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21 Merrill Circle South
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  • 5,500 Main, 2,000 Guest
  • 4+ Main, 3 Guest Hse
  • 4.5 Main/ 3 Guest Hse
  • 3 Car
  • 1.92 Acre
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21 Merrill Circle South, Moraga

Highlights:

  • legal parcels, with a main house and guest house, ideal for extended family or home office
  • 11 miles from UC Berkeley and 20 miles to San Francisco
  • National award winning public school district (US News & World Report Gold Medal Award 2017)
  • Moraga is one of the safest towns in California (California Department of Justice)
  • Gated community in a pastoral setting
  • Outdoor landscape maintained and watered by on-property well system

Exclusive Sanders Ranch estate sprawls across two parcels showcasing a private and beautifully designed residence and guesthouse built on almost two acres. Vaulted ceilings, oversized windows, and skylights create light filled rooms that seamlessly connect to an amazing outdoor mecca for entertaining and recreation. Embraced by the lush ranch land of days gone by and sweeping hillside views, the home is filled with an impressive attention to detail inside and out.

A creek meanders through the expansive backyard that offers rolling lawns, towering Heritage oak trees, an open meadow ideal for flag football games or kicking around a soccer ball, manicured landscaping around flagstone patios, covered deck, pool, hot tub, dedicated garden with raised beds, multiple retreat spaces, chicken coop, potting shed, gardening and catering truck access and additional space to further customize.

The property features almost 7,500 square feet of luxurious living space including a two-level, approx. 5,500 square foot home with maple hardwood flooring, extensive millwork including crown, medallion and wainscot molding, stunning coffered and vaulted ceilings, multiple French doors and sliders, plantation shutters and numerous skylights. There are four bedrooms, four full and one half bathrooms, library, expansive bonus room, and well-appointed gourmet kitchen that opens to a casual dining area, family room and office nook.

The pool/guest house also ideal for a home office offers almost 2,000 square feet of flexible space on two levels with a vaulted exposed beam ceiling, hardwood floors, full bathroom, kitchenette, multiple French doors and wrap-around deck, and two lower level apartments each with kitchenette and full bathroom.

A grand foyer with its soaring 20-foot dome ceiling and view of sweeping staircase is flanked by the formal dining room highlighted by elegant wainscot, recessed lighting and front picture window. Step down into the formal living room where one of the home’s three fireplaces has a marble surround. French doors open onto a flagstone patio extending the formal entertaining space out among the gardens.

Glass French doors open onto a spacious library with coffered ceiling, walls of built-in cabinetry and bookcases, sliding glass door to private side patio and access to full bathroom.

An oversized island and breakfast bar takes center stage in the gourmet kitchen well appointed with custom cabinetry that continues into the dining nook, double Bosch ovens, dishwasher and cooktop, SubZero refrigerator, Uline wine refrigerator, Dacor microwave and custom pull out shelves. A wall of custom cabinetry extends into the casual dining area that also has access to the deck and gardens. An ideal gathering place with views of the gardens and pool, the family room boasts a dramatic vaulted ceiling, row of skylights and fireplace with stone surround and carved wood mantel.

An exposed beam vaulted ceiling, skylights, walls of built-in cabinetry and built-in desks create a functional and flexible-use bonus room with a wall of window and sliders that open onto the deck and connect to the outdoor venues.

Four bedrooms include the luxurious master bedroom retreat on the upper level with cozy fireplace, sitting area, coffered ceiling, two walk-in closets and access to a private terrace. Skylights illuminate the spa-inspired bathroom with natural light. There are two walk-in closets, oversized Jacuzzi tub, walk-in shower with dual showerheads, and dual sink vanity.

Two additional bedrooms with walk-in closets on the upper floor share a Jack and Jill bathroom. One bedroom features a built-in ladder to loft. A fourth bedroom is a two-room suite on the main level with a private entry from the garage, vaulted ceiling, sliding door access to a private deck and staircase to backyard, full bathroom and walk-in closet.

Additional amenities include:

  • Three-car garage
  • Security alarm system
  • Well water and pumps for outdoor landscape
  • 800-gallon holding tank
  • Intercom system
  • Dual central air units
  • Surround sound
  • Solar-heated pool
  • Pull-down staircase to attic storage space
  • 75-gallon water heater
  • Upstairs laundry room

Gated Sanders Ranch is one of Moraga’s most desirable and picturesque neighborhoods. The quiet and rural setting is also conveniently located near top-rated schools with easy access to shopping and dining in downtown Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda, BART and commute routes.

 

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For more information about this property or others, please contact:

Glenn W. Beaubelle Broker Associate BRE #00678426 Glenn@TheBeaubelleGroup.com
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For more information about this property or others, please contact:

Kellie Beaubelle Real Estate Specialist/Designer BRE #01165322 Kellie@TheBeaubelleGroup.com
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