In the town of Pleasant Hill is a neighborhood with an ambience so many crave; it is known far and wide as Poet's Corner. Why? Because many of the streets are named for famous poets of yesteryear. Known for charming late '40's moderate homes that have been expanded into rambling ranchers on large, level lots and tree lined streets, homes in this enclave often sell for tops dollar. Reminscent of simpler times, of growing up when Father Knows Best was a hit show, when post war young families moved to the suburbs and began families, the mid-century neighborhood still evokes feelings of security and family and mom and apple pie. This home, our newest listing, is a combination of the charm of yesteryear with curb appeal in keeping with the charm of homes on Beatrice, yet offers the latest and greatest that the new century has, with almost the entire house being built or remodeled since 2005.
Over 2300 of single story square footage hardly puts a dent on the .3 acre level lot, offering not only a spacious lawn in front but one in back as well. Irrigation is from Poet's Corner's unique irrigation system allowing lush green lawns. You must visit http://www.413beatrice.com/ for a photo tour! After walking up the paver driveway and walkway, to the slate covered front porch you will enter a formal living room with a classis white mantled fireplace. Hardwood floors lead into the formal dining space, off the kitchen. Down the hallway, past the remodeled full bathroom, are four bedrooms. The three childrens rooms are cheerfully painted in pale blue, yellow and pink and offer hand painted wall murals, creating a childlike wonderland of beauty. Just down the hall is a grown-up master retreat: it offers a very spacious bedroom and a spa-like bath with jetted tub, separate tiled shower, dual sinks vanity set in handsome tiles, a private commode and his and her walk-in closets.
The gem in this and the heart of any house is the kitchen. Stunning cherrywood cabinetry, Kitchen Aid Architecture Series appliances include stainless steel gas cooktop, dual convection ovens, microwave, stainless tiled backsplash, solid surface granite counters, a wonderful island with dining stools and plenty of room to create lovely meals. The custom cabinets offer storage features galore. A walk in pantry and a built-in computer desk complete the setting. Yet, with a dining bar and formal dining this home also offers a spacious casual dining area in the great room, adjacent to both the kitchen and the spacious family/media room. With plenty of room to sit and relax or watch your favorite shows, the media center offers built-in cabinetry for the TV and audio. The home has three separate speaker set ups too. Convenient to the family room is a half guest bath. A full laundry room and a two car finished garage complete the interior offerings.
To describe this property as having a park-like backyard is not an exageration. Paver patio for barbeques, out door dining, accent lighting lined paths, an expansive lawn, play areas, veggie garden, and a pristine side yard including two storage sheds, are just words describing an amazingly beautiful setting. Come and explore this beautiful piece of Poet's Corner; make it yours. It can be. Call now for a private showing: 925-676-5859. Next on my blog: my first experience with Dim Dim, a free web based conference call system. Watch for it!
Posted By Don and Norma Flaskerud to Pleasant Hill Real Estate and Area at 5/29/2008 08:47:00 PM