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…
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. Be inspired: Check out 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.
Attention all wine lovers! We know that you’ve been dreaming of the day when you have a luxury wine room in the comfort of your own home. Who wouldn’t want to retreat into a personal Napa or Loire Valley after a long week at the office? Whether you’re looking to save space, put your wine collection on display, or archive your most valuable bottles, that cellar you’ve been dreaming about is calling your name. Answer the call and raise your glass to these outstanding wine rooms in these North Texas homes — all currently listed by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.