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This San Jose home looks like a gingerbread house

Thatched roof gives South Bay home a tasty Hansel and Gretel vibe

Exterior of “gingerbread house” with wavy rooftop Photos by Chris Ricketts Team, via Intero Real Estate

Down in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood, a festive and December-appropriate home landed on the market at 1140 Roycott Way. Billed as “European Cottage Revival” style, this Tudor gem features a roof that’s whimsical and enchanting.

The thatched roof with shingles, which are steam bent, give it a wavy effect. The results are downright groovy, man. Built in 1928, the house comes with four beds, two baths, and 2,009 square feet.

It also comes with a detached garage and office, a unit that comes with complimentary pointy rooftop to keep the theme going.

And as SFGate points out, “Given the coveted location...and the fact that the home sold within weeks the last two times it’s come to market, we’re figuring by the time the holidays actually arrive you’ll be seeing a “Sold” sign out front and a really, really, really big bow on top.”

This storybook home is asking $1,599,000.