Retro and vintage charm come alive in the “Kern House” that’s nestled in the famous Arapahoe Acres neighborhood. From curbside, you can feel the mid-mod magic emanating from this stunning pad that’s first introduced with Japanese juniper bushes. Exposed wood beam ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glass windows invoke classic linear architecture throughout the home. A period-specific addition was also made by the mastermind behind the property — Edward Hawkins, himself. Experience living in an architectural marvel that showcases true mid-century modern design.
- Classic Mid-Century Modern Architecture
- Kern House, Designed by Edward Hawkins
- South Facing Floor-to-Ceiling Windows in Den + Living Room
- Custom FLOR Brand Tiles
- Exposed Wood Beam Ceilings
- Vintage Feel + Flow Throughout
- Concrete Floors in Master
- Custom Pavers + Landscaping
- Oversized Lot
MAIN LIVING/DINING ROOM
Be transported back to a time of iconic architecture as soon as you step into the home. A bright and open living room is the starting point of the home, where retro features like vaulted wooden beam ceilings, boldly painted brick and wood-paneled walls combine to create an exceptional example of modernism.
- Mahogany Paneled Walls
- Custom FLOR tiles
- Wood Beam Ceilings
- Generous Natural Light
A tall mahogany wooden structure divides the main living room from the kitchen. A tribute to vintage utility, this kitchen is the perfect combination of preservation and renovation. Sleek new appliances blend with colorful cabinetry, a funky tile backsplash and original lighting fixtures.
- Wood Storage Console Between Kitchen + Dining Room
- Original Lighting Fixtures
- Updated Appliances
A slice of history all its own, this family room was an addition commissioned by the original architect, Edward Hawkins. A uniquely designed door off of the main room opens up into the additional space, where south-facing floor to ceiling windows invite in tons of natural light.
- Period-Specific Addition Designed by Edward Hawkins
- Unique Door From Dining Room
- South-Facing Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
Just off of the family room, a mahogany door opens up to the master bedroom. An original wood-burning fireplace sits proudly in the corner of the room. Guide your gaze past the fireplace to the floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the spacious backyard.
- Wood-Burning Fireplace
- Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
- Exposed Concrete Floors
An expansive backyard retreat is lined by a tall wooden fence, granting residents some privacy. Custom landscaping and modern concrete pavers culminate around the private seating area and Malm fireplace. The clean modernist look of the outdoor area is complemented by a vintage orange gate and lush trees and striking viridity that’s characteristic of the Arapahoe Acres neighborhood.
- Custom Pavers + Landscaping
- Oversized Lot + Fully Fenced
- Seating Area w/ Malm Fireplace
- Vintage Orange Gate
Built between 1949 and 1957, Arapahoe Acres is a historic neighborhood home to a collection of Usonian style houses. Pieces of modern design have been preserved in this unique and distinct area. Just north of Englewood, these architectural icons are tucked away in this South Denver suburb. A quick trip to DTC, Cherry Creek State Park and the main highways makes this property ideal for those looking for a more relaxed lifestyle without sacrificing urban convenience.