Mid Century Home
Mid Century Home | Bathurst Manor
29 Purdon Dr For Sale | Bathurst Manor
Dream Up Your Space In This 60s Mid Century Modern Courtyard Bungalow
Located in Bathurst Manor, an enclave of mid-century modern homes, this one of a kind original mid-century modern home was designed as the architect’s own residence back in 1964 with many original details intact. This house perches on a 60’x125’ lot, and boasts over 2,000-square-foot of living space on the main level is now on the market for the first time in 40 years.
The single-story residence sits back from the street with a curved driveway features attached double car garage with a stone wall invites you into the private courtyard which buffers the public and private receiving area.
The main entrance terrazzo step sets the stage to the house with a double door entry and clerestory windows along the facade. Once inside, the generous foyer adjoins to an inviting great room beyond. With 9’ ceilings and full-height windows in the main living spaces, the dining room whose sliding doors allow direct access to the rear yard and a gorgeous view of green foliage.
Mid-century finishes aren't for everyone, but the mad men style basement lounge with an open layout and wet bar accented with pink reveals and wood interior paneling are suited for anyone who digs the vintage aesthetic.
Other features include 3 bedrooms (one which has an ensuite bath), 3 baths, a bright functional kitchen that opens out onto the private courtyard, a library/den, over 2000-square-foot of basement space, and an attached double car garage with a private drive that parks the total of 6 cars. Although this house sits on a lot more likely to attract redevelopment, it's also looking for a unique owner who can reinvigorate the space with thoughtful period updates. It has lots of room for creativity.
Other mid-century features:
Private front facade with clerestorey and floor-to-ceiling windows at the rear
Unique layout that wraps around three sides of the courtyard
Stacked stone privacy wall in front of house
Stacked stone fireplace
Terrazzo front step
Full height windows on the east side
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