For some home buyers, an old Victorian home with creaky wooden floors and ornamentation galore has as much appeal as … well … continuing to rent. These folks are drawn to clean lines, open floor plans and NO clutter.
And that’s exactly what the modern architectural style espouses. Form follows function in these homes, and materials like glass, concrete and steel take center stage.
Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite modern homes for sale right now on RealEstate.com. Take a tour and tell us which one you would pick!
The epitome of mid-century modern, this “atomic ranch” features many original built ins and wood paneling. The retro eat-in kitchen is a sight to see, and we love the backyard patio with built in stone grilling station. Learn more about this retro home.
Mouth of Wilson, Virginia
If you seek a retreat that boasts mountain views and complete privacy, this home might be your dream come true. The 2446-square-foot home sits on over 10 acres of land in Kindrick Mountain and is designed to take advantage of the amazing views. Vaulted ceilings and walls of windows are just a few of the things we love about this place. Learn more about this contemporary getaway.
Fayetteville, North Carolina
This home suffers from outdated interiors, but at this price point, a first-time home buyer could easily afford to upgrade. What we love: the brick chimney, vaulted ceilings, fenced-in back patio and master bedroom with access to the backyard. Learn more about this Southern charmer.
Johns Island, South Carolina
Everything about this place is next level: stainless steel and concrete countertops, a reverse osmosis water filtration system, low-flow toilets and more. And storage containers are provided for someone who needs extra space: a craftsmen, someone who loves to landscape and garden or an artist. Learn more about this coastal getaway.
It’s hard to believe this place was built in 1987, as the open concept floor plan is in keeping with the way we live in 2018. This modern farmhouse has been completely updated and boasts vaulted ceilings with wood beam accents, a fenced-in backyard and a courtyard that overlooks the front yard. Love! Learn more about this one-of-a-kind find.
If you have a large family (or have plans to have one), this six-bedroom home might be for you. The completely remodeled kitchen, new hardwood floors and walls of glass that let in tons of light are just a few reasons you will fall hard for this place. Learn more about this Memphis beauty.
This home blurs the line between indoors and out. Walls of glass provide picturesque views of Little Elkhart Lake, no matter what the season, plus you get both a main deck AND a lake deck, where you can park your collection of canoes and kayaks. Learn more about this lakefront retreat.
This home was built in 1956, but you’d never know it by looking at interiors. Everything has been updated: windows, roof, siding, floors and kitchen. And the backyard, with it’s expansive deck, is a sight to see. Landscaping is the only work necessary to make this place a showstopper. Learn more about this Urbana gem.
This newly built home offers everything a lover of modern design and repurposed spaces seeks: concrete floors, exposed ductwork, an open floor plan, smart siding and more. Each bedroom features its own private bath, and the yard awaits the new owner’s singular touch. Learn more about this brand-new build.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Seek a fresh start? We may have found your perfect fit. This three-bedroom energy efficient home is close to downtown and offers the latest in interior details, from granite countertops to stainless steel appliances. Learn more about this Oklahoma City gem.