Magical Orinda Downs Retreat
395 Dalewood Drive
4 Bed / 4 Bath
4502 Sq. Ft +/-
Perfectly positioned in coveted Orinda Downs, this treasured custom home boasts impeccable renovations, meticulously selected upgrades, and a dreamy backyard retreat that is sure to impress. This loved single-story home epitomizes the best of indoor/outdoor living with walls of windows and glass sliders that open to the picture-perfect backyard that offers multiple venues for all to enjoy year-round.
Interior highlights of this custom home include a spacious floor plan that slowly reveals itself and introduces the gardens at every turn. The spectacular 1,000± square foot family room features a state-of-the-art theater and sound system, bar, stone fireplace, and a serene and light-filled nook ideal for work, play and dining. The expansive eat-in chef’s kitchen features custom cabinetry, granite counters, an oversized island with breakfast bar, and Viking stainless appliances. The home’s living and family rooms have vaulted and beamed ceilings. The master bedroom suite, with updated bathroom and walk-in closet, also features backyard access and a private garden. Next door to the master is an executive office with front-facing courtyard views. Located in a separate wing are three additional bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom and separate entry) and a shared hall bath.
The home’s exterior offers a spectacular multi-layered backyard that was created for hosting family gatherings on both a large and small scale. Highlights includes a pool and spa, stone patio, level lawn, outdoor kitchen with Viking appliances, dry stacked rock walls, enchanting gardens, and stone pathways that meander through the towering Redwoods to a sitting area and impressive vegetable garden.
Tucked on a sought-after street dotted with kids of all ages, this home is located in Orinda Downs, known for trick-or-treating, dog walkers and lemonade stands. The genuine warmth of this house and neighborhood evokes a sense of small-town living, while the nearby neighborhood park, top Orinda schools, and easy access to BART and both downtown Orinda and Lafayette, reflects its ideal location.