Great Spaces: Marvelous Modern Homes

Posted on Aug 5 2019 - 1:07pm by Zoe Eisenberg
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This August, we're celebrating a selection of sleek modern listings across the country, from New York to California.

Country Mod Just Outside the City

Located in Riverdale, N.Y., this 5,500-square-foot modern home includes six bedrooms, five bathrooms, ample patios, terraces and a sunroom—only 20 minutes from New York City. The tri-level estate incorporates an open floor plan, copper slate heated floors and a foyer with skylights and double-height ceilings.

Outside, you'll find natural stone walls, a peaceful waterfall, lavish gardens and mature trees. As a bonus, the estate is part of the Hillside Association, a small organization of 11 homeowners, which includes access to a private pool shared by all.

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Listed by: Ann B. Schapiro and Tobias B. Schapiro, Brown Harris Stevens
Listed for: $2,995,000
Photos by: Brown Harris Stevens

Ranch Life Goes Mid-Century in Topanga

This spacious, three-bedroom, mid-century Topanga, Calif., property, owned by American actor Benjamin Bratt ("Law & Order"), is currently on the market for $4,800,000. Located at 261 Powderhorn Ranch Road, the 3,500-square-foot home is known as Powderhorn Ranch. The space offers a modern, sprawling floor plan, glass walls, a large kitchen and dining area, a recessed living room and luxurious bathrooms with soaking tubs and walk-in showers.

The ranch sits on a 4.8-acre lot with manicured gardens, grassy lawns, a fire pit and pool, several wooden sundecks and patios with ample seating areas, a horse arena and a detached casita with an office and wood-burning stove.  

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Listed by: Paul Ferra and Melissa Oliver, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Property Specialists
Listed for: $4,800,000
Photos by: Cater Photography

Lots of Light on the Lower East Side

This light-filled, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment designed by the award-winning team from Ogawa/Depardon Architects is nestled on Orchard Street on the Lower East Side of New York City. The loft-like vibe of the space, with floor-to-ceiling, east-facing windows, offers spectacular views of the city. The modern apartment includes a terrace, teak hardwood floors, custom cabinetry and crystallized glass countertops in the kitchen and a spacious bedroom with a deep wall-length closet.

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Listed by: Linda Ho and Ryan Serhant, Nest Seekers International
Listed for: $970,000
Photos by: Rich Caplan