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