During the 50s and 60s Eichler homes were such an integral part of the developing suburban landscape in the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater LA that even talked about living in one of these midcentury delights and how it inspired him to develop a “passion for making nicely designed products for the mass market”!
The existing master bedroom was revamped by turning the old bathroom into a walk-in master closet and a small study into the new bathroom. The garage was transformed into a guest space while additional bathrooms and kids’ rooms complete a home that exquisitely blends the needs of working parents with two kids and a pretty busy lifestyle with flowing form. With a relaxing backyard smart lighting and plenty of help from this revamped Eichler home is once again ready to inspire an entirely new generation with dashing design!
Another highlight of the home is the office pod on the top level that seems to be draped in wood and contains plenty of storage space. Both its placement and design ensure that disturbance here is minimal even as the greenery outside and the view beyond add to its charm. Efficient and graceful this is a home that has been fashioned to meet the specific needs of its residents to absolute perfection.
Area rugs and the clever arrangement of furniture is used to delineate individual spaces while the overall style links one with the other. Edison bulb lighting in the kitchen and bold black pendants further accentuate the industrial heritage of the loft while the trim dining space has more of a contemporary appeal thanks to its light gray backdrop.
Designed by Utz Sanby Architects the unique private house sits on the edge of a rocky cliff that is 100 meters above sea level. Adding to the architectural conundrum is the narrow lot where high neighboring buildings are all too close.
Once you take a look at the half acre pastoral site that the home sits in it is easy to understand why the homeowners wanted to revert back to an indoor-outdoor design that blends the structure of the home with the lush green world around it.
It is not very often that you come across a home renovation that combines several different styles and yet achieves a look of serenity and elegance that transcends eras. Nestled at the base of in this gorgeous home was originally built in the 1950s and several extensions over the last few decades added to its living space.