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Location: San Rafael, California
Easy breezy midcentury Eichler houses are more popular than ever, with homebuyers often lining up to snatch one up. Well, here's an opportunity to own a polished 1961 Eichler house listed by its original owners, Ray and Betty Hirsch, a Bay Area dancer and actor couple who've appeared in a number of Mickey Rooney-Judy Garland movies. Though this is the house's first time on the market, it looks far from a time capsule. Instead, the five-bedroom home is currently furnished with a bright, contemporary look.
Per the listing, the fully fenced and landscaped property includes an additional Eichler-style cottage built "for granny" in 1969, and backs to 150 acres of open space. There are also patios, skylights, and a fireplace inside.
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