Upper Lucas Valley

Landscape Design for an Eichler or Mid-Century Modern Home - Before & After

Clients Sharlene and Joel purchased their Upper Lucas Valley Eichler in the summer of 2011.  Over the past couple of years they have completely transformed the landscaping to compliment the clean lines of their home. Since many Marin Modern clients are Eichler homeowners or drawn to modern architecture, I asked Sharlene to share her vision and inspiration for the design.





8 Mount Foraker Court, San Rafael - Just Sold


Nothing can take the place of persistence and the new owners of the wonderful Eichler at 8 Mount Foraker Court in Upper Lucas Valley, San Rafael are thrilled that they kept up their search.

Like most buyers, they had made offers on many houses and were disappointed when other buyers overbid their offer or could offer that well-respected commodity - cash. But that did not deter them; we kept looking and it took well over a year to find their castle.

Though the house needs some work, the buyers could see the value. The 4-bedroom, 2-bath home has a remodeled kitchen and two upgraded bathrooms...

9 Zephyr Court, San Rafael, CA - SOLD!


I am pleased to announce that my buyers have just closed escrow today on 9 Zephyr Court in Upper Lucas Valley.  Owning an Eichler home in Upper Lucas Valley has been their dream for a very long time.  My client/friend surprised me with a folder of "everything Eichler" that she had been collecting for many years.  A professional gardener, she can hardly wait to implement some of her Eichler Landscaping ideas.

9 Zephyr Court is a 4 bedroom/2 bath atrium Eichler in a lovely creekside setting on a quiet cul de sac.  There is Pergo flooring throughout, a covered atrium for year round enjoyment...

10 Mt McKinley, San Rafael - Eichler Home Just Listed


I'm pleased to present my latest mid-century modern Eichler listing in San Rafael's desirable Upper Lucas Valley neighborhood.

Hitting the market this week, 10 Mount McKinley in San Rafael, is an original 5 bedroom / 2 bathroom Eichler home which will definitely appeal to Eichler purists!  The home features a desirable "double-A-frame", atrium-model floorplan with walls of glass throughout.    This light-filled Eichler home has many original details as well as a number of recent upgrades and enhancements including new concrete flooring, new paint, updated appliances, and a newer roof.    Additionally, the home sits on a spacious and private 8,976 square foot lot (per tax records)...