Mid-Century Modern on a budget? It can be done!
Clinging tightly to our wallets, we spotted eight of these architectural gems on the market, all priced under $300,000. They feature classic open floor plans, built-ins, and lots of glass to blur the line between indoors and out. Their price range is a minor miracle when you consider what these homes could command on the coasts.
This category of forward-thinking abodes with innovative designs is in high demand today. Some of the places we found have been updated a bit, while preserving original elements such as wood paneling and exposed beams.
Modern mentionables: Modern in Kansas? Yes! The iconic details of this two-bedroom home from 1956 include enormous sliding glass doors and windows, a stone fireplace, built-in shelves, and hardwood floors. You’ll go bananas for the period furnishings and updated kitchen.
Modern mentionables: This rustic residence stole our hearts when we spotted the living room. Open to the second floor, it features a soaring ceiling, walls of glass, a stone floor, and built-in bookshelves. The room flows into the dining room and an updated kitchen. In addition to a main-floor master suite, there’s also a loft family room. The home’s large windows open to the patio and dining area outside.
Modern mentionables: This 7-acre spread comes with a main house and a guesthouse. The custom-built house features two fireplaces, hardwood floors, an updated kitchen, and light-filled “hearth room” with sliding doors leading to the patio and pool.
Modern mentionables: Built in 1957, this four-bedroom home features original exposed wood beams, an open kitchen, wood ceilings, and sliding glass doors that open to the outside. Prepare to budget for a few updates to the kitchen and baths.
Modern mentionables: Measuring a whopping 2,500 square feet, this home from 1959 contains offers a few original features for those who appreciate a retro look. It’s being sold as is, bu the price leaves plenty of room in your wallet for a little sprucing up. The layout includes a living and dining space, and a spacious kitchen with a den. You can enjoy a sunroom, along with original built-ins, knotty pine paneling, and terrazzo flooring in the kitchen, plus colorful tile in the bathrooms.
Modern mentionables: Hello, Iowa! This swanky number from 1954 features a great room with a high ceiling, two walls of glass, redwood paneling, and a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace. The still-mod interior includes a dining area and an open kitchen, highlighted by concrete countertops and a built-in coffee bar. The four-bed, three-bath layout includes a finished basement with a second living room and bath.
Modern mentionables: In Northern California right off Highway 5, you’ll find this red-hot vintage number in Red Bluff. Original features include walls of glass, a brick fireplace, and wood floors. Those details dovetail with modern updates such as a new kitchen, breakfast nook that opens to the backyard, and two-car garage with a man cave.
Modern mentionables: NOLA never disappoints. Consider this renovated modern masterpiece. The custom-built home was designed by Warren J. Nolan in 1963. It’s centered around a courtyard with a fountain, which can be viewed from the floor-to-ceiling windows in nearly all the rooms in the house. The kitchen has been redone with granite countertops, and finishes include exposed ceiling beams and brick walls. Outside there’s a patio area with built-in barbecue, a porch swing, and a grassy yard.
The post We Found 8 Ultracool Mid-Century Modern Homes Priced Under $300K appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®.DISCLAIMER: Many of the pages and articles on this website contain information and excerpts provided by third-parties from around the web; as such, the operators of this website assume no liability or responsibility for any of the contents contained herein, or the contents of websites that we may link to. Furthermore, all copyrights belong to their original creator(s). Use of any portion of this website constitutes full acceptance of this disclaimer.