A single-story sensation in Alamo’s west side showcases a completely remodeled home plus a detached guesthouse and a professionally designed resort-style backyard on a more than half-acre corner property.
Check all the boxes of the desirable amenities and features in this home located at 41 Gran Via. Begin at a grand circular driveway entrance and rooms that seamlessly flow in the open floor plan to a chef’s kitchen at the center of the activity, exceptional finishes, and an effortless connection to outdoor spaces.
Stunning hardwood flooring, fresh interior paint, decorative crown molding, a vaulted exposed-beam tongue-and-groove ceiling and many windows framing the surrounding garden views are captivating features in this 3,820-square-foot home. Three bedrooms and three-and-a-half updated bathrooms include two suites in addition to an office niche, living and dining areas, and a well-appointed chef’s kitchen.
A 920-square-foot detached guesthouse offers spacious living space. Behind a French-door entry, you will find a living room, one bedroom, one bathroom with a dual-sink vanity and a shower, an eat-in kitchen with granite counters, range, dishwasher, refrigerator, stainless sink, built-in workstation, and a stacked washer and dryer. A sliding glass door in the bedroom opens to a private patio and garden. The guesthouse also has two ducted mini-split high-efficiency HVAC units.
Gas fireplaces anchor the main home’s dining and living areas that also include a vaulted exposed-beam tongue-and-groove ceiling and custom-built, solid wood cabinetry that accommodates a 72-inch flat-screen television. The gourmet kitchen is destined to be a popular gathering space. Four stylish pendants illuminate the oversize island/breakfast bar and seating for as many as 10 visitors. Gorgeous quartz counters with a striking subway tile backsplash, custom soft-close cabinetry, a farmhouse apron sink with a front-facing view and a walk-in pantry enhance this redesigned kitchen that features dual KitchenAid ovens, a Miele dishwasher, a six-burner Wolf cooktop, and a Sub-Zero refrigerator.
The luxurious primary suite features crown molding, up/down shades and a French door to the backyard and loggia. The en suite has been expanded and includes a dual-sink vanity, granite counters, cabinetry, and an oversize shower with a rain showerhead and a pebble tile floor. An expanded walk-in closet features an Elfa organizing system. Two more closets with cedar floors are behind sliding mirrored doors.
A second bedroom suite features a private side entry, two closets, and an updated en suite with wood-grain vinyl flooring, a floating vanity, a shower with beveled subway tile surround, and a pebble tile floor. An additional bedroom has a front-facing view and a built-in desk. A nearby full bathroom has been updated with a quartz-topped single-sink vanity, a porcelain tile floor, and a tub/shower combination.
Award-winning Berkeley landscape architect Rafat Fadel designed the fabulous outdoor sanctuary with a remodeled pool, a 6-by-8-foot spa, new pool decking, and lush landscaping along meandering pathways. Multiple venues for outdoor dining, gathering and quiet retreats include a spacious loggia, an intimate patio around a gas fire pit, raised garden beds with plenty of room to add fruit trees, a play structure, and more. The pool equipment has been upgraded. There is also a new pool cover, new gas lines for the pool heater and fire pit, and new fencing. The backyard is plumbed for an outdoor kitchen. Well water with an updated surge tank and pump is available for landscape irrigation. There is also a new sprinkler system, drainage and low voltage lighting.
With views of the Las Trampas Ridgeline and within walking distance of the popular Iron Horse Trail, this west-side location is wrapped in a country and rural ambience. It is still conveniently close to many shopping and dining options in charming Alamo Plaza and Danville downtown and offers easy access to Interstate 680, Walnut Creek BART, and commute routes into San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
Alamo’s 18.5 square miles is also home to highly acclaimed schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, including Rancho Romero Elementary and Stone Valley Middle Schools, about a mile away, and San Ramon Valley High School, less than a 3-mile drive. Alamo is also known for its famed world-class Round Hill Country Club offering championship golf, tennis, swimming, fitness center, bocce courts, and exceptional clubhouse amenities for private events.
Additional features include a two-car garage, a laundry room with a mudroom area, high-efficiency central air conditioning and dual-zone HVAC, a 75-gallon water heater, exterior paint (2017), refreshed front landscape (2019) with a new sprinkler system, drainage, and low volt lighting.
Where: 41 Gran ViaAlamo
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Listing agent: Better Homes Realty, Monique Martin DRE#00512700. (925) 998-0550. Monique@MoniqueMartin.com