37 Bear Ridge Road, Orinda
Orinda's famed private living with gorgeous views and elegant design among the tree tops! This amazing estate is perched gracefully amidst terraced gardens and flat verdant lawn, with 4 beds, 3.5 baths and an office in the main house, a finished office in one of the garages and an intimate bedroom suite bonus space, with full bath and kitchen! Enter in style along the newly-designed ultra elegant stairwell and floor to ceiling window banks.
Strategic open layouts meet cozy private quarters to offer a versatile living experience, for either single-family or multi-generational lifestyles.
Upstairs, the open floor plan winds leisurely from grand living room with incredible, massive windows and beautiful ridge line views. French architect redesigned the fireplace for an incredibly stylish, timeless appeal- blending old world charm with modern grace. The dining room has a custom circular table for your intimate dinner parties, complete with china cabinet, wet bar and butler pantry sidebar. Still more windows and boundless natural light fill the voluminous kitchen with expansive window seats (tons of storage beneath!), French doors to an upper deck, breakfast island and desk station. Finishes include fantastic fireplace, newly painted cabinets, stainless Dacor and Sub-Zero appliances, built-in speakers and tons of pantry space with pull-out drawer systems.
Incredible master suite remade from the imagination of Bravo TV's famous designer Jeff Lewis; enjoy scenic views from floor to ceiling windows, a sleek, modern bath, stately fireplace and enormous closet rooms with bright window banks.
Downstairs, three generous bedrooms with cavernous closets have doors opening on to the wrap-around deck, with views, views, views! Current media room has French doors out to the spa, where you can relax and take in an evening under the stars, or hang while playing games on the flat lawn and terraced patio sitting oases. Fourth bedroom boasts long built-ins, perfect for all your organizational dreams, as well as a secret closet, currently used as a 'wrap room!' Topnotch separate office on the lower level serves as your home base control, with built-in shelving and desk systems, right next to convenient laundry room and double-garage access.
Additional, separate finished room in third garage can be your yoga studio, second office, art haven, man-cave or she-shack! Endless possibilities. With stunning views from usable yard space on an acre and a half of serene, verdant landscaping, you have limitless entertaining opportunities around every corner. This private paradise is not just an elegant home but a lifestyle, where luxury joins comfortable functionality.
Experience it today!
- 1.47 ACRE PARCEL WITH VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS!
- PATIOS, DECKS, LAWN, TERRACED SITTING AREAS
- NEWLY INSTALLED ARTIFICIAL TURF
- CUSTOM-DESIGNED, GRAND LIVING ROOM FIREPLACE
- CELEBRITY-DESIGNED MASTER SUITE ROOMS
- UNIQUE, CONTEMPORARY TRELLISING ALONG ENTRY
- MECHANIZED ENTRY GATE AND PRIVATE ROAD
- NEARBY RESERVOIR VIEWS AND TRAIL ACCESS
- CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN, SHOPS, BART & COMMUTING
- QUIET, PRIVATE COMMUNITY!
Great schools, weather, and access to San Francisco thanks to the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), as well as semirural country living makes Orinda a desirable place to live in the Bay Area. Large lots house lovely Spanish-, Mediterranean-, and contemporary-styled homes. Orinda's open spaces attract road and mountain bikers and hikers along the extensive network of trails. The proximity to Tilden Regional Park, San Pablo Reservoir, Briones Regional Park, and the Lafayette Reservoir offer plenty of options for nature lovers. Orinda's small-scale shopping district is home enticing boutiques and entertainment venues. Orinda Books in Village Square offers a reading series featuring local poets and literary notables. At the center of Orinda nightlife is the revitalized Orinda Theatre Square, anchored by the renovated, Art Deco-styled Orinda Theater. The theater is home to the California Independent Film Festival, hosts independent films and conversations with actors and actresses, and presents comedy nights and live theater performances. The California Shakespeare Theater, located in Bruns Amphitheater, presents live shows in a gorgeous outdoor setting.
Additional Showings by Appointment with the Listing Agent