A Midcentury Magnificence in California’s East Bay for $1.9M Attracts a Purchaser in a Flash

A classy, midcentury trendy manse in Walnut Creek, CA, has landed available on the market for $1,995,000.

In-built 1958, the five-bedroom, 2,214-square-foot residence was designed by architect Karl Kolbeck.

“My purchasers are solely the second homeowners of the house, and it has been fully renovated with midcentury trendy particulars,” says itemizing agent Judy Olvera, of Windermere Diablo Realty. “It presents spectacular views of Mount Diablo. It’s positioned off a non-public lane on 1.5 acres with direct mountain views. It’s simply unimaginable.”

Front room


The property final offered in 2012 for $855,000. After lower than every week available on the market, this stylish head-turner is already pending sale.

‘That spectacular view’

“No expense was spared once they redid the house,” Olvera notes. “The lounge is all glass, so that you get that spectacular view; and it has that midcentury, modern look as properly.”

She says the homeowners have up to date the roof, plumbing, and electrical methods. Plus, they’ve added double-pane home windows and a tankless water heater.

In line with the midcentury design, the brilliant and ethereal residence boasts clear traces, an open ground plan, and floor-to-ceiling home windows.

All through the dwelling, unique parts abound—the slate entry with atrium, wooden detailing, built-in cupboards, and customized window coverings.

“The solid-wood doorways and trim and cabinetry are all unique,” Olvera says. “The trellis construction can also be unique as a part of the midcentury trendy design. There are skylights all through the house, as properly.”



The kitchen has just lately been up to date to incorporate “customized cabinetry, Caesarstone counter, and Miele home equipment with wood-cabinet going through and Heath tile backsplash,” in accordance with the itemizing.

The laundry room has concrete counters, and a floating bench.

A major suite boasts an up to date rest room, a spacious walk-in closet, and entry to an outside space.

One of many extra 4 bedrooms options customized, solid-walnut built-ins designed for a house workplace. A close-by rest room has additionally been renovated with double sinks, a soaker tub/bathe combo, and rolling bathe door.

The superbly landscaped lot, which features a lined parking space, presents an open house the place a youngsters’s play construction could possibly be constructed.

“The yard has an outside kitchen that’s designed for entertaining,” Olvera says. “I believe the following purchaser might be somebody who actually appreciates midcentury structure and design.”