Tucked away in a park like setting, this romantic home offers a quiet and serene lifestyle and is a genuine nature lover’s paradise. Step into the entry, and you are immediately drawn to the private backyard with its year round creek bordered by ferns and calla lilies, three majestic oak trees, and an adorable little tree house. Perfect for indoor/outdoor living and entertaining with its open floor plan, the main level features a very spacious and bright living/dining room with high cathedral ceilings and tall view windows. The living room is a welcoming gathering space centered around a gas-burning fireplace and recessed built-in entertainment system and bar area. This room flows out to a large Ipe deck flooded with sun light, perfect for outdoor entertaining. The chef's kitchen is highly functional with lots of working countertop space, an island, stainless steel appliances and a large breakfast nook. The master suite feels like a serene retreat, with its view of the backyard from both the bedroom and the bathroom. Two generous bedrooms and one full bath complete the main level.
Airbnb the charming lower level, or enjoy it as a second master suite with a large eat-in kitchenette, living/family room and bonus art room/home office. The lower level is perfectly suitable as an au pair/in law unit with its own separate entrance, or second master suite as it is directly connected to the upper level thanks to a beautiful staircase. It includes an eat-in kitchen (easily change it to a spacious home office with lots of windows and light), beautiful bathroom, living/family/media room, bedroom and a bonus room (art room, craft room, home office, wine cellar…so many options are available here).
The private backyard is sloping down mildly to the creek. Craving a flat outdoor space? You could level the back area and create a large, flat usable space to fully enjoy the beautiful setting and the creek.
The property is ideally sited close to the Bay, the Loch Lomond Marina, Peacock Gap Park and Peacock Gap Golf Club, McNears Beach, vast expanses of open space, the San Rafael transit hub and Highway 101. Shopping and dining options abound with upscale Andy's Local Market two minutes away, Whole Foods and Trader Joe's five minutes down Point San Pedro Road, and a large selection of boutiques and restaurants in downtown San Rafael.