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Rare East Coast Eichler just outside NYC asks $575K

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One of only three Eichlers on the East Coast

An exterior photo a double a-frame house built by Joseph Eichler. The post-and-beam home features white a-frame rafters, gray walls, and a turquoise door. Photos by Greg Davis, courtesy of Devorah Sekula and Avigayil Perlman.

Love California modernism but stuck on the East Coast? Check out this five-bedroom, two-bath home near the New York-New Jersey border, about 45 minutes north of Manhattan. One of just three houses by famed midcentury developer Joseph Eichler on the East Coast, the post-and-beam home was built in 1962 and features classic midcentury modern style.

The open-sky atrium is the focal point of the home, and an open-plan living room boasts Eichler’s trademark walls of glass and a double A-frame roof. The home was last on the market in 2017 and recently underwent a facelift in preparation for a feature in a sci-fi film starring Colin Farrell. Upgrades included a new roof, new windows, paint, modern kitchen and new wooden floors in a wide-plank, herringbone pattern.

The current listing photos are unfortunately unstaged, but the home still shines with its exposed beams, wood-burning fireplace, and a master suite that accesses the backyard through a sliding glass door. The best news for fans of California Eichlers: This New York version is exponentially less expensive than most found in the sunshine state. Although Eichlers were originally designed as affordable family homes, they now fetch million dollar price tags.

Interested in your own East Coast Eichler? 130 Grotke Road is on the market now for $575,000.

An exterior view of a gray and white midcentury modern home. The front door is turquoise and there is a gravel driveway and green grass in front.
A rare piece of California Modernism in the Northeast, this Eichler-developed home features a classic double A-frame.
An open-air atrium features wood floors with a gold and red tree in the center. Sliding glass doors look out onto the atrium.
The open-air atrium is the central focal point of the house, but the East Coast climate was a factor in preventing more Eichler development in the region.
A living room with white walls and exposed white beams in the ceiling, light wooden floors, windows out to the yard, and a fireplace.
The living room features exposed beams, a fireplace, and new wide-plank wooden floors.
A galley style kitchen features light wooden floors, gray counters, white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances.
In preparation for a feature in a recent movie, the home received a brand new kitchen.
An empty bedroom with light wood floors, a sliding glass door onto the atrium, and an open door that leads to the bathroom.
The master features a sliding glass door onto the atrium and an ensuite bath.