Come home to a magical oasis located within walking distance of downtown Orinda’s shops and theater, as well as Orinda BART. This classic 1917 square foot ranch style home, situated on a close-in cul-de-sac, offers the ideal indoor/outdoor flow for entertaining and play time. The expansive and varied outdoor spaces will delight young and old alike. With a seamless floor plan and natural lighting, 1 Arbolado Court is move-in ready.
A wrought-iron gate leads to an expansive courtyard patio. The welcoming tiled foyer opens to a spacious living and dining area, with large picture windows, wood flooring, and an attractive wall of built-in cabinetry. The adjacent kitchen features tile flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including Kenmore Pro oven, French door refrigerator, and six burner gas cooktop. The kitchen has a convenient peninsula for casual dining and sunny windows overlooking the patio. The family will enjoy gathering in the inviting family room, with its curved brick fireplace, recessed lighting, bamboo flooring, and French doors to the patio for easy indoor/outdoor flow. A storage/mud room is ideally located between the family room and the garage.
The bright bedroom wing has hardwood flooring throughout. The well appointed master bedroom has a sliding door to the patio, two closets with mirrored doors, and an updated en suite bathroom with tile flooring, tiled combination tub/shower, and dual sinks. Two additional sunny bedrooms have garden views. The hall bathroom, also updated, includes tile flooring and tiled combination tub/shower.
The beautiful private .52 acre site is an outdoor paradise. Imagine summer evenings with a large gathering of children sprawled under the stars to watch a movie on the wall-mounted flat screen TV. The expansive wrap around patio is perfect for intimate family al fresco dining but also has space for a large reception. This will be the home to host holiday gatherings and parties. The versatile playhouse/storage shed installed by current owners will appeal to all ages. Surrounded by majestic oaks for beauty and privacy, the lovely, completely fenced yard offers a low maintenance and drought friendly outdoor area as is, while affording an opportunity for a future resident to create space for extensive lawn and gardens if desired.
Additional features of the home include central heating and air conditioning (condenser is relatively new), dual pane windows throughout, upgraded electrical system, electronic air filter, and attached two car garage with laundry facilities, remote door opener and storage. 1 Arbolado Court is a classic traditional mid century home that can be modified over time to meet a family’s changing needs. It occupies a prime lot in an ideal close-in location on a cul-de-sac for maximum serenity…in short, the perfect address to move right in and enjoy all that Orinda offers!