On the Market: O’Keeffe’s Santa Fe Home, a Lauded Eco-House, and More Great Homes for Sale This Week
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The Home of Legendary Artist Georgia O’Keeffe Is for Sale in Santa Fe
"Home to iconic artist Georgia O’Keeffe and later, philanthropist Paul G. Allen, cofounder of Microsoft, Sol Y Sombra is the essence of southwestern graciousness," says listing agent Paul Duran. "The main house perfectly represents 1930s pueblo-style architecture and elegance with six bedrooms, inviting gathering spaces, and wide portals opening to lush lawns. Two guesthouses and a lodge offer overnight accommodations for guests. The conference center provides private space for business and the event center, with catering kitchen and panoramic rooftop views, sets the stage for unforgettable events. The Greenhouse showcases a bodhi tree grown from a seed of the tree the Buddha sat beneath to attain enlightenment, a gift from the Dalai Lama after visiting the property, as well as Allen’s impressive botanical collection. This rare and storied estate offers the comfort, elegance, and ease of a truly unique home in an inspirational setting."
This £2.5M RIBA Award–Winning UK Home Is a Nature Lover’s Delight
"This multi-award-winning, high-specification eco-house was designed by the acclaimed architect Meredith Bowles of Mole Architects in 2011," say listing agents at The Modern House. "It occupies a quiet and secluded position on Madingley Road, in the western section of the conservation area of Cambridge, and extends to over 2,460 square feet. The internal living space follows a single-story L-shaped plan designed around an internal south-facing garden with a rare liquidambar tree at its center. The design takes an exacting approach to light and space, with a focus on natural materials and energy efficiency to support sustainable modes of modern living."
Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Palm Springs Palace of Kitsch Hits the Market for $3.8M
"Historic Hollywood glamour is present at every turn in this custom-built former estate of Magda and Zsa Zsa Gabor, who separately occupied the estate for over 30 years," say listing agents Conrad Miller and Brandon Holland. "Atop Little Tuscany, the elevated parcel offers 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains and city with incomparable privacy. A covered veranda leads from the mosaic tile pool area to hand-carved double doors and into a sweeping living and dining room featuring elegant chandeliers, a grand piano, and mirror walls reflecting the magnificent views. Double doors lead to the kitchen featuring Viking appliances, a distinctive troweled ceiling, glass cabinetry, and an original Hungarian rotisserie. The family/breakfast room offers even more views, and there is a nearby patio with firepit. In sum, this property offers an opportunity to own a one-in-a-million estate celebrating old Hollywood glamour."
This $899K Midcentury Was Designed by a 25-Year-Old Engineer
"Michael Kornley, a then-25-year-old aerospace engineer, designed this 1955 midcentury-modern house for himself and his family," says listing agent Inger Stringfellow. "He was influenced by the architectural movement of the time, using new and innovative materials and technologies to illustrate the idea that form should follow function and an embrace of minimalism. Overall, this house is perfectly sited on a private, beautifully wooded plot with an in-ground pool. To further enhance the ‘indoor/outdoor’ feeling, the interior room dividers appear to be ‘floating,’ topped with glass above eight feet."
A Post-and-Beam Dream Home Lists for $2.1M in Silver Lake
"Iconic Silver Lake modernism is on full display in this 1960 home designed by architect Stephen Alan Siskind," say listing agents Rob Kallick and Mary Regal. "Your imagination will be captivated by the home’s original detailing, including post-and-beam ceilings, clerestory windows, a sunken living room with vintage fireplace, and walls of glass to feature the incredible views from every angle. The living spaces are connected through multiple levels, as the dining area hovers over the living room, which features 13-foot ceilings. A spacious and open kitchen has been upgraded with new countertops and flooring and newer appliances. A lofted den with sliding-glass door gives great access to the backyard."