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Modern Style Homes for Sale

  • $1,390,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 7164966 
  • Barton Heights B
  • 1703 Garner Ave
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   5 BD 4 BA 3049 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
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1808 Ford St - listing ID# 103251
  • $1,940,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 103251 
  • Stovall R C Jr
  • 1808 Ford St
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   7 BD 5 BA 4095 Sq Ft 0.25 AC
  • Residential
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409 W Live Oak St. - listing ID# 103252
  • $1,640,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 103252 
  • Sheltons
  • 409 W Live Oak St.
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   6 BD 4 BA 3501 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
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1703 Garner Ave - listing ID# 103080
  • $1,390,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 103080 
  • Barton Heights
  • 1703 Garner Ave
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   5 BD 4 BA 3000 Sq Ft 0.19 AC
  • Residential
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1808 Ford St A - listing ID# 103254
  • $1,285,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 103254 
  • Stovall R C Jr
  • 1808 Ford St A
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   4 BD 3 BA 2789 Sq Ft 0.25 AC
  • Residential
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409 W Live Oak St. A - listing ID# 103255
  • $1,075,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 103255 
  • Sheltons
  • 409 W Live Oak St. A
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   4 BD 3 BA 2405 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
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207 Caney Street - listing ID# 103200
  • $559,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 103200 
  • Holly
  • 207 Caney Street
  • Austin, TX 78702
  •   3 BD 3 BA 1457 Sq Ft 0.1 AC
  • Residential
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3408 Green Emerald Ter - MLS# 8828050
  • $574,900
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 8828050 
  • Shady Hollow - Southland Oaks
  • 3408 Green Emerald Ter
  • Austin, TX 78739
  •   5 BD 3 BA 3541 Sq Ft 0.99 AC
  • Residential
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1201 Blair Way - MLS# 5621768
  • $445,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 5621768 
  • Crossing At Bouldin Creek The
  • 1201 Blair Way
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   2 BD 3 BA 1538 Sq Ft 0.08 AC
  • Residential
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2708 Townes Ln - MLS# 3591092
  • $1,995,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 3591092 
  • Tarrytown
  • 2708 Townes Ln
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   5 BD 5 BA 3872 Sq Ft 0.21 AC
  • Residential
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301 Bisset Ct - MLS# 5363976
  • $1,675,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 5363976 
  • Rough Hollow Amd Of Lts
  • 301 Bisset Ct
  • Austin, TX 78738
  •   4 BD 4 BA 4590 Sq Ft 0.42 AC
  • Residential
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2804 Warren St - MLS# 9522810
  • $1,575,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 9522810 
  • Mont-dale
  • 2804 Warren St
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   4 BD 4 BA 3590 Sq Ft 0.22 AC
  • Residential
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305 Bisset Ct - MLS# 1484721
  • $1,500,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 1484721 
  • Rough Hollow
  • 305 Bisset Ct
  • Lakeway, TX 78738
  •   5 BD 6 BA 5434 Sq Ft 0.38 AC
  • Residential
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2204 Westlake Dr - MLS# 7621894
  • $1,425,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 7621894 
  • Wilkenson Sparks Surv 04 A
  • 2204 Westlake Dr
  • Austin, TX 78746
  •   4 BD 4 BA 3773 Sq Ft 0.52 AC
  • Residential
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1807 Bluebonnet Ln - MLS# 2178375
  • $1,375,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 2178375 
  • Littman Lydia
  • 1807 Bluebonnet Ln
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   4 BD 4 BA 3177 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
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2302 Westover Rd - MLS# 3091419
  • $1,300,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 3091419 
  • Brown Herman Add
  • 2302 Westover Rd
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   4 BD 3 BA 3334 Sq Ft 0.28 AC
  • Residential
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2705 Gatlin Creek Rd - MLS# 3882771
  • $1,287,500
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 3882771 
  • Agarita Ranch
  • 2705 Gatlin Creek Rd
  • Dripping Springs, TX 78620
  •   3 BD 2 BA 2778 Sq Ft 20 AC
  • Residential
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1016 Barrie Dr - MLS# 3501454
  • $1,200,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 3501454 
  • Cardinal Hills
  • 1016 Barrie Dr
  • Austin, TX 78734
  •   4 BD 4 BA 3400 Sq Ft 0.17 AC
  • Residential
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8800 Golden Rain Cv - MLS# 8694638
  • $825,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 8694638 
  • The Estates Of Barton Creek
  • 8800 Golden Rain Cv
  • Austin, TX 78735
  •   4 BD 3 BA 3603 Sq Ft 1.26 AC
  • Residential
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4608 Speedway - MLS# 1005807
  • $730,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 1005807 
  • Hyde Park Annex
  • 4608 Speedway
  • Austin, TX 78751
  •   4 BD 4 BA 2307 Sq Ft 0.23 AC
  • Residential
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620 Twelve Oaks Ln - MLS# 5386052
  • $675,000
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 5386052 
  • Oaks (south 1st St)
  • 620 Twelve Oaks Ln
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   3 BD 3 BA 2283 Sq Ft 0.09 AC
  • Residential
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8110 Ranch Road 2222 #64 - MLS# 4635664
  • $649,822
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 4635664 
  • Hillside
  • 8110 Ranch Road 2222 #64
  • Austin, TX 78730
  •   3 BD 3 BA 2133 Sq Ft 0.3 AC
  • Residential
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2811 W Fresco Dr - MLS# 7900615
  • $629,500
  • Active
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  • MLS® #: 7900615 
  • Rosedale
  • 2811 W Fresco Dr
  • Austin, TX 78731
  •   3 BD 3 BA 2109 Sq Ft 0.18 AC
  • Residential
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Market Statistics for Modern Homes

