Just Listed! 65 Bella Vista Avenue, San Anselmo, $1,395,000

Irresistible 4 bedroom, 3 full bathroom Vintage stunner with a Spanish Mediterranean flair that will grab your heart. All the charm of yesteryear boasting vintage arched windows, coved ceilings & wood floors. An extensive 2006 renovation added modern amenities & upgrades that make this the perfect home for discriminating buyers. Extremely easy living with formal living room, formal dining room and a bright and open kitchen/family room combo that flows to a wisteria covered entertaining deck perfectly situated for barbeques and unwinding at the end of the day. At the center of this home is the welcoming kitchen/family room combo with newer stainless appliances, black marble counters, white cabinetry, 2 sinks and a charming built-in breakfast area. The romantic, remodeled master retreat has its own private deck, Marvin windows and doors, and a luxurious bathroom with Calacatta Marble slab counter and walk-in closet. The lower level, with 3 of the bedrooms and laundry room, was upgraded with Spanish tile floors, zoned radiant heat, Marvin windows, TruStile interior doors, and rich, beautiful wood trim and baseboards throughout. Absolutely gorgeous, expansive, lush backyard with an abundance of rose bushes, mature fruit trees, level grassy lawn & kids play structure. This home is perfectly sited in the flats close to town, shopping, schools and transportation tucked away on a private street. Award winning school district. An unforgettable “forever home”. An absolute 10! For more photos and additional features, please visit www.65BellaVista.com

65 Bella Vista Avenue, San Anselmo

Just Listed! 11 Vine Avenue, San Anselmo, $1,295,000

11 Vine Avenue

Vintage jewel in the heart of the Seminary! This tastefully remodeled 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom plus legal rental unit is the perfect blend of charm, sophistication & modern amenities. Upon entering through the gate you know you have come upon a special place to call “home”. Savor the magical outdoor living area complete with built in barbeque, Green Egg smoker, Ipe deck, Bluestone patio, custom retractable awning and exquisite, lush landscaping throughout the sun drenched property. The owners put great thought into creating an idyllic indoor / outdoor flow from the gorgeous living room with vaulted ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, wood floors and fireplace that opens right to the incredible outdoors. The kitchen is a lovely place to gather with granite counters, oversized skylight, stainless appliances and wainscoting. Relaxing comes easy in the spacious master bedroom with walk-in closet, skylight, plantation shutters and opens to a large sun deck to enjoy a yummy breakfast or just unwind at the end of a long day. The darling and spacious studio with full kitchen is the perfect rental to provide additional income or house long term guests, au pairs, or a great home office. The sellers have meticulously cared for the home during their ownership and have made many substantial upgrades for easy living. The Seminary location is second to none being close to downtown San Anselmo, restaurants, shops, schools, parks, trails and more! This home will grab your heart in an instant and make you feel right at home. A true find! For more photos and additional features, please visit www.11VineAve.com

 

Just Sold! 1359 Butterfield Rd, San Anselmo, $3,300,000

 

1359 Butterfield San AnselmoWelcome to the Good Life! 1359 Butterfield is perfectly situated behind a private gate on a gorgeous, level lot in the heart of highly coveted Sleepy Hollow. The epitome of an idyllic lifestyle with perfect indoor/outdoor flow to an outdoor wonderland that literally leaves nothing to be desired. It is a masterful blend of easy living and a resort-like lifestyle only dreamt about. Boasting 6 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, this single level ~ 5,000sqft home is a rare find. The custom gourmet kitchen is the heart center with high end appliances, island, bar seating, and all the amenities designed for the ease of extensive entertaining as well as every day living. The thoughtfully designed floor plan has all bedrooms on one wing, kitchen in the center, and all the common living spaces on the other wing. With three distinctly different living rooms there is a place for everyone to spread out and relax. The formal living room with coffered ceilings and expansive windows opens to the dining and kitchen for the desired Great Room. The gorgeous beaded light fixture sets the tone for the casual cabana style family room with open beam ceiling perfect for casual meals, lounging by the fireplace or enjoying al fresco dining on the terrace. The spacious family room with study area, custom built-in’s, aquarium and window seating is the epitome of coziness. The lush carpet and radiant heat is the perfect place for a huge slumber party by the fireplace. The 6th bedroom is currently used as a media room and would also make the perfect in-law or au pair suite. This home defines indoor/outdoor living. An outdoor mecca of entertaining, fun and a lifestyle that feels like you’re on vacation every single day. The property boasts a sparkling pool, outdoor kitchen & fireplace, hot tub, putting green, sports court and so much more! This is more than a home, it’s a lifestyle.

