New Listing: 767 Spencer Ave, San Jose 95125

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This home is all about the convenient location. Walking distance to the park and swimming school, Gardener elementary school, and easy freeway access to commute locations.

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Solid updates like dual pane windows, newer kitchen with granite counters, and designer colors.

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Where are you going to find a single family detached home with all these great updates in a convenient location? Right here!

1225sf living space

5382sf lot size

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms built in 1931

remodeled kitchen with granite counters

dual pane windows throughout

inside laundry

easy freeway access

gardener community center

nearby Biebrach park and swimming school

walk to Gardner Elementary

MLS: 81438951

List price: $638,000 

Open House: 11/1-2 from 1-4pm

Pending: 3367 Freeman Rd, Walnut Creek 94595

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A new home, but a home with history and a story that needs to be shared. Architect Michelle Kaufmann started her own company MKD (Michelle Kaufmann Design) in the East Bay with the passion of showing the world that building “architecturally interesting” (aka Modern) homes can be made affordably and reliably through the correct implementation of modular construction. By the mid 2000s MKD had built a few homes and was beginning to generate a buzz within the industry because the Breezehouse as it was called struck a chord with everyone who saw it.

In 2006 Sunset magazine decided to feed the fire by building a Breezehouse model home in Menlo Park nearby their headquarters. This became a huge media launch for MKD and showcased how modular construction would be the next wave of residential homes because it was easier to control cost of supplies, labor, and offered more predictable schedules than build-in-place methods. This launch party was a huge success and the Freeman Rd owners decided to order a Breezehouse.

Soon after the media event was finished, Michelle Kaufmann reached out to the Freeman Rd owners, explaining that the buyers of the Menlo Park Breezehouse model home could not take delivery and offered this model home to them instead of waiting for another one to be built in the factory. They jumped on it!

So the house was moved from Menlo Park and 3367 Freeman Rd is now the actual model home that Sunset Magazine sponsored to launch the whole modular construction era. This home is a piece of history. It has a serial number 3006005.

The timing of the housing crisis and economic downturn were too much for MKD to withstand and so Michelle’s dream company had to close due to financial issues (from what I understand). However, upstart Blu Homes quickly jumped on the opportunity to buy the assets of MKD, which included the Breezehouse design plans. Thankfully Breezehouse lives on as a very successful part of the growing Blu Homes portfolio.  

Features:

2044sf living space

8432sf lot size

3 bedrooms, 2 bath built in 2006

2 car garage

prefab modular construction

Michelle Kaufmann architect

butterfly roof design

two huge 18ft Nanawall glass doors

fu tung cheng (cheng designs, Berkeley) concrete kitchen island, decking, planter boxes

Joni Jenecki Landscape Architect

Central forced air heat/AC

18 Sharp Solar panels (3.5KW system)

Viking professional range and hood, outdoor bbq and fridge

Sonos wireless sound system inside and out

 

Open House: 5/24-25 from 1 to 4pm.

Listing Agent: Mark Easterday 408-887-1821

716 Jennifer Way, Milpitas

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What a fantastic value!  Here is a place with an open living and dining room,

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2 Master Suites upstairs — you have to see how huge these bedrooms are, 

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and attached 2-car garage with sizable back yard patio for entertaining.

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This is an ideal place for someone working at nearby tech companies or a couple getting ready to start a family!  Come see us this weekend at our open house!

Open House: Saturday (3/17) and Sunday (3/18) 1-4pm

 

35059 Sellers Court, Fremont, 94536

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Look at the size of this back yard! 

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Sitting on a quiet court makes you feel private and secure.  The large patio is great for BBQ and relaxing with family and friends.  

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We have a completely remodeled kitchen, designer paint scheme, eco-friendly cork flooring, and updated bathrooms with mosaic tiles and new fixtures.  We even have a newer roof, furnace, and AC so that means low maintenance for many years to come. 

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The best part is this neighborhood has the schools you want like Brookvale ES, Thornton MS, and American HS.  Why wait for spring?!  You work hard!  You deserve a safe, clean, and spacious place for your next home.

For more pictures, click on Online Tour.

To schedule a private showing, please click I want to see this house.

Open House this weekend: 2/11-12 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

 

Pending: 1361 Yukon Terrace, Sunnyvale, 94087

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Remind me again — is this a townhome?!  This really feels like a detached home to me.  Sitting on a quiet court so there is no traffic and better yet this is an end unit with only 1 shared wall. 

