Situated near the end of a quiet culdesac in the highly sought after Ivy Drive neighborhood, sits this stunning modern rancher. As you walk up the private, oversized driveway with additional parking, you are greeted by a contemporary glass front door allowing light to flood the entrance. Upon entering the home you realize this is not your traditional rancher, it has been updated with a beautiful modern touch. The vaulted ceiling with custom fir wood paneling throughout the kitchen and living space and large plank engineered hardwood flooring allow for a warm feeling while your eye is drawn to the wall of floor-to-ceiling windows framing the beautiful gardens and natural scape.
The updated chic kitchen with light wood cabinets and tempered glass upper cabinet doors is perfect for any chef with the Quartzite counter tops, five burner gas range and counter seating. Adjacent to the kitchen is a beautiful built in office area for two with spacious desks flanked by large lacquered cabinets and glass overhead cabinets as well.
The open concept living and dining area is highlighted with a floor to ceiling slate gray Venetian style plaster fireplace with gas insert - fabulous heat source. The smooth wall finish throughout home adds to the subtle elegance along with the dual paned Sierra Pacific windows with wood interior trim. The private gardens boasts luxury, low maintenance turf along with a patio area for dining and entertaining, a smooth finish cement retaining wall with lit stairs to the upper level terrace seating area. Mature trees and colorful wild flowers create an outdoor oasis equipped with side yard trampoline.
The hall bathroom has been updated with slate tile flooring, modern white vanity and subway tile surround on the tub/shower combo. All bedrooms have been hardwired with Envi Heaters allowing each person to select their perfect temperature for sleep. The primary suite has an en suite bathroom, large picture window provides natural light throughout.
The very desirable Ivy Drive neighborhood is close to 12 years of top rated schools and excellent swim clubs. Minutes from town BART commute routes.
Vaulted custom fir wood paneled insulated ceilings
Engineering wide plank hardwood floors
Floor to ceiling Venetian style plaster gas insert fireplace with modern mantle
Eight Foot Sierra Pacific slider opening to gardens
Floor to ceiling windows
Smooth wall finish throughout
Dual paned Sierra pacific windows wood interior/composite exterior
Updated chic kitchen with light wood cabinets
Tempered glass upper cabinet doors
Built in microwave
Five burner gas range
Stainless steel hood
Built in desks for two
Upper cabinets tinted lacquered solid oak tempered glass doors
Envi Heaters hardwired in each bedroom to set ideal temperature
Large windows for natural light
Updated with slate gray floor tile
Modern white vanity
Subway tiled shower/tub
Luxury low maintenance turf -
Cement retaining wall with smooth weathered finish
French drains around perimeter of home
Trampoline ideally located on side yard
Lit stairs to upper level terrace
Oak stuffed gardens with mature olive trees
Additional parking with decomposed granite
Great schools, weather, and access to San Francisco thanks to the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), as well as semirural country living makes Orinda a desirable place to live in the Bay Area. Large lots house lovely Spanish-, Mediterranean-, and contemporary-styled homes.
Orinda's open spaces attract road and mountain bikers and hikers along the extensive network of trails. The proximity to Tilden Regional Park, San Pablo Reservoir, Briones Regional Park, and the Lafayette Reservoir offer plenty of options for nature lovers.
Orinda's small-scale shopping district is home enticing boutiques and entertainment venues. Orinda Books in Village Square offers a reading series featuring local poets and literary notables. At the center of Orinda nightlife is the revitalized Orinda Theatre Square, anchored by the renovated, Art Deco-styled Orinda Theater. The theater is home to the California Independent Film Festival, hosts independent films and conversations with actors and actresses, and presents comedy nights and live theater performances. The California Shakespeare Theater, located in Bruns Amphitheater, presents live shows in a gorgeous outdoor setting.
Sunday, April 17th 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 19th 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Contact Finola Fellner
A Lifetime In LamorindaCompassDRE# 01428834925.890.7807 mobilewww.finolafellner.com