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1970s, Brutalist, Modernist, USA

On the market: 1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Something unusual and perhaps in need of some work. Although that does mean  plenty of character in this 1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

According to the agent, this Corbusier-inspired property is the former residence of renowned modernist architect Mel O’Brien and judging by the interior shots, not a lot has changed since Mel left.

1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Well, some things have. A couple of rooms look like they have had an upgrade, but by and large, the place is a relic of its original era. emphasised by a look at the bathrooms and the feature fireplace.

1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

But in our book, that is a positive, as it means the architect’s vision still survives. This is a great opportunity to take a note local classic and make it your own.

1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

There is around 4,376 sq. ft. of space in total, including four bedrooms and four bathrooms, not to mention a two-storey living room, huge ‘basement den’ plus two wet bars and a pool. A couple of garages built within too.

1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1970s four-bedroom modernist property in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

All the details on the listing (plus more photos), with an asking price of $549,000, which works out at around £341,000.

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