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1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

Wondering if this is the house I featured back in 2014. Either way, this 1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA is pretty special.

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

This one dates back to 1956 and I would guess, created quite a stir back in the day. In fact, this is a house that still excites six decades on.

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

The man behind the design was David Henken, described as a ‘disciple’ of Frank Lloyd Wright, with the building work taken care of by ‘renowned’ local builder Vito Fosella.

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

Of course, it hasn’t just remained in this state over all those years. The property has been the subject of a ‘careful’ restoration, one that has preserved the defining elements of this wonderful midcentury modern house.

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

An amazing preservation job too. The butterfly roof is thankfully still in place, as are the angled ceilings as a result of it, along with all of that timber on the ceiling and walls (natural materials are veery important here), the full height windows, the feature fireplace in white, the stone fireplace, that amazing master bedroom and the terrace.

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

Oh and of course there is the garage too, pretty much a mini reinterpretation of the house itself.

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

The furnishings and fittings are worthy of a mention too. Most are of the era, but it’s hard to say just what is original and what has been added to boost the period appeal. Not that it matters. The end result is all that matters here and this one gets the balance between time capsule and modern-day family home pretty much spot on.

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

As for space, there is around 3,162 sq. ft. of that, with eight main rooms on two levels, which includes two bedrooms and three bathrooms. As I said, the garage too 1.92 acres of land at your disposal.

1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

A dream of a house and if this is your house too, the price is $1,300,000.

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1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA
1950s David Henken midcentury modern property in Pound Ridge, New York, USA

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