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Breathtaking, updated, expanded and respectfully remodeled Eichler home high atop the hill in Castro Valley's fabulous Greenridge neighborhood with panoramic views of the Bay. This particular Eichler model known as the Double-A was designed by renowned mid-century modern architect A. Quincy Jones, and the most popular and iconic of all Eichler homes.
Stunning single level open atrium model with 5 bedrooms and 3 full remodeled bathrooms including a mind blowing primary en-suite that adds an additional 225 square feet of living space with wall to wall slider facing southwest to capture the views, a remote controlled gas fireplace by Solas Forty8, a walk-in wardrobe, and spa-like bath with Kohler cast iron bathtub to retain heat while relaxing.
Each of the bathrooms compliment each other seamlessly and feature ceiling mounted shower heads, frameless glass showers with linear drains, quartz slab walls for a clean modern look without any grout, Duravit wall mounted toilets with dual flush mounted stainless steel actuators, Duravit sinks, Sonneman LED lighting, ultra quiet Panasonic fans, frosted double pane windows that open, skylights, and high-end Vola fixtures.
There's an incredible chef's kitchen with 1 1/4 inch thick statuario marble countertops and waterfall island, 36 inch stainless steel Bertazzoni gas stove with matching hood/vent, a 36 inch stainless steel Sub-Zero fridge, dishwasher, dovetailed kitchen cabinetry with soft closing drawers, a pantry, and Vola hardware.
Other features include gorgeous polished concrete floors with radiant heating throughout, space saving custom mahogany pocket and closet doors with custom closet inserts with soft closing dovetailed cabinetry, new paneling and sheetrock with modern flush and gallery style baseboards throughout, and a second gas burning fireplace by Spark Modern in the signature great room with cathedral ceilings, WAC architectural track lighting, and Samsung Frame TV included.
System upgrades and additional items include updated electrical that's been prewired for future 220V/70A electric car charger, newer high efficiency boiler for the radiant heating, new insulated foam and composite shingle roof under warranty, 2 Smart CO/smoke alarms in hallways and new ion smoke detectors in bedrooms, HomeKit and Philips Hue smart home control with Apple Airport access and Philips Hue hubs with programmable smart dimmers and wall switches, Motorola cable modem, APC UPS backup ability, and a LG TurboWash stackable washer and dryer with steam technology in the attached garage with utility sink.
Situated on a large private level lot of over 8100 square feet as per tax records with patios, wrap around ipe wood deck and fencing, plumbed for gas BBQ, side yards, and captivating views of the Bay including the San Mateo bridge and peek-a-boo views of the Sales Force building in San Francisco.
Nestled in a quiet valley surrounded by oak-studded rolling hills, Castro Valley enjoys a rural atmosphere in the midst of urban Alameda County. With the San Leandro Hills extending along its northeastern edge, Castro Valley boasts such natural amenities as an extensively developed park system, a swimming lagoon, and an 18-hole golf course. Lake Chabot Regional Park offers boating, hiking, and an annual spring fishing derby.
This vibrant community of a little more than 60,000 residents hosts an annual fall festival and car show, a chili cook-off, and a rodeo parade. Seasonal farmers' markets sell fresh produce from the nearby Central Valley. Youth activities include softball, baseball, soccer, and basketball leagues, as well as a track club. Historic Rowell Ranch Rodeo holds rodeo events and chooses a Rodeo Queen each year. Castro Valley’s Adobe Art Gallery displays group art exhibits, student exhibits, and children's and senior art.
Castro Valley homes range from 10-acre properties with plenty of room for horses to custom-built homes with views of the surrounding hills and three-bedroom, single-family homes close to schools and shopping.