Curb Appeal: Micro Modern

Curb Appeal Nest Realty Micro Modern NEST Magazine

You only get one chance at a first impression, so make it a great one!

Is your home ready for a refresh? This stylish home in Asheville, North Carolina, built by Greencraft feels fresh and contemporary. Copy this look to enhance your curb appeal!

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HOUSE NUMBERS

The simplest way to modernize your exterior is swapping out your house numbers! The clean lines and sans-serif font of this plaque sets the tone for visitors. The two-layered plaque comes in a standard gray concrete on the top layer, and you can customize the back to a wide array of plywood or acrylic colors that will show through. Modern House Numbers, Rectangle Concrete with Marine Plywood, $34, SolPixieDust.etsy.com

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FRONT DOOR

We love the mid-century modern feel of this four-panel front door. The door comes unfinished, with the option to have it painted your preferred Sherwin-Williams paint color at an additional cost. Having painted a front door ourselves, we recommend letting the pros do it for a perfect finish! ThermaTru Smooth Fiberglass Exterior Door 8ft Ari 4-Lite Low-E, $1,235, doornmore.com

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LIGHT FIXTURE

Brushed aluminum is a perfect lightweight material for outdoor uses. It matches well with satin nickel, or any other “silver” finish. Signature 2-Light 15-inch Outdoor Wall Mount in Brushed Aluminum by Kichler, $114, kichlerlightinglights.comd

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WINDOWS

Various sized windows are used in interesting ways to create repeated rectangles. On the second level, the three rectangular windows installed vertically speak to the windows in the door below. The bronze finish on the exterior trim is crisp and elegant. Aluminum Clad Windows with Bronze Exterior by Jeld-Wen, $300+, homedepot.com

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FRONT DOOR HARDWARE

Slim, sleek, and stylish. This satin nickel door handle pairs perfectly with the 4-lite door. Dolores Park Handleset with Ball Trim in Satin Nickel by Better Home Products, $234, greydock.com

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COLOR PALETTE

This simple white, black, and wood color palette is bold and impactful, while still retaining warmth. Exterior Paint & Door: PURE WHITE (SW#7005) Sherwin-Williams
Trim: TRICORN BLACK (SW#6258) Sherwin-Williams Siding Stain: SUN DRENCHED OAK, Cabot Gold

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BUILDING MATERIALS

Cypress Wood: Installed vertically on the upper section of the front of the home, this shiplap cypress wood adds a natural element. Custom designed and cut cypress wood is also repeated as a privacy screen to the left of the front door.

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Stucco: A great alternative to traditional siding, stucco is durable and aesthetically pleasing. The first floor stucco in a sand finish has been painted white, while the foundation level has been left the factory finish from Superior Walls, to create definition.

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GREENBUILT

Perhaps the most appealing thing about this home? It’s a certified “Greenbuilt” home from local NC builder, Greencraft, meaning energy efficiency and the environmentally sound building practices were utilized, including: spray foam insulation, HERS rated HVAC system, tight building envelope, water conserving fixtures, framing efficiency techniques, and site preservation.

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We shared this story with you in our Spring/Summer 2018 Issue of NEST Magazine. To view the full issue, click here.

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