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1950s, Midcentury, Modernist, USA

On the market: 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA
1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA

It’s the only FLW house in this state and what’s more, the 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA is on the market.

1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA
1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA

The 1956 Dudley Spencer House, also known as Laurel, is on the market for the very first time. A quick glance at the shots on the listing suggest some updating might be required, but it also shows a Frank Lloyd Wright design packed with original features. That’s the important thing here.

1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA
1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA

It’s hard to judge the overall design by the shots, but the agent describes it as having a ‘beautiful curvilinear form’, which creates open living space and views from every room.

1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA
1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA

A central eat-in kitchen serves as ‘the hub of Wrights built-in furniture designs’, which he also incorporated into every room to provide ample seating, living and storage space. That’s a huge plus. Talking of rooms, you’ll find three bedrooms and two bathrooms here, as well as that eat-in kitchen, a living room, dining room. family room, utility and laundry.

1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA
1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dudley Spencer House in Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Lots of space outside too, over six acres apparently, predominately woods, but with a creek, sculpture garden paths, terraces and patio, all of which blends with the inside space. That’s what good design is all about.

If you fancy a move to Delaware, you’ll need $1,350,000, which is around £878,000. More images below.

Find out more at the Realtor website

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