Archive for the ‘Hollin Hills’

1966 ‘Decca’ by Davenport in Hollin Hills – $735K

After architect Charles M. Goodman stopped designing homes for Hollin Hills in 1960, the neighborhood’s developer, Robert Davenport, riffed off Goodman’s designs for some of the homes as he finished building the neighborhood, which was completed in 1970. This two-level Decca model by Davenport has 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and sits on a nice […]

Roberta Flack Lived in this Hollin Hills Goodman

One of only five custom homes in Hollin Hills designed by Charles Goodman, this newly listed property used to be the home of legendary singer Roberta Flack. (Check out this other Roberta Flack-related news.) The 4 bedroom/3 bath 2,500 square feet home has a stunning two-level living room overlooking the pool, slate and stone patio, […]

Hollin Hills Goodman with Vintage Custom Kitchen – $625K

You have to see the vintage custom kitchen in this Charles Goodman-designed home in Hollin Hills. Look at the teal paint to match the wall oven, the Formica counterop, solid birch cabinets and built-in desk and bar.The Nutone is still in the wall and check out the vintage lighting fixture in the dining room. This […]

Vintage Model Home in Hollin Hills – $589,900

Take a look at this vintage former Hollin Hills model that just came on the market for $589,900. The 1950 home was Charles Goodman’s split-level design with the kitchen and multipurpose room on the lower level and open living room with a study on the top floor. Originally designed as a 3 bed/1 bath house, […]

Preservation Magazine Recaps Hollin Hills Tour

If you were not able to make it out to the recent Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour, Preservation magazine managing editor Meghan Drueding has a brief recap. On a beautiful spring day, more than 900 visitors toured through the National Register-designated mid-century modern community built by Robert Davenport and architect Charles Goodman. Take a look and get […]

Buy Tickets Now: Hollin Hills H&G Tour; May 3

Get your tickets now. The biennial Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour will be held May 3 from noon to 6:00 pm (rain or shine). The self-guided walking tour will showcase stunning examples of mid-century modern architecture and landscape. Ten Charles Goodman-designed properties (including the one pictured above) and three gardens will be open. Advance tickets are available for […]

Hollin Hills Named to National Register; 2014 Tour April May 3

Completing a decade-long process, Hollin Hillswas named to the National Register of Historic Places on Sept. 30. The National Park Service announced the decision on Oct. 18.”Hollin Hills Historic District is a harmonious, well-designed Modern Movement neighborhood of innovative, moderately priced houses set within a natural landscape,” says the nominating submission, which includes 468 buildings, sites […]

Price Drop: Custom Casper Neer in Hollin Hills – $749K

I just reduced the price on my listing in Hollin Hills to $749,900. This 1958 custom mid-century modern home by architect Casper Neer provides a stunning one-level living modernist space perched in the trees high above Rebecca Drive, which features some of the most sought-after custom homes in the award-winning neighborhood. 7411 Rebecca Dr.’s modernist […]

Hollin Hills Gets Historic Nod

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources has approved Hollin Hills as a Virginia landmark historic district. The award-winning Fairfax County neighborhood has been long been recognized as one of the groundbreaking modernist suburban communities to be developed post-World War II.  The Department’s State Review Board also voted last month to unanimously to forward the nomination to […]