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1967 Mid-Century ‘River’ Model In Wessynton – $650K

I’m back from Palm Springs (more on that soon) and the site is back up after my hosting service experienced a major problem. On to a new listing. This listing is one of 37 River models in the mid-century modern community of Wessynton. The 6 bedroom /3 bath, two-level home has kitchen and baths updates but does retain […]

1969 Mid-Century ‘Meadow’ in Wessynton – $599K; Open 1/30

Here’s another listing in the Wessynton community of Alexandria for a 4/3 Meadow model, a nearly 70-foot-long, 2,500 square foot space with wall of windows to view the natural surroundings and fireplace room divider between the dining room and living room. This four-level home, located nine miles south of Old Town Alexandria, was designed by […]

1956 Mid-Century in Lake Barcroft – $699K

This 4/3 mid-century is located in Lake Barcroft in Falls Church.  The listing only has one exterior image but the description says the house has a wood deck and hot tub to go with the beach-like setting. Lake Barcroft has one of the areas largest concentration of mid-century modern homes, including some designed by Charles Goodman and […]

1970 ‘Pod’ House in Reston – $710K

This 5/3 late 1970 contemporary located in Reston evokes Hugh Newell Jacobsen’s Skyview model in Truro in Annandale. Jacobsen’s design, with its soaring wood cathedral ceiling in the living room, is commonly referred to as the “pod” house.

Modern Snapshot: St. John’s Lutheran Church in Alexandria

When my family and I were driving down to Florida in December, a closure of the ramp to 95 South off the Beltway took us on a little detour along Franconia Road where I quickly pulled over to take some shots of St. John’s Lutheran Church, which is located here. The church displays an interesting […]

Just Listed: 1968 Custom Chloethiel Smith Contemporary – $1.128 Million; Open 1/24

This late 1960s contemporary in Dover Balmoral Riverwood in North Arlington was designed by Chloethiel Woodard Smith, one of D.C. leading modernist architects. Located here on a 1/2 acre the 4 bedroom/3 bath homes has nice soaring wood ceilings. The house is open from 1 to 4 on Sunday if you want to see more.

New Listing: 1953 Goodman in Hollin Hills – $749K

Following up last night’s post about Hollin Hills with a new listing in the mid-century modern community south of Alexandria. This 4 bedroom/2 bathroom, tw0-level home by Charles Goodman has been on the market for five days. Love the second floor living room with that wall of glass. Located here on .53 acres.

Just Listed: 1967 ‘Meadow’ Model in Wessynton – $610K

This new listing in the Wessynton community of Alexandria is a 5/3 Meadow model, a nearly 70-foot-long, 2,500+ square foot space with ample windows to view the natural surroundings and fireplace room divider between the dining room and living room. This four-level home, located nine miles south of Old Town Alexandria, was designed by Deigert […]

Short Sale: 1952 Butterfly-Roof Goodman in Hollin Hills – $495K

This butterfly-roof by Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills is now approved for a short sale. The 3 bedroom/2 bathroom updated house has been on-and-off the market the last several years and has served as a rental the past year. The listing has no interior shots.