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On the market: 1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

A dramatic location and a pretty dramatic piece of architecture too, courtesy of the 1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA.

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

This is no time capsule, that’s for sure. But the actual architecture looks unchanged from the original 1958 build, with the beams, the heavy glazing, the ‘cathedral’ ceiling and the stone detailing still in place here.

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

Talking of glazing, check out the views from within the house  and overlooking Alum Rock Canyon. Described as ‘panoramic’ by the agent, we are happy to add in the word ’stunning’. Can you imagine waking to to that each morning? We can dream.

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

As we said, the layout and the architect’s intent seems to remain, but much of the interior looks pretty fresh to these eyes. Clean white walls, stylish bathroom areas and a contemporary kitchen as you might expect. But the midcentury charm remains, which is the important thing.

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

Around 2,482 sq. ft. of living space to play with, which includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as that large, feature-packed kitchen, an entertaining area and so much open reception space, not least when you factor in the covered patio.

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

The land is around 12,000 sq. ft, in total, which includes a good amount of garaging too.

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

More images on the listing, so do check those out. If you want this place, offers around the $1,299,000 mark.

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

Images and details courtesy of Estately. For more details and to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA
1950s Allen Walter-designed midcentury modern property in San Jose, California, USA

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