Every detail of this beautifully updated Sleepy Hollow home epitomes indoor/outdoor living and the ultra-private half-acre property, easy walk to Sleepy Hollow Elementary school, close proximity to downtown and multiple swim and tennis clubs in this coveted Orinda neighborhood, is the icing on the cake.
Come home to a fresh modern farmhouse style with refinished hardwood floors, vaulted exposed beam and tongue-and-groove ceilings, classic built-ins, skylights, recessed lighting, and custom touches throughout its 2,170 square feet of single-level living space.
Solar panels, a Tesla powerwall, and an EV charger further enhance this beautiful, smart home. Four bedrooms and three bathrooms include a luxurious primary suite with an updated en suite, a guestroom/office with an en suite bathroom, and two front-facing bedrooms with ceiling fans and large closets.
The impressive interior also showcases a spacious living room anchored by a thermostat-controlled gas insert fireplace with a painted brick surround. The dining area is adjacent to a chef’s kitchen designed with gorgeous Emperador marble counters, a decorative Heath tile backsplash, and an expansive island/breakfast bar topped with beautiful Emperador marble with seating for six illuminated by a trio of stylish pendants. Dual-toned cabinetry includes upper glass-faced doors. The kitchen is well appointed with a Wolf oven, microwave/convection oven, warming drawer, and a five-burner cooktop with downdraft venting, a Miele dishwasher, a SubZero refrigerator, and a Shaws farmhouse sink. A centrally located wet bar features a stainless sink and a SubZero dual-temperature wine frig.
A built-in console for the sound system under the mounted 55-inch Samsung flatscreen television, a custom-designed feather-down sofa, and a built-in workstation complete the inviting family room.
The primary suite features three closets, including one walk-in closet, each with built-in custom organizers, French doors for backyard access, and an updated en suite with a dual-faucet trough-style sink, skylight, and stall shower.
Sliders and French doors offer a seamless flow to inviting outdoor venues that are beautifully landscaped with drought-tolerant plants and dry-stacked rock walls. The sprawling paver front porch to an entertainer’s backyard mecca under the canopy of a majestic oak tree creates an easy flow from front to back. One will enjoy a gas fireplace, built-in kitchen with a Firemagic grill, rotisserie, gas burner, sink and refrigerator, granite counter, built-in stone bench, pergola with dual heaters, and a sprawling patio. Steps traverse the gentle hillside bordered with roses and lush foliage and land on terraced vignettes, including a possible bocce ball court and a flagstone patio under a charming pergola covered in flowering Jasmine. The side yard allows offers a raised garden bed and is an ideal location for a hot tub.
Additional features include a two-car garage, HVAC (2015), a tankless water heater, an updated garage door with a keyless, app-control opener, a chicken coop with electrical outlets, raised garden beds, plum, lemon, pomegranate trees, additional room to customize with more fruit trees, laundry hookups in the garage, and several storage closets including a pantry.
The quiet and rural setting does not compromise proximity to the Orinda Village, BART, and access to Highway 24, all about two miles away. Less than a half-mile from Sleepy Hollow Elementary, this home is also close to the bus stops for other top-rated schools in the Orinda and Acalanes school districts, including Orinda Intermediate and Miramonte High School.
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