Off Market Opportunity – 14 Sierra Circle, San Rafael, $1,450,000

Amazing Off Market Opportunity in Gerstle Park!

Prepare to be completely 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. This incredible off market opportunity is for a short time only ~ seize it!

 

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 throughout
  •  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:

  •  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.

*Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed by listing agent or broker

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Just Sold! 10 Pleasant Lane, San Rafael, $1,100,000

Upon entering the private gate you will be captivated and surprised by a sun-drenched, magical oasis to call your own! This utterly charming 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Gerstle Park home was completely rebuilt in 2006 with discriminating attention to every detail. With a desirable open floor plan concept for easy living all of the spaces flow together seamlessly including a living room / dining room combo with wood beamed vaulted ceilings that opens to the kitchen complete with breakfast area, stainless appliances, and granite counter tops. All three bedrooms are very spacious including the master with plentiful closets and private deck. Additional features include hardwood floors, arched doorways, built-in cabinetry, storage room and luxurious bathrooms with oversized showers, pedestal sinks, wainscoting, and a cast iron clawfoot tub. This home is the epitome of indoor / outdoor living with a level, grassy yard and two entertaining decks enveloped by an abundance of gorgeous, lush landscaping giving you the serene vibe that you’re on vacation every day. It’s hard to believe you are so close to vibrant downtown San Rafael with great shopping, restaurants, parks and more! 10 Pleasant Lane truly is a unique and amazing opportunity at an unbeatable price.

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Just Listed! 10 Pleasant Lane, San Rafael, $995,000

Upon entering the private gate you will be captivated and surprised by a sun-drenched, magical oasis to call your own! This utterly charming 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Gerstle Park home was completely rebuilt in 2006 with discriminating attention to every detail. With a desirable open floor plan concept for easy living all of the spaces flow together seamlessly including a living room / dining room combo with wood beamed vaulted ceilings that opens to the kitchen complete with breakfast area, stainless appliances, and granite counter tops. All three bedrooms are very spacious including the master with plentiful closets and private deck. Additional features include hardwood floors, arched doorways, built-in cabinetry, storage room and luxurious bathrooms with oversized showers, pedestal sinks, wainscoting, and a cast iron clawfoot tub. This home is the epitome of indoor / outdoor living with a level, grassy yard and two entertaining decks enveloped by an abundance of gorgeous, lush landscaping giving you the serene vibe that you’re on vacation every day. It’s hard to believe you are so close to vibrant downtown San Rafael with great shopping, restaurants, parks and more! 10 Pleasant Lane truly is a unique and amazing opportunity at an unbeatable price.

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Just Sold! 349 Mountain View Ave., San Rafael, $1,375,000

This perfectly designed 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in the highly coveted Dominican neighborhood embodies indoor / outdoor living. The irresistible landscaped property offers a lush, magical backyard with privacy not easily found. Pristine level lawn, mature plantings and sweeping hill views naturally inspires relaxation. Enjoy the vegetable garden that has been lovingly cared for. There is a true sense of tranquility in this home. Almost entirely on one level, the floor plan is thoughtfully designed for easy living with a natural flow to the outdoor haven. The stone tiled formal entry sets the tone that you have entered a home full of both warmth and sophistication. The formal living room, currently used as an entertaining area, boasts a fireplace and wood vaulted ceilings with plentiful windows. The spacious great room is the heart center with dining area, fireplace, soaring ceilings, and full view of the entire backyard and hillside. The great room combines the light and bright kitchen with stainless appliances, wood floors and skylight. The spacious master suite, with gorgeous remodeled bathroom, opens to the hot tub and patio area. Designer selected paint colors for the interior and exterior adds both a rich and contemporary flair throughout. This is a home you will want to entertain in as well as retreat to. A true forever home. For more photos and additional features, please visit www.349MountainView.com

