Sam Soulek and his wife, Natalie, bought their home three years ago from the then 96-year-old architect/builder/owner, Thomas Hendricks. Built in 1960, the home was only previously owned by Hendricks who carefully selected Sam and his family from a pile of offers (priced higher than theirs) to be the next caretakers. The home is filled with creative spaces for their family (including a 6-year-old son) and décor from travels around the world or artwork created by Sam, an award-winning graphic designer. Details in the home are beautifully custom-designed by Hendricks, such as handles, windows and floor tile. He was known for designing civic buildings, so you’ll see quirky hints of inspiration in the home from school and library design.

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Window-filled, back exterior faces Bassett Creek Photo  of The Soulek House modern homeView Photos

Window-filled, back exterior faces Bassett Creek

West side Photo 2 of The Soulek House modern homeView Photos

West side

Front and walkway Photo 3 of The Soulek House modern homeView Photos

Front and walkway

Kitchen nook with original woodwork Photo 4 of The Soulek House modern homeView Photos

Kitchen nook with original woodwork

Kitchen with lovingly restored, original cabinets. Photo 5 of The Soulek House modern homeView Photos

Kitchen with lovingly restored, original cabinets.

Lower level den with original fireplace and shelving. Photo 13 of The Soulek House modern homeView Photos

Lower level den with original fireplace and shelving.

Lower level den Photo 14 of The Soulek House modern homeView Photos

Lower level den

Credits

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Architect
  • Thomas Hendricks
Photographer
  • Wing Ta

Overview

Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Year
  • 1960