This one-of-a-kind house is frozen in some very groovy amber — and for the primary time since being in-built 1967, it’s searching for a brand new proprietor.
The one-bedroom Searing Home is considered one of three properties within the Kansas Metropolis space designed by the famend architect Bruce Goff, this one constructed for its household. It has remained of their possession for the previous 55 years.
Now, although, the Prairie Village, Kansas, pad is available on the market for $975,000. Katherine Lee of Bash & Co. Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty holds the itemizing.
“As a real jewel within the Kansas Metropolis structure crown, we acknowledge the significance of discovering patrons who will really recognize the unmistakable design and are dedicated to suave dwelling,” Lee advised The Put up.
The 1,515-square-foot dwelling is formed like an octagon and laid out with Japanese minimalism and the ethos of communal dwelling in thoughts. “The design is tremendous distinctive in that it’s principally one room with two loos with all-wood dividing partitions that fold,” Lee added to Realtor, noting that the compound is right this moment roughly because it was in 1967. “The house owners raised a household right here and spent years preserving and sustaining it. It’s just about the identical as when it was constructed, however the loos have been modernized.”
Rooms are situated off a round front room, which wraps round a triangular fire beneath a central skylight. The kitchen is sort of fully wooden save its black home equipment and canary-yellow counter, and there’s hardly a non-parallel line in not less than one of many loos. Turquoise carpeting is wall-to-wall all through — and sliding doorways, home windows and extra wood-paneling abound.
The itemizing photographs moreover present, as is frequent within the midcentury-modern fashion, huge home windows that allow in pure mild. The furnishings — reminiscent of a leather-based chair within the dwelling space — additionally appears caught in a bygone period.
Beneath the principle ground, the unfinished downstairs area almost mirrors the identical structure as above.
“It’s virtually the very same footprint of the home,” Lee advised Realtor. “They’ve a workshop and gardening room down there, however it might be reworked into an leisure room for the youngsters or perhaps a house workplace.”