218 Meadowside Place (Recently Sold)

Meadowside Place in Danville is a lovely cul de sac of individualized custom homes nestled on the border of Alamo. The exclusive gated community of West Briar Knolls II is walking or biking distance to the shops, restaurants, and Farmer’s Market of downtown Danville, and has excellent freeway accessibility. The delightful walking trail at the old Indian burial ground with its unobtrusive neighborhood access is another popular feature of this sought after community.

The custom built residence at 218 Meadowside Place consists of 2960 square feet (per appraiser’s measurement) located on a premium private .22 acre site nestled at the very end of the cul de sac, well insulated from both traffic and freeway noise, and fronting and backing up to open space, with ample guest parking. The home was built in 1995, and has been beautifully maintained by its original owners, both inside and out, with a fabulous professionally landscaped yard and free form pool and spa.

A pillared pergola defines the stone walkway leading to the entry porch. From the formal entry way one enters the inviting living room through double sets of glass French doors. This gracious room features vaulted ceiling, an attractive window bay, lovely views, door to the deck, and a wood burning fireplace with marble hearth and gas lighter. The spacious dining room has hardwood floors and vaulted ceiling and provides an elegant venue for formal entertaining (please exclude light fixture).

The romantic upstairs master suite is a true retreat with breathtaking views from the bay of windows, a walk-in closet, and marble bathroom with double vanities, Toto low flow commode, separate shower and tub (whirlpool not operational). There is a convenient laundry chute, located in the master closet. The downstairs floor of the home has an attractive family room with door to the outside deck and a gas fireplace with slate surround. Two well appointed bedrooms are located on this level–one with a bay window and the other with a walk-in closet. The compartmented hall bathroom has a sink set in marble counter, combination tub/shower, and Toto low-flow toilet. The laundry room has ample cabinetry and a built-in ironing board. Additional storage is found in built-in cabinets in the hallway and a large closet under the staircase.

The true chef’s kitchen boasts ample cabinet space, granite counters, huge central island, walk-in pantry, hardwood floors, and sunny breakfast nook with door to deck and pastoral views. Top quality appliances include new double ovens, five burner gas cooktop, and dishwasher, plus trash compactor, refrigerator, and wine cooler. The bedroom on this level, with adjacent full bathroom and attractive built-in cabinetry, is ideal as a combination guest room and office.

The home also features dual zone central heating and air conditioning, security alarm system, tankless water heater, upgraded lighting, dual pane windows and doors, and custom window treatments throughout. There is a roomy three car garage with direct interior access to the main level of the residence.

The gorgeous front and back yards have been professionally landscaped with extensive lawn and flowering gardens. The home is well designed for easy indoor/outdoor flow to readily enjoy the beautiful private outdoor area. The property is on automatic timed sprinkler for ease of maintenance, and the back yard is fully fenced. The landscaping has been created and meticulously maintained by a talented English gardener and the efforts of its owners.

In all, this exceptionally well appointed residence, with its beautiful ambiance and numerous amenities, is ideally suited for gracious entertaining, both indoors and out, as well as functional day to day family living.

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