This incredible house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, was designed by none other than renowned Jacksonville architect William Morgan—who studied under Walter Gropius and Paul Rudolph—for his own family.
Completed in 1973, the geometric 1,893-square-foot structure is characterized by two triangular prisms of varying dimensions. The larger one appears to be a right triangle, while the narrower one slopes downward toward the beach.
The soaring main living area occupies the point of intersection, where a living room with fireplace, dining room, and open kitchen are set—all opening up to a porch and the beach beyond by way of sliding glass doors. A staircase cuts through the center of this space and leads directly outside onto a geometric deck with built-in seating. From there, a path leads to the beach.
As for the private quarters, a mezzanine level above the living room contains the master suite and an architect’s studio with clerestory windows, while the other two ensuite bedrooms are located a floor below. They, too, feature private beachside porches. And from what the photos seem to indicate, the awnings can be folded down to create a flat plane along the sloping wall.
Located at 1945 Beach Avenue, this special one-owner home is offered at $1.75 million. As an added bonus, the house is wedged between two other Morgan designs: the fantastical Dune House, and the Dylan Morgan House (built for his son).