Active Orinda

9 Oak Arbor Drive, Orinda
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OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

OFFERED AT $2,950,000

  • 4,542 Sq. Ft.
  • 3 Bed
  • 3.5 Bath
  • 3 Car
  • 1 Acre
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9 Oak Arbor Road, Orinda

Celebrate the beauty and luxuriousness of California indoor/outdoor living. A masterfully designed and crafted estate, truly a treasure, is tucked in one of Orinda’s most distinguished neighborhoods, on one of the most coveted streets, near its historic Country Club.

Walls of glass and French doors treat the eye to beautiful landscape views and offer a seamless connection to the spectacular level acre property that wraps around the home. Multiple outdoor venues for entertaining, playing and leisure are filled with lush gardens dotted with nine Heirloom oak trees, and bursting with color and the season’s bounty of fruits, citrus, and olives.

The light-drenched single-story floor plan is enhanced with exquisite architectural detailing and fine finishes that create a sophisticated yet comfortable and warm ambience.

Behind the gated motor court is more than 4,500 square feet of living space with maple hardwood floors, smooth textured walls, soaring ceilings, clerestory, skylights, cove lighting, and views from every angle. Wide hallways feature floor-to-ceiling open shelving for keepsakes, book and art collections. There are three large en suite bedrooms, a powder room, a dedicated office for two, formal living and dining rooms, family room, eat-in chef’s kitchen, and climate-controlled wine cellar for 1,000+ bottles with multiple format shelving including display shelves.

The home is surrounded in park-like landscape, and multiple manicured gardens. Several spacious areas offer opportunities to further customize and let your imagination soar. Turn the detached cottage into an amazing art or yoga studio, exercise room, additional office space or the ultimate “she shed”. Expand and build a guesthouse with its own private garden. There is also several pool and outdoor kitchen sites, or consider planting a vineyard.

A contemporary and open loggia extends along one side of the home creating a wonderful extension of the home. Mature wisteria vines wrap around 10 pillars defining this fabulous outdoor space. More than 75 yards of fresh sod was laid adjacent to the loggia creating the ultimate play field with 32 + fruit-bearing olive trees creating a natural privacy fence and lush backdrop. A rose garden with more than 30 mature bushes adds an abundance of color nearby several citrus trees and raised garden beds.

The front entry and courtyard offers a spacious patio and “garden party” expanse of lawn amid prolific fruit trees and bordering garden beds.  Around the corner a patio adjacent to the serenading fountain offers a quiet retreat space that overlooks garden beds.

Just off the front entry is a formal dining room, a work of art, anchored by a curved window framing the view of a curtain of water cascading into an outside fountain. A dramatic barrel ceiling with custom cove lighting adds volume to its already generous size and built-in shelving offers ideal space for an art collection or keepsakes. Throw open the French doors to extend the party out onto a patio and lush lawn dotted with fruit trees and bordered by raised beds.

A silky smooth Venetian plaster surround enhances the sleek design of a steel C channel beam fireplace mantel in the living room. A sliding metal door hides wood storage and built-ins flank the fireplace. The soaring ceiling also has clerestory and a wall of window for lots of natural light.

Garden view seating is guaranteed in the large casual dining area adjacent to the chef’s kitchen. Chic pendant lighting descends from the soaring ceiling and illuminates the generously sized island. There are granite counters, a granite backsplash, cherry cabinetry with pullout shelves, clean lines and stylish pulls, open shelving, prep sink and thoughtful details like a warming drawer, bread drawer, and walk-in pantry. Stainless appliances include a Dacor six-burner gas cooktop, double ovens and microwave, two full-size SubZero refrigerators, and one full-size SubZero freezer. The nearby family room also has gas fireplace with a steel C channel beam mantel, more windows and access to the adjacent wine cellar and gardens.

The office has a double door entry and is a spacious room with built-in workstations for two, upper shelves and lower custom cabinetry on two sides. This fabulous workspace also has a French door access to the backyard.

A sumptuous master bedroom retreat has a grand entry, dramatic cove lighting, and takes advantage of the garden views with large picture windows, and private garden access. Expansive walk-in closets features California Closet organizers in addition to a “gown” closet. The spa-inspired bathroom features a jetted tub, luxurious steam shower with dual showerheads, dual sink vanity with marble top, stylish light fixtures, and skylight.

Additional features include a Lutron lighting system, gated motor court, three-car garage with a staircase to attic storage and workbench, dual HVAC, dual water heaters with recirculating hot water, security alarm, two security cameras, indoor laundry room with custom cabinetry.

This home’s Orinda location is nestled just east of the Caldecott Tunnel and the Berkeley hills along Highway 24 and only about 20 miles from downtown San Francisco. Its semi-rural setting is surrounded by picturesque hillsides and lush vegetation. This neighborhood is near the historic Orinda Country Club and its 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts and clubhouse. The private and tranquil setting also enjoys easy access to the Orinda Village, the iconic Orinda Theater, freeways, BART, UC Berkeley, and top-rated public and private schools.

*Home has construction defects and is in need of repairs; please contact agent for details and disclosures.

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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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