Fabulous Midcentury Dan Duckham House in Fort Lauderdale is Less Than a Million & Less Than a Block From the Ocean




Listed four days ago, this house at 2040 Coral Reef Drive, in Lauderdale by the Sea, was designed by one of FTL’s classic midcentury residential architects, Dan Duckham, and built back in 1963.

The house appears to have pretty much every bit of its midcentury modern Floridian flair intact. It’s on the market for just under $1 million. The house was on the New York Times’ real estate listings, although the BB found it on a South Florida midcentury modern Facebook group. Yes, the appliances have been updated, tastefully, and there aren’t any listing photos of the bathrooms. Fingers crossed they kept the originals, although maybe they left the photos out because they kept the originals and they know many buyers can be a bit shortsighted when appreciating the beauty of a vintage power room.

Check out the strides taken by the owners to preserve, restore, and treasure so many of the classic touches, like the craggy stone coffee table in the living room, the built-ins in the bedrooms, the free-form geometric pool, and the hexagonal kitchen counters. This joint is a swinging showstopper. Read on for the brokerbabble and lots of photos:

Masterfully designed home by Dan Duckham located in the Bel Aire section of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Enter the home into the courtyard, lagoon pool & water feature. Through French doors to well equipped kitchen concrete countertops, stainless appliances flowing to outdoor kitchen. Dining room with built-in cabinetry, spectacular terrazzo floors to rustic living room Koi pond, fireplace, slate floors. 2nd flr the master suite sitting area & master bath. Cabana guest house with volume ceilings doors to pool.

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