Welcome to Paradise! You will never want to leave this idyllic oasis…with the best view in Orindawoods and a private and serene setting, 667 Cross Ridge Place is the home you have been seeking. The convenient 2205 square foot single level floor plan includes three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, and is bathed in sunlight throughout the day. Just minutes away are all of Orinda’s amenities, including shops and restaurants, the library and park, and top-rated Orinda schools.
As soon as you open the gate, you are greeted by a delightful flowering garden that invites you to linger and enjoy the greenery. The formal entry, with oak floor and recessed lighting, opens to the dramatic living room, featuring vaulted ceilings and two glass sliding doors that accentuate the panoramic views of distant hills. The room is anchored by the brick fireplace with gas starter. The open floor plan, conducive to entertaining, allows the living room to flow to the family room, which also has a glass sliding door to the deck, vaulted ceiling, and hardwood floor. Perfectly situated at the heart of the home, the updated kitchen has granite countertops, recessed lighting, hardwood floor, Kitchenaid oven, Creda gas cooktop, Maytag dishwasher, pantry with pullout shelving, and windows overlooking the courtyard. The spacious breakfast nook has built-in cabinetry and a sliding door to the interior courtyard, ideal for family barbecues or al fresco dining. A wet bar strategically placed between living room and family room provides the perfect space for crafting cocktails after a long day. With its vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting, and plantation shutters, the gracious dining room is the perfect setting for formal or informal gatherings.
At the end of the bedroom wing, accessed through French doors, the master suite provides a serene retreat. There is a sliding glass door to the courtyard and a high ceiling with recessed lighting. The en suite compartmented bathroom has a tile counter with two sinks, a tiled shower with seat, separate tub, and window with plantation shutters. Even the most dedicated shopper will take pleasure in the large well-appointed walk-in closet. The second bedroom offers attractive garden views through a window adorned with plantation shutters. Handsome French pocket doors with beveled glass windows open to the inviting office, which could alternatively serve as a third bedroom. Recessed lighting and sleek built-ins contribute to productivity and functionality, while the large window overlooking the vibrant garden provides a soothing view. The convenient hall bathroom features two sinks and a tiled combination tub shower, as well as recessed lighting and linen closet. Completing this wing is the interior laundry room with built-in cabinetry, which also connects to the attached garage.
This gorgeous property is informed throughout by the stunning setting. The expansive deck offers an exceptional view over the valley. With a trellis for shade and space for relaxing or dining or entertaining or play, the deck and surrounding gardens will draw residents outside throughout the day. Be sure not to miss the flower-lined path below the deck, designed to enchant the dedicated gardener. Additional features of the home include central heating and air conditioning, a tile roof, two car garage with remote control door openers and interior access, and membership in the Orindawoods Homeowners Association, with a current fee of $216/month. Orindawoods amenities include lighted tennis courts with a full program of instruction and competitive play for both children and adults, swimming pools, clubhouse, and complimentary BART shuttle. 667 Cross Ridge Place is truly a property that affords a serene and inviting lifestyle, both indoors and outdoors.