Timeless Doesn’t Mean Traditional in These Tudors
Myth: “Tudor” and “traditional” are synonymous. While Tudor revival architecture dates back to the late 1800s, Tudor-style homes with an updated look and feel are hitting the market across the U.S. We’ve gathered a few for-sale listings combining classic Tudor curb appeal with contemporary interior renovations.
23 Sunset Dr, Englewood, CO
For sale: $6.15 million
A vine-covered exterior, antique lighting and vintage furniture give this Tudor tons of character, but the home isn’t stuck in 1931. Inside, a remodeled kitchen boasts granite countertops and high-end appliances for serious cooking, while the master bath features a jetted tub for some modern relaxation. The lushly landscaped grounds also include a greenhouse and pool.
1664 Federal Ave E, Seattle, WA
For sale: $2.095 million
Described in the listing as “a beautiful home dressed in refined luxury and class,” this Capitol Hill house combines Tudor and craftsman elements to create a space fitting for the Pacific Northwest. While it doesn’t date back to the 19th or 20th centuries, the home replicates architectural details of the period while adding a contemporary wine cellar and bonus room.
505 Ridge Rd, Kenilworth, IL
For sale: $1.295 million
Built in 1925, this home had a gut rehab in ’98. The English cottage-esque Tudor now features an eat-in, contemporary kitchen, a family room with vaulted ceilings and gracious living room with fireplaces. The master suite has also been updated with a sitting area and walk-in dressing room.
2127 Norton Rd, Charlotte, NC
For sale: $920,000
Crown molding, a bright, airy interior and hardwood floors are just a few selling points of this 1920s Tudor. The home features a newer roof and irrigation system as well as 4 well-maintained bedrooms and 3 baths.
103 SE 47th Ave, Portland, OR
For sale: $699,000
Wood cladding is less common in Tudor-style homes, and this Portland home shows it off beautifully with white trim and a bright red door. Inside, the home’s original 1930s charm has been preserved while all of the major systems have been updated including the plumbing and electrical. The basement has also been finished with a separate entrance — ideal for guests or a rental.
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