Atherton Home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright put up for sale for $7 million: photos

A three-bedroom Frank Lloyd Wright home in Atherton, Calif., is on the market for $7 million.

The exterior of the Mathews House.

David Eichler/Modern Homes Realty

The house is known as Mathews House. It was named after its original owners, Arthur and Judith Mathews, who commissioned it in 1950, according to the house’s National Register of Historic Places. application.

This is the second time the house has come up for sale since it was built in 1952. It went on sale in May for $8 million but was reduced to $7 million a month later. recording list To display. The current owners purchased the property in 1969 for $75,000.

The home is one of three Wright-designed residential properties currently on the market. The others are the Cooke House in Virginia and the House Lykes in Arizona, according to the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservatory.

“Wright has created over 1,000 models and about half of them have been built,” Barbara Gordon, the reserve’s executive director, told Insider. She added that about 380 of her buildings remained, including more than 250 private residences.

“The ideal buyer for this home is a Modernist who wants to preserve Mid-Century Modern architecture,” SEO Modern Homes Realty agent Monique Anton told Insider.

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