This is a property that clearly illustrates a special sense of place and new quality construction. The home is situated on a lush, dramatic .55 acre Country Club parcel with valley views in one of Orinda’s favorite and premier neighborhoods. This custom home is designed with high style and sophistication yet perfect for relaxation as well as entertaining integrating the beauty of the outside with the allure of the inside; a place to enjoy and unwind.
The light-filled interior spaces of approximately 3420 square feet include 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths plus an detached office structure and pool house. This home has impeccable design amenities and a European (or Piedmont) flair that suits family living at its best. The indoor/outdoor living within a very functional floor plan maximizes ideal separation of space while creating attractive areas of exquisite taste and the highest level of craftsmanship for ease of entertaining and comfort. It is truly like five-star resort living at it finest.
The classic interior floor plan comes alive with traditional flair and modern amenities including rich wood moldings and trims, Carrera marble, quartz and stone surfaces, custom built-ins, high-end designer fixtures and lovely Porcelain hardwood flooring. A Chef’s kitchen beckons the gourmet cook with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, detailed custom cabinetry, hand-crafted fire-clay tiles and marble counters. A light-filled adjoining family room offers access outside through patio doors to the terrace overlooking the inviting grounds and grand-scale pool (which is hand painted, frost resistant with Lascaux pool tiles). A formal dining room and lovely living room embody the focal point of this home. Attention to detail is evident in the luxurious master bedroom suite, the charming family bedrooms (plus a bonus play room on the lower level perfect for families) and an en suite bedroom (perfect for nanny or guests).
The private, resort-styled backyard is an entertainer s delight with all of the most desired amenities imaginable. Not to be missed are the many outdoor amenities including tumbled travertine patios, relaxing decks, a separate bonus studio (perfect for an artist or office space), a fully rebuilt and re-plastered pool with pool house (with full bath). The native landscaping provides beauty while the many fruit trees (lemon, orange and pomegranate) will produce a pleasing variety of fruits in years to come. A lifestyle of artful grace and warmth abounds in this remarkable home in an enclave of some of the area’s finest properties.