Top-of-the-hill splendor leaves little to be desired in this exclusive Blackhawk Country Club gated estate. This grand custom home and detached guesthouse nestled at the end of a private driveway at the top of Chestnut Ridge offers awe-inspiring sunset views from the 1.54-acre property. Its luxurious and updated living space designed with balance and harmony captures the natural light and includes more than 5,000 square feet with additional flexible bonus room space and a 527 +/- square-foot guesthouse.... The professionally designed park-like grounds offer multiple vignettes designed for entertaining, relaxation and play and include wisteria covered and open patios, an Ipe deck, gardens, pool with spa, and a separate jetted hot tub Built by Mark Gorrick of Trademark Residential Designs, this two-level home is beautifully appointed with an open floor plan that features spacious formal rooms, four large bedrooms including a junior master suite, office/additional bedroom suite, newly redesigned gourmet kitchen, and an expansive family room with a walk-around wet bar and nearby wine closet. Relish the fabulous flexible space that would make an ideal bonus, media, and game room with its custom cabinetry, adjacent enclosed workshop, and French door access to the front courtyard. Beyond the double door entry and two-story foyer illuminated by a crystal chandelier are honed marble tile floors, new plush carpeting, fresh interior wall paint, and oversized picture windows that capture the amazing views. Step down into the formal living room that features a gas fireplace and an elegant coffered ceiling. This room is open to the spacious formal dining room that also has a coffered ceiling and can easily accommodate large gatherings. The gourmet kitchen is well appointed and beautifully designed by a cook and features expansive surface space with dedicated areas for prep and baking. Granite counters with a travertine tile backsplash wrap around the large kitchen that also features light walnut accents on an abundance of custom cherry cabinetry with designer knobs and pulls, a Silgranite sink, and Waterstone faucets. Appliances include a Dacor six-burner cooktop and dual ovens, 48-inch SubZero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher and speed oven. The oversized island/breakfast bar features a butterfly granite slab and is shaped like a grand piano. A casual dining nook features view windows. Crystal chandeliers illuminate both the island and the nook. Step down into the family room, a large gathering space with a walk-around wet bar with a beverage refrigerator, and a corner stone faced fireplace. Sliding glass doors open to the expansive patios. The executive office features a fireplace with a marble tile surround, built-in bookcases, a front-facing courtyard view, and an en suite bathroom. Four bedrooms include two on the main level with a Jack and Jill bathroom and separate vanity areas. One bedroom has a sliding glass door access to the patios and gardens. At the top of the sweeping staircase are more built-in bookcases on the spacious landing. The master suite is behind a double door entry and features a two-sided fireplace and a sliding glass door to the view balcony. A spiral staircase gives it access to the lower patios. The master bath features a marble tile floor, jetted tub, dual sink vanity, walk-in steam shower and private sauna for the ultimate spa treatment. An oversized walk-in closet room offers an abundance of storage room. An additional bedroom suite on the upper floor also has a sliding glass door to the balcony and full bathroom enhanced with marble surfaces. Guesthouse Take a stroll down to the updated guest/pool house that features a full kitchen, living room space, full bathroom and step up bedroom. A sliding glass door gives access to a private garden with amazing views and the nearby pool with outdoor shower. The guesthouse also has its own HVAC and automated blackout shades and is equipped with an 1080p projector and a 120-inch screen ideal for movie night. About Blackhawk Located about 40 miles east of San Francisco, Blackhawk has grown into one of the most sought-after communities in the East Bay. This upscale community sits at the foot of Mt. Diablo and sprawls over nine square miles of an unincorporated area of Contra Costa County in the San Ramon Valley and is home to approximately 11,000 people. The Blackhawk Country Club is one of seven gated communities scattered along Blackhawk Road and connected by walking trails. The Blackhawk Country Club features two 72-par championship golf courses, tennis courts, clubhouses, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Custom homes sits on large generous lots and reflect a variety of architectural styles and features fabulous resort-style amenities and opportunities for the quintessential California indoor/outdoor living. Blackhawk is surrounded by gorgeous open space and verdant hillsides and many estates enjoy picturesque views, privacy, and an ambience of tranquility yet is also easily accessible to San Francisco, Silicon Valley, major international airports, renowned shopping districts, and culinary experiences. Feel the sense of community and enjoy the charming downtowns of nearby Danville, historic Pleasanton, the thriving new City Center in nearby San Ramon, highly acclaimed public and private schools, equestrian centers, the Livermore Valley and Napa Wine Country’s award-winning vineyards.
Additional Features 16.5 KW Solar panels for home’s energy use Gated paver driveway 3-car garage -Built-in cabinetry -Workshop space -Tesla electric vehicle charging station in center bay Security alarm -Security screens -4 security cameras Laundry room -Sink -Miele front-loading washer and dryer Raised vegetable garden beds Multiple fruit trees Succulent garden Rose garden Jetted hot tub in private patio Pool/spa Remote controlled irrigation system -Dual zones 3 HVAC -Mini splits
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