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French doors lead to a private patio and back yard for BBQ and relaxing with family and friends.  The back yard gate opens to the greenbelt and off you go to the pool.

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Super convenient commute access to 280, shopping, and nearby parks.  Did I forget to mention the Cupertino schools?!  Nimitz ES and Cupertino MS are highly desirable. 

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The community association recently installed brand new roofs on all buildings, repainted the exterior of each unit, and fumigated every structure so you are sure to have hassle-free living for many years to come!

You work hard!  Why wait for spring?!  You deserve a safe, clean, and welcoming place for your next home!

For more pictures, click on Online Tour.

To schedule a private showing, please click I want to see this house.

Open House this weekend: 1/28-29 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Update: Sale Pending – 7 offers.

SOLD: 430 Galleria Dr #8, San Jose, CA 95134

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430 Galleria Dr #8, San Jose is a 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms Townhouse with 1400 sqft, gas firplace, central AC, indoor side-by-side laundry, loft-style high ceilings, bright and open, 2 car garage, outdoor patios, pool and spa, near highway 237, 880, 101 for easy communte.

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Picture this — pulling into the 2 car garage of your own townhome, relaxing over dinner on the outdoor patio, and waking every morning for a swim.  You work hard, you deserve a safe, clean, and modern place to call home — so get on the property ladder.  Now is the time for home ownership!

Galleria_QR If you have a QR Code Reader app on your iPhone, now it's time to test it to see where it leads you!!

If you don't have the app, you can either download from iTune or just click on Property Tour or MLS 81117334 to see more photos and details.

Open House this coming Easter Weekend 4/23-24 from 1:00 to 4:00pm by Mr. Mark Easterday. How cool is that!!

SOLD for $458K.

Sonya Paz’s House is on the Market NOW

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Back in 2002, Mark was surfing on ebay, looking for a piece of art for our new home –  We live in an Eichler , which is a modern architecture home designed in the 60s and is still considered modern today, so a piece of modern art would work beautifully in our house.  You know that there are many artists on ebay, so Mark finally found one that interested him after hours of looking.  He made a bid and won.  After he contacted the seller to arrange shipping he realized the seller lived just about a ten minute drive away, less than four miles from our house.  It was her early years in painting and that’s how we came to know Sonya Paz.

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As the years passed, we have visited her when she had a booth in the art festivals around the Bay Area during the summer.  We went to every gallery opening or event she had because we are fans and we began collecting her art from the early stages.  We even had her do a custom art piece for our wedding invitation.  We invite her over when we have parties and she will invite us when she has parties.  She has been a dear friend to us.  We have watched her business grow, as she has become a well-known and respected artist with followers and collectors worldwide.

She has been living in this house for 14 years and raised two fine boys.  It has now become time for her to make some changes in her life and we are fortunate to be chosen to be part the next step in her life.  If you are a fan of Sonya Paz and also in the market to buy a home, it is now a perfect time to come see this house.

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The house is centrally located between the Rose Garden and Willow Glen; conveniently located around schools (walking distance to Sherman Oaks Elementary School and San Jose City College); walking distance to VTA Light Rail Station; Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and O’Connor Hospital nearby; Valley Fair, Santana Row, The Pruneyard, Whole Foods, and other shopping conveniences are within 10 minutes drive; easy access to highway 280/880/87.  Of course, there are 10 Starbucks around this house as well! 

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It was built in 1964; it has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, with approx. 1400 sqft living space on approx. 7000 sqft lot.  They did a lot of remodeling over the years, including kitchen cabinets and floor, adding a skylight to the kitchen, dual pane windows and sliding doors, professionally designed and installed landscaping that has a patio in the front yard, stained and stamped concrete driveway and walkway, and an RV parking on the side with professionally built concrete structure driveway under the grass!

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Another special feature is that the Los Gatos Creek Trail is not far from this house – the entry is on Meridian Ave, between Fruitdale Ave and Willow St.  You can walk with your children or dogs or even enjoy biking on the trail.

The Open House is on 3/30 Sunday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. This will be the only Open House we will have for this property so please come to say hello and take a look at this home because you might know someone who is looking for a place to call home.  Hope to see you there!

1687 Kingman Ave, San Jose, 95128 (MLS# 786724)

For more details and photos, please click HERE.

– Sabrina