# Listings Average DOM Average Price Average $/SqFt Median Price Median $/SqFt Average % Reduced
Active Listings 609 89 $738,713 $269 $261,497 $171 2%
Pending Listings 141 71 $493,299 $244 $330,000 $208 3%
Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings) 1,560 64 $508,348 $244 $399,490 $266 2%

*Modern Homes Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of July 26th, 2017 at 5:30am CDT.

Modern Homes Austin

We often confuse the word Modern with the word Contemporary when thinking about home design. Modern style homes, constructed during the 1920s to 1950s, are marked by clean, unadorned lines and natural materials such as teak, stone, and polished metal. Does this sound a lot like Mid-Century Modern? It should because Mid-Century Modern is the timeframe during which architects drew their inspiration for the Modern style homes period of design.

So, what is contemporary style? Contemporary style homes are the designs trends of today’s architects and builders. What makes this more confusing is that Modern designs are being recreated and upgraded with advanced technologies, so that while they harken to yesteryear, they are contemporary style homes. Just remember that Modern design is found in homes constructed during a specific period and their design elements never change.

Where to Find Modern Homes in Austin

Austin has many examples of Modern architecture in both residential and multi-family buildings. There are Modern style homes for sale in the 78701,78702, 78703, 78704, 78705, 78745, 78750, and 78751 zip codes. Modern style multi-family buildings include Brazos Place Condos, Piazza Navona Condos, and several modern-inspired communities such as Walsh Place, Solavera, and Ford Place.

In addition to these residences, Austin is fortunate to have several highly-acclaimed architects that design contemporary homes in the modern style. Buyers consult with Jay Hargrave, Tom Hurt, Bercy Chen Studio, Nicole Blair, Kevin Alter and KRDB or any of the other well-known design houses to discuss their vision for a home in this period or for a newer home that incorporates these design elements into the blueprint.

Features & Floorplans

Identifying Modern style homes for sale is not just about dates of construction. This architectural style uses geometric shapes, asymmetry, and angles to create living spaces that fuse indoor with outdoor areas. Interiors are bright due, not only to smooth walls, but large windows (often floor to ceiling), sleek materials such as granite, linoleum, concrete, and stucco. Exposed stone was the only exception. Architects used the rough stone to contrast the smooth interiors as well as to enhance the connection between indoors and out.

The low, flat rooflines gave the eye rest and were a significant departure from the gabled rooflines of earlier years. Even the colors used during this time reflected the architect’s attempts for a sleek appearance. Varying shades of white were used throughout many homes to help focus the eye on the geometric line instead of the décor.

Kitchen areas grew larger and more streamlined with cabinetry and appliances strategically placed and color coordinated. The use of built-ins was also popular during this era adding to the sleek look and feel of interiors.

Beyond just materials used, designs also incorporated the existing elevation or landscape. This departure from typical home design resulted in multi-level houses that blended harmoniously with the exterior landscape. The extensive use of glass brought a snowfall or rain shower right into the living area and elevated the importance of exterior landscape and lighting.

History of Modern Design

Modern style homes represent some of the most dramatic and innovative architectural advances in residential construction. The work of prominent architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier, as well as many others inspired many of the iconic homes we now think of as modern. Their work, inspired by advances and new ideas coming out of design schools from around the world, arose during the early 1920s to the 1950s. Architects, during those three to four decades, used a variety of styles and construction materials to create what are now considered some of the country’s most beloved national treasures.

What are the hallmarks of Modern Design? During the Modern era, many architects around the world began experimenting with new ways to use materials. The development of sheet glass, steel, and iron revolutionized techniques in home and commercial construction. New developments in technology and engineering were the game changers during this period. Architects built homes like Fallingwater, The Farnsworth House, The Miller House and others that were such a departure from existing trends that they became the blueprint for building custom homes. Of course, these styles filtered down to the mass market where the minimalist design with lots of glass and open space translated well into less expensive housing.

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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from July 26th, 2017 at 5:30am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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