A magnificent example of midcentury modern architecture in Salina, KS, is this week’s most popular listing on Realtor.com®. Priced at $132 per square foot, it’s amazingly affordable.
Custom-built in 1958, the home has had only one owner. From the sunken living room with walls of windows to the curved kitchen with blue countertops, the home has been immaculately maintained over the years.
In addition to this original beauty in the Sunflower State, you also clicked on a custom contemporary in Rhode Island, a 40-acre property complete with a racetrack in Oklahoma, and a landmark “castle” in Pennsylvania.
For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular homes, simply scroll on down.
Why it’s here: This stylish midcentury modern home has garnered as much attention for its interior as it has for its exterior.
Built in 1961, the alluring five-bedroom home has been updated by award-winning local architect Rick Gardner. From the clean lines, earthy hues, and stone walls, to the numerous decks, patios, and walls of windows, it’s easy to see why this one caught your eye.
The Zen landscaping, in-ground pool, and private half-acre lot are bonuses. After less than two weeks on the market, this appealing abode has already found a buyer.
Why it’s here: This spacious three-bedroom features a lower-level bar for entertaining as well as an enormous detached garage with loft space.
Built in 2001, the custom contemporary offers 3,266 square feet of living space. The home boasts an impressive three-season family room with a wood ceiling, mahogany flooring, and sliders to both the back and side decks. The open floor plan features oversized windows to let in lots of natural light.
The serene 1.32-acre lot includes a cozy fire pit where you can warm up on chilly New England nights. The picturesque place is pending sale after six days on the market.
Why it’s here: This bargain farmhouse with five bedrooms comes with 22 acres of pastoral privacy.
Built in 1920, the charming, 2,274-square-foot home was recently updated. It now offers a modern kitchen with butcher block countertops and recessed lighting. The first-floor primary suite features a new bathroom. There’s a detached garage with a wood stove and a two-stall horse barn.
There’s also a new pellet furnace and a hybrid water heater, ideal for keeping energy costs down.
Why it’s here: Offered at an affordable price, this historic stone and wood farmhouse is looking for a buyer to complete the remodeling work in progress.
The five-bedroom home was built in 1841 and features original details such as exposed beams, stone walls, and fireplaces. The home sits on nearly 3 acres, which include a detached garage and two barns.
Why it’s here: Calling all speed demons! Now is your chance to live directly on the Midwest Drift Racing Complex.
A three-bedroom home with a sunroom sits on this massive 40-acre lot that also features a popular racetrack. The property comes with a tire shop with two tire machines, shaded pavilions, a pecan orchard, and a stocked pond.
There are no zoning or noise ordinances, which presents the possibility of expanding the offerings or building a drag strip.
Why it’s here: You can be the king or queen of this home locally known as “The Castle.” It sits on 4.38 acres and comes with an indoor pool, sauna, and tennis court.
The six-bedroom home from 1954 offers touches of midcentury style with its stone walls and brightly colored carpets throughout the 5,262 square feet of space.
You can take in tristate views of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia from the all-season room’s glass walls.
Why it’s here: This turn-of-the-century Victorian is affordably priced and features many original details.
A couple of weeks ago, we featured a similar Victorian in Marine City among the weekly most popular listings. This week’s focus is on a single-family residence that boasts five bedrooms, ornate wainscoting, beautiful moldings, pocket doors, lots of built-ins, and a grand staircase.
The kitchen was recently updated with maple cabinets and radiant floor heating. A roof on the detached garage needs to be repaired or replaced. Despite the work needed, this beauty already looks to have found a buyer.
Marine City, MI
Why it’s here: Behold this fixer-upper in Florida. While it’s a big project, the upside could be quite rewarding. With a transformation, this five- bedroom, four-bath, two-story home has oodles to offer.
Consider its lush landscaping, water views, and potential for an in-law unit. Some work has been done on the 2,646-square-foot home, but “every room needs attention,” the listing notes.
Why it’s here: Location, location, location! This cozy three-bedroom home sits on a 2.3-acre parcel along the Ogeechee River and offers an incredible outdoor living space.
Recent improvements include a modernized kitchen, tile flooring throughout, and shiplap walls.
The outdoor living space was designed for entertaining and comes fully equipped with a kitchen and dining area, wood-burning fireplace, and built-in grill. There’s also a pole barn with three bays and an easement to a private boat landing.
Why it’s here: From the outside, this house may resemble a school, but it’s a marvelous midcentury modern beauty on the inside.
Custom-built in 1958, this two-bedroom home has had just one owner, who was the architect. The 2,466-square-foot home sits on a 2-acre parcel and features “slate floors, expansive windows, a round kitchen, fireplace, and bathroom, sunken areas, and a rooftop studio,” according to the listing.
The home’s custom furniture and furnishings by Eames, Herman Miller, and Knoll are also available for purchase. That offer may have clinched the deal, as the home is now pending sale.