Original Al Beadle-designed Modernist Gem asks a Cool Milli


Barrio: Phoenix, Arizona
Price: $1,000,000

Al Beadle, the renowned modernist who brought the steel-and-glass Case Study House sensibility to the Arizona desert, designed this ravishing midcentury, known as Burton Barr Residence, (at that time) Arizona’s most powerful politician, Burton Barr in 1955. The four-bedroom, 2331-square-foot pad offers structural simplicity with a flat roof, deep overhangs, floor-to-ceiling panes of glass and sliders, all-original Beadle-designed cabinetry with brass & copper hardware, a dramatic fireplace, sleek carport and not HOA governed.

This Beadle Box is currently on the market for a cool $1 million. This is your chance to own a piece of Arizona history, livable art, and one of the most famous architect’s masterpieces today!

AL BEADLE ORIGINAL. ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT. A desert modern gem tucked into an area dotted with houses designed or developed by some of the most innovative & influential names of the era…Del Webb, Joe Ashton, Bishop White, Chuck Magadini, Fred Guirey, Al Beadle, et. al., Originally designed by Beadle in 1955 for Arizona’s most powerful politician, Burton Barr. As a neighbor to the famous Arizona Biltmore Hotel, it is the epitome of mid-century modern living in the heart of Phoenix. Never replaced with layers of 21st century makeup, it is not stripped of its well-aged style.

The home offers structural simplicity with a flat roof, deep overhangs, floor-to-ceiling panes of glass and sliders, all-original Beadle-designed cabinetry with brass & copper hardware, a dramatic fireplace, sleek carport and not HOA governed.

Those seeking a private & exceptional lifestyle w/ ease of access to everything that makes Phoenix a phenomenal place to call home will be enamored & ready to make this a forever home. Resort style, a live/work environment, vacation rental opportunities & possibly income generation as a location for film-makers, tv commercials, music videos, luxury-brands and influencers, the possibilities are ripe.

3 Bedrooms & 2 Baths complete the main footprint. 2 separate studio/workshops connected by a breezeway compliment the flexibility for options to lucky buyers. 1 with a 3/4 bath the other a 1/2 bath. Kitchen still has original electric Tappan Custom Visualite wall oven, stainless cooktop with griddle & stainless steel Rangaire range hood. Done up in the hues of a desert sunset, the primary bath is the epitome of retro chic. Own a piece of history that has a substantial value add possibility.

Melissa Coram, listing agent | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties

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