Mid-Century Modern Compound Built for Love in Sarasota, Florida, Lists for $8.5 Million

Mid-Century Modern Compound Built for Love in Sarasota, Florida, Lists for $8.5 Million

A waterfront Sarasota, Florida, compound that contains a substantial piece of area architectural record has strike the market place for $8.5 million. 

The Revere High quality Dwelling, made by Mid-Century Contemporary architects Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell, is considered a key case in point of the Sarasota Faculty of Architecture style—though it now serves as the guest house on the .68-acre home. A new, 4,755-square-foot property, impressed by the first, was constructed in 2007 on the residence by architect Guy Peterson, in accordance to previous week’s listing with Steve Wexler of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty.

“This scarce and ground breaking estate … [offers a] private setting, considerable amusement spots and just one-of-a-type aesthetic,” he claimed in an email. 

The primary property was accomplished in 1948 and been given a Nationwide Honor Award in 1949 from the American Institute of Architects, according to The Paul Rudolph Institute for Modern Architecture. It was “one of eight prototypes commissioned by the Revere High-quality Institute (the Revere Copper Enterprise) and Architectural Forum Journal to reveal how industrial supplies could trend a durable, eye-catching and inexpensive private home,” the institute’s internet site explained. It was selected a historic landmark in 2005 by the town of Sarasota. 

The look at from the residence.


Yet another appealing tidbit: During the development, Twitchell fell in adore with the shopper, Roberta Healy Finney. He moved into the residence soon after it was accomplished and lived there right up until his demise in 1978, according to the Rudolph Institute.

The property was restored in 2017 and is now a two-bedroom visitor residence, where by area events and charity features are held, the listing claimed. The one-tale residence features a planted internal courtyard beneath a skylight, turquoise ceilings, pink beams, crafted-in shelving and a period hearth and kitchen area, listing photos demonstrate. 

The key household, also up to date in 2017, can take layout cues from the historic residence, with partitions of windows framing drinking water views, terrazzo flooring and spaces that generate a seamless indoor-outside way of life.

On the principal level, there is a fantastic room, a terrace and a chef’s kitchen area and eating location, furthermore two en-suite bedrooms, the listing claimed. The most important bed room requires up the whole second flooring, boasting a terrace, a lavatory with a soaking tub and an business office.

There’s also an Ipe roof deck with a gas fireplace pit that enables for considerably-reaching drinking water views a pool and spa a covered enjoyment area, total with created-in bar and an further gas fire pit and a personal dock with lifts for a boat or other water toys.

The house past traded in January 2017 for $2.5 million, in accordance to records with PropertyShark. The seller was not out there for comment.