Sold: 1758 Hudson Dr, San Jose

1758 Hudson Dr — $873,000. Listed 4/21/09 (Nil of Coldwell Banker represents the Seller) Sold for $848,000, COE 5/29/2009 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1781sf living space on a 7380sf lot– Atrium model, electric cover, texture concrete floor, remodeled master bathroom.   Mark's Preview Notes: The matte black 2ft-wide tiles are an excellent choice for the flooring of this Willow Glen Eichler.  The original cabinets can put some people off but I really like the use of back-painted glass to replace the cabinet sliders — an often-suggested recommendation by Jerry and I.  The Atrium is enclosed but the mature landscape is very well done and it makes this home a nice clean Eichler for an enthusiast to enjoy!

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Sold: 1741 Mossbrook Ave, San Jose, 95130

1741 Mossbrook Ave — $729,000. Listed 4/28/09 (Nil of Coldwell Banker represents the Seller)  Sold for $700,000, COE 6/30/2009 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1671sf living space on a 6720sf lot– Atrium model, Walking Distance to Westgate.   Mark's Preview Notes: This must be an original owner (or close to it).  Here we have many original elements – paneling, cabinets and appliances, vanities, and more.  This is an often overlooked Eichler neighborhood but this home is a great start for a new Eichler Enthusiast.

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SOLD: 2425 Fairoak Ct, San Jose

2425 Fairoak Ct — $685,000. Listed 3/16/09 (Loni Nagwani of Century 21-El Camino represents the Seller) Sold for $685k COE 7/24 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1618sf living space on a 6180sf lot– All original paneling, atrium model, cul-de-sac lot  Mark's Preview Notes:  Here is a very original Eichler at the lowest list price for any active Willow Glen Eichlers.  The kitchen has the original sliders, the wood panels are mostly in good shape, and the rear stationary windows have been updated to dual pane some time ago.  The landscaping is rough and the master bathroom has been completely ripped out, but for someone who is looking for a nice Eichler in Willow Glen on a quiet court, that’s also in live-able condition, this is a nice option.

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SOLD: 1933 Adele Place, San Jose

1933 Adele Place — $675,000. Listed 12/24/08 (Tracye Sinclair, Broker, represents the Seller) SOLD for $675K -    5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms-    2122sf living space on a 8050sf lot Mark's Preview Notes: A good deal just got better!  Reduced $200,000 (from $875K) after just a week on the market, this will not last long.  This is a rare opportunity for a foreclosure home in the Dry Creek area of Willow Glen.  Very original and quite a bit of “deferred maintenance”, but this is a wonderful street and a neighborhood of folks who appreciate their Eichlers so an investment here should pay off handsomely in a few years.

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SOLD: 1653 Andalusia Way, San Jose

1653 Andalusia Way — $675,000. Listed 1/27/09 (The Kooyman Team of Ventura Barnett Properties represents the Seller) Short Sale, $672,500, COE 1/15/2010 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1672sf living space on a 6283sf lot– Atrium model, kitchen features light oak cabinets & white tile counter tops.   Mark's Preview Notes: There are some nice elements to this home as a starter for a family looking to get into Willow Glen.  A desirable 4 bedroom atrium model with 2-car garage, updated marble flooring, and some dual pane windows.  Since the owner is still living there, let's just say that you need to look beyond their furniture and possessions to give it your own vision. . . .additional comments:  A good deal just got better!  Now this is a short sale, which is stressful for everyone involved (buyers, sellers, and agents), but it may be worth the pain.  When nearby similar Eichlers are listed in the mid $800s, clearly this should be worth a look!

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SOLD: 2483 Raleigh Drive, San Jose

A Striking Mid-Century Modern 2483 Raleigh Drive, San Jose Known for the simplicity of his classic award winning architecture, this Claude Oakland design for Joseph Eichler has been nicely updated and beautifully brought into the 21st century.  The front door, with its unique contemporary leaded glass design, provides a beginning clue as to the style of the interior.  Enter the lush atrium, and the initial view of living space shows space flooded with light, and material, textures and colors all blending together in a gorgeous palette.  Muted colors of taupe, beige and off-white combine well with dark walnut paneling to provide both a pleasing contract and comfortable visual surroundings.  A classic Mid-Century Modern for the 21st Century! Dimensions/Specifications: House – 1982 SF (including bonus room)House – 1622 SF (excluding bonus room)Lot – 6098 SF 4 Bedrooms, 2 updated baths – atrium entry, spacious living room with wood burning fireplace, formal dinning area, utility/laundry/all purpose room. (garage conversion), updated kitchen with new oven, low maintenance landscaping front and rear.   Copper pipe radiant heating system and T&G roofing.     Schools: San Jose Unified School District Inspections performed:  Pest Control (Termite) by     Sunray Pest Control, Radiant Heat by Anderson Radiant Heating, Property by Compass Home     Inspections and Roof by Roof Systems Analysts     ***Disclosure/Inspection packets available online at www.fastrealty.com/2501358 Features and Amenities: ***The well known Eichler atrium, with the sounds of falling water from the contemporary fountain.  […]

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