Contemporary homes feature modern and classic design elements. Builders began constructing the home style after World War II when people started requesting residences that were more utilitarian and artistic. The design of a contemporary home features a balance of style and practicality, which makes living in the home convenient and pleasant. A contemporary home is meant to be harmonious with the people who live in it and its surrounding environment. Furthermore, the home style is frequently fashionable and sophisticated without being conventional.
Once buyers begin looking at contemporary homes for sale, they’ll likely notice that the home style is broad and distinctive. In fact, many of the style’s home designers borrow elements from historical homes. For instance, contemporary homes may have two or three roof gables as well as towers or domes. Other common contemporary elements include modern components like large sections of glass and flat roofs.
The Oaks at Fallon Park is a Raleigh neighborhood that features contemporary homes. The community's residents are close to downtown, midtown, and the Five Points area. For other contemporary builders, please see Chandler Design-Build and Center Studio Architecture.
In Durham, buyers who want to purchase a contemporary home can choose to live in Duke Forest, which is a centrally located neighborhood. The lots were created for Duke professors, and many of them chose to build remarkable contemporary homes.
The Chapel Hill area has several communities that feature contemporary homes such as Barrington Hills, Bolin Forest and Timberlyne. Barrington Hills has traditional and contemporary homes while Bolin Forest is a conventional Chapel Hill neighborhood. The community has accessible hiking and biking trails as well as mature landscaping. When homebuyers choose to live in Timberlyne, they'll reside in a classic Chapel Hill community that features contemporary and traditional homes from the 1980s. For a new contemporary home in the Chapel Hill area, be sure to check out the homes by Silverwood. This small builder blends the contemporary style with other styles (such as craftsman) to construct beautiful residences.
Below is a complete list of contemporary homes for sale in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the rest of the Triangle. Since this is a long list, feel free to Contact Us with your criteria to help you narrow it down.
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