769 Richmond Ave, San Jose (Sold)
Rose Glen Post & Beam Eichler
769 Richmond Ave. is a unique post and beam Eichler with many of its original mid-century modern features still intact. Pull into the expansive paved driveway and park your vehicles in the quitessential Eichler carport. Inside the home, the 1,629 square feet (per tax records) allow for 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths alongside a spacious living room that flows into the dining/living areas. Enjoy an indoor/outdoor lifestyle through the floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that connect the living area to the back yard. One can also access the back yard through the hobby/storage room that doubles as the laundry area and connects directly to the kitchen. Mature lemon and orange trees await in the tranquil and spacious yard.
Most of the interior is still clad with the original Philippine mahogany wood paneling and the tongue and groove beamed ceilings are the focal point of the entire house. A light filled interior is made possible through several skylights as well as interior and exterior clerestory windows that also add privacy. The radiant floor heating system allows for steady ambient interior temperature.
This home is part of a small Eichler enclave located in the Rose Glen neighborhood of San Jose. Ideally located near San Jose City College and literally only a stone’s throw from the Highway 280 & 880 interchange and the Light Rail, making this in an ideal commuter location. Having served one family for the past 50+ years this home is ready to continue its architectural legacy and to provide for its new owners. Personalize this home to suit your needs and enjoy it for the next 50 years to come.