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Pops of Color and Strategic Design Make This 1980’s SA Home a Modern Masterpiece

Swing open the door, step both feet out of the sweltering Texas feet (and firmly onto 3926 Iron Mill’s lacquered floors), and suddenly...you’re in another world: a bright, airy, modern sanctuary hidden in the luxury Elm Creek neighborhood.

From the entryway’s floating spiral staircase to the master wing's dual offices and private gym, every inch of 3926 Iron Mill’s recently renovated interior screams “immaculate design”.

Take a quick tour of this luxury masterpiece (listed by all-star agent Adrian Garza) as we highlight the distinct elements that make it oh-so-modern (and oh-so-unique).

Simplicity is the End Game

In both form and function, 3926 Iron Mill’s sleek, airy interior values simplicity above all else. Rather than drawing the eye to overstuffed furniture or heavy details, the home’s airy vibe mimics a breath of fresh air, emphasizing casual livability over senseless ornamentation.

Natural Materials are Queen

To offset its sharp, angular inclination, 3926 Iron Mill’s modern aesthetic strategically favors natural textures like wood, stone, brick, and metal. Below, the kitchen’s stainless-steel-and-granite finishes blend perfectly with wood cabinetry and mahogany bookcases warm up a bright, white room.

Make a Statement with Vibrant Accents

Neutral colors might rule the day when it comes to modern design, but a bright, statement accent color will save you from drowning in a sea of monochromatic finishes. Use 90% beige, ivory, taupe, black, gray, then fill in the blanks with your favorite palette. Case and point: this home’s spiral staircase winds around a cherry-red sculpture.

Let in the Light

Arguably the “crown jewels” of any modern space, generous windows are the focal point of 3926 Iron Mill’s open layout. A departure from the previous era’s traditional dark interiors, modern architecture emphasizes clean, open, bright spaces that invite the outside in. No longer tiny peepholes to the outside world, windows became dramatic portals that beckon in wide swaths of natural light.

On the Straight-and-Narrow

Typical of the modern design style, 3926 Iron Mill is composed of mostly rectangular forms, well-defined planes, and vertical forms juxtaposed against horizontal elements for dramatic effect.

A Tranquil Oasis

Lest you start to forget you’re in Texas, step into the backyard and take a gander at the final component of our modern Texas masterpiece: the outdoor spa. Composed of sleek lines and broad roof overhangs, this meandering setup is the perfect spot to enjoy a leisurely Texas evening. Plus, don’t forget the putting green and basketball court!

If you’re interested in purchasing this house, you can get in touch with listing agent Adrian Garza here! Or, if this doesn’t fit the bill, but you’re looking for another unique luxury property more your speed, we would love to help you along the way. We’ll provide you with our exclusive SA Buyer’s Guide, connect you with a lender, and match you with the perfect agent to make your search for the right home as seamless as possible.