207 Ferne Ave — $1,299,000. Listed 1/22/09 (Kathleen Wilson of Alain Pinel Realtors represents the Seller) SOLD for $1375K – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1978sf living space on a 8092sf lot– Original Eichler design with retractable atrium roof. Mark's Preview Notes: This home is a very fine example of an original Eichler from the kitchen to the bathroom vanities. The rooms have been painted and there is carpeting in the living areas, but some newer Armstrong tiles reminiscent of the original ones remain. The high ceilings throughout the bedrooms and hallway are particularly appealing and the slider in the "hobby" room is facing the back yard which gives a nice view for an office.
982 Elsinore Dr — $1,195,000. Listed 2/10/09 (Dilitz and Van Randall of Coldwell Banker – Menlo Park- El Camino represents the Seller) SOLD for $1275K – 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms– 1639sf living space on a 6240sf lot– High-ceilings, pebbletec pool, hardwood floor, 4 skylights. Mark's Preview Notes: This is a desirable home on a great street. The 10ft ceilings in kitchen and living room make this home feel comfortable and inviting. The paneling has been recently painted but the third bathroom added to the front room could be a convenient setup for an in-laws quarters.
455 Grant Ave #3 — $519,000. Listed 11/7/08 (Ben Bruno of Intero Real Estate Services represents the Seller) SOLD for $500K – 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 906sf living space condominium– Well maintained complex, secure extra storage, sold "As-Is." Mark's Preview Notes: This is a favorite of mine. This almost completely original Eichler condo offers a wonderful way to enter Palo Alto and live the mid-century modern lifestyle. You could do a light-touch update to the kitchen appliances and flooring or you could do a complete Ikea makeover. This is a real opportunity!
4/2, 1771/8480 sqft, Listed $1299K/Sold $1220K. Mark's Preview Notes: This home really touched Sabrina and I from the moment we first walked inside. I wouldn’t describe it as anything particularly special, but the overall package is what made it most compelling. This is a relatively large lot for Palo Alto and the house is well positioned so there is […]
4/2, 2445/7820 sqft, Listed $1575K/Sold $1500K. (photos are download from MLS)
It really feels like home 3780 Wright Place, Palo Alto Situated at a prominent corner of Wright Place, it simply seems to fit there… a testament to the lot layout and home placement of the architects and builder. Nestled among mature camphor and magnolia trees, the classic Anshen-Ansher, architecturally designed home captures the open space that the famous Eichler home brought to the contemporary homes in Palo Alto and far beyond. It is among those that will be long remembered. A handsome brick and aggregate entryway greets you as you approach the front door to enter the open and airy space of this marvelous, comfortable home. Dimensions/Specifications: House 1168 SF Lot 6098 SF 3 bedroom, 2 updated baths, living / dining room combination, patio off of living / dining room, and full 2 car garage. Radiant heating in slab, foam roof, and solar panels for hot water assist. Schools: Fairmeadow Elementary, Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle and Gunn High – pending availability. Inspections performed: Property Inspection by Eagle Inspection Group, Pest Control by Sunray Pest Control, Radiant Heat by Rogmans/La Chance. ***Disclosure/Inspection packets available online at http://www.ortc.com #507033. Features and Amenities: ***New interior paint. Exterior recently painted. ***Dual-pane window treatment at most windows of the home. Energy efficiency efforts achieved with foam roofing, active solar heating of hot water and conductive flooring material. ***Exterior walls insulated. ***Wood […]
“Mid-Century Modern in Greendell” 401 Ferne Avenue, Palo Alto Sold at $1,125,000. An opportunity to own a classic Eichler in the Greendel are of old south Palo Alto. Fresh with new interior paint and new beige tone carpeting, new owners can comfortably more in and enjoy the open living space that Eichlers provide – or being to plan the upgrades that they would prefer to incorporate into their new home. *Four bedrooms/Two bathrooms *Freshly painter interior *New neutral carpeting and vinyl *Sizeable rear yard and patio abutting Cubberly Center *Two car garage *1611 SF/Lot size 6970 SF *Floor to ceiling windows in living area *Marvelous open corner fireplace *Schools, parks and shopping nearby *Schools: Fairmeadow, JL Stanford, Gunn High – All pending availability Offered at $1,095,000 Co-listed with Midtown Realty