Amazing Asian Themed Mid-Century Time Capsule in Iowa

Wednesday 18th September 2013 - 7:41:32 AM
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Sure, it’s a great Asian themed mid-century home, but, it is also over the top! The dimensions are huge. The flag stone walls, the huge open rooms with those amazing ceilings. It is so over the top! I am saving the images here for posterity. The buyer may rip all this crap out and renovate the shit out of this amazing classic at 1228 17th St., West Des Moines, IA 50265.

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Pulling up to the house gives you a good clue. The trim, the stones, and garage door.

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The Japanese garden style yard with stones for the yard and mini-pagoda. And a turret on top?

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Great details that show an attention to detail and to a guiding hand in the build.

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Okay, we’re inside and starting to grasp the depth of this house décor. Those doors! The carpet, mirrored wall and of course the rock wall and statue are classic.

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Sectional sofa, Phsssh! Ours has like 7 sections! The bar to the left is greta and it looks like matting on the ceiling, and well, it’s freaking curved in those recesses!

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And they did a flagstone wall on the other side! And that giant art piece back there is crazy great. This whole room with the vaulted ceiling and exposed beams…

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Of course there is a fireplace built into that wall! I’ll have a Dr. Funk please!

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I can’t quite tell what the bar top is, but I am sure it is fantastic.

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A red sink? Yes.

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Not sure about this bedroom, or the red wagon…

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And the other living room. I guess this one it the fancy one. And it is fancy!

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So, let’s add a mirrored section to the ceiling. And make it curved…

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Done!

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And I want the theme in the kitchen with a red sink there too! And a red microwave.

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How did this bathroom get in here?

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Yes, and I want a black toilet on a dias… Great sconces.

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Nice use of sea grass matting… Okay, we’re done here. Fantastic.

 

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