The Glass House at SC is called a “masterpiece” – find out why



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Sitting on 118 acres in Aiken, South Carolina, a hidden gem of a residence with unique features has landed on the real estate market for $2.89 million.

One of the interesting things about the “glass” main house is that it was inspired by another famous house.

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“Built of glass and steel, this contemporary home is a true masterpiece, inspired by the Farnsworth House in Plano Illinois and designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe,” the listing reads.

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This historic home was built between 1945 and 1951, while this particular one-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom residence was built in 2015.

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The main house consists of 2,125 square feet and has an abundance of features including:

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“It’s such a modern home in an area down south where you really don’t find that kind of home,” listing agent Thomas Bossard of Carolina Real Estate Co. told

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“When you first walk in, it’s all glass and steel. So you walk in, and everything is open. You have the main hall, and it is open to the kitchen.

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The property also has a magnificent brick guest house.

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The brick house looks like a guesthouse. There are two stoves in there because when there are parties caterers can work there instead of inside. [glass] house,” Bossard told Realtor.

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There are also two ponds and stables with eight stalls and a barn which also has guest quarters.

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Aiken is about 55 miles southwest of Columbia.

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TJ Macías is a live national sports reporter for McClatchy based in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Previously, TJ covered Pace for the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers for numerous outlets, including 24/7 Sports and Mavs Maven (Sports Illustrated). Twitter: @TayloredSiren

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