This Westover Hills mid-century modern home at 6200 Westover Drive is increasingly cherished as a period artifact, enhanced by the patina of age. It displays timeless virtues of clean lines, harmonious proportions, open plans and abundant natural light.
There are many reasons mid-century modern style homes and furnishings are so popular today. They range from the nostalgia that the post-World War II generation feels to popular films and television shows like Mad Men to the millennial generation who enjoy the sleek, straight lines of this style home.
In Fort Worth, where many neighborhoods underwent huge growth in the 1950s, architects designed a variety of mid-century modern homes, but probably few are as rewarding to the eye as one in Westover Hills. The three-bedroom home at 2004 Canterbury is a gem surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows that seem to intertwine the house’s straight lines with the skyline of the horizon. Continue Reading…
This Southern masterpiece was custom built by Cy Barcus in Old Westover. Monumental pillars lead the way to the grand entrance of this estate, featuring the highest-grade finishes.
And the entrance to 30 Valley Ridge Road in Westover Hills is indeed extraordinary. The foyer showcases checkerboard black-and-white, custom-laid marble floors beside the sweeping staircase. Continue Reading…
According to a survey conducted by the International Association of Home Staging Professionals and StagedHomes.com, 95 percent of ASP staged homes sell in 11 days or less on average. They also sell for 17 percent more, proving the staging process is a key ingredient to achieving not only the sale of your home, but getting the best price.
Here are seven expert tips for getting your home ready:
There is no denying that light and mood are inextricably linked, and statement fixtures are having a moment. Whether you love a warm ambiance or an effusive flair, lighting — from Old World styles to revitalized retro to clean-lined contemporary — is dazzling in homes across North Texas.
Looking to be inspired? Below, explore our selection of on-trend abodes, where radiant spaces really shine.
The Mid-Century Modern movement in America was an adaptation of two austere, straight-lined architectural movements in Europe: the International and Bauhaus styles. American mid-century architecture, which spanned roughly from the late 1930s to the ’70s, is warmer and more organic, often with wood elements — beams, columns, walls — where the Europeans employed concrete and steel.