Unique Home Opens
Open to the public (again) in June of 1940 “Maison Normandie” represented France’s famous Normandy style of architecture, both exterior and interior. The house is located a large corner lot high up in the hills of Oakland.
The large living room with a large window affording a view of the Golden Gate, the bridges and Treasure Island. Double french doors open onto a large tiled terrace in the rear with a built in barbecue.
It cost more than $20,000 to build and was advertised at $16,500.
With three bedrooms with two tiled baths, and a maids room with a bathroom. The large basement with laundry room and large storage closets. Two doors gave access to both the front and rear of the house, a short passageway leads into the two-car garage with a large area suitable as a workshop.
- Maison Normandie
- Le Mon Park – Piedmont Pines
- Mitchell & Austin
- Still there
- 6235 Castle Drive
$7000 in wall to wall carpet.
Priced at $1,595,000
- Maison Normandie Opens – Oakland Tribune June 9, 1940
- The Most Unusual Home – Oakland Tribune Sep 29, 1940