1930's Charmer / Madison WI Real Estate

Close to the ever popular Atwood neighborhood, this 1930's charmer is full of that “near east side" character, but at a fraction of the cost! You’ll love the arched doorways, original wood floors, baseboards, doors, art deco door knobs/escutcheon plates, telephone nook, and YES, there are wood floors under the carpet upstairs! [wds id="7"]

A warm and inviting sunroom connects to the large deck, which overlooks a HUGE sunny, fenced in yard. Mature, fruit bearing Gala & Macintosh apple trees in the front yard create nice privacy from the street.

Some updates include refinished hardwood floors & fresh paint, newer windows & insulation, driveway, roof over sunroom, new carpet in sunroom, newer high efficiency washer & dryer. The kitchen boasts newly installed can lights, a new dishwasher, garbage disposal & Corian countertops.

Oh, the places you'll go! Walk to the following:

La Taguara (a DELICIOUS family owned Venezuelan restaurant- highly rated!) Pedro’s Mexican Restaurante Brother’s Three Bar & Grill Lazy Oaf Lounge Boulders Climbing Gym Gardener’s Bakery Retail Outlet (In case you ever wonder where those amazing smells are coming from) Hawthorne Elementary School & playground. The school features multiple playgrounds for kids of all ages and stages, as well as an open field and blacktop games. You can actually see the school from the house- it’s basically across the street. several major busline stops Walgreens The Vinery Stained Glass Studio Madison College Carpenter Ridgeway Park- A great little gem, tucked back against the peaceful Starkweather Creek path! This park features an open field and playground equipment, plus the city’s first-ever walking meditation labyrinth, all right along the bike trail. Starkweather Conservation Park Thurber Park Walking, Running & Biking paths! (see the Carpenter-Ridgeway Map/Guide here)


House Facts $225,000 / 4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / 1.5 car garage / 1964 finished square feet

Swing by our open house on 6/18 from 11-1! Showings also begin on 6/18.

Mid-Century Modern Homes in Madison

We get a lot of calls from home buyers who are looking for unique or mid-century modern homes in Madison. And we understand why! We love unique properties -- homes with extra charm, mid-century modern lines, and other special details that make them truly stand out. Mid-Century Modern Homes in Madison WI Homes for Sale

Often, homes like this don't regularly show up in the MLS property search. But we're not deterred! We take matters into our own hands, turning into Madison real estate sleuths, working hard to track down the unique, mid-century modern homes in Madison that meet our buyers' needs.

Part of this involves turning to you. If you, or someone you know, owns a unique, mid-century modern home, and you're contemplating a move, we'd love to talk. We know you need a listing agent who understands your home's uniqueness, and who knows how to market its features properly to secure the best possible offer. That's where we come in. We know the Madison real estate market inside and out -- and our passion for vintage, unique, and mid-century modern homes means we're perfectly suited to help.

Here are a few tips for selling your unique or mid century modern home for the highest dollar possible:

1. 1950s and 60s home decor trends are back in a big way. We can work with you to turn your home’s “dated” features into today's trends that appeal to the buyers who are looking for something unique and vintage. (Here's an example of how to do that with dated bathroom tiles.)

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2. Leverage your color palette! Let's identify the colors that work best with your home’s original features, then use that color palette to determine complementary wall and accessory colors that buyers will love.

3. For an instant facelift, consider painting your brick or stone fireplace.

4. Wood paneling can date a home and make a space feel heavy and dark. Refresh your space with paint and/or punchy wall art.

5. Vintage wallpaper can be beautiful! But it's very taste-specific. Consider toning it down with the neutral drapes and contemporary accessories.

6. Educate your buyers. If your home is unique, tell them how and why! From the type of materials used, to the history of your home’s design, or the credentials of it’s architect -- don’t leave anything out when selling buyers on your home's charm. 

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7. Make sure that your Realtor “gets it”, too. Your ideal Realtor will not only appreciate all that your home has to offer, but will be able to articulate its value to potential buyers. While it’s unlikely that every original feature in your home will be a mid-century gem worth saving, your Realtor should have an eye for vintage chic, and be able to help your home for sale reach the appropriate audience.

Just remember -- buyers are craving unique and mid-century modern homes. But not only do you need to know how to market your home to them, you need to show them why your home is special.

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