Suburban Living

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Kitchen With Island

    Listed at $949,000, this family-friendly home might be the perfect Eichler.   See the Gallery

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Back Yard

    Published 10/11/13
    Lucas Valley Eichler: Back Yard

    A Cedarworks play structure made of no-splinter wood creates an inviting clubhouse over soft wood shavings.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Blue Bedroom

    The neighborhood is particularly family-friendly, in the coveted Dixie school system.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Rainbow Bedroom

    Another one of the four bedrooms. Eichler homes in this area feature rooms that open onto one another, encouraging family togetherness.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Third Bedroom

    Insulation and air conditioning mean that, even though the home is all about melding the indoors and the outdoors, you can escape any actual inconvenient weather.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Master Bedroom

    The original plate glass has been replaced by safer tempered double panes.   See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Multipurpose Room

    Spacious multipurpose rooms range around the middle of the home in an open floor plan, with floor-to-ceiling windows inviting the outside in.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Kitchen

    The appliances are new, with a shiny exhaust fan — some things are better updated than "vintage." A new gas line supports the cooktop and dryer.   See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Kitchen With Island

    Cool story about those ceiling planks: Each one was removed, sanded, coated with polyurethane and flipped. The result is a tighter seal and a warm, cozy space.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Side Yard

    Those floor-to-ceiling windows are central to the Eichler experience, connecting the inside to the outside effortlessly.    See the Image