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On the market: Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

Not just a sought after Eichler, this particular 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA has been the subject of a very stylish makeover.

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

The end result really is something special, but done without losing the character of the original property. Always a tricky one to pull off.

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

So the beams of course, the open space, floor to ceiling glazing, mahogany walls, original globe lights, the wood burning fireplace and single-storey living, but with many of the modern touches you might appreciate in 2015.

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

That includes a new fan roof, solar electric panels, a new electrical panel, modern baseboard heaters, a new tankless water heater, dual pane windows, the addition of accordion doors in the master bedroom and a stained concrete flooring throughout. The garage has also been updated.

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

The house itself covers around 1,786 sq. ft. and includes four bedrooms and two bathrooms in total, as well as a very stylish modern kitchen that opens up to the main living room. Both of the bathrooms have also been remodelled with high end fittings (including a custom-built concrete bath tub).

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

Outside you’ll find the two-car garage, as well as landscaped gardens with a few nice additions. Those include a fully enclosed chicken coop, a hot tub, a dining patio with retractable shade and pergola, a koi pond, raised gardening beds, a large lawned area, custom lighting and much more. It’s as much of a selling point as the inside.

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

Of course the photos tell the story far better than we can, so do check those out here and also the additional ones on the agent’s site.

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

If it appeals to the eye, you’ll want to know if it appeals to the budget. Well, if you have something in the region of $1,250,000 to spend, it just might.

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

Images and details courtesy of Marin Modern. For more details, images and to make enquiries, please visit their website.

Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA
Updated 1950s Eichler house in San Rafael, California, USA

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