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Quirky midcentury home by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice asks $550K

The 1966 abode comes with unusual details

House with stone facade and lots of landscaping. VRX Media Group

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright disciple Herb DeLevie, this midcentury gem is full of quirky details. The Max & Arlyne Hurwitz House sits just outside of downtown in Madison, Wisconsin, on a tree-lined plot of land.

DeLevie, a student of Wright’s at Taliesin, designed the four-bedroom, three-bathroom home in 1966, and it’s filled with striking features like a giant stone fireplace and angled walls, all sorts of nooks, plus amenities like a sauna and wet bar. The house opens into an entryway framed by 15-foot double doors. Inside, the home has an open-plan layout with split levels connected by multiple staircases.

Living room with large stone fireplace and staircase to a mezzanine level. There is a bookshelf in the center of the room and a TV setup to one corner. VRX Media Group
Lagre glass walls at one corner of the carpeted living room look out to a terrace. There is a recessed work station with a computer, desk, and chair to the right side. VRX Media Group

Just off the kitchen, the dining room is framed by 18-foot-high windows. Meanwhile, even more light pours into the master suite, which gets its own sunroom. At one point in time, the house included an indoor pool, which has since been covered and transformed into another sun-filled room where the ladder arms still stick out of the middle of the floor. We told you it was quirky.

Located at 202 N Blackhawk Avenue, this gem is now on the market for $549,900 after a recent price drop.

The spacious kitchen features wooden cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. VRX Media Group
Dining room with blonde wood table, light blue chairs, under pendant lighting and overlooking 18-foot windows. VRX Media Group
Room with pool ladder arms sticking out of floor and angled windows. VRX Media Group
Bedroom with stone fireplace, low book shelf, and glass doors to a terrace. VRX Media Group
Mezzanine nook with hot pink armchairs. VRX Media Group
Outdoor space with built-in wooden seating and a grill.