My New Listing: Custom, Vintage 1961 Rambler in Fairfax – $699K
You definitely feel like pouring a martini or some other mid-century inspired drink when you walk into my new listing and settle down in the step-down living room. The custom 1961 mid-century rambler sits on a beautiful 1-acre landscaped lot with mature trees bursting with colorful azaleas, hydrangea and raspberry plants. The home is located in Fairfax’s Pine Ridge neighborhood known for its large-wooded lots and is in the Woodson High School district. The home is listed for $699K. Here’s the virtual tour.
Lovingly maintained by the original family, the vintage 2,800 square-foot, two-level stone and brick home with walls of glass features 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms and Andersen wood-framed double-paned windows. Here’s a vintage shot of the house being built.
The entrance features vintage slate floor and Nutone door bell chime.
The home’s main-level public space includes a large kitchen-dining room and the step-down living room with hardwood floors and large stone and slate fireplace. The original Nutone radio/intercom/record player is built right into the living room wall.
The dining room, which includes a vintage planter/display cabinet for your all of your mid-century china and ceramics, leads out to the expansive deck overlooking the wooded backyard with storage shed a huge rope swing enjoyed for many years by the family.
The large kitchen, which can accommodate a round modernist Saarinen or Nogouchi table for a breakfast area, has the original GE “Combination” refrigerator/freezer, wood cabinets, modernist wall clock and metal built-in paper towel and tin foil holders.
The private wing of the main level features three bedrooms and two well-maintained vintage bathrooms, including a master suite. Both bathrooms have mid-century “chevron” cabinet pulls, well-maintained vintage Formica vanities and laundry chutes. The master bathroom has a Toto toilet.
The large lower level with wood-burning stove can serve as an expansive family room/play area or used to create additional bedrooms. The lower level also includes the third bathroom and large, separate laundry room. A two-car attached garage is hidden from street view and includes an additional workshop or storage space.
Surrounded by several community parks, the home is conveniently located to the Beltway via Route 50, Gallows Road and Little River Turnpike. The home also is close to top-ranked Inova Fairfax Hospital and the shops, restaurants and entertainment of the Mosiac shopping district.