My New Listing: Vintage Hirsch House in Havre de Grace – $450K
On the market for the first time since being built in 1969, this vintage, custom mid-century modern just blocks from the water in downtown Harve de Grace was designed and built by leading local modernist architect Poldi Hirsch, AIA, for her own family. Hirsch, who immigrated from Germany in 1953 and was heavily influenced by Le Corbusier, was the first female corporate member of the AIABaltimore Chapter. She passed away in 1987 at the age of 61. (All photos by John Cole.) . Listed for $450K and located here.
The more than 5,000 square-foot post-and-beam design features floor-to-ceiling walls of glass, stone walls, numerous skylights and hardwood floors.
The open living-dining room has a circular fireplace and walls of glass overlooking the backyard.
The main level includes the vintage eat-in kitchen, a study and more casual space off the kitchen that is perfect for a TV room.
The main level has 4 bedrooms and two full bathrooms, including a private master suite, with its own balcony, and an a soaring office space, seen below.
One of the three well-preserved vintage bathrooms.
One of the four bedrooms on the main level with wood-beamed ceilings and clerestory windows.
The basement features two offices, a full bathroom, large family room and extensive storage space.
The house is sited on a serene .45 acre level lot with outdoor patio for entertaining and is just a few minute walk to Millard Tydings Memorial Park and marina.