4112 Cole Front

Now this is a home built for a New Year’s Eve party. Can you imagine what kind of view of the fireworks you could see from that expansive rooftop deck? This home, a brand new build in Uptown at 4112 Cole, is exceptional because of its outdoor space. It has a huge yard, something you don’t see in Uptown that often. The photos, courtesy of Shoot2Sell, are amazing, too!

It’s a gorgeous modern design from architect Josh Nimmo built by Centre Living Homes, with open spaces and walls of glass that make this home feel open and airy. It’s definitely a high-caliber home that needs expert financing. Go ahead and save yourself time and worry by talking to Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans today. She can help you finance this modern dream home, making sure there aren’t any hiccups at closing.

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Thursday Three Hundred: East Lake Highlands Modern Offers Dazzling Aesthetic

8676 Langdale AHidden in East Lake Highlands near Northwest Highway and Plano Road is one of the largest collections of modern houses in Dallas, and some are still affordable, like the listing at 8676 Langdale Circle.

Designed by architect Jack R. Yardley and built in 1976, this looker is listed by Brandon Stewart with David Griffin & Company for $360,000.

Located on a corner lot in the secluded enclave of Mediterranean Gardens, this house is a 2-2 with 1,795 square feet, designed by Yardley for his then mother-in-law while he lived next door. (more…)

1980s Contemporary Remodeled For Dramatic Modern Living

10830 Hayfield Front

Photos: Shoot2Sell

Remember yesterday’s post with a little blurb by Wilson Fuqua? The renowned architect talked about how some homes just need the deft, artful touch of an architect to be transformed from ugly ducklings into sleek swans. I like to think that this home at 10830 Hayfield is a stunning example of this idea. Built in 1981, this soft contemporary likely had a muted neutral palette and an unhealthy amount of carpet everywhere.

Since then, this listing from Brandon Stewart has been updated to sleek, chic modern perfection.

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Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Home Keeps a Son From Heading For The Hills

Sinclair-Living

Y’all remember Rucker Hill, right? He’s the son of dynamo Nathan Grace agent Peggy Hill (no, not that Peggy Hill!) who has an eye for properties with remodeling in mind. His company, Rucker Design Build, has done some amazing work!

We love what he’s done with some of his projects, especially 10726 Meadowcliff, a 1970s contemporary he brought back to life. So, we were pleased as punch to hear he bought that gorgeous Lochwood Midcentury Modern we wrote about last week.

10726-Meadowcliff-stairs

His mom, Peggy, is even more happy. You see, Rucker had planned to run off to Colorado, but after seeing 10815 Sinclair here on CandysDirt.com, he snapped it up and decided to stay put!

I think both Peggy and Rucker can consider themselves lucky, since listing agent Brandon Stewart says that amazing little Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home sparked a feeding frenzy that ended with five bids all above asking!

Congrats, Rucker! And do keep us in the loop as you remodel this fabulous property!

Sinclair kitchenWell folks, more proof of how competitive our market is at these price points. Got a message from a friend on Facebook 2:30 am Saturday morning… surprisingly, I was NOT awake:

“Candace, I could not sleep after seeing this listing. I want to see it tomorrow, but can you find a Realtor or just go ahead and put an offer on my behalf for 195k. I will put up earnest $$ tomorrow afternoon. 100.00 option money too. I just want to see it, but go ahead and lock it up if possible.”

I called the agent, Brandon Stewart, telling him I was putting him in touch with a hot buyer. (I hold a Texas real estate license, but I do not sell real estate.) Brandon calls me back and tells me the home is sold, for over asking price, 5 offers. Home just went on the market Thursday.

Jo, you have such great taste in real estate!

Sinclair kitchenWell folks, more proof of how competitive our market is at these price points. Got a message from a friend on Facebook 2:30 am Saturday morning… surprisingly, I was NOT awake:

“Candace, I could not sleep after seeing this listing. I want to see it tomorrow, but can you find a Realtor or just go ahead and put an offer on my behalf for 195k. I will put up earnest $$ tomorrow afternoon. 100.00 option money too. I just want to see it, but go ahead and lock it up if possible.”

I called the agent, Brandon Stewart, telling him I was putting him in touch with a hot buyer. (I hold a Texas real estate license, but I do not sell real estate.) Brandon calls me back and tells me the home is sold, for over asking price, 5 offers. Home just went on the market Thursday.

Jo, you have such great taste in real estate!

