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Sunday Morning Modern

Kelly and I had the privilege of touring this home twice during construction right up until completion, along with, Elihu and Michael of Siegman Associates. As always, their ability to design with the site in mind stood out. The house flowed with the contours of the site both taking advantage of views and creating private garden spaces to maximize the indoor/outdoor living that we treasure here in WNC.

Carolina Home and Garden Magazine speaks to this in their article here. Pour some coffee and wander through this morning. And don’t forget the Beaverdam Art Tour later today. Cheers!

Mid-Century Sustainable Design Lecture

“Not-So-Utopian Futures: Solar & Climate Architecture of the 1950s”.

We are excited to share with you this great opportunity. What can we learn from cutting edge, sustainable mid-century modern architecture? On Thursday evening, November 1, AIA Asheville and CASE, present a lecture, “Not-So-Utopian Futures: Solar & Climate Architecture of the 1950s”. Networking and refreshments 5:00pm, lecture to begin at 6:00pm

The lecture, by Daniel A. Barber, will discuss how solar house heating methods and techniques of climatic design were essential aspects of the global architectural discussion in the period surrounding World War II. These “techno-cultural” developments produced novel designs that emphasized the role of architecture as a practice to present new ideas to connect the built environment with the natural environment.

For more information go here. We hope to see you there. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

AHBA Parade of Homes

Yeah! It is that time of year again for the Asheville Home Builder’s Association Parade of Homes. It starts this weekend so mark your calendars and get the skinny here. We will see you out there. Cheers! Troy and Kelly

Modern Mixer | Monday Oct 1st.

Yeah! We are so excited for our next Mixer tomorrow. Megan and Todd of Atomic Furnishings and Design have moved into a new space joined by many other cool and creative vendors. Join us tomorrow night on Oct. 1st from 5 to 7pm (or longer) at their new space at 124 Swannanoa River Rd.

Beer from Burial Brewery, BBQ from Buxton Hall and music from Brooke German and Nick Derrick will be provided for your enjoyment. Go here for further details and location. See you there. Cheers!

FOR SALE | West Asheville Modern Home

3 Bedrooms  |  3.5 Bathrooms  | 2028 SQFT  | . 13 Acre

We are excited to introduce this new modern home to the real estate marketplace. The east West Asheville home has a sophisticated Scandinavian aesthetic featuring clean lines, great natural light and exceptional design. Open concept main level with soaring ceilings, fireplace, sleek kitchen, and chic master suite has great exterior spaces for outdoor living. In front, the balcony is accessible from both main living area and master while out back, a private covered patio flows into a fenced back yard. Custom white oak stairway/railing with glass surround provides access to the lower level with family/media room, two en-suite bedrooms, alternate mudroom entrance and 2nd covered patio. Mindful design choices are found throughout from the architectural lighting, floating vanities, and ample closets to details such as trimless windows, 2 laundry areas, high-end finishes and smart features. All designed to use for family, friends, office and/or rental. Location in east West Asheville is walkable to Haywood corridor and River Arts District with easy highway access.

Want to see more? Go here. Or give us a call for more information and a personal tour. Cheers! Kelly and Troy

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!

FOR SALE | Lakeview Park Mid-Century Home

4 Bedrooms | 3 Baths | 2,815 SQFT | 1.28 Acre City View Lot

Kelly and I are excited to bring this cool home to the real estate marketplace today. This mid-century, mountain home has both mountain and city views. Clean, architectural lines frame a dramatic vaulted California Eichler style interior trimmed in exotic woods typical of the prized period “Deck” home. High quality features include complete European custom kitchen, spa bath, towel heaters, heated floors, mini-splits, active and passive solar, 3 fireplaces and a fire pit. The location above the Asheville Country Club offers both convenience and privacy 1.28 acre street to street lot offers guaranteed privacy and views. The home blends vintage mid-century with quality updates for today’s modern lifestyle.

Reach out to us for more information or a private tour. In the meantime explore the virtual tour here and a past article on the Deck home here. Cheers!

Happy Birthday Frank Lloyd Wright

In honor of one of our most celebrated architects we thought it would be worthwhile sharing, once again, one of our favorite posts on the man himself.  Cheers!

1953 Frank Lloyd Wright interview by Mike Wallace | I scoured the internet for something of interest to watch last night. It is not always very fruitful, but this time I found something “fantastic” — at least from my viewpoint. If you’ve never seen this before I’m happy to share this treasure with you today. His belief in individualism and his views on the lack of intellectualism and “mobocracy” hit home today. I won’t say more, but simply encourage you to spend 50 minutes to watch this interview with a true visionary who is, obviously, very comfortable in his own skin. Enjoy the segment here . Cheers!

Top Review for Modern Asheville Real Estate

More than anything we love it when our clients are pleased. We were especially honored to hear the following words. Thank you so much Kristin. We are so happy for you! Kelly and Troy

“Kelly and Troy are a seller’s dream team. The whole process of listing my home with Troy and Kelly could not have been better. They had beautiful, professional photographs done for the listing, listed my house at just the right price point, and offered great advice throughout the process. My  house was under contract at ‘asking price’ within 36 hours of hitting the MLS.

And they are also a buyer’s dream team, too. They found me a wonderful MCM house in the neighborhood I wanted to live in, at a price I could afford and negotiated everything beautifully. From listing day, to the subsequent sale of my house, to closing day on my new house took exactly 50 days. There were no hitches and I always had the feeling Kelly and Troy were completely on top of everything in each step of the process. They communicated well and clearly. I even left the country for a week (a pre-planned trip) in the midst of everything and felt absolutely relaxed doing that, knowing that both of my house deals were in the hands of this super competent team. Throughout the process, I always felt they had my back.

They are smart, extremely professional, enthusiastic, knowledgable, classy — and fun! I was proud to be represented by Modern Asheville and would use them again in a heartbeat.”

MA2MA Modern Home Tour Today

Yeah! It’s here. Modern Atlanta to Modern Asheville’s home tour with six unique homes with different perspectives on design. If you haven’t purchased tickets go here. Otherwise, we will see you out there from 10 to 4pm today only.

And thanks to all those homeowners, builders and architects for participating today. Cheers! Kelly, Troy, Elayne and Allison

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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!”