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June 9, 2013

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Amazing Home In Lincoln, NE

By RetroRuth

A huge thank you to reader Mike today for sending us the link to this time capsule home!

Mike writes:

Love the blog! Anyway, I was browsing online real estate listings in my hometown of Lincoln, NE last week when I came across this gem. As luck would have it, there was an open house yesterday. Needless to say, my wife and I went and it was AMAZING! I thought you’d like to check it out for a possible "Won’t You Be My Neighbor" post.

Whoa, Mike! Thank you so much for sending this find in. You are right, this home IS amazing. And the pictures just went on and on for this thing. Mutiple bathroom pictures, guys. Multiple! Okay, strap un and get ready for a knockout home!


Okay, first off, this home is listed by Woods Bros Realty, the MLS # is 10105007 and the asking price is $359,900. 


This home was built in 1952, is about 3,800 square feet, has four bedrooms and 2 full and 1-3/4 bath and a yellow door!

From the listing:

Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a classic Piedmont home. This iconic beauty is a fabulous example of mid-century styling. From the elegant curved driveway and entry, everything about his home speaks quality. Designed and built in 1952, the home contains features that were advanced for the time and are right in keeping with today’s design trends. The beautiful open floor plan that flows effortlessly from library to living area to formal dining is perfect for entertaining on a grand scale. The 3 sided fireplace adds warmth to the entire space. Natural light abounds throughout the home and overlooks the lushly landscaped backyard. The home sits on over three quarters of an acre of land and has a shared well system that handles all of the outdoor watering needs. Don’t miss out on this rare chance to own a piece of Piedmont history.

Main Living Area

Open Room II

Bonus Room

Dining And Living Room

Living Room II

Open Room

The Dining Room

Living Room

The Kitchen

Kitchen II

Kitchen III


Eat-In Area

Eat In Area

Laundry Room

Laundry Room

Bedroom Hallway


Master Bedroom

Master Bedroom

Master Bath

Bathroom Blue

Corner Tub

Hall Bath

Bathroom 4

Bathroom II

Bathroom III

Look at those tall cabinets!

The Backyard



Bonus Room

Wood Floor

So guys, what do you think?? Pretty amazing, isn’t it?

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9 Responses to Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Amazing Home In Lincoln, NE

  1. Beth Reply

    June 9, 2013 at 8:57 am

    Other than all that track lighting, I love it so much! The glass shelf on pedestals in the bedroom hallway is divine. The color palette of the house is very calming. And of course, the bathrooms are to die-for!

  2. Sara In AZ Reply

    June 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    What a wonderful house…..if only it were here in Phoenix…….

    • dkzody Reply

      June 11, 2013 at 9:47 pm

      Yeah, Nebraska! That’s a pretty cold place. Lots of snow.

  3. tammyCA Reply

    June 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    Cool vintage designer house…hope the right retro type person gets it.

  4. Andrea Reply

    June 10, 2013 at 1:25 am

    That kitchen is absolutely stunning! The black and blue bathroom is utterly fantastic as well!

  5. RangerSmith Reply

    June 10, 2013 at 11:35 am

    Wowza! I wonder if that blue tile in the living area is original. The black & blue bathroom is fantastic. That is an amazing house!

  6. Lori Reply

    June 10, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Holy moly, I love it!!

  7. Silvercat Reply

    June 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    Holy moly. That is so gorgeous. I can’t decide what I love best.

  8. Sevina Reply

    June 15, 2013 at 12:20 pm

    Swoon! What a dream house!

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