349 Mountain View Ave, San Rafael

Just Listed! 349 Mountain View Avenue, San Rafael, $1,375,000

This perfectly designed 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in the highly coveted Dominican neighborhood embodies indoor / outdoor living. The irresistible landscaped property offers a lush, magical backyard with privacy not easily found. Pristine level lawn, mature plantings and sweeping hill views naturally inspires relaxation. Enjoy the vegetable garden that has been lovingly cared for. There is a true sense of tranquility in this home. Almost entirely on one level, the floor plan is thoughtfully designed for easy living with a natural flow to the outdoor haven. The stone tiled formal entry sets the tone that you have entered a home full of both warmth and sophistication. The formal living room, currently used as an entertaining area, boasts a fireplace and wood vaulted ceilings with plentiful windows. The spacious great room is the heart center with dining area, fireplace, soaring ceilings, and full view of the entire backyard and hillside. The great room combines the light and bright kitchen with stainless appliances, wood floors and skylight. The spacious master suite, with gorgeous remodeled bathroom, opens to the hot tub and patio area. Designer selected paint colors for the interior and exterior adds both a rich and contemporary flair throughout. This is a home you will want to entertain in as well as retreat to. A true forever home. For more photos and additional features, please visit www.349MountainView.com

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Just Sold! 236 Mountain View, San Rafael, $1,495,000

This exquisitely remodeled gated home will appeal to the most discriminating buyer who appreciates only the finest of details and craftsmanship. This treasured single level home has been beautifully renovated with great attention to style and functionality. Every aspect has been thoughtfully designed to provide the highest level of luxury and ease of living. The designer custom kitchen is breathtaking with Calacatta Oro Marble slab countertops, stainless appliances, breakfast bar, custom cabinets and designer fixtures. The living room / dining combination includes a marble slab fireplace, custom mantel and built-in cabinetry. Additional living space is provided in the family room which flows to the private, lush, level backyard with gorgeous mature landscaping, lawn, play structure and Redwood entertaining deck. 3 bedrooms including master suite with stunning custom bathroom and Anderson French doors to the backyard. Additional spaces include office, mud room, laundry room, formal entry and 2 car garage. Words can not capture the true essence of this spectacular home and property. Located in the highly coveted Dominican neighborhood, a private showing is a must. For more photos and additional details please visit www.236MountainView.com8668_cropped

Just Listed! 236 Mountain View, San Rafael, $1,395,000

This exquisitely remodeled gated home will appeal to the most discriminating buyer who appreciates only the finest of details and craftsmanship. This treasured single level home has been beautifully renovated with great attention to style and functionality. Every aspect has been thoughtfully designed to provide the highest level of luxury and ease of living. The designer custom kitchen is breathtaking with Calacatta Oro Marble slab countertops, stainless appliances, breakfast bar, custom cabinets and designer fixtures. The living room / dining combination includes a marble slab fireplace, custom mantel and built-in cabinetry. Additional living space is provided in the family room which flows to the private, lush, level backyard with gorgeous mature landscaping, lawn, play structure and Redwood entertaining deck. 3 bedrooms including master suite with stunning custom bathroom and Anderson French doors to the backyard. Additional spaces include office, mud room, laundry room, formal entry and 2 car garage. Words can not capture the true essence of this spectacular home and property. Located in the highly coveted Dominican neighborhood, a private showing is a must. For more photos and additional details please visit www.236MountainView.com8668_cropped

Just Sold! 84 Bret Harte, San Rafael, $868,000

84 Bret Harte, San Rafael

84 Bret Harte, San Rafael

Prepare to be captivated by the spectacular panoramic views of the Bay, City lights, San Rafael hills and beyond that are the every day centerpiece of this truly special modern 3bed/2bath Bret Harte Heights home. There is an abundance of picturesque floor to ceiling windows throughout bringing the magical outdoors into every room. The spacious living room with vaulted ceilings, porcelain floor tiles & fireplace flows to the dining area and entertaining deck. Perfectly appointed kitchen with Silestone counters & stainless appliances. Outdoor entertaining abound with 2 decks, level garden area & access to hiking trails right in the backyard! Bonus exercise room or office area, laundry area, California Closets, storage, and much more. It’s hard to believe this home is actually for sale. For additional photo’s and details please visit www.84BretHarteRd.com