This one-of-a-kind home is frozen in some very groovy amber — and for the primary time since being inbuilt 1967, it’s trying for a brand new proprietor.
The one-bedroom Searing House is one among three properties within the Kansas City space designed by the famend architect Bruce Goff, this one constructed for its household. It has remained of their possession for the previous 55 years.
Now, although, the Prairie Village, Kansas, pad is on the market for $975,000. Katherine Lee of Bash & Co. Sotheby’s International Realty holds the listing.
“As a true jewel in the Kansas City architecture crown, we recognize the importance of finding buyers who will truly appreciate the unmistakable design and are devoted to artful living,” Lee advised The Post.
The 1,515-square-foot dwelling is formed like an octagon and laid out with Japanese minimalism and the ethos of communal residing in thoughts. “The design is super unique in that it is basically one room with two bathrooms with all-wood dividing walls that fold,” Lee added to Realtor, noting that the compound is in the present day roughly because it was in 1967. “The owners raised a family here and spent years preserving and maintaining it. It is pretty much the same as when it was constructed, but the bathrooms have been modernized.”
Rooms are situated off a round front room, which wraps round a triangular hearth beneath a central skylight. The kitchen is sort of totally wooden save its black home equipment and canary-yellow counter, and there’s hardly a non-parallel line in no less than one of many bogs. Turquoise carpeting is wall-to-wall all through — and sliding doorways, home windows and extra wood-paneling abound.
The itemizing photos moreover present, as is widespread within the midcentury-modern model, huge home windows that permit in pure mild. The furnishings — corresponding to a leather-based chair within the residing space — additionally appears caught in a bygone period.
Beneath the primary ground, the unfinished downstairs space almost mirrors the identical format as above.
“It’s almost the exact same footprint of the house,” Lee advised Realtor. “They have a workshop and gardening room down there, but it could be transformed into an entertainment room for the kids or even a home office.”