by Matt Harmon
Now-discarded carpeting preserved the bathroom’s vintage teal
Midcentury modern homes come in all shapes and sizes, and the
latest to cross our desk is this
four-bedroom, three-bath home in Raleigh, North Carolina. The
home was built in 1963 and designed by Byron Franklin, an
MIT-trained architect who designed several residences in the
The centerpiece of the home is a large brick fireplace with a
pass-through firebox. Opposite the fireplace are bands of
floor-to-ceiling windows that let in plenty of light. Renovations
in 2002 updated the galley kitchen, opening up the roof with
apertures and automatic window openers, while adding concrete
countertops, a Lacanche gas range, and a custom stainless steel
commercial style sink.
Renovations also discarded the wall-to-wall carpet, revealing
wood floors and preserving original teal tile floors in both
upstairs bathrooms. The bathrooms are impressive in their
authenticity—the all-teal master bathroom has back-to-back
vanities with medicine cabinet doors that open and pass through.
The second bathroom boasts two canary yellow sinks, a built-in
mirrored medicine cabinet wall, and a separate tub room. Love what
1113 Glen Eden Drive is on the market now for $700,000.
the exterior, the home’s slightly curving lines add some
Large bands of floor-to-ceiling windows let in plenty of light in
the living room.
The centerpiece of the living room is a brick fireplace with a
The kitchen features concrete countertops, a Lacanche gas range,
and a custom stainless steel commercial style sink.One
of four bedrooms in the listing.
The teal master bath has impeccable original floors and
back-to-back vanities with medicine cabinet doors that open and
The other bathroom features two canary yellow sinks and eggshell
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Cute midcentury modern with original bathrooms asks 0K