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. Please call Craig Wakefield at 267-973-9567
for listing details on my current listings
SOON IN A TOP RATED SCHOOL DISTRICT. Spectacular 2 story European
modern farmhouse style home. The quality & attention to detail is
rare. The floor plan is open & airy with large windows in every room. The major entertainment/family spaces are designed opening to the kitchen. The home was designed by the firm WhiteClay, 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 featurtes 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.
New Listing May17th. 649,000 PENDING after 3 days on market
Easy access into center city and minutes from Fairmount Park on 2.5 Acres.
Travel down a private, winding lane past horses and pastures to this classic mid-century modern home, set on 2.5 acres. The one floor, open floor plan home has living, dining, and kitchen areas fully integrated next to an additional large family room. The home is flooded with light with floor to ceiling windows in every room. A true oasis near the city. This is the first time the home has been for sale in over 35 years with many upgrades and improvements throughout including recently replaced mahogany hardwood floors. Outdoor patios on each side of the home offer fantastic views. The home has 4 bedrooms, 2 fireplaces, a carport with storage , plus additional driveway parking. Five minutes drive to the trails of the Wissahickon and close to the shops and restaurants of Chestnut Hill. Close proximity to Center City and Plymouth Meeting as well. Springfield township school district with a Philadelphia post office.
Sulpizio Residence designed in 1951 by Vince Labadessa, has come to market for the first time ever, located at 617 Coopertown Road, Haverford PA 745,000 Sold May2016, under contract after 3 days on market
This truly spectacular 1951 classic modern home is one of the finest ever built in the region. It is being sold for the first time by the family who had it designed by their chosen noted architect Vincent LaBadessa. It is full of light and has a strong connection to the outdoors through walls of glass. The integrity of this home is preserved to a level unseen in homes from the 1950s in this region. Original details can be found in exceptional condition. The living room, dining room, kitchen, and family room all open to a wall of glass and each other. The home was built with the very highest quality materials. Every detail of the 3-bedroom 2.5-bath home is so carefully executed, including a south facing wall of glass and stunning ceilings of Douglas fir in every room. The view from these windows overlooking approximately two acres of 50-year-old specimen plantings, including rhododendrons, Japanese maples, and wisteria, is simply spectacular. The indoor-outdoor connection is strong, drawing one's eye out to the gardens and pool. The location of the home can not be beat?close to the heart of the Main Line with easy access to Center City and expressways, yet private and serene, surrounded by distant stately homes. It is located in the award-winning Haverford school district.