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Make Your Modern | Home Story 06

Mix-Century | Situated on a mountain side with views overlooking downtown Asheville, the Mayflower residence, originally built in the 1970’s was a complete renovation with only the foundation and asymmetrical roofline kept intact. Cantilevered steel beams support the deck’s roof and allow for an unobstructed view of the city and the beautiful 100-year old oak tree adjacent to the home.

Wood is carried further into the home through sunny oaks and rich walnuts. Natural texture play against soft white walls and steel creating a rich neutral gallery for showcasing colorful artwork throughout.

Entry to the home is on the lower level through a square pivot door, then an elegant staircase leads up to the main living areas. A dumb-waiter was added to transport essentials from car to kitchen and back.

Modern clean lines blend with natural textures to create a home that is warm and welcoming for everyone. {Design by Carlton Edwards Architecture and photos by David Dietrich}

Make Your Modern | Home Story 05

Nature Wrapped Mid-Century | Sue and Sean were looking for a non-traditional home tucked into nature when they found this Mid-Century Modern home (circa 1973). The dramatic central fireplace and views of woods and mountains tugged at their heart. Architect Les McCormick helped them imagine and realize the modernized home it is today.

Everything was taken down to the studs. After replacing all the systems, they layered in mid-century and modern detailing throughout. The master suite was opened up with natural light coming in through a composition of square windows. A double-sided fireplace visible from both bedroom and bath was added as uniquely luxurious touch. Sean, a chef by trade, created a spacious kitchen with a giant island for parties, and a cozy, built-in banquet for more intimate gatherings. Expansive windows, large doors, and a wrap-around deck helped to increase the livable area of the home and connect with the wooded surroundings.

This distinctive renovation brings together nature and modernism with a dusting of sparkle.

SOLD | West Asheville Modern

Yeah! We are so happy for our clients who are moving onto their next venture having closed on their cool and smart little West Asheville home today. Cheers!

And we appreciate their kind words, “Troy and Kelly are tremendously knowledgeable and experienced professionals, and I can’t say enough good things about them! They are diligent, great advocates for their clients, easy to work with, and all around nice people. They kept us updated at every step in the process and got the job done for us. We will be asking Troy and Kelly to assist us in our next home purchase and highly recommend them to anyone looking to buy or sell a home in the Asheville market.”

Modern Asheville | Top Producers

Yeah! October was another great month. As we head toward the holidays know how grateful we are for our friends and clients who have made it another tremendous year for us here at Modern Asheville Real Estate. Cheers to you! Troy and Kelly

FOR SALE | Town Mountain Mid-Century

4 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 2,932 sqft | .52 acre mountain view lot

This is the quintessential mid-century modern masterpiece you’ve been waiting for. The J. Bertram King designed home {original architectural drawings included} was built in 1963 and sits gently perched in the mountains above Asheville. The home has dramatic views while remaining highly accessible. Experience the unique architectural entry sequence from exterior walkway in thru the cool interior entry vestibule with stone flooring, custom stair rail and original light fixtures. The vaulted and light filled main level flows easily from living room to the master suite. 3 Bedrooms and Family Room on Lower Level for family, guest rooms, offices or studios — the ultimate in versatility! On top of being everything you need it is inspired living by design. And the coolest!

Give the Modern Asheville Real Estate Team {Kelly, Troy or Amanda} a call for more information and a tour today. Until then enjoy the full photo tour here. Cheers!

Stellar Review for the Modern Asheville Team

Sweet! We love it when our clients and community honor us with their kind words. This one meant a lot to us as we truly do work to get to know our clients individually and match their style and taste no matter what it is. Cheers!

“Sometimes things don’t go according to plan in life. My husband and I were in the process of planning our build for our new modern home. We purchased the lot, we met with builders, architect and designers. We then came to the realization that perhaps this was just not for us. We had an endurance and financial limit. We worked with Modern Asheville Real Estate before in the purchase and selling of our previous home. The experience . was great and both Kelly and Troy made it a very easy process. So, we call on them to help find us a home that satisfied our tastes and lifestyle. We kept the faith that one day we would get “The Call”. The both understood who we were and with their grasp and knowledge of this market, we knew they would come through. THEY DID! We had the opportunity to view our home before ever hitting the MLS. It is so important to work with brokers that not only understand who you are, but also have the inside track to this hot market. Their years of experience, solid reputation with our Asheville community came through for us. Sometimes the disappointment of the best laid plans can lead to something far better. Thank you Modern Asheville!”

Before and After | Mid-Century

For all the years we’ve been in the business and watching cool properties we get to see a lot of diamonds in the rough. This one especially tugged at our hearts when we saw the 1965 vintage, mid-century home in North Asheville in its original and untouched condition. The home sits in the Kimberley Woods neighborhood — one of the many well located, mid-century and ranch home neighborhoods we have here in Asheville. Driving through last week we recently saw the updates and had to share. What do YOU think?

FOR SALE | Oakley Contemporary Farmhouse

3 Beds | 2.5 Baths | 1656 sqft | .13 acres | Handicap Features Available

We are excited to bring this Pre-Construction listing to the market. This home, not yet built, is located in the convenient Oakley neighborhood. The clean modern home reflects that iconic American farmhouse. The open living space on main level adjoins a master suite. The upstairs is ideal for family, guest or offices created with ample storage and refined function. The simplified details blend raw and clean material selections creating warm and contemporary spaces. Finishes include concrete and wood floors and black stainless appliances. There are optional handicap accessible upgrades on request. New privacy fence is in place.

Give us a call or email us for more information on this property. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

Modern Home Tour | Early Bird Tickets

Hi Folks! The year is going by quickly and it won’t be long before our Modern Home Tour is here. Our Asheville home tour co-sponsored by Modern Asheville Real Estate and the Atlanta Design Festival is on Saturday, May 26th. We will have minimally 5 homes on the tour including the homes pictured here. To find more information and to purchase your tickets early go HERE. We look forward to seeing you at the tour. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

FOR SALE | North Asheville 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

MAKE YOUR MODERN | Buyer’s Tour 036

Our Asheville home market offers many housing options, but we don’t have everything at all times and currently inventory is low. Kelly and I are the tip of the iceberg to a larger team of resources to help you buy, remodel or build your tailored 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 beyond our own cool listings currently on the market that Kelly and I feel offer potential to “Make Your Modern” lifestyle in the mountains. Want more? Ask us here!

FOR SALE | North Asheville Mid-Century Home

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