Sinclair Front

Midcentury Modern homes are so hot in Dallas right now that it’s hard to find one you can afford. Most are in high-profile locations, are remodeled, or have long pedigrees. But what if you could have an amazing Midcentury Modern home in a great neighborhood for $200,000?

Sinclair Drawing

Thanks to the amazing Brandon Stewart, you absolutely can. If you are even toying with the idea of putting in a bid on this incredible Kelly Oliver and David George-designed Mid-Mod at 10815 Sinclair, don’t wait — at just $200,000, this home will go lightening fast.

“It’s one of the best mid mod designs I have seen under half a million in Dallas,” said Realtor Matt Rivera. And boy, do we agree!

Sinclair Living

It’s modest at 1,299 square feet, but with the walls of floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking an adjacent greenbelt, it feels so much larger. The home, which is inspired by the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, has some stunning details, including the clerestory windows that have circular overlays, the exposed beam ceilings, the huge brick fireplace, the polished concrete floors — just everything in this house is fascinating. You can get a closer look on Sunday between 2 and 4 p.m.

Sinclair kitchen

There’s a small pool to the side of the house that is great for when you need a quick dip to cool off. Inside this house needs a lot of love. But considering the price, you’ll have tons left in your budget to make it work. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms and a kitchen with a layout that was far ahead of its time in 1962.

Sinclair Pool

So incredible, don’t you think?

 

8517 Rolling Rock Front

It’s rare the we have a Tuesday Two Hundred that is a bona fide beauty queen, but today’s featured property was on last year’s White Rock Home Tour. This gorgeous Midcentury Modern made heads turn and faces green, and if you were one of the envious tour goers, now’s your chance to snap up this amazing home in Lakeland Hills for just $295,000.

8517 Rolling Rock Courtyard

This home is like a work of art and definitely makes a visual impact. Of course, this area is known for its architectural variation, with traditionals, moderns, and new construction all sitting side-by-side. This home is build for entertaining neighbors near and far, with two outdoor living areas, one of which greets visitors in the courtyard between the gate and the front door. Just north of Northwest Highway, this home is in the Richardson Independent School District and feeds into Lake Highlands High School.

8517 Rolling Rock Entry

Listed by the Mid-Mod Man himself, Brandon Stewart of David Griffin Realtors says this property has been completely renovated inside and out by its architect owner. Featuring Low-E windows and a host of cool green improvements, this home is both modern and vintage. While there are tons of upgrades, there’s still plenty of midcentury charm in this house, including the wall divider in the living room and the flagstone floor in the entry.

8517 Rolling Rock Living

 

This is a house where you’ll be glad for a high privacy fence because there’s no way you’d want to put window dressings up on these floor-to-ceiling windows. The living areas, of which there are two, feature clerestory windows that flood this home with plenty of light. The house has some amazing textural and color variations, with natural materials such as hardwoods, granite, flagstone, bamboo, and quartz all making appearances.

8517 Rolling Rock Kitchen

The kitchen is what you’d expect for a midcentury home, but I was hoping perhaps in the overhaul the galley would be opened up a bit more to the living areas. Still, the rich wood cabinetry and stainless appliances look amazing, and the huge windows around the sink help give the kitchen a more open feel.

8517 Rolling Rock Den

The bathrooms are fully modern and completely renovated. The guest bath features a linen ceramic tile, custom vanities and vessel sinks. While these finishes may seem a little cold, the honey-stained bamboo backsplash definitely warms the room up. The custom tile in the tub surround is an interesting architectural feature, too.

8517 Rolling Rock Guest Bath

The master bedroom is big and welcoming, with a huge mirror surrounded by wood on one side. I love that the owner maintained the same feel and finishes throughout the home, and integrated the bedside tables into the wall.

8517 Rolling Rock Master

The master bath, well, it’s a bit of a head-scratcher. It looks like there’s no glass between the commode and the multi-head shower, only a shower curtain rod. If I’m not mistaken, these types of shower heads are a little too powerful to go without a glass surround. Unless you want to get splashed, if you have to use the loo while someone’s showering, your best bet is to go down the hall into the guest area.

8517 Rolling Rock Master Bath

I am in love with the backyard, which has a neatly bordered lawn and an expansive deck, a great combo for entertaining crowds big and small. There’s also a custom storage shed in the back that doesn’t look a bit like a shed at all.

8517 Rolling Rock Backyard

I have a feeling that this property won’t be on the market for long. What about you?