Private and secluded luxury retreat in your own private resort with several acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, salt water pool/spa, rolling hills and creeks.
The tree-lined private driveway of this true gem of a property will set the exclusive tone of your stay.
The property offers discrete seclusion in a rural setting; it's 20°F warmer and 20 miles from San Francisco and just 17 miles from Oakland Arena.
It's 3 miles to nearest transport link (BART); although you may never want to leave : )
Orinda was once the destination vacation for the rich and famous San Francisco residents due to its unique micro-climate (20°F warmer than San Francisco) and yet close proximity to the city.
The house sits within its own hillside and and is far enough from neighbors to offer absolute privacy, but close enough to not feel isolated.
The 6,000+ sq ft house boasts a 700 sqft chef's kitchen with Wolf/Sub zero appliances.
This extraordinary residence opens to a great hall with grand piano. There are an additional 2 sittings rooms, conference room/theater, 2 dining areas, a games room (with pool table) and sauna.
The main house has 5 bedrooms and pullout couch in one of sitting rooms.
The 6th bedroom (separate studio apartment with ensuite bathroom) is a short walk across the driveway.
Two bedrooms share a bathroom in the East Wing; the remaining bedrooms all have own ensuite bathrooms.
Outdoors, just a few steps away from the house, is a beautifully landscaped salt water pool (heated from March to mid-Nov only) and hot tub (year round) as well as large Weber gas grill there for your disposal.
Lose yourself in over 3 acres of landscaped gardens, meandering pathways, stepped terraces and kitchen gardens and a further 4 acres of scenic hillside.
The grounds also boasts a bocce ball court and permanent basket ball hoop. Other features in the house include pool table, ping pong and multiple entertaining spaces.
The landscaped and maintained gardens are for your enjoyment and truly offer a magical escape from city life, yet only 20 miles from San Francisco.
Note on "PETS ON PROPERTY"
Please note that this property has had many animals within the estate including cats, dog, chickens, sheep, rabbits, alpacas as well as much wild life. The dog has been limited to one room (not shown in listing) of the house and all others are outside animals. Together, they form an important part of a balanced micro eco-system.
You should make yourself at home during your stay. The house has its own private pool, hot tub and sauna which are all for your exclusive use.
The private driveway provides ample parking for up to 10 cars. (Please seek pre-approval if more than 10)