We revitalized this 1972 Jon Condoret design with a full-house renovation from top to bottom designed by Linton Architects and decorated by Robin McCarthy. We switched the locations of the kitchen and dining room, adding a folding door unit out into the new screen porch for a seamless transition from indoor to outdoor eatery. The ceilings were covered in popcorn texture, so the sloped sections got new tongue and groove pine stained clear, and the flat sections got a new layer of 1/4" sheetrock. We added cable railings to the loft and new steel stairs with exposed white oak treads, installed bluestone in the foyer, and added a wine cellar with frameless glass in the new dining room where the mudroom used to reside. The new kitchen boasts Statuario marble counters, custom cabinetry, open white oak shelving, top of the line gourmet appliances, and a new folding door from LaCantina out into the new screen porch. The basement had an insane mural painted and drop tile office ceiling, so we scrapped everything and added industrial HVAC, engineered white oak flooring, and painted the existing floor joists and subfloor white to make the ceiling pop to showcase the original design. We added a new entry to the master bedroom through the living room built-ins, creating a vestibule with stairs, and added a cedar spa to the master bath. Jon Condoret was a huge part of the modernist house movement in NC, and we hope this project brings more attention to the one-of-a-kind work he has done throughout our state. See more of Jon's work here: www.ncmodernist.org/con...

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Modern home with Exterior, Shingles Roof Material, Shed RoofLine, House Building Type, Hipped RoofLine, Wood Siding Material, and Gable RoofLine. Exterior front of this Jon Condoret beauty designed and built in 1972 for Mary Anderson and renovated by Actual Size Builders in 2018. Photo  of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

Exterior front of this Jon Condoret beauty designed and built in 1972 for Mary Anderson and renovated by Actual Size Builders in 2018.

Modern home with Exterior, Wood Siding Material, Hipped RoofLine, Shingles Roof Material, Shed RoofLine, Gable RoofLine, and House Building Type. New white paint with black trim helps the original beam and roof design shine bright from the front of the home. Photo 2 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

New white paint with black trim helps the original beam and roof design shine bright from the front of the home.

Modern home with Exterior, Gable RoofLine, House Building Type, Shed RoofLine, Wood Siding Material, Hipped RoofLine, and Shingles Roof Material. Exterior right of home. Photo 3 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

Exterior right of home.

Modern home with Kitchen, Subway Tile Backsplashe, Range, Colorful Cabinet, Quartzite Counter, Recessed Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Wood Cabinet, Dark Hardwood Floor, Range Hood, and Undermount Sink. We switched the location of the kitchen and dining room, adding subway tile, custom painted cabinets, Statuario marble counters, white oak shelves, and tongue and groove pine ceiling. Photo 4 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

We switched the location of the kitchen and dining room, adding subway tile, custom painted cabinets, Statuario marble counters, white oak shelves, and tongue and groove pine ceiling.

Modern home with Kitchen, Dark Hardwood Floor, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Pendant Lighting, Colorful Cabinet, Subway Tile Backsplashe, Quartzite Counter, Wood Cabinet, Range, Undermount Sink, and Ceiling Lighting. We lost two doors and a window, and installed this massive folding door unit from LaCantina, creating a seamless flow from indoor to outdoor eatery. Photo 5 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

We lost two doors and a window, and installed this massive folding door unit from LaCantina, creating a seamless flow from indoor to outdoor eatery.

Modern home with Kids Room, Playroom Room Type, Teen Age, Neutral Gender, and Cork Floor. The basement had an insane mural painted on the walls and a drop tile ceiling, so we cleaned it all up, adding industrial ducting for HVAC and painting the beams to show off those bad boys.  Painted 1st floor joists and subfloor make the ceiling a focal point rather than something to hide.  Engineered white oak for flooring. Photo 6 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

The basement had an insane mural painted on the walls and a drop tile ceiling, so we cleaned it all up, adding industrial ducting for HVAC and painting the beams to show off those bad boys. Painted 1st floor joists and subfloor make the ceiling a focal point rather than something to hide. Engineered white oak for flooring.

Modern home with Living Room, Lamps, Pendant Lighting, Dark Hardwood Floor, Recessed Lighting, Sofa, Chair, Table, and Coffee Tables. We added a door, replaced a few broken-seal units, and added tongue and groove pine ceiling and beam wrap to this 2-story living room with loft. Photo 7 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

We added a door, replaced a few broken-seal units, and added tongue and groove pine ceiling and beam wrap to this 2-story living room with loft.

