open living space with a bedroom on either side. Bedrooms would, also, make great offices or studios depending on your needs. The home is heated with radiant concrete floors. There is, also, a great studio building with a wood stove shown below. Make it your own creative compound or cool short-term rental!

Want to see more? View the tour here. Or give Kelly and Troy a call for more information. Cheers!

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