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Dazzling midcentury A-frame asks $3.5M

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Swiss Miss style in New Hope, Pennsylvania

A night view of a white house that features a boxy entrance and an A-Frame-style peaked roof behind it. Linda McManus Images for Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty

Midcentury modern homes might be best known for their butterfly roofs and expansive windows, but the style also popularized the Swiss Miss A-frame. With a peaked, chalet-inspired shape, the made-for-Instagram A-frame is experiencing a resurgence in popularity—there’s even an increasing number of A-frames available for rent.

And while you might expect A-frames in mountain towns or midcentury hotbeds like California, check out this three-bedroom, four-bath home in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Built in 1958 by noted midcentury architect Jules Gregory, the low-lying home is bifurcated by a steep, dramatic A-frame roof that rises straight from the ground.

Inside, the A-frame creates a dramatic double-height living room with floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto the 1.42 acre property. Recent renovations brought a more contemporary feel to the space; gloss-black hardwood floors contrast with white walls, beams, and counters. Other perks include a 16-foot island in the kitchen, large closets, and a rear patio with bar, BBQ, fire pit, and pool. Ready for your own midcentury masterpiece? 884 Street Road is on the market now for $3,495,000.

A double-height living room has vaulted ceilings with white beams, large windows, a dining room table, and views to the outdoors.
Inside, the A-frame creates a dramatic double-height living room with floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto the 1.42 acre property.
Michael Hirsch for Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty
A white island in the kitchen contrasts with glossy black floors. Large windows look onto a covered pool.
A 16-foot island provides plenty of space for food prep.
Michael Hirsch for Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty
A white bed sits on a white sheepskin rug. A white arm chair faces it and there are large windows on either side of the bed.
One of three bedrooms in the home.
Michael Hirsch for Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty
A large white marble soaking tub has windows on either side and a TV mounted above it.
A large soaking tub is the focal point of a sleek bathroom.
Michael Hirsch for Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty
An exterior view of the house shows an outdoor dining set in the foreground, and the A-frame house in the background.
The low-lying home is bifurcated by a steep, dramatic A-frame roof that rises straight from the ground.
Michael Hirsch for Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty