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Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

What’s not to love about this 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA?

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Of course, this is a house on stilts. It would take something special to put us off this beauty. Throw in some walls of glass and a hillside location and this is could be our dream home.

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

That word is ‘could’. It’s a very attractive proposition, but this 57-year-old house isn’t perfect.

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Maybe I’m being a little picky, but the inside just doesn’t grab you as much as the outside. Yes, it has been renovated – and there is nothing at all wrong with that. But the result just feels a little safe compared to the risky exterior.

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Saying that, the house is fairly neutral in finish and there’s no escaping the fact that you are hanging off a hill and with those walls of glass, you are literally in the forest. Just a little more colour and character and you are probably there.

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

This is a substantial place too. 4,400 sq. ft. of living space in total, with the agent pointing out (quite rightly) that this an ‘entertaining home’. That open plan living space would certainly be a dream party space.

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

But when the party is over, there is plenty of room to sleep, with four bedrooms, as well as four bathrooms. 12 rooms in total over the two floors, along with up to one acre of land and a two-car garage nearby.

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

More images on the listing and if you fancy living amongst the trees, this place is up for $549,900.

Images and details courtesy of Zillow. For more details and to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hillside modernism: 1960s four-bedroom property in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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