August 16, 2008 Holmes Run Acres Virginia, Virginia

1952 Expanded Homes Run Acres Contemporary – $519K

This listing is for an expanded 3/2 contemporary in Holmes Run Acres in Falls Church. The addition to the home appears to remain true to the original design of architects Donald Letherbridge and Nicholas Satterlee, nicely incorporating a similar roof-line, wood-beamed ceilings and liberal use of glass to create a seamless transition. Read the community’s guide to keeping changes to your house faithful to the original design

Holmes Run Acres was listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register in December 2006 and on the National Register of Historic Places in March 2007. It is the first mid-century modern community in Virginia to be designated as a historic place.