1820 Glen View Drive, Walnut Creek

DSC 0230a 150x150 1820 Glen View Drive, Walnut CreekExquisitely finished with the finest materials and craftsmanship, this single-story custom home offers style, sophistication, and contemporary elegance! Newly built in 2008, the property features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and approximately 3100 square feet of  living space plus an additional 560 sq.ft. outdoor living room.  High quality appointments include a gourmet kitchen with high-end stainless steel appliances, custom wood cabinetry, slab granite counters, and rich walnut flooring. This modern and elegant home was designed for family living and  indoor/outdoor entertaining with its Mahogany sliding “Cantina-style” doors, courtyard gardens, and covered loggia with built-in gas fireplace. The expansive lot features nearly one half of an acre (.46), three sprawling level lawn areas and an array of fragrant and colorful shrubs and flowers. Located in a highly sought after neighborhood, this property is just minutes from downtown Walnut Creek, BART, the scenic Iron Horse Trail, and highly rated schools (Parkmead Elementary, Walnut Creek Intermediate and Las Lomas High School).

STUNNING GOURMET KITCHEN:

Featuring custom Lyptus wood (a hybrid of Eucalyptus) cabinetry, rare and beautiful “Lennon” slab granite countertops, a 48″ six-burner professional series range, with additional griddle and two ovens, a 48″ professional series stainless steel refrigerator/freezer, stainless steel Bosch dishwasher, built-in microwave oven, built-in 9 foot pantries, charcoal slab granite breakfast bars, built-in buffet cabinetry, recycled sea-glass tile backsplash, sleek brushed nickel hardware, and a built-in TV/DVD player. Professionally designed, the u-shaped kitchen creates an efficient workspace with a thoughtful layout of several kitchen “stations”.

A convenient home office alcove is located near the kitchen and overlooks front landscape.

SPACIOUS LIVING AREAS:

The focal point of the sophisticated living room is a Napa Valley stone gas-burning fireplace and hearth surrounded by built in lighted display niches and a media nook. Rich Brazilian walnut hardwood floors, skylights and exquisite “La Cantina” mahogany framed glass doors which open up 15′ across to give the living area the feeling of a high-end resort .

A light and airly family room/great room is richly colored, featuring exquisite Brazilian walnut hardwood flooring, custom maple inlays, and dramatic and chic plastered coffered ceiling with recessed lighting. Two sets of French doors lead out to the rear courtyard or outdoor living room.

FOUR STYLISH BEDROOMS & THREE AND A HALF BATHS:

The spa like master suite features plush high-grade carpeting, a built-in niche for a king or cal-king bed, accent lighting and dual reading lights on dimmers, two large walk-in his/hers closets that are complete with built-in closet systems, rich shantung silk draperies, designer paint colors and views of the lush and wooded backyard. The master bath offers heated floors, “floating” cabinetry in ornate Hemlock wood, glass tile finishes, “Sea Fossil” stone counters, Grohe rain shower-head and contemporary chrome Grohe faucets, sconce lighting and a skylight. An opaque glass door leads out to the private side yard with a free-standing spa.

A light filled second suite features plush carpeting and a tranquil bathroom with colored subway tiles, shiny chrome fixtures, sconce lighting, a sparkling oval pedestal sink and a skylight. The two additional bedrooms are by a “Jack-and-Jill” style bathroom that offers rich granite counters, double sinks, an oversized “Tea for Two” Kohler bathtub, chrome Grohe fixtures, sconce lighting and a skylight.

A unique and distinctive oval shaped “powder room” is stunning, with its honey colored plaster, pedestal sink, sparkling chrome fixtures, Toto commode and sunny skylight.

TRANQUIL AND INSPIRING OUTDOOR SPACES:

The magnificent outdoor loggia is perfect for outdoor entertaining or a quiet escape. It is surrounded by 10’ columns and features a gas fireplace, wiring for outdoor sound. The courtyard area is complemented by a lush lawn and colorful built in planter beds. A wide-set stairway leads to 3000+ sq. feet of manicured lawn surrounded by towering trees and mature foliage. This area would be a perfect site for a future pool or even a guest house. The fragrant and vivid display of flowers, shrubs and trees include the following: lavender, fruit trees, “Julia Child roses”, smoke trees, flowering crape myrtle trees, stately evergreen pear trees, a backdrop of towering cedar trees, various herbs, and over 800 additional plants & flowers for brilliant year-round color and visual interest.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES:

Three zone HVAC system, two car garage with storage space, laundry room with built-in storage and utility sink, a circular driveway for ample off-street parking, high end dual pane metal windows, remote controlled fan/light fixtures in all bedrooms, solid core interior doors, Noritz tankless water heater, pre-wired Bang Olufsen audio closet and exterior drainage improvements.

For more information, visit our property website at: www.1820GlenView.com.

Offered at $1,450,000

 

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