If we had to describe modern homes in one word, we’d choose ‘sleek.’ Ok…maybe, sophisticated. Whatever the best descriptor for these beautiful homes, one thing remains constant — the architecture is based on clean lines, natural light and tech-savvy innovations that are nothing short of luxe. With such staple features, living in a modern home makes you feel like you’re in your own little world.
We’ve had an eye on cities with a healthy inventory of modern homes, and because we know you love ogling over dream homes like we do, we’ve rounded up our favorite modern home listings from around the country. Trust us — if you weren’t thinking of moving into modern, you just might be after seeing these palatial pads!
A Piece of California in Texas
Did we step into a California enclave? No, but this $7.9 million private home nestled in Austin, Texas will sure make you feel like it! This stunner is the ideal home for anyone looking to entertain. With an open framework both indoors and out, you’ll instantly feel connected to the lush landscaping and greenery that surround the home.
Inside, elegant white oak floors and matching grand fireplace complement the museum-finished, white-painted walls. The bedrooms lead to a stunning terrace, perfect for sipping your morning coffee or enjoying the lush backyard greenery. And when you invite guests over, you can take advantage of the full kitchen setup and entertainment space a short distance from the pool (and when you’re ready to bring out a bottle of wine, your own private selection is displayed in built-in wall shelf!). A beautiful blend of contemporary and comfort, this home truly has it all!
Stunning in Seattle
Let’s talk about these views — both inside and out! Tucked away in the boutique neighborhood of East Queen Anne, this modern home in Seattle provides all the privacy of a cozy neighborhood along with stunning cityscape views.
The staircase in the grand entryway looks straight from a movie set, pairing seamlessly with the elegant modern art pieces that greet you upon walking in. A true tribute to modern art, every feature throughout the home — from the decadent light fixtures to the dining room’s stained-glass wall dividers — is a modern masterpiece. Priced at $6.75 million, this artist escape takes city living to the next level.
Truly light on its feet, this 4-bedroom, 9-bathroom modern home in Portland blends contemporary elements with touches of creativity. Light wood appliances reflect the natural light that floods in from stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, making the entire home feel like you’re floating sky high.
Sleek, silver accents, like the sparkling kitchen backsplash, enliven the home’s modern architecture and lend an almost futuristic feeling to the space. Decorated in several modern art structures and hanging glass art, you’ve got stunning views to enjoy inside if you ever need a break from stunning Portland views outside . With an indoor pool, at-home workout space and even a vibrant, build-in music studio sound room, the home is an oasis for the sophisticated artist in all of us.
“The Circular Sun House”
The sun will always shine in this Phoenix home — and for all you Star Trek fans, this home could definitely pass as the Starship Enterprise! Tucked away in Palm Canyon, this home was the last design famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright crafted before his death. His design philosophy, “organic architecture,” aimed to connect humanity with the environment, and this home was no exception!
The Circular Sun House brings sweeping desert mountainside views into each room. Maintaining the circular theme theme throughout, from curved cabinetry and appliances to shelving and fireplaces, each room flows effortlessly into the next without obstructing the outdoor views. Even the outdoor pool is crescent moon-shaped! A home you’ll have to see to believe, this nearly-$8-million desert home is stunning in every possible way.
Dreamy Lights of Music City
Nashville is a city for dreamers, and this modern home listing certainly comes with bright light to match! High atop Nashville’s tallest building, the spacious windows in this luxe penthouse allow Music City’s sunshine to pour in in spades.
Maintaining the design’s focus on light, a glass-encased stairwell leads to a stunning open floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city. Hardwood floors and reflective kitchen cabinetry round out the main floor’s almost ethereal aura, while the bedrooms feature the same towering windows along with white, airy bathroom accents. Priced at $10 million, this 4,400 square-foot space truly feels nothing short of dreamy!
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