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The welcome mat is out to Mid-Century Modern enthusiasts and house-seekers in general. A completely restored 1956 residence with a guest house sitting on a highly desirable corner lot in the Woodshire neighborhood is now on sale with a $775,500 asking price.
Located at 9321 Fordshire Drive, the one-story home now exudes street appeal with its freshly painted brick facade and updated porch light fixtures. A step inside leads owners to the open living and dining area with angular windows framed by high, vaulted ceilings and intermixed with brick accent walls. Cork flooring is under foot. The kitchen includes a Bertazzoni gas range and oven, Decor refrigerator and plenty of prepping space on granite countertops.
What was once an overgrown courtyard now welcomes as a fenced and landscaped backyard with outdoor living spaces.
Three bedrooms located down a hallway include the master suite with dual vanities and frameless shower. A large walk-in closet is easily at hand off the master bath. An additional bath offers dual vanities and marble countertops.
What was once an overgrown courtyard now welcomes as a fenced and landscaped backyard with outdoor living spaces and walkways to the guest house or studio, which sits above the gated carport. The accommodations here are a living room, full kitchen, bath and loft bedroom. Green features in both structures include ceiling fans and digital program thermostats.
Square footage: 3,304
Asking price: $775,500