Property Facts

Days on URE 114
Status ACTIVE
MLS# 1966424
Type Single Family
Style Rambler/Ranch
Year Built 1962

Quiet luxury may be having a moment, but this subtle masterpiece of a home understood new age elegance before it was trending. During the renovation process, I watched countless passersby stop and stare at the house from the street, totally transfixed. It was as if they'd never seen anything like it before – and they hadn't. This is the Siegel House, designed by John Sugden, back in 1962. Among the most discerning crowd, John is akin to architectural royalty. Having attended the Illinois Institute of Technology, he studied and worked under Mies van der Rohe during the construction of the famed Farnsworth House. Once back in Salt Lake, John first built a house for his mother in the Millcreek area. A decade later, with this home, he successfully captured the spirit of Mies. This is one of only nine (or so) Sugden homes in existence. Like fast fashion, much of the construction work being done these days feels "of the moment" and disposable. This home stands in stark contrast to that kind of building ethos. This home is a timeless investment piece, and the seller took great care and attention to preserving the architectural integrity while restoring the property. Every square inch of the remodel began with a few questions in mind. Is this important to the original design of the house? How can we make it better? If Sugden had the resources from today, what would he have done? Start to finish, the seller remained mindful of and loyal to the same values of craftsmanship, style, and refinement found in the architect's original vision. The home is constructed of a white U.S Steel frame and glazed in floor-to-ceiling clear glass on all but three walls in the basement. Smokey gray glass eyelids crown the entire upper portion of the home, protecting the interior from the harsh summer sun while also helping to keep the walls of glass clean. Sugden was the first to incorporate this eyelid design, making it quite innovative for its time. Wall-to-wall terrazzo flooring has been maintained in the public areas upstairs, while the bedrooms have been carpeted in luxurious fine wool. In the kitchen, the original St. Charles cabinets were carefully stripped and painted, and given a lift. The major visual updates have occurred in the bathrooms and kitchen, with new fixtures, gorgeous new appliances and countertops, and additional walnut cabinetry installed for modern living. The exterior metal frame was painstakingly patched and painted to maintain the original aesthetic. Decades of overgrowth in the landscape was pruned back to showcase the sophisticated structure from the view of the street. The parts of the home that were kept were the parts that make it not only special, they make it irreplaceable. This caliber of architecture is not chasing a passing fad or whimsy. It does not inspire a seasonal indulgence only. Sugden's work enjoys a devout following for good reason. It withstands the test of generations. Now, with such a brilliant and mindful remodel, the home has been elevated in function without sacrificing form or beauty. And the beauty is something to behold; it is practically otherworldly.

Property Features

Interior Features Include

  • Bath: Master
  • Bath: Sep. Tub/Shower
  • Den/Office
  • Great Room
  • Kitchen: Updated
  • Oven: Double
  • Oven: Wall
  • Range: Countertop
  • Granite Countertops
  • Floor Coverings: See Remarks; Carpet; Tile
  • Window Coverings: Plantation Shutters
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air; Electric
  • Heating: Electric: Baseboard; Forced Air; Gas: Central; Heat Pump
  • Basement: (100% finished) Daylight; Partial; Walkout

Exterior Features Include

  • Exterior: Balcony; Basement Entrance; Entry (Foyer); Outdoor Lighting; Patio: Covered; Skylights; Sliding Glass Doors; Walkout; Patio: Open
  • Lot: Curb & Gutter; Fenced: Part; Road: Paved; Secluded Yard; Sprinkler: Auto-Full; Terrain: Mountain; View: Mountain; View: Valley; Wooded
  • Landscape: Landscaping: Full; Mature Trees; Pines; Scrub Oak; Terraced Yard
  • Roof: Flat; Rubber (EPDM)
  • Exterior: Concrete; Metal; Glass
  • Patio/Deck: 2 Patio 2 Deck
  • Garage/Parking: Parking: Covered
  • Garage Capacity: 0

Inclusions

  • Dishwasher: Portable
  • Electric Air Cleaner
  • Fireplace Equipment
  • Fireplace Insert
  • Humidifier
  • Range
  • Range Hood
  • Refrigerator
  • Storage Shed(s)
  • Water Softener: Own

Other Features Include

  • Amenities: Cable Tv Wired; Electric Dryer Hookup
  • Utilities: Gas: Connected; Power: Connected; Sewer: Connected; Water: Connected
  • Water: Culinary; Irrigation

Zoning Information

  • Zoning: RES

Rooms Include

  • 4 Total Bedrooms
    • Floor 1: 3
    • Basement 1: 1
  • 4 Total Bathrooms
    • Floor 1: 3 Full
    • Basement 1: 1 Three Qrts
  • Other Rooms:
    • Floor 1: 1 Family Rm(s); 1 Laundry Rm(s);
    • Basement 1: 1 Den(s);;

Square Feet

  • Floor 1: 3196 sq. ft.
  • Basement 1: 1464 sq. ft.
  • Total: 4660 sq. ft.

Lot Size In Acres

  • Acres: 0.46

Buyer's Brokerage Commission

3% - The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to participants of UtahRealEstate.com.

Schools

Designated Schools

Elementary School Oakridge
Middle School Churchill
High School Skyline
School District Granite

Nearby Schools

Nearby Schools data provided by GreatSchools.

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This 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home is located at 4345 S Zarahemla Dr in Salt Lake City, UT. Built in 1962, the house sits on a 0.46 acre lot of land and is currently for sale at $3,990,000. This home is located in Salt Lake County and schools near this property include Oakridge Elementary School, Churchill Middle School, Skyline High School and is located in the Granite School District.

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Summit Sotheby's International Realty (Salt Lake)
1260 East Stringham Avenue
Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
801-467-2100

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