On the outskirts of Magnolia, a home designed by famed Arkansas architect Fay Jones is celebrated for its organic beauty and iconic design
It’s not every day you stumble upon a home designed by an architectural icon, especially when the structure is located in a heavily wooded area on the outskirts of a town with a population of fewer than 12,000 residents. For M. Bruce Woodward, happening upon such a dream home seemed to be in fate’s hand. “My family is from Magnolia, and I had known for years there was a Fay Jones house here but had never seen it,” he says. “A good friend and client of mine who is an attorney was going to do some depositions in Magnolia. She asked if I would go with her. We had some time to kill, so I said there’s a Fay Jones house on the other edge of town—let’s go see if we can find it. I drove up to it and there was this big ‘For Sale’ sign. So it was really kind of weird…I really felt like it was meant to be,” Woodward says of the experience….