1954 Expanded and Updated Hollin Hills Goodman
Sold December 20, 2011 for $577,000 - last offered at $575,000
The sellers just dropped the price $24K to $575K for this expanded and updated Charles Goodman mid-century modern home sits on a flat, nearly half acre professionally landscaped lot in the award-winning community of Hollin Hills.
The 3 bedroom/2 bathroom one-level home (an original Unit House No. 2) features an open living-dining-kitchen area with brick-wall fireplace and wall of glass overlooking a large brick patio. Nearly all the glass in the house has been upgraded to double-pane.
The updated kitchen features large island and stainless steel appliances. A reverse osmosis water purification system is installed.
The owners invested tens of thousands of dollars in updated electrical, top down/bottom up window treatments throughout the house, high-end storm doors and landscaping, including the planting of Japanese maples, a variety of hollies, five Green Giant arbor vitae, azaleas and weeping cherry.
Sit on the back patio and enjoy valley and sunset views. The screened in porch area provides additional outdoor space as well as storage. The patio shed also provides storage space for tool and other items.
Hollin Hills, comprised of 450 modernist homes with 30 acres of parkland and a pool and tennis club, is just 5 miles south of Old Town Alexandria, less than 10 to National Airport and 13 to Capitol Hill. The Fairfax County neighborhood has been recognized as one of the groundbreaking modernist suburban communities to be developed post-World War II.