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Refreshed midcentury modern asks $825K in Denver

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A sleek 1955 home with modern updates in the Mile High City

An exterior view of a gray and white midcentury modern home with a carport on the right and green grass in the front. Photos by Tommy Ellis, courtesy of Mckinze Casey of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

Denver, Colorado, may be most famous for its high-altitude status and proximity to skiing, but it also boasts a surprising number of neighborhoods that are packed with midcentury charm. Take this three-bedroom, two-bath home in Krisana Park. An enclave in the larger Virginia Village neighborhood, Krisana Park is made up of about 170 ranch homes built in the 1950s that looked to Joseph Eichler for design inspiration.

The modestly sized homes—the beauty pictured below is 1,608 square feet—feature post-and-beam construction with wide roof overhangs. Tongue-and-groove ceilings and an airy open floorplan are made brighter by floor-to-ceiling east facing windows. Bleached oak flooring throughout creates a streamlined look, and an updated kitchen includes white quartz countertops, a matte charcoal backsplash, and an oversized island.

The bedrooms feature thoughtful window placement and built-out closets, and a new master bath offers spacious double sinks. Outside, you’ll find a back patio with tigerwood inlays, raised garden beds, two car garage, and an additional single carport. Love what you see? 1321 South Edison Way is on the market now for $825,000.

A kitchen has a white kitchen island, black backsplash, and white post and beam ceilings.
An updated kitchen boasts a white oversized island that contrasts with a matte charcoal backsplash.
A living room has an Eames-style chair in front of a fireplace, with a tall dining table set in the background.
The open-concept floorplan features a gray fireplace as its focal point.
A gray tiled bathtub features a clear shower curtain and white towels.
A soaking tub in one of two bathrooms.
A leather chair sits in front of a sliding glass door.
Clerestory windows and a sliding glass door provide access to the home’s private backyard.
A double sink bathroom has wood cabinets, a mirror, and a bold black and white geometric print on the walls.
A bold geometric print on the walls is a modern take on 1950’s style, and double sinks provide plenty of space for washing up.
A wooden bed with white bedding has red accent furniture and gray walls.
One of three bedrooms in the home features thoughtfully placed windows and tongue-and-groove ceilings.
A backyard has a lounge and dining area with shade and patio lights strung above.
Outside, the spacious lot features raised planters, plenty of room for entertaining, and access to the two-car garage.