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Midcentury fixer-upper with loads of potential wants $215K

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Completed in 1963

Shot of A-frame entrance flanked by two carports.
The home was built in 1963 as a home for the architect himself.
Photos via Estately

The price is right on this architect’s-own midcentury modern home completed in 1963. Though it retains many of its original details, the 1,890-square-foot three-bedroom is certainly a fixer-upper.

Still, it wouldn’t take much effort to bring the Orange Park, Florida, residence back to its glory days. A recessed A-frame structure flanked by two mirror-image carports forms the main entrance, and judging by archival photos, remains virtually untouched.

This high-pitched volume extends toward the back of the house and comprises the foyer, a dining area, and a sunken living room anchored by a central fireplace. Turquoise trim and built-in shelves add character to the space, while a wall of sliding glass doors opens onto a deck and a “preserve of oaks and azaleas,” according to the listing.

Three bedrooms and three bathrooms in need of a refresh, plus what appears to be an updated kitchen, complete the property. Located at 526 Lakefield Lane, it’s offered at $215,000.

Via: Estately