1961 Custom Mid-Century Rambler on 1 Acre in Fairfax

Well-maintained vintage atomic ranch-style home
3 Bedrooms
3 Full Baths
2 Garage Spaces
2,800 Sq/Ft Under Air
3,224 Sq/Ft Total
1.05 Acres

Sold July 2, 2014 for $675,000 - last offered at $699,000

Property Details

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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.

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The entrance features vintage slate floor and Nutone door bell chime.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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GE Combination

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.

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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.

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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.