3308 VALLEY VISTA RD, WALNUT CREEK, CA
Just in time for spring, experience modern California indoor/outdoor living surrounded by lush botanical/organic gardens in a unique, updated mid-century Mediterranean estate. Let daily stresses dissolve as you step into the tranquil central courtyard at the heart of this home. Entering the main level through one of several doors leading from the courtyard, an open floor plan flooded with natural light provides a perfect setting for entertaining family and friends.
This spacious 5 bedroom/3 bath, 2,669 square foot (per tax records) home provides the quintessential California indoor/outdoor lifestyle you’d expect from mid-century ranch design. The main living area is completely open providing views of the gardens from every vantage point, bringing the outdoors in. Many updates including newer wide plank oak hardwood flooring, 100% wool Berber carpeting, dual-zone HVAC system, updated bathrooms, new interior doors and hardware, and fresh paint throughout.
In the kitchen you will find a true chef’s workspace with five-burner GE Cafe stove, commercial sink, stainless steel appliances, marble counter tops, and large center island to prepare culinary delights freshly picked from the garden. The connected family room with floor-to-ceiling glass door and wall of windows leads out to the large deck with retractable shades, an ideal spot for al fresco meals & cocktails while taking in the lush greenery. The mature gardens on this large, level, private .34 acre (per tax records) lot provide an abundance of unique plants and fruit trees including blueberries, pomegranate, cherry, apricot, peach, plum, pineapple guava for a true farm to table experience. Beyond the Australian Tea tree is a separate deck and hot tub for even more relaxation – or perhaps room for a pool? Along the way you will find various pathways and seating areas to enjoy time in nature while looking up at the stately Italian Juniper trees.
Upstairs the master suite with its own private balcony overlooks the central courtyard with a stately mature olive tree and sunny herb garden. The ensuite master bath features dual sinks and glass shower enclosure. Three more spacious bedrooms and an updated Jack-and-Jill bathroom can be found just down the hall. The 5th bedroom downstairs with its beautiful vaulted wood plank ceiling and adjacent bath steps out to the central courtyard and is perfect for home office or guest suite.
Diablo Shadows is a desirable neighborhood in the Northgate area of Walnut Creek with highly regarded schools, nearby parks and trails, Boundary Oak Golf Course, Shadowbrook Winery, and Mt. Diablo State Park. The new Whole Foods Plaza with several eateries, pharmacy, and a hardware store is practically walking distance. Downtown Walnut Creek, John Muir Medical, The Ruth Bancroft Garden, BART, and major commuting routes are minutes away.