About This Property
Listed for $2,995,000, sold for $3,150,000 in 10 days. $963/sq ft in San Rafael!
Just 20 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the timeless appeal of living in a resort-like villa nestled in the stunning hills above the Los Ranchitos enclave. Perfectly situated on an expansive 1.25 acre lot that showcases Bay, mountain and valley views, this residential estate presents a serene and extremely private sanctuary. The discernible quality of this unique home’s construction and finishes are evident throughout and represent a truly unsurpassed value and opportunity to live life at its finest in Marin. Impressive Cypress trees grace the property, presenting a sense of European elegance and sophistication that announces the refinement that awaits inside. Spectacular custom double doors introduce the serene aesthetic style that embellishes the interior spaces. The calming neutral hues, textures and materials unify the sublime design and the bountiful natural light amplifies this home’s exceptional luminance. The living room exudes an exquisite warm ambience, accented with lovely wood beam ceilings and a welcoming gas fireplace. Dine graciously in the formal dining room with an expanse of windows that bring in verdant outlooks and ample space to accommodate both intimate and large gatherings.Create culinary delights in the chef’s kitchen with its plentiful, beautifully crafted cabinetry, generous granite counters, premium stainless steel appliances and savor casual dining in the attached breakfast area, enveloped with planes of glass. The family room beckons with its captivating charm, vaulted wood ceilings, gas fireplace and inviting terrace that looks out over the magnificent yard.
Ascend the staircase to the plush master en suite, with two built-in window seats and an enchanting balcony, offering a relaxing retreat of calm and comfort. The master bath boasts a soaking tub and a dual sink vanity and mirrors that reflect the flourishing greenery framed by the many windows.
The tranquil lower level reveals a spaciously scaled en suite that opens to the poolside patio. Three additional bedrooms provide peaceful havens and the two beautifully finished bathrooms and laundry closet complete this level.
The truly unparalleled backyard features a substantial flagstone patio that boasts a jewel-like pool, alluring spa and an impressive expansive level lawn, all enveloped in gorgeous mature landscaping and manicured formal gardens. Meandering pathways lead to magical places to revel in the splendor of the natural beauty this yard provides. Adding to the yard's already abundant appeal are bountiful raised garden beds and orchards, all brimming with herbs, vegetables, berries, grapes, mature fruit and citrus trees that can fulfill ingredients for a variety of culinary feasts. Celebrate the coveted California outdoor lifestyle by entertaining family and friends in this sensational outside setting. In addition, the property's gated entrance increases the overall sense of privacy and security.
The attraction of the idyllic Italian countryside and the Wine Country’s wonderful allure are both available here without having to travel! Resplendent with rich architectural style and details, and influenced by a timeless European sensibility, this unique residence offers flawless functionality, livable luxury and unmatched value set amidst a sylvan location that offers an exclusive Marin living experience.
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