17 Lombardy Lane, Orinda
This beautifully appointed single level three bedroom (plus an office), three bath home is graced by majestic oaks, ancient Bay trees and overlooks a creek from a large, level lawn with meandering paths and a private deck. Built in 1960, this solidly built home with expansive public rooms also features a chef’s kitchen with a Wolf gourmet six burner gas stove, Electrolux refrigerator, freezer and dishwasher, slab granite counters and built in banquette for informal dining. The master suite has high ceilings and a master bath with spa tub. The family room off the kitchen has walnut hardwood floors and a Santa Fe style, Andrea Hawkins designed, wood burning fireplace, plus custom built in seating, desk and book cases. The property also has a two car garage, new IPE decks with built in planters and seating and is perfect for outdoor entertaining. Located in sought after Sleepy Hollow, top schools include Sleepy Hollow Elementary, Orinda Intermediate and Miramonte High School. This is the number one ranked high school district in the state of California.
Exterior and Grounds:
Large level 1.18 acre lot, professionally landscaped by Lawrence Sluery Associates, with front courtyard entry highlighting a fountain water feature and front patio with the most artistic landscaping gracing the entry. The fully fenced backyard features a large IPE wood deck with built in planters and seating benches in a perfect park like cookout entertaining area with ample space for ping pong over looks the lawn and ancient bay tree with multiple gnarled trunks and sprawling limbs. The tranquil sound of the babbling creek and pebble foot paths meander through out.. Another large patio/play area on side yard has a creek side setting under beautiful oaks.
Built in 1960, 1977 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths on 1.18 acre lot. Wonderful large wall spaces for displaying art.
All dual pane windows, composition shingle roof, stucco and adobe exterior. Gas forced air central heat, security alarm and fire alarm system.
Two car detached garage with adjoining office
Fully fenced backyard with large new custom built IPE wood deck off family room and living room.
Sought after Sleepy Hollow neighborhood and top Sleepy Hollow Elementary, Orinda Intermediate and Miramonte High School
Schools are in the #1 Ranked high school district in the state.
The kitchen and informal dining area is spacious and entered through double glass doors from the formal dining area and has ceramic tile floors, custom cabinetry with slab granite countertops with ceramic tile backsplash, recessed lighting, island with storage, breakfast bar and butcher block countertop, Wolf Gourmet 6 burner gas stove with large oven, Thermoform stainless steel range hood, Broan trash compactor, Electrolux stainless refrigerator/freezer with icemaker, Electrolux stainless dishwasher, large stainless sink with wall of windows above sink with Conrad Custom hand woven natural fiber Roman shades and views out towards park like back yard grounds, breakfast area with built in banquette w/3 globe hanging pendant fixture over table area, laundry closet with full sized stacked Whirlpool washer and dryer.
Master bedroom and bath is a spacious room with wall to wall Berber carpet, high ceiling with ceiling fan and light, large walk in closet with custom organizers, hanging lamp fixtures on either side of be, windows with Conrad custom hand woven natural fiber Roman shades and roll up shades, view into park like back yard with running creek, lawns and beautiful trees.
Master bath has ceramic tile floors, white pedestal sink, spa tube with jets and shower above, ceramic tile shower walls, stylish lighting fixture over sink.
Formal living/dining room is left of the foyer and is a spacious bright room with walnut hardwood floors, high ceilings with recessed lighting, custom wood burning fireplace with mantle and hearth, an original design and color made of concrete by Cheng Designs in Berkeley, windows in dining area with Conrad custom hand woven natural fiber, Roman shades, roll up window shades and view into front courtyard, French doors on either side of fireplace with Roman blinds and gorgeous views into park like backyard gardens, new IPE wood deck perfect for entertaining in creek side setting.
Family room is a warm inviting room with walnut hardwood floors, tongue and groove wood ceiling with exposed beams, original adobe walls, Santa Fe style wood burning fireplace, designed by Andrea Hawkins, custom built in seating banquette, desk and bookcases, track lighting, windows on front with Conrad custom hand woven natural fiber Roman shades and French doors open to large new IPE wood deck, back yard lawn and gardens.