Transcending Trends: 4 Enduring Midcentury Modern Homes – Sotheby´s International Realty

Fine examples of one of history’s most popular architectural styles, these four homes feature clean simplicity, open floor plans, gentle organic and geometric forms, and walls of glass encouraging an integration with nature.

Masterfully Renovated Midcentury Classic

Pasadena, California | Richard YohonSotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage

This iconic three-bedroom midcentury modern home in a gated Pasadena community was designed by John Galbraith, built in 1956, and masterfully restored. Highlights include stone and polished concrete floors; a kitchen with original mahogany cabinetry and stainless-steel appliances; an open living and dining room with redwood-paneled walls, a wet bar, and a striking two-sided fireplace; space for a game room, a studio, or an office; and glass walls and sliders offering views of the welcoming pool and fruit tree orchard.

Hollywood Haven

Los Angeles, California | Simon BeardmoreSotheby’s International Realty – Brentwood Brokerage

On roughly half an acre on a cul-de-sac just below a vineyard in the legendary Lake Hollywood Estates, this remodeled midcentury gem offers four serene bedrooms; three chic baths; an open living room, dining room, and kitchen with richly hued hardwood floors; and numerous eye-catching stylistic details. Walls of glass lead to a generous green backyard, enchanting patios, and a refreshing swimming pool and spa.

Stylish Sonoma Hideaway

Sonoma, California | Tina ShoneSotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street Brokerage

On a peaceful lane just minutes from downtown Sonoma and an hour from San Francisco, this light-filled midcentury oasis offers two bedrooms and baths and a family or media room with a vaulted beamed ceiling, a fireplace, and a wall of glass overlooking and opening to the backyard’s grassy lawn and inviting pool. Threaded by lighted paths, the colorful gardens are maintained by a private well and include a fire pit and an additional structure that awaits the touches of a discerning new owner.

Malibu Midcentury Modern

Malibu, California | Cormac and Wailani O’HerlihySotheby’s International Realty – Malibu Brokerage

Light-flooded open and airy, this three-bedroom home is a stylish retreat steps from Escondido Beach and surrounded by mango, lemon, plum, pomegranate, orange, guava, avocado, and tangerine trees. It has been updated to feature a European-designed kitchen with colorful accents and stainless-steel appliances, including a wine chiller; a deck for entertaining and enjoying the enviable view; Poliform closets; and a primary suite that encompasses an office, a bedroom, and a spa-like bath equipped for chromotherapy and light therapy.

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