The Tribune Jackson Style House – 5739 Chelton Drive
The “Style House” opened to the public in April of 1935. Over 1500 visitors passed through the home that first weekend.
The home was designed by local architect Frederick L. Confer with James H. Anderson, and the builder was James Armstrong.
The agents for the house were Mitchell & Austin, with Harry Stockman, the agent in charge.
The house was entirely furnished by the Jackson Furniture Company.
The View then and Now
The house is a modified Regency type design. It won an award for the distinguished “house of seven rooms or less” in the fourth Biennial Exhibition of American Architects. The house has also been called Monterey Style. Color is used abundantly in the house. The exterior is painted white with mustard color shutters.
Unique Home and Cozy Interior
The living room with a vaulted ceiling has French doors to the delightful front patio as well as the rear deck with SF and Bay views.
The floor plan has a full bath and generous bedroom on the main level with French doors to the patio. There are two more large rooms up, one with a deck for enjoying the views! The lower features a bedroom, which would be ideal for a family/rumpus room, half bath, a generous laundry/craft room with work station, and a storage area. Two car garage.
On opening day, a local Ford Dealer had a brand new Ford V8 parked outside the house.
Style house in 2018 – Realtor.com
- Style House
- 5937 Chelton Drive
- Piedmont Pines District
- Built-in 1935
- Frederick L. Confer
- Mitchell & Austin
- Sold for $1,325.000 in 2018
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