Midcentury Modern Homes to Buy
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Sleek and Stylish Midcentury Modern Homes for Sale Across America

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Midcentury Modern Homes to Buy
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You don’t have to be a “Mad Men” fanatic to appreciate the clean lines and timeless style of midcentury modern architecture and design. If you were lucky, you might have even grown up in one of these posh pads from the ’50s or ’60s. Ready to indulge in some real estate reveries? Grab a cocktail and heat up your TV dinner: Here are some midcentury beauties ready to welcome their next owners.


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Mequon, Wisconsin
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Mequon: A Peek Inside
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Mequon: A Peek Inside

Stone, glass, and wood combine to give this house a classic midcentury feel, and an open spiral staircase is a show-stopper. Distinctive eyebrow windows flood the second floor with light, and a sun room overlooks the pool and lush backyard. 


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Palm Springs, California
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Palm Springs: A Peek Inside
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Palm Springs: A Peek Inside

Step through the aqua-blue double doors to find a home that has been featured in “Rolling Stone.” There’s a sunken cocktail lounge, floor-to-ceiling windows, a gorgeous stone fireplace, a butler’s pantry, and much more. The master bathroom has a private atrium, a round walk-in shower, and its own sauna.


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Warsaw, Indiana
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Warsaw: A Peek Inside
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Warsaw: A Peek Inside

Plenty of original details remain, including the countertops, sleek wood cabinetry, and an inset stone fireplace in the family room. Floor-to-ceiling windows let in plenty of light. And we have one word for the carpet: groovy.

Dallas, Texas
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Dallas: A Peek Inside
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Dallas: A Peek Inside

There are swinging ’60s details everywhere you look in this home, from the room dividers to the textured walls and ceilings. The kitchen, with its pink countertops and vintage appliances, looks like it’s straight out of a time capsule.

Iowa City, Iowa
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Iowa City: A Peek Inside
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Iowa City: A Peek Inside

Angular ceilings, parquet flooring, a stacked stone fireplace, and an open staircase mean there’s still plenty of midcentury to love here, but there’s also new paint, a totally refreshed kitchen, and gleaming new bathrooms.  

Edgefield, South Carolina
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Edgefield: A Peek Inside
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Edgefield: A Peek Inside

If you love wildlife watching, the floor-to-ceiling windows running along the back of this home will make it all the more enjoyable. There are plenty of original features inside, including mirrored walls, cyprus paneling, terrazzo floors, and an open staircase with a grotto. A bar is tucked behind a cozy stone fireplace, too.


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Shelter Island, New York
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Shelter Island, New York

$1.5 million

Built in 1966, this three-bedroom midcentury hideaway off eastern Long Island is tucked away in the trees near a nature preserve. The 1-acre lot has an outdoor fireplace, a large front deck, and a gunite pool with an automatic cover. There’s even a landscaped waterfall to add to the ambience.

Shelter Island: A Peek Inside
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Shelter Island: A Peek Inside

Exposed wood beams, vaulted ceilings, and eyebrow windows give the living spaces a bright, spacious feel. The updated kitchen has white cabinets, granite counters, newer appliances, and an inviting bar area. The master bedroom has its own fireplace and an office reached via a spiral staircase.

Northfield, Minnesota
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Northfield, Minnesota

$380,000

This modestly priced five-bedroom built in 1962 sprawls over nearly 4,000 square feet south of Minneapolis. It sits on a spacious 1-acre lot with a shed, a striking carport, and a circular driveway. Balconies off the back offer a peaceful spot to take it all in.

Northfield: A Peek Inside
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Northfield: A Peek Inside

If you’ve got a soft spot for the wood-paneled wonders of the ’60s, look no further. This one-of-a-kind abode also has vaulted ceilings in the family room and kitchen, a floating staircase, two brick fireplaces, and mod light fixtures. 

Austin, Texas
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Austin: A Peek Inside
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Austin: A Peek Inside

An open-concept main level features gleaming wood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a stacked stone fireplace. Tired of stainless steel? The cotton-candy-colored appliances will really have you ready to bake your most gut-busting ’60s casserole. 


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Lake Park, Florida
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Lake Park: A Peek Inside
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Lake Park: A Peek Inside

The foliage theme continues inside with some truly inspired wallpaper. There is terrazzo and wood flooring, a renovated bathroom, and a sunny Florida room that opens onto the patio and the pool.

Modesto, California
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Modesto: A Peek Inside
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Modesto: A Peek Inside

Eyebrow windows and vaulted ceilings keep the space light and bright, and the modern kitchen is still sleek enough to fit with the home. Family-friendly features include a mudroom and a large laundry room, while a massive walk-in closet and a bar add a little bit of luxury. 

Swampscott, Massachusetts
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Swampscott, Massachusetts

$2.6 million

How’s a midcentury modern with a view sound? This five-bedroom built in 1960 has a seaside perch north of Boston. A grassy yard, balcony, and oceanside deck all offer relaxing spots for enjoying the view, and a stone staircase leads down from the yard to a private beach, dock, and boathouse.


