915 Juanita Drive, Walnut Creek

Juanita Front 150x150 915 Juanita Drive, Walnut CreekExquisitely finished with the finest materials and craftsmanship, this single story custom home offers French country style and sophistication throughout! Meticulously expanded and remodeled, this special property features 3 bedrooms, 2 updated baths, and 2200 square feet of magnificent living space.  The high quality appointments include a gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances, rich custom cabinetry and elegant stone counters. This exceptional home is ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining with its lush setting, courtyard patio, trellis overhang with stunning climbing roses, French country gardens, array of mature trees, lush level lawns, and a profusion of fragrant and colorful shrubs and flowers. Located in the highly sought after Saranap neighborhood with its tree-lined streets and inviting porches, this property is just minutes from downtown Walnut Creek, easy BART commuting, and highly rated Lafayette schools (Burton Valley Elementary, Stanley Middle School and Acalanes High School).


Featuring custom wood cabinetry, honed charcoal stone countertops, a showcase 40” French “La Canche” five-burner professional range with double ovens, a stainless steel GE Monogram refrigerator/freezer, built-in stainless GE microwave oven & dishwasher, striking black and white tile mosaic backsplash, a Shaw porcelain apron sink, and high quality polished nickel fixtures. The center preparation island features gleaming granite counters with many custom features, including a built-in tray station, ample storage space, and display nooks. Other special features include oil rubbed bronze hardware, soft closing drawers, designer pendant lighting & recessed lighting, crown molding, and quality Anderson wood windows.


The formal sitting area offers a wood-burning fireplace with a sleek black stone hearth, rich hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, and views of the spectacular gardens and tranquil backyard retreat.

The feature wall of the sun-filled family room includes richly colored built-in cabinetry, a gas burning fireplace with old world marble hearth, and an exquisite surround with a perfect pairing of custom moldings and French Gien porcelain tiles. Other features include vaulted ceilings, plush high quality carpet, a cozy built-in window seat, and French doors leading out to the sunny courtyard.


The spacious master suite features plush carpeting, vaulted ceilings, a sitting area with a French door opening into the backyard, an oversized walk-in closet with a professional organizer system, and gorgeous high-end wall paper by historical and world renowned Cole & Sons. The master bath offers an oversized vanity with slab granite counters, soaking tub with garden views, an oversized stall shower with granite mosaic accents and stone shower seat, and top quality polished nickel fixtures.

Two additional bedrooms are light and airy with rich hardwood flooring, Cole & Sons designer wallpaper, ample closet space, dual pane Anderson windows, and elegant window treatments.

A distinctive hall bathroom offers an Italian marble mosaic floor with a custom vanity and polished granite counters, stylish pendant lighting, and custom tile finishes


Nestled in the middle of the two wings of the house is a serene flagstone courtyard with a magnificent arbor of New Dawn climbing roses that deliver an annual spring explosion of color! Stepping out into the tranquil setting, one can appreciate the delightful and exceptional garden professionally designed (Feyerabend and Madden) and lovingly maintained. The colorful and fragrant array of brilliant foliage and flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies and birds. Garden highlights include butterfly bushes, salvia, butterfly weed, fruit trees (Mission fig, Satsuma plum, Alberta peach, Santa Rosa plum, and Elderberry & Montmorency cherry trees), Sycamore, Little Gem magnolias, gledisia, majestic redwoods, white lilac bushes, hybrid tea roses, Valencia and Jema roses, David Austin fragrant English roses, ten different varieties of hydrangea, euphorbias, peonies, Japanese anemones, and hellebores.

The centerpiece of the front yard are the symmetrical and complementary French raised garden beds which are brimming with a variety of heirloom tomatoes, colorful Padron peppers, zucchini and squash. Tall, wispy hedges create a classical border, and a whimsical, hand-crafted wrought iron gate provides a perfect welcome to this truly special property.

Lot size: 11,200 (.25 acres)

Offered at $1,075,000

Price: Sold
Address: 915 Juanita Drive
City: Walnut Creek
State: CA
ZIP: 94595
MLS #: 40630908
Square Feet: 2200
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2

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