Norris Canyon Estates
The exclusive Norris Canyon Estates is a pristine gated community of luxurious homes nestled on San Ramon’s west side. The enclave of homes enjoys the tranquility of a rural setting yet is just moments from shopping, restaurants, parks, and top-rated K-12 schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. Enjoy the easy access to commute routes along Highway 680 and connect with nearby Crow Canyon Road to catch Highway 580 into San Francisco. Miles of walking trails meander through the adjacent East Bay Regional Park land, and lush greenbelts landscape the neighborhoods. Meet with neighbors at the private residents’ park, playground and pick up a game of tennis or basketball on the community courts.
Gorgeous and meticulously maintained, this executive estate was built by Toll Brothers in 2005 and sits on a sprawling .4-acre corner lot showcasing the Carlsbad model, one of the largest floor plans with about 5,632 square feet of living space on two levels.
Dramatic dual sweeping staircases descend down the round foyer creating a grand first impression as you enter the double door entrance. The interior is adorned with beautiful marble flooring, high ceilings, art niches with custom lighting, plantation shutters, and decorative crown molding. Oversized dual pane windows welcome an abundance of natural light into the generous-sized rooms
A formal dining room features an elegant coffered ceiling and rear-facing bay window and convenient nearby butler’s pantry with wet bar, beverage refrigerator, and cabinetry with glass paneled doors. The adjacent formal living room features a gas fireplace with wood mantel and stately column detailing. Roll open the sliding glass doors to easily extend this entertaining space out of doors and onto the covered patios.
So much room for large gatherings and multiple cooks, the well-appointed kitchen is filled with everything you need from the travertine floors accented with marble tiles to the GE Monogram stainless appliances. Wrapping around the large island/breakfast bar are granite counters enhanced by a decorative tumbled stone backsplash and an abundance of richly stained cabinetry in addition to a walk-in pantry, There are three ovens including dual built-in wall ovens and a range with a convenient warming rack, six-burners and grill, a built-in microwave and refrigerator, and dishwasher.
Keep an eye on the fun and activity from the kitchen that is open to the adjacent casual dining area and large family room with fireplace and built-in media cabinetry. Large sliding glass doors open onto the patios and backyard.
There are six bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms including a main level guest bedroom with full en suite bathroom.
Five bedrooms extend off the upstairs landing including the luxurious master bedroom suite of rooms behind double doors that also features a spacious sitting room with bay window, and expansive bedroom with elegant coffered ceiling, crown molding and decorative chandelier. Roll open the sliding glass doors and enjoy the morning sunshine or evening stars on your private terrace overlooking the backyard gardens and surrounding hillside views.
The master bathroom is equally spacious and features a large corner jetted tub, oversized walk-through shower with dual shower heads, dual vanities with a decorative mosaic tile backsplash, make up vanity, and his and her water closets. A more than 168-square-foot walk-in closet features custom shelving and built-ins.
Four additional bedrooms on this upper level each have an en suite bathroom. Two bedrooms also have walk-in closets and a front-facing bedroom features a sliding door access to a private balcony.
A main-level powder room is adorned with tile wainscot and a pedestal sink.
Behind double French doors is a dedicated office/library featuring hardwood flooring, built-in cabinetry, and picture window with wood blinds.
Expansive outdoor spaces are private and ideal for entertaining on any scale or lounging in the tranquil setting at the end of a busy day. Flagstone patios including a covered patio offer generous outdoor living and dining venues with views of the surrounding hillsides in the distance while a decorative fountain flows among the perimeter gardens. There’s plenty of room to kick a ball around on the sprawling lawn, or pick up a game of basketball on the side sports court. The large area also offers an opportunity to add a pool, spa, outdoor kitchen, cabana or added gardens
- Two, two-car garages
- Sweeping driveway
- Corner lot on short Cul-de- Sac
- Dual HVAC
- Main-level mudroom/laundry room
- Extensive closet space under staircases
- Possible wine cellar location