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Swampscott: A Peek Inside
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Swampscott: A Peek Inside

Large windows flood the living room with light, and there are views of the water throughout the space. Other highlights include a cozy stacked-stone fireplace, terrazzo floors, a master suite with his-and-hers closets, and a spacious laundry room.

Jackson, Mississippi
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Jackson, Mississippi

$469,500

This sprawling four-bedroom ranch built in 1961 sits on a lush, private lot with large trees and a front courtyard. The brick back patio with a pergola, an outdoor fireplace, a swing, and bar seating is ready for large gatherings. 


Jackson: A Peek Inside
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Jackson: A Peek Inside

An open living space with vaulted ceilings, wood beams, and built-ins fuses midcentury and modern charm. The updated kitchen has a huge island, new appliances, and tons of spacious white cabinetry. And if you have a soft spot for retro tile, the bathrooms deliver.


Milwaukee
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Milwaukee

$207,000

This angular two-bedroom has a small footprint, but a pleasingly small price tag to match. Built in 1951, it’s on a tree-lined boulevard that’s convenient to central Milwaukee. A sunroom offers a great bonus space for enjoying warmer weather, too.


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Milwaukee: A Peek Inside
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Milwaukee: A Peek Inside

With vaulted, wood-beamed ceilings, a stone fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows, the open-concept living room and kitchen are magazine-spread worthy. Speaking of the kitchen, it has been completely modernized, with white cabinets and stainless-steel appliances. There’s bonus space in the basement for relaxing, crafting, or jamming.


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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee

$2.4 million

This seven-bedroom, 16,000-square-foot estate built in 1970 is over the top in so many ways. Let’s start with the 8.5-acre grounds, which include multiple patios and terraces with mountain views, a walking path, and a separate two-bedroom apartment with its own garage and private entrance. There’s even a private putting green, a lighted tennis court, and two historic cannons.

Chattanooga: A Peek Inside
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Chattanooga: A Peek Inside

A massive solarium dominates the center of the home, featuring 30-foot glass ceilings, a grotto-like indoor pool, a sunken conversation area, live palms, and changing rooms. A music room has its own bar, and an impressive library has floor-to-ceiling shelves and a sliding ladder. Not enough? Check out the live garden in the dining room, the sauna, the half-court indoor gym, and the master bathroom with marble walls and a dressing room with a fireplace.


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Alexandria, Louisiana
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Alexandria, Louisiana

$499,000

Built in 1951, this 4,500-square-foot four-bedroom in central Louisiana has room to spare. Anyone with pets or small kids will appreciate the fenced-in yard, front porch, private courtyard, and spacious, grassy back lot. It’s on a quiet, shady street, too.

Alexandria: A Peek Inside
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Alexandria: A Peek Inside

The open-concept living room and dining room boasts parquet floors and clerestory windows, while the kitchen fuses warm wood cabinetry and sleek, modern appliances. Other highlights include a large brick fireplace, a huge walk-in shower in the master bathroom, a sauna, and a light-filled upstairs studio.

Providence, Rhode Island
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Providence: A Peek Inside
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Providence: A Peek Inside

A two-story foyer offers a dramatic welcome to this recently renovated home, which includes a bar off the family room and a marble fireplace. The kitchen and bathrooms are top of the line, and the huge double shower in the master bathroom will probably be tough to leave on a chilly day.

Delray Beach, Florida
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Delray Beach, Florida

$975,000

This three-bedroom 1959 ranch with an angular roof and an unmistakably midcentury vibe sits on a lot overflowing with palms, ferns, and other foliage. The back deck is a true private retreat, complete with ample room for outdoor dining, a stone grill, and a hammock.

Delray Beach: A Peek Inside
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Delray Beach: A Peek Inside

If you love that ’50s and ’60s feel but not old-home upkeep, this one is worth a look: It has been renovated top to bottom with a sleek style befitting its roots. There are eyebrow windows, frameless doors, engineered hardwood floors, striking light fixtures, floating bathroom vanities, and plenty of other mod touches. Love the furniture? Good, because it all stays.


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Glencoe, Illinois
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Glencoe, Illinois

$675,000

Boxy is beautiful when it comes to this four-bedroom on a shady street in suburban Chicago. Built in 1962, it has a fenced-in backyard with a large patio and professional landscaping, and it’s within walking distance of parks, schools, and shops. 


Glencoe: A Peek Inside
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Glencoe: A Peek Inside

The living area includes midcentury features such as a prominent fireplace, room-dividing shelving, and wood paneling. Skylights and large windows keep the interior bright, and an upper-level addition adds space for an office, additional bedroom, home gym, or studio. 

Sandy Springs, Georgia
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Sandy Springs: A Peek Inside
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Sandy Springs: A Peek Inside

Grab a cocktail and relax in front of the striking stone fireplace in a cozy sunken living area. The streamlined kitchen has custom Italian cabinetry, and there’s a truly mod breakfast nook with a light fixture that would please any design lover. The bathrooms have also been updated, and floor-to-ceiling windows mean ample light throughout.