Modern home with Living Room, Dark Hardwood Floor, Chair, Wall Lighting, Wood Burning Fireplace, and Recessed Lighting. Underneath the loft is host to a wood-burning fireplace and sitting area.  We removed a wall of built-in bookcases and created a vestibule and new entrance to the master suite. Photo 8 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

Underneath the loft is host to a wood-burning fireplace and sitting area. We removed a wall of built-in bookcases and created a vestibule and new entrance to the master suite.

Modern home with Staircase, Cable Railing, and Wood Tread. Old terracotta tile was replaced with PA Bluestone, a new front door lets more light inside the foyer, and a rickety metal spiral stair was replaced with custom exposed wooden tread stairs from LR Custom Fabrication with steel stair carriage and cable railings from Custom Steel. Photo 10 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

Old terracotta tile was replaced with PA Bluestone, a new front door lets more light inside the foyer, and a rickety metal spiral stair was replaced with custom exposed wooden tread stairs from LR Custom Fabrication with steel stair carriage and cable railings from Custom Steel.

Modern home with Exterior, Hipped RoofLine, Wood Siding Material, Gable RoofLine, Shed RoofLine, Shingles Roof Material, and House Building Type. Exterior right of house near carport and side entry into new mudroom. Photo 11 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

Exterior right of house near carport and side entry into new mudroom.

Modern home with Living Room, Chair, Wall Lighting, Coffee Tables, Pendant Lighting, Recessed Lighting, Dark Hardwood Floor, Wood Burning Fireplace, and Sofa. New cable railings from Custom Steel on the loft showcase this beautiful living room with tongue and groove pine ceilings.  2-story wood-burning fireplace is original to the house. Photo 12 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

New cable railings from Custom Steel on the loft showcase this beautiful living room with tongue and groove pine ceilings. 2-story wood-burning fireplace is original to the house.

Modern home with Kitchen, Dark Hardwood Floor, Range, Colorful Cabinet, Range Hood, Subway Tile Backsplashe, Quartzite Counter, Refrigerator, Undermount Sink, Wood Cabinet, Pendant Lighting, and Recessed Lighting. This kitchen is magnificent. Photo 13 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

This kitchen is magnificent.

Modern home with Staircase, Cable Railing, and Wood Tread. Stairs leading to loft. Photo 14 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

Stairs leading to loft.

Modern home with Staircase, Cable Railing, and Wood Tread. Exposed stair treads from LR Custom Fabrication and steel stair carriage and cable railings from Custom Steel. Photo 15 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

Exposed stair treads from LR Custom Fabrication and steel stair carriage and cable railings from Custom Steel.

Modern home with Dark Hardwood Floor, Chair, Table, Recessed Lighting, and Pendant Lighting. We swapped the location of the dining and kitchen, and converted the existing mudroom into a wine cellar with frameless glass and storage for 750 bottles. Photo 16 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

We swapped the location of the dining and kitchen, and converted the existing mudroom into a wine cellar with frameless glass and storage for 750 bottles.

Modern home with Recessed Lighting and Quartzite Counter. Master bath with frameless glass tile shower and cedar spa unit from Sunlighten. Photo 17 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

Master bath with frameless glass tile shower and cedar spa unit from Sunlighten.

Modern home with Wall Lighting, Undermount Sink, Recessed Lighting, Quartzite Counter, and Dark Hardwood Floor. New tile shower with frameless glass door in Jack&Jill bath. Photo 18 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

New tile shower with frameless glass door in Jack&Jill bath.

Modern home with Dark Hardwood Floor and Chair. View from loft down to living. Photo 19 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

View from loft down to living.

Modern home with Kitchen, Dark Hardwood Floor, Pendant Lighting, Refrigerator, Recessed Lighting, Wood Cabinet, Quartzite Counter, Undermount Sink, Subway Tile Backsplashe, Range, Range Hood, and Colorful Cabinet. New kitchen with Statuario marble counters, open hanging white oak shelves from LR Custom Fabrication, custom cabinets, and top of the line appliances under a tongue and groove pine ceiling. Photo 20 of The McCarthy ProjectView Photos

New kitchen with Statuario marble counters, open hanging white oak shelves from LR Custom Fabrication, custom cabinets, and top of the line appliances under a tongue and groove pine ceiling.

Architect
  • Linton Architects
Interior Design
  • Robin McCarthy
Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Full Baths
  • 4
  • Partial Baths
  • 3
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 1972
  • Square Feet
  • 5243
  • Lot Size
  • 1.14 acres