Mid-Century Modern remodels can easily fall into the trap of “remuddle” when owners update. Avoiding an era-filled jumble and design touches that don’t fit the aesthetic is tricky. This renovated Eichler in San Jose, CA, currently on the market for $1.7 million, didn’t suffer the ignominious fate of a renovation gone wrong.
“It’s the best I’ve ever seen,” listing agent Ken Fox says of the five-bedroom, three-bathroom home’s re-design, which includes a second story, adding to the exterior roofline. “People who hadn’t seen Eichlers before would think the addition was an original design characteristic because it was done so well.” Read more.