Walnut Creek - Sold
Bathrooms: 3 Full & 2 Half
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Square Footage: 4,687
Lot Size: 1.1 acres
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Mediterranean-inspired hillside estate offers grand entertaining spaces, a well-appointed interior, and tiered floor plan affording the possibility for multi-generational living or private guest quarters while views of the Acalanes Open Space hillsides and Mt. Diablo are framed by oversized picture windows in every room. The almost 5,000-square-foot home, on a 1.47-acre lot in the Overlook neighborhood bordering Lafayette and Walnut Creek, is embraced by extensive outdoor venues for entertaining and relaxation including a pool with outdoor shower, hot tub, expansive terrace, lower balcony, and private meditation garden with vine-covered pergola retreat and raised garden beds. Envision a vineyard rolling over the front or rear hillsides, a terraced garden or retain the natural beauty of the hillside dotted with olive trees.
Built in 1995, the home was upgraded in 2002 with the addition of an elevator accessible from the garage and the outdoor terrace with convenient landings at the kitchen/family room area and master bedroom on the top floor.
Ceilings soar from 10 to 22 feet, 18-inch thick walls encase large picture windows, and walls of sliding glass doors, and gleaming finishes include cherry hardwood flooring, plaster walls, coffered ceilings, and a gorgeous hand casted living room fireplace.
There are five bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms including an upper floor private master bedroom suite with marble tile accents, oversized shower and jetted tub, double sink vanity and two walk-in closets; two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms in a private wing on the main level; and one bedroom and bathroom on lower level with adjoining sitting room, fifth bedroom currently used as an office, dedicated playroom with indoor slide, media room with woofer and surround sound and sliding glass doors to lower terrace.
The main floor features a welcoming foyer and adjoining formal living room with granite counter wet bar and dining room with a wall of windows and sliding glass door to the pool and patio. The well-equipped spacious kitchen with granite counters and backsplash and island with breakfast bar is open to the family room and casual dining area with sliding glass door to terrace.
Additional features include interior fortified safe room also ideal for a wine cellar and tasting room, concealed roof drains, fire sprinklers, three HVAC units, commercial grade oversized garage doors, oversized finished three-car garage with tall ceiling, concrete and steel retaining walls, enormous accessible storage spaces under lower level, surround sound, nine indoor and outdoor television surveillance cameras and commercial grade security system accessible from tablet or smartphone, intercom and large mudroom/laundry room
Conveniently located within minutes to downtown Walnut Creek and Lafayette shopping and dining, close to Highway 24 and Highway 680 commute routes, and top-rated schools including Buena Vista Elementary, Walnut Creek Intermediate and Las Lomas High School.