14 Sierra Circle | San Rafael CA

Status: Sold

Sales Price: $1,500,000

Bedrooms / Bathrooms: 3 + media room / 3



You will surely be enchanted by this one-of-a-kind, magical property and masterfully crafted A-frame home located at the end of a highly coveted cul-de-sac in desirable Gerstle Park. Set back from the street, you immediately feel you have entered a private, exclusive retreat to call your own. Enjoy a leisurely walk along meandering stone paths to explore an abundance of magnificent Redwood trees throughout this ~18,000 sqft property. Relax beside the tranquil waterfall flowing into a pond or enjoy some quiet time under the large scale Redwood gazebo. The beautiful three bedroom home plus media room has the same tranquil feel as the property with a style reminiscent of Tahoe living. The grand scale A-frame living room with floor to ceiling windows and fireplace opens to the kitchen/dining area complete with granite counter tops, stainless appliances, and plentiful cabinetry. Large master suite with walk-in closet, fireplace, and bathroom with limestone counters and floors. Also on the property is a detached structure with private access. The entire home welcomes the natural surroundings into every room making it a truly special place to retreat to. The setting is prime for outdoor living and entertaining with custom amenities to enjoy including built-in stainless barbecue, stone fireplace and hot tub in private enclosure wired with outdoor speakers. This is a unique opportunity for nature lovers who crave tranquility and privacy. Although you feel like you are a million miles away the convenient location can’t be beat ~ close to downtown San Rafael, local parks, shopping, dining, transportation and close freeway access. Zoned for Sun Valley Elementary.

Property Details and Features:

  • 3 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms plus media / bonus room with full bath
  • Approx 2,634 sqft home / Approx 18,000 sqft lot
  • Extensively remodeled 2002 – 2005
  • Grand scale A-frame living room with fireplace
  • Open kitchen concept with adjacent dining area opens to side patio and brings in natural surroundings
  • Granite slab kitchen countertops and backsplash, stainless appliances
  • Master suite with fireplace and bathroom with tub & shower stall
  • Anderson windows
  • Oak hardwood floors
  • French doors
  • 2 Fireplaces
  • Skylights
  • Laundry closet and mud room
  • Garage
  • Extremely private grounds and spectacular setting that include meandering stone paths throughout Redwood trees, gazebo, waterfall and pond, built in bbq, outdoor fireplace, hot tub, detached cottage (unpermitted)
  • Sun Valley Elementary School

Following is a list of Seller improvements made to the property:

  • Refinished main level floors and buffed stairs and upper landing (2017)
  • Painted interior, with exception of two bathrooms (2017)
  • Stained front entry stairs (2017)
  • Planted new plants in containers at side walkway (2017)
  • Installed stone retaining walls, drainage and debris flow fence (10/95)
  • New decks, converted carport to garage and 260 Sq. Ft. addition for media room (5/96)
  • 355 Sq. Ft. addition and remodel of existing residence (10/96)
  • 1600 Sq. Ft. addition including 2nd story and whole house remodel (10/02)

Additional improvements completed during major remodel 2002 – 2005:

  • 25 year asphalt shingle roof
  • New high efficiency gas water heater and furnace
  • Replaced sewer line from house to street
  • Whole house fire sprinklers installed
  • All windows and doors are Anderson dual pane
  • Granite slab countertops and back splash in kitchen
  • Granite slab showers and countertop in 1st level bath
  • Granite slab shower and granite tile flooring in main floor bath
  • Limestone slab shower and countertop, limestone tile floor in master bath
  • 4” wide plank oak flooring on main floor and staircase
  • 20 foot high wood beamed A-frame ceiling in living room
  • 42” gas fireplace in living room
  • 9 foot wide limestone facing on living room fireplace
  • 36” wood burning fireplace in master bedroom with granite slab facing
  • Limestone flooring and granite countertop in laundry area
  • Two flat panel dual pane skylights in stairwell
  • Interior speakers installed
  • Wired for exterior speaker system
  • Wired for home theater
  • Copper gutters, downspouts and chimney shrouds
  • Cedar siding and trim on exterior
  • 2nd story bridge/ catwalk to gazebo
  • Flagstone over concrete walkway and rear patio
  • Landscape

Over $200,000 in outdoor improvements completed over a 10 year period, including: site work, excavation, grading, stone walls, concrete walkways, spillway, pond with waterfall, outdoor stone fireplace, redwood gazebo, built-in stainless steel bar-b-que / grill with stone countertop, exterior copper path, pillar and trail light fixtures.