Tucked away on the cul-de-sac end of a prime street in the sought-after Country Club neighborhood, 139 La Cuesta is a hidden jewel. With 5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, this 2622 square foot home (per appraiser measurement) has been meticulously cared for. Situated on a private and serene .29 acre site, the home offers stellar views from all the main living spaces.
The charming front yard has been professionally landscaped and offers a delightful introduction to this tasteful home. The spacious entry foyer leads to the grand living room, anchored by a traditional fireplace, with hardwood flooring underneath existing carpet. The adjacent family room, flooded with light from broad windows, has a hardwood floor and a sliding door to the yard. The formal dining room also features hardwood flooring and views of stately oak trees and distant hills. At the heart of the home is the bright and cheerful kitchen, with tile floor, recessed lighting, central skylight, and large island. There is ample storage space as well as a convenient desk area and cozy breakfast nook. With its vaulted ceiling and amazing views, this is a place where the family chef will indeed enjoy spending time. A convenient door to the side deck offers opportunity for a barbecue.
There are three inviting bedrooms on the main floor. The master suite features a skylight and a walk-in closet. The inviting en suite bathroom has been tastefully renovated with a stall shower and recessed lighting. The two additional bedrooms both offer a sunny outlook with garden views. One has two closets and a built-in desk and bookshelves, so could alternatively be used as an office. The renovated central bathroom includes a combination tub/shower.
Downstairs, there are two additional spacious bedrooms. One has recessed lighting and a sliding door to the lower deck, while the other has three closets, including a very large walk-in. Both have access to the compartmented bathroom, with two sinks and a stall shower.
Outdoor living is easy at 139 La Cuesta. The extensive deck is perfect for relaxing or enjoying al fresco dining, while admiring the view. Adjacent level yard could be used for plantings or play area. The expansive lower deck offers more space from which to enjoy the surrounding trees. Additional amenities of the home include detached two car garage with remote control garage door, forced air central heating, dual pane windows.
Surrounded by ancient oak trees, 139 La Cuesta exudes charm in a unique natural setting . Nestled on a quiet private street, the home is only minutes from shopping and transportation. Children attend top-rated Orinda schools, including Miramonte High School (in Acalanes high school district, number one in the state of California). This exceptional property combines all the elements of a comfortable family home with space for myriad activities, with the striking architecture of a distinctive custom residence.