LET CRAIG WAKEFIELD HELP YOU SELL OR PURCHASE
A MODERN HOME
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I am thankful to receive your vote of confidence in the Philadelphia Magazine survey of home buyers and industry experts placing me among the very highest scoring agents in customer satisfaction in the Philadelphia region multiple times over the past years.
Marketing and selling modern architecturally significant homes is a highly specialized area of real estate. My main objective is to help those who see the value in architecture. This website gets thousands of hits a month from people seeking unique modern and mid-century modern homes. I work primarily in the five counties based around Philadelphia, but I have set up a network of other modern specialists throughout the country. Please also feel free to contact Craig if your are outside the Philadelphia region so that I can connect you with the modern specialist in your area.
Currently there is a number of significant mid-century and modern properties on the market, including some by well known architects who designed homes in the area. Two of Louis Kahn's award winning homes are available. There is a fantastic Montgomery and Bishop home close to center city on 3 acres. An incredible renovated steel frame home by Frank Weise among many others listed below. I have researched the modern and mid-century homes available in center city Philadelphia and the surrounding counties and would be glad to work with you to help you purchase a great modern home. JANUARY 2017 Curbed Philly article on 10 great international style influenced homes by 10 architects working in our region. Each of these homes was designed after WWII up though the mid 1950's. These homes and the architects who designed them are all featured in the history section of this website.Please call Craig Wakefield at 267-973-9567
for listing details on my current listings
NEW LISTING MAY 2017 725,000
your place on a wooded hilltop in a unique spacious mid-century modern
home. While only minutes from Haverford/Bryn Mawr, the long driveway to
the house (which sits atop 1.4 acres) provides the feeling that you have
been transported to the Poconos, and yet miraculously are drill in the
Radnor School District. Natural light fills this multi-vaulted ceiling
home with multiple skylights and an abundance of floor to ceiling
windows, all with views through the trees. The views are to be enjoyed
not only from every room in the home, but also from the decks off the
living room, dining room, office, master bedroom and family room. The
inside of this 5 bedroom McElroy home does exceptional justice to the
open architecture design which has been enhanced with an addition that
allows for an upstairs half-bath, a private, spacious and bright master
bathroom (with oversized skylights) and exceptional amounts of closet
space in the Master Bedroom. Wood floors throughout the upper level
serve to bring the outside in, as does the sounds of a tranquil
landscape waterfall that can be heard throughout the upstairs living
spaces. If you are looking for a mid-century modern 3500+ sq. ft. tree
house in the heart of the Main Line, you must see this property. This is
the one you've been searching for....
PENDING This outstanding mid-century modern house designed by Richard Neutra , an international icon of modern architecture, is for sale after its nationally published restoration. Set on over 2 acres, it is tucked away between Philadelphia University, Historical Society Land and abutting Fairmount Park. The location is amazing, just minutes from center city, yet secluded down a long drive off School House Lane. Commissioned by the Hassrick family in 1958, the property features a restored kitchen with George Nakashima woodwork, and a living room with a signature Richard Neutra wall of glass connecting the home to its incredible landscaping and private garden views. The current owners have created multiple outdoor living spaces. There is a flagstone patio, a terraced courtyard and a custom, in ground pool, all privately enclosed by mature trees. The peaceful property is full of delightful surprises: distant views, rare plantings, placed stones even a monolith. The home has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, office/family room, a 900 sq. ft. vaulted solarium/artist studio, and a large media room. The step down master gives a feels of complete integration with nature with its corner glass windows. This significant modern masterpiece truly has it all, design, setting, location and a meticulous restoration. Please contact Craig for details. Listing Price 2,195,000.
May 2017 Sold
Under contract within 24 hrs of official lisitng!
Spectacular 2 story European
modern farmhouse style home in Chadds Ford School District. Asking price 1,025,000. The quality & attention to detail is
rare. The floor plan is open & airy with large windows in every room with major entertainment/family spaces are designed opening to the kitchen. The home was designed by the firm White Clay, has approx 4600 sq.ft. of living space, a premium
1.35 level lot and a 3 car garage. The open floor plan gourmet chef's kitchen features two
30" ovens, 5 burner stove top, 2 dishwashers, dual sinks, commercial
grade stainless steel appliances. Oak floors throughout, bathrooms with porcelain and marble tile, 9 Ft ceilings throughout most
of home, Anderson windows, Hardy Plank siding and radiant heat floors
throughout. Main level offers a great room with fireplace, dining area,
full size laundry, 3 BR & 1.1 baths and an additional large living
space with polished concrete floors. A grand master bedroom suite with
master bath is in one of the two 2nd floor wings, the other has another
large family space with bedroom and full bath. Call Craig for price and details on this amazing home.