Orindawoods is an exclusive community of townhomes and single family homes that share access to a host of amenities including swimming pools, lighted tennis courts, lakeside clubhouse, and courtesy shuttle to BART. Within Orindawoods, the Knoll is a coveted cul-de-sac of townhomes located walking distance to downtown Orinda, with its restaurants, library, community center, and park/playground. The home at 224 The Knoll occupies a sought-after end unit location, surrounded by mature landscaping, with exceptionally lovely views. The stylishly renovated 2252 square foot townhome features a highly desirable floor plan, lovely outdoor courtyard, beautifully updated kitchen, and custom plantation shutters. The inviting foyer features tile flooring and recessed lighting and a window overlooking the courtyard. Off the entry, a convenient and spacious powder room has a Toto toilet. Hardwood flooring runs throughout the hallway, kitchen, dining room and staircase. The sun-drenched hall has an Andersen wood sliding door leading to the courtyard. The heart of this home is the tastefully updated gourmet kitchen, with granite counters, recessed lighting, hardwood flooring, Dacor oven plus separate warming oven, Dacor cooktop, wood Andersen sliding door to the patio, built-in granite table for two with bookshelves above. The adjacent formal dining room is crowned with a soaring ceiling and offers hardwood flooring and a sliding door to the patio. Also featuring a vaulted ceiling and sliding door to a private balcony, the sun-drenched living room enjoys pastoral views, windows with custom plantation shutters, and a marble fireplace with gas starter. For the ultimate in entertaining, the delightful wet bar with mirrored back and glass shelving is hidden away behind louvered doors.
Downstairs, there are three bedrooms, including the spacious master suite. With a private balcony and views, the master is an idyllic retreat. Even the most avid clothes shopper will be delighted by the expansive walk-in closet with its extensive built-in shelves and drawers. The en suite bathroom has two sinks, compartmented area with a tub and separate shower, and compartmented toilet. The second inviting bedroom, currently used as a den, has a lovely view and privacy. The third bedroom, or office, has a walk-in closet and built-in desk and platform bed. Conveniently located downstairs, the laundry closet has a sink and storage cabinets. The hall bathroom has tile flooring and a stall shower.
Outdoor living abounds at 224 The Knoll, with the delightful private courtyard ideal for al fresco dining or entertaining, and balconies both upstairs and downstairs for enjoying the views and a good book. The well- situated attached two-car garage has remote-controlled access and a back door opening directly to the courtyard. Other amenities include forced air heating and central air conditioning, and ample guest parking just steps away. 214 The Knoll offers a unique lifestyle and affords a wonderful balance between enjoyment of community facilities and conveniences and the independence and comfort of one’s own home.