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Sold: 928 MacKenzie Dr, Sunnyvale

928 MacKenzie Dr — $1,035,000. Listed 3/11/2009 (Dafna Mizrahi of Coldwell Banker represents the Seller) Sold for $950,000; COE 5/26/2009 – 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 1876sf living space on a 8208sf lot– Courtyard, professionally designed & landscaped yard, 3 bedrooms with laminate flooring. Mark's Preview Notes:  You will feel very comfortable in the living areas of this Eichler since it is a 3 bedroom model with almost 1900sf, it makes all living areas feel much larger.  The peak roof over the atrium bedroom would make a great office due to its high ceiling, but it also has another nice feature in that it offers a side window view that allows you to see a down the street.

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SOLD: 838 Ticonderoga Cir, Sunnyvale

838 Ticonderoga Cir — $1,199,000. Listed 2/25/09 (Sharon Phillips of Campi Properties represents the Seller) Sold for $1200K – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 2027sf living space on a 9164sf lot– Large Atrium, updated bathrooms, tumbled marble, stainless appliances. Mark's Preview Notes: The design elements in this updated Eichler are very special.  The family room added off the back makes a nice theater, the kitchen appliances are stainless Fisher Paykel, and what are those wall tiles in the hall bathroom?  My favorite update is the closet door sliders where the inserts were swapped out for frosted glass — this is a very cool effect.

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SOLD: 715 Frenchmans Rd, Stanford

715 Frenchmans Rd — $1,895,000.  Listed 3/18/09 (Phyl Carmichael of Coldwell Banker-Los Altos-San Antonio represents the Seller) Sold for $1900K – 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms– 3581sf living space on a 19575sf lot– custom home, 10 ft.ceilings, Large LR room and sep FR. Wood burning firplaces in both, 2 masters. APPROVED STANFORD FACULTY AND STAFF ONLY. Mark's Preview Notes: The living space on the Stanford Eichlers still amazes me and this one makes me feel like it’s easy to get lost!  Nice hardwood floors and original globe lights are just the beginning.  My favorite original element of this Claude Oakland design is the outdoor patio area covered by the tongue and groove ceiling which is supported by the post and beam construction, mimicking the inside spaces.

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Sold: 1048 Loma Verde Ave, Palo Alto, 94303

1048 Loma Verde Ave — $1,195,000.  Listed 4/30/09 (Timothy J Foy of Midtown Realty represents the Seller) Sold for $1,130,000,  COE 7/2/2009 – 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms– 2124sf living space on a 7159sf lot– Flexible floor plan can be configured as a sixth bedroom, new flooring, and updated bathrooms. Mark's Preview Notes: The enclosed Atrium and second floor addition give you a big house to work with.  The second floor may need an additional heating element to make it work as a bedroom.

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Sold: 4075 Scripps Ave, Palo Alto, 94306

4075 Scripps Ave — $1,495,000.  Listed 4/30/09 (Stephen Bellumori of Coldwell Banker-Menlo Park-El Camino represents the Seller)  Sold for $1,460,000, COE 6/30/2009 – 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 2315sf living space on a 9213sf lot– Professionally expanded; custom kitchen remodel, master suite with 2nd fireplace & seating area, newer valance style radiant. Mark's Preview Notes: This BIG Palo Alto lot is […]

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Canceled: 1154 Plum Ave, Sunnyvale, 94087

1154 Plum Ave — $1,049,000. Listed 4/29/2009 (Nil Erdal of Coldwell Banker represents the Seller) – 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms– 2329sf living space on a 7800sf lot– Expanded Courtyard Model on Corner Lot, Remodeled Kitchen with Granite Counters, Gas Stove, Added Skylights, Updated Baths. Mark's Preview Notes:  The additional square footage of living space would be welcome to some bigger families looking for Sunnyvale schools.  One garage stall was converted but you can hardly tell when inside.  The combination of a corner lot and courtyard model give a huge front yard which could easily be used as an incredible dining and play area if you add sliding door access from the kitchen.

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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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