 

A day in the life outdoors:

This is your vacation at home paradise. It’s an outdoor mecca of fun, relaxation and an entertainer’s dream. Golf anyone? There is a 5 hole putting green to practice your game. After several birdies, move onto a game of badminton or volleyball on the sports court. After all this activity you will surely appreciate soaking your body in the hot tub conveniently located off the master suite. Not in the mood for sports today? Take some time to tend the veggie garden or just lay back & sunbathe on the lawn. On those lovely summer days enjoy the sparkling pool & pool house w/exercise room & his/hers baths. Upon closing your idyllic day savor a lovely dinner prepared in your outdoor kitchen while lounging under the stars cozied up to the outdoor fireplace. Yes, this surely is the Good Life!

For more photos and additional features, please visit www.1359Butterfield.com

Just Listed! 1359 Butterfield Road, San Anselmo, $3,250,000

 

 

 

 

1359 Butterfield San AnselmoWelcome to the Good Life! 1359 Butterfield is perfectly situated behind a private gate on a gorgeous, level lot in the heart of highly coveted Sleepy Hollow. The epitome of an idyllic lifestyle with perfect indoor/outdoor flow to an outdoor wonderland that literally leaves nothing to be desired. It is a masterful blend of easy living and a resort-like lifestyle only dreamt about. Boasting 6 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, this single level ~ 5,000sqft home is a rare find. The custom gourmet kitchen is the heart center with high end appliances, island, bar seating, and all the amenities designed for the ease of extensive entertaining as well as every day living. The thoughtfully designed floor plan has all bedrooms on one wing, kitchen in the center, and all the common living spaces on the other wing. With three distinctly different living rooms there is a place for everyone to spread out and relax. The formal living room with coffered ceilings and expansive windows opens to the dining and kitchen for the desired Great Room. The gorgeous beaded light fixture sets the tone for the casual cabana style family room with open beam ceiling perfect for casual meals, lounging by the fireplace or enjoying al fresco dining on the terrace. The spacious family room with study area, custom built-in’s, aquarium and window seating is the epitome of coziness. The lush carpet and radiant heat is the perfect place for a huge slumber party by the fireplace. The 6th bedroom is currently used as a media room and would also make the perfect in-law or au pair suite. This home defines indoor/outdoor living. An outdoor mecca of entertaining, fun and a lifestyle that feels like you’re on vacation every single day. The property boasts a sparkling pool, outdoor kitchen & fireplace, hot tub, putting green, sports court and so much more! This is more than a home, it’s a lifestyle.

 

A day in the life outdoors:

This is your vacation at home paradise. It’s an outdoor mecca of fun, relaxation and an entertainer’s dream. Golf anyone? There is a 5 hole putting green to practice your game. After several birdies, move onto a game of badminton or volleyball on the sports court. After all this activity you will surely appreciate soaking your body in the hot tub conveniently located off the master suite. Not in the mood for sports today? Take some time to tend the veggie garden or just lay back & sunbathe on the lawn. On those lovely summer days enjoy the sparkling pool & pool house w/exercise room & his/hers baths. Upon closing your idyllic day savor a lovely dinner prepared in your outdoor kitchen while lounging under the stars cozied up to the outdoor fireplace. Yes, this surely is the Good Life!

For more photos and additional features, please visit www.1359Butterfield.com

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