SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Here is a rare opportunity for you to own a luxurious manor. Inspired by its peaceful setting, this magnificent hilltop estate is artfully designed with unmatched architectural detail and timeless appeal. Enjoy the sweeping panoramic views of rolling hills, oak trees and lush landscaping.
The quaint and peaceful City of Orinda is a family-oriented community of nearly 18,000 residents. Only 20 miles from downtown San Francisco, Orinda was voted #2 on Forbes Magazine's 2012 'America's Friendliest Towns' list. Area public schools consistently rank in the top 10% of California schools, and UC Berkeley is a short drive away. Boating, fishing, and hiking are popular outdoor activities for the active family throughout the distinctive hillsides of Tilden Regional Park and Lafayette Reservoir. Easy access to freeways and BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) is ideal for the working professional.
"This is truly a one-of-a-kind asset befitting today's discerning global citizen. Proximity to prestigious educational institutions, San Francisco Metro Area, ease of travel and rich cultural diversity are a few of the fine characteristics that the community offers. Purchasing this property is a stable luxury real estate investment within America's most innovative and currently red-hot tech hubs," states Mark Attarha, Managing Broker and Owner of Bay Sotheby's International Realty.
Main House includes a Handcrafted Custom Copper Roof, 2100 Sq. Ft Master Suite, Outdoor Pizza Kitchen and Resort-Style Pools
The 14,200 sq. ft. main house offers 6 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms and 3 powder rooms. A luxurious master suite with lounge area and fireplace commands a view of the sparkling pool and the rolling Orinda Hills. A multi-room, 855 sq. ft. walk-in closet is every fashionista's dream come true.
The grand living room, with intricate woodwork and its adjoining richly paneled library, are places for both gracious entertaining and quiet retreats. An abundance of natural light bathes and highlights the rich architectural details throughout the home. The open plan gourmet kitchen, family room and dining alcove all enjoy spectacular views of the pool and surrounding countryside. Endlessly entertain friends and family with a billiard room, theatre, wine cellar, pool and spa, pool-house with wood fired pizza oven and walking trails. Additional amenities include gleaming exposed wood beams, massive stone fireplaces, hand-forged railings, walls of windows and elegantly crafted brick patios.
The Carriage House: Protect Classic Auto Collection and Entertain in Banquet Hall
Automobile aficionados will rejoice inside this 1,600 sq. ft. five-car garage complete with adjacent car wash and compressed air station. The upper floor—a stunning 1500 sq. ft. banquet hall—features vaulted, open-beam ceilings. A catering area with full kitchen includes copper cabinets and stainless steel countertops.
The Ultimate Sports Complex and Leisure Center
A short walk from the Main House, athletes and entertainers alike will delight in this spectacular one-of-a-kind sports and leisure facility. Completed in 2008, this remarkable leisure oasis includes: a $100,000 indoor full-swing golf simulator; private yoga studio; tennis, racquetball and squash courts; a bocce center; rock climbing wall with self belay system; putting green complete with bunker and pitching area; and video game center. Shower and change in separate fully-equipped men's and women's locker rooms. When refreshed, relax by the indoor or perhaps the outdoor natural stone fireplace, and enjoy a meal prepared in either of the indoor or outdoor kitchens.
A Zen Experience
A vast courtyard with koi pond and cascading waterfall separates the main home from the carriage house. Take a stroll on the pathways and walking trails connecting all three buildings and gardens. Health-conscious? Relax in the dry sauna, steam room and/or soak in the huge infinity-edged spa complete with waterfall and adjacent fire pit.
Eco-Friendly and Energy-Efficient
The Carriage House was constructed using wood beams reclaimed from a century old bridge from Utah's Great Salt Lake. Electricity for the estate is provided by a large automated solar panel that also features an emergency back-up generator. Lighting control systems throughout the property decrease energy costs and reduce carbon footprint as lights can be easily dimmed or automatically turned off depending on level of natural sunlight.
Your Own Private Sanctuary
Hand-forged iron gates that open to a curving, private driveway secure the secluded estate. The property is fully fenced and borders open space. A sophisticated, remotely accessible security system equipped with 22 strategically placed cameras monitors the estate 24/7.
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