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Breathtaking midcentury modern in Plymouth lists for sale for first time ever

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The award-winning Balogh House, built in 1958, is listed for $750,000

A geometric home with a solid side with wood siding and an ‘open’ side with a lofted living space. The home is surrounded by woods.
The Balogh House
Photos by Vis-Home

An award-winning home that was added to the National Register of Historic in 2013 is for sale for the first time ever.

The Balogh House in Plymouth, designed by architect Tivadar Balogh for his family in 1958, won the Progressive Architecture award the same year. According to Michigan Modern, it cost just $32,000 to build, in large part because the Baloghs did a lot of the construction work themselves.

It’s a stunning example of midcentury modern architecture. Nicknamed the ‘Cube,’ the home looks much bigger than its 1,905 square feet thanks to its expansive, covered outdoor living space. That and other features, like the skylights and wood siding, beautifully integrate it with the surrounding nature.

Inside, the home is tastefully filled with midcentury furniture matching the geometrical lines, shapes, and clean surfaces typical of the style. Landings and windows admit views of the home’s various levels and open floor plan.

There’s no other way to say it: The home is stunning in every way. We could write a lot more about the two-bedroom residence, so just take a look at the photos for yourself.

49800 Joy Road is listed with John A. Goetz of Real Estate One for $750,000.

A lofted porch leads to a red front door. Large windows give a view into the living room.
Covered outdoor space and front door.
Four red chairs surround a wood table. There’s a blue wall separating the dining room from the kitchen, and wood staircase to the left.
The house has an open floor plan. Here, the dining room and kitchen are separated by a partition.
A wood-paneled room with white couch and red chair and ottoman. A small fireplace is in the wall.
The living room has a fireplace and high ceilings.
A room with a long table leading to a smaller nook with skylights and a rocking chair.
The home has multiple skylights that provide ample light.
A long desk with a chair against a wall below windows. There’s a bed against the adjacent wall with two wood shelves above it.
One of the home’s two bedrooms.
A cement deck with a reclined chair and potted plants. There’s a rectangular space in the roof looking up the sky and woods.
Lofted outdoor space.
The home slightly obscured by trees. There’s a series of wood planks creating a screened effect on one side of the covered area.
One last view of the Balogh House.