The "Best Modern House In The World" Is For Sale

The 4,600-square-foot home was designed by the same architect who built the Sydney Opera House.

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It's no secret that modern, minimalist design is ruling the Internet as of late – and, if has any say, this Herfordshire, England, home is "probably the best modern house in the world." Did you feel that? That's our ears perking up.

Oh, and did we mention the house is for sale? Jørn Utzon – the same architect who designed the Sydney Opera House – built the six-bedroom home for his friend Povl Ahm in 1962, according to the . Ahm was the chairman of Arup, an engineering firm, and ten years later, an Arup architect extended the home. It was later refurbished and extended for a final time by the 800 Group.

The listing touts the 4,500-square-foot house's flow of space, as well as the way Utzon "brings the outside in" by extending the tiled floor from the interior to the exterior. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the secluded gardens, and notes that the choice of materials throughout – pale Aylesbury brick, teak, copper, and Swedish Höganäs white tiles – is characteristic of architecture at the time. A host of modern amenities, from the library to the sauna and skateboarding facility and treehouse, are nothing to scoff at, either.

Take a better look at the home below:

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