Designed by Emmons and Jones, this circa-1961 Eichler features many midcentury-era signature touches, including exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, globe lighting, and—best of all—an open-air atrium.
Featuring five beds, three baths, and 2,177 square feet, 5520 Greenridge Road, located in Castro Valley, has been “respectfully expanded” in recent years (according to the realtor’s listing) to add even more room. The kitchen and baths have been remodeled over the last couple decades. And the addition of carpet and painted ceilings—which will have some purists cocking their eyebrows (original Eichlers came equipped with cork flooring and stained ceilings)—bring new life to the old abode.
Regardless of updates, this Eichler is still a looker that manages to keep an eye on the past.
Asking is $1,225,000.
- 5520 Greenridge Road [Thomas Westfall, Alain Pinel Realtors]