September 23, 2010 Holmes Run Acres Virginia

1952 Expanded Holmes Run Acres Mid-Century – $599K

This 4 bedroom/2 bath in Holmes Run Acres in Falls Church has just been listed for $599K . The listing says the house has been expanded. The kitchen and baths have been updated. In 1951, Eli and Gerald Luria began building modest mid-century homes in Holmes Run Acres modeled after the contemporary ranches being built in California. Designed by two of the leading local modernist architects, Nicholas Satterlee and Donald Lethbridge, the homes feature wood beamed cathedral ceilings, large brick wall fireplaces and plenty of glass.  The neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.