A Double-A, Bay Area Eichler Just Listed for $900K

A Double-A, Bay Area Eichler Just Listed for $900K

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
Two A-frames and an airy atrium define this coveted midcentury classic by A. Quincy Jones.

Located in Concord, California, 3724 Merridan Drive is a rare find. Built in 1964, this archetypal and beloved Eichler model features five bedrooms, two full baths, and almost 2,000-square-feet of living space. The lot itself measures just under 10,000 square feet, with a spacious backyard and side yards perfect for cultivating a lush garden or al fresco entertaining. Additionally, this property is the only one of its kind in the East Bay area to feature an original full two-car garage and carport. 

This Double-A has striking curb appeal. It also has the original two-car garage. 

The house's midcentury charm has been well-maintained, so much so that walking into it feels like stepping back in time. Original features include: warm mahogany paneled walls; soaring tongue-and-groove stained ceilings; walls of glass; multiple skylights; and globe pendant lighting throughout. Still, there have been some modernizing updates. The bathroom has had new tile installed, and the kitchen appliances come from Miele and Frigidaire. 

Scroll ahead for a peek inside.  

The open interior courtyard connects the two A-frames with a delightful interior garden space.

The indoor/outdoor home wraps around the central atrium.

A stone-inlay fireplace anchors the great room, while a soaring, tongue-and-groove ceiling creates a dramatic and airy living space.

Expansive glazing throughout the home really brings a sense of the outdoors in.

The separate dining room has original mahogany paneling. 

The dining room directly connects to the outdoor space via glass sliding doors. It also connects to the kitchen. 

The kitchen has received recent updates and is outfit with ample storage.

The kitchen peninsula overlooks an additional sitting room. The kitchen also connects directly to the outdoors. 

The sitting room looking into the kitchen. 

The laundry room is just off the kitchen. 

The spacious master bedroom connects to the backyard via sliding glass doors. The master bedroom and two additional bedrooms feature new cork flooring .

The master bath has also received some simple updates. 

The home has five bedrooms in all. 

This bedroom overlooks the atrium. 

The second bath has also had minor updates but retains the original wood-paneled walls. 

The backyard has plenty of room for gardening or alfresco entertaining. 

3724 Merridan Drive is currently listed for $900,000 by Thomas Westfall of Compass. 

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