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Newly Renovated Saranap Charmer

165 Ponderosa Lane

Walnut Creek, CA

$1,595,000

3 Bed / 2 Bath
1914 Sq. Ft +/-
.21 Acres

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3 Bedroom + Detached Office/Bonus | 2 Bath | 1914± Sq. Ft. | .21± Acre Lot

The one you’ve been waiting for!  This Saranap charmer has been thoughtfully re-built in 2019 by Sunshine Construction and local designer, Wendy Zampino of Home Systems.  Quality of construction, timeless design, appealing finishes, an open floor plan, and amazing indoor/outdoor access combine with perfection to offer optimal daily living and easy entertaining.

Designed by Peter Koenig, features of the dream backyard include wonderful privacy provided by a backdrop of mature trees, covered outdoor loggia, outdoor kitchen, level lawn, play area, deck, and a flexible, detached office/bonus room!

The well-established and sought-after Saranap neighborhood is perfectly positioned between downtown Lafayette and Walnut Creek with easy access to the Lafayette-Moraga trail, Hwy. 24, BART, and an array of recreation opportunities.  To top it off, this home is located within the top-rated Acalanes Unified/Lafayette School District (Burton Valley Elementary School (with a neighborhood bus stop), Stanley Middle School and Acalanes High School)


  • Formal living room with 36” gas fireplace and custom wood mantel
  • Expansive kitchen/family great room with pitched ceiling, beautiful natural light, built-in media center, and stacking LaCantina sliders leading to the loggia
  • Chef’s kitchen with custom floor-to-ceiling Hallmark cabinetry, quartz counters, top-of-the-line stainless appliances (SubZero refrigerator, Wolf 6-burner gas range, Wolf microwave, Miele dishwasher), and incredible walk-in pantry with built-in organizers and counter space
  • Master suite with vaulted ceiling, Marvin Ultra slider to back patio and en suite full bath with quartz counters, herringbone tile floors, marble stall shower, and walk-in closet with custom shelving from California Closets
  • Two secondary bedrooms share the hall bath
  • Functional mud room with laundry area, sink, storage, and organizer cubbies
  • Pristine finishes include European 9.5” white oak planked hardwoods, Marvin windows, LED recessed lighting, smooth walls, skylights, indoor/outdoor speakers, Nest thermostat system, and so much more!
  • Delightful backyard with private creek-side setting, electronic louver covered loggia, outdoor kitchen, level lawn, play area, and deck ~ perfect for entertaining!
  • 120 sq. ft. detached office/bonus room with mini-split HVAC wall unit