Get ready for dinners on the patio
It can be hard to renovate a midcentury modern home (we’ve
got tips, here!) especially because so many properties received
less than stellar updates in the 1980s and 90s. But when done
right, a renovated 1960s home showcases all the best qualities of
architecture—like lots of light, a functional floorplan, and
supreme indoor-outdoor living.
this three-bedroom, five-bath home originally constructed in
1960 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The current owners embarked on a
year-long renovation to restore the battered home’s shine, using
a general contractor with a specialty in midcentury modern
They installed a massive ceiling beam from the garage into the
office, opening up the main living areas. A sunken living room
features wide windows and a modern fireplace, all with access to a
kitchen that boasts walnut cabinets, quartz countertops, and
geometric cut outs.
There’s cedar, walnut, and natural stone throughout, and the
master bedroom looks out onto the yard. And while the interior
doesn’t disappoint, a giant covered patio, heated pool, fire pit,
and zen garden—all on 1.2 acres—make the backyard the clear
Look like your midcentury dream?
4642 Sharon View Road is on the market for $1,490,000, and the
owners are open to selling the furnishings. Much of the home’s
furniture is vintage; the owners collected pieces from around the
country or bought items from midcentury furniture refinishers
FOS Restoration Co
in Huntersville, North Carolina.
The sunken living room boasts wide windows, a new fireplace, and
sight lines to the kitchen.
The kitchen includes Hans Krug walnut cabinets, Meile, Blue Star
appliances, and quartz countertops.
The master bedroom is bright and airy, with views onto the
The master bath boasts a giant walk-in shower behind the oversized
A covered patio looks out onto the pool and lets you eat outside,
no matter the weather.
Another view of the pool and fire pit.
Source: FS – All – Architecture 10
Midcentury modern stunner with sweet backyard wants .5M