Never before on the market, this lovely quarter acre property was carefully maintained by the same family for over 50 years. This is a unique opportunity to purchase a finely crafted home with a timeless floor plan, serene views, and fabulous level yard and make it your own. The 2417 square foot home, with four bedrooms and three full bathrooms, has space for a growing family and is ideally situated on a broad welcoming street minutes from freeway access, the amenities of downtown Lafayette and Walnut Creek’s fine shopping and restaurants. Children attend top-rated Lafayette schools, including Acalanes High School, in the number one district in the state of California.
Oozing curb appeal, this property has an attractively landscaped front garden, beckoning visitors to enter. The entryway leads to the spacious living room, with gorgeous original hardwood floors, a brick fireplace, and pastoral views. The adjacent formal dining room, also with hardwood floor, has an Andersen wood sliding door leading to the expansive deck, perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining. With a view to the front garden, the cheerful kitchen has ample storage and a sunny breakfast nook. Conveniently located between the garage and the kitchen, the interior laundry room doubles as a mud room where kids can shed soccer uniforms and backpacks.
Hardwood flooring extends into the bedroom wing, with three spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with attractive vintage tile. The hall bathroom has dual sinks and a tiled combination shower/tub.
Downstairs is an inviting family room with stone fireplace. With wood sliding door to the back yard, this is a great gathering place for friends. The large sunny fourth bedroom has a view of the garden, and is perfectly situated for au pair, guest, or teen. There is a full bathroom on this level, with tiled shower. The huge storage room could be utilized as a work shop or hobby area, and has both interior and exterior access. Additional amenities include attached two car garage with remote door opener, central heating and air conditioning, dual pane windows throughout (except living room).
One of the many appealing aspects of this property is the various outdoor spaces. The deck, with its extended overhead eaves to provide shade in the summer, beckons a reader to enjoy a lazy afternoon admiring the view. The expansive level lawn is the destination for croquet or soccer, while the massive ancient tree in the back yard provides a tranquil presence. The lush landscaping includes lavish mature camellias and rhododendrons. 1009 Windsor Drive is truly the home your family has been seeking, offering fabulous space in a prime close-in location, with level yard, and the opportunity to create your own special haven.