Crestview with a View! Five bedrooms plus large bonus room/office.
Four full bathrooms, one powder room. Approximately 4,538 square feet. 1.61 Acre lot. Completely remodeled in 2005. Single level with only one step down into the living room. Separate West and South wings . Gated entry. The experience of this home begins with the front entrance patio, a tranquil space with a waterlily pond and jaw-dropping 180° view of downtown Orinda and the San Pablo/Briones Reservoir. Extensive custom features include designer paints, upgraded millwork throughout, hand-picked lighting, solid core doors, eight-inch baseboards, upgraded crown molding, oak hardwood flooring throughout, newer Jeld-Wen windows and six skylights. Grand entrance has a gorgeous built-in bookcase and custom iron chandeliers. The formal living room has French doors on each side – one taking advantage of the serene views and the other leading out to the backyard. The living room boasts a beautiful gas starting fireplace and custom mantle, marble hearth, and slate patios on each side. Dining room features double French doors leading to the new Trex deck in the backyard. The gourmet kitchen is both the center of the home and a chef’s paradise, as it overlooks the family room with clear sightlines to the backyard and pool yard. Nothing was forgotten in this stunning kitchen featuring granite countertops, five-burner gas cooktop, stainless steel appliances, three sinks with garbage disposals, double ovens, an espresso bar, refrigerator, two dishwashers, pantry, wine refrigerator and desk space. The family room features double French doors facing east and west; one leads to the backyard, and the other to the pool, built-in bookshelves, and a gas starting fireplace with a custom mantle and granite hearth. The master suite is a private retreat in itself with inspiring views, a gas fireplace with a custom mantle and hearth, and a large walk-in closet with custom cedar-lined shelving. The tranquil ensuite master bathroom features double sinks with Carrera marble counters, a sunken tub with jets, water closet and a large separate shower with a built-in bench and limestone flooring. The ‘West Wing’ features two oversized bedroom suites, each with an ensuite bathroom, skylight, and large closet with custom shelving. The ‘South Wing’ has two identical bedrooms, each with a skylight and large closet. The hall bathroom has Carrera marble counter and floors, and a large shower. The laundry room has marble floors, granite counters, custom cabinets and a sink. Entertainers dream backyard features a Bocce ball court with lights, plenty of room for seating, large artificial turf area, new Trex decking, and exterior lighting displaying the gorgeous oak trees. The solar heated pool is located in its own secure yard for peace-of-mind. Lush landscaping in the front and back with attention to drought resistant or low water usage. Oversized two car detached garage with plenty of room to build an additional three car garage and still have enough room to park another eight or more cars. Additional features of this beautiful home include cedar-lined closets, two heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, two storage rooms beneath the house, composition shingle roof, owned solar for the house and an electric car charging station.