1700 Diablo Vista, Alamo — SOLD: $1,675,000
3,173 Sq Ft
This updated historic homestead on Alamo’s coveted Westside showcases casual country living with updated amenities for today’s modern lifestyle and close proximity to the popular Iron Horse Trail and top-rated schools.
Sprawling over just under an acre of property at the end of a private drive, the single-story home was originally built in 1923. The expanded home features 3,173 square feet of living space with five spacious bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and expansive indoor entertaining spaces. There are multiple outdoor venues embraced by the serenity of the park-like setting that backs up to an oak-studded hillside and the Las Trampas Ridge.
Enjoy the privacy and tranquility while basking by the fenced and refinished pool, reading on the front deck with built-in benches, dining under the canopy of a mature oak tree, playing on the new backyard paver patio, or watching the glow of the sunset bounce off the majestic Mt. Diablo. The sprawling front lawn surrounded by garden beds provides even more room to run and play.
The interior features hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, Pella doors and windows, multiple skylights, recessed lighting, seamless flow to outdoor areas, and updated bathrooms and kitchen and fresh interior and exterior paint.
The living room features a dramatic vaulted ceiling and walls of windows framing the views. A piece of history remains in the handcrafted fireplace mantel made from one of the almond trees that used to be on the grounds. A nearby formal dining room has plenty of room for entertaining large gatherings. A conveniently located remodeled powder room is close by.
A stunning floor-to-ceiling rock fireplace anchors the family room that has a vaulted ceiling with planked redwood and opens to the backyard paver patio. This room is connected to the casual dining area with French doors that open onto a side patio. The galley-style kitchen has breakfast bar seating, coffered ceiling, recessed lighting, lots of cabinet and pantry space, and a stainless double sink. Stainless appliances include new Bosch refrigerator and dishwasher, double ovens, and stovetop.
The five bedrooms include a private master suite with a sliding glass door to the side patio and private bath with a wall of closets, new stylish light fixtures, vaulted ceiling, dual sink vanity and skylights providing abundant natural light.
The additional bedrooms are spacious and light-filled rooms with large closets and plush carpeting. Additional features include detached oversized two-car garage with extra storage and large work benches, a spacious laundry/mudroom with cabinetry and a utility sink and plenty of additional parking space on the property.
Casual country living is within close proximity to commute routes to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, BART, downtown Alamo and Walnut Creek shopping and dining with top-rated schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District including Rancho Romero Elementary, Stone Valley Middle and San Ramon Valley High School.