Feb 21 2017 26743 1 Homes On Tour Worth Talking About

Feb 21 2017 26743 1 Homes On Tour Worth Talking About

This week it became apparent that the caliber of the homes on tour has improved substantially in recent months.  It's always been reasonably high but the quality continues to improve.

This week I went by 6 homes ... 2 in Lafayette and 4 in Walnut Creek ranging from $985,000 to $1,795,000.   All were very nice ... BUT 2 were exceptional.

The featured home this week is 1063 Wiget Lane, almost at the upper end of the street (think very little traffic) this home is very tidy on the outside and now has a spectacular open great room with beautiful finish materials and large windows opening to the back yard (you really have to see the interior photos to get an idea of the space so click on the address link)Image title.  The upstairs bedrooms and both baths are very nicely remodeled with the latest, trendy materials and finishes.  Priced at $998,000 this home is Open this weekend ... tell Jeff you saw the blog if you stop by.  Hurry on this one.  THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE.

For a bit less money check out 160 Norlyn Dr off Walnut Blvd is priced at $985,000. The kitchen has been very nicely remodeled including gray stone counters. The kitchen and dining room both look into a spacious and very private backyard... over on the huge side yard is a pool, which apparently needs work.  This home is on a very quiet country lane in a classic early 50's neighborhood.

880 Autumn Drive in Northgate is priced at $1,225,000 has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and an added, large family room done as part of a major remodel both upstairs and downstairs.  This plan was originally 5 bedrooms, however the owners opened on of the bedrooms into the Master as part of a complete remodel of the bedroom and bath.  With almost 12,000 sf for the lot size there is an expansive backyard.  The home has a leased solar system that must be assumed but the investment apparently has reduced the PGE costs by substantially more than the lease amount.

847 Las Trampas in Lafayette sits on a down sloping lot, but there are a lot of decks and a level area on the side for play structure or a nice patio.  The home is just under 2000 sf with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with tall vaulted ceilings, and a loft overlooking the living area.  The living-dining-kitchen function well as a great room and the feel is reminiscent of a mountain cabin  surrounded by oaks with a filtered view of the valley.  The interior of this home is what will catch your imagination so you have to see the photos on the address link.  The home is well priced at $1,199,000 and is open this weekend so let Nathan know you saw it on our blog if you go by.

Also in Lafayette is 3939 Canyon Rd off Upper Happy Valley Rd, near Happy Valley Rd, priced at $1,795,000.  This home is literally up a country lane and then up a private driveway, but at the end of the journey is essentially a level lot with a beautiful 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, single story home with just under 2700 sf on 8/10ths of an acre. Image title Even on a dreary day this home is light and bright with wonderful vistas.  It has an easy flow to the open plan with the kitchen as command central.  If this one sounds like a winner, then check out the details and photos on the property address to help you decide whether to go see it in person.

Last but certainly not least is 120 Twin Peaks Dr above the Parkmead neighborhood in Walnut Creek.  Priced at $1,295,000 this home has over 3000 sf and sits on over 1/3 of an acre. Image title The home has a separate office at the entry level that could be pressed into service as a 4th bedroom.  A few steps down is the Great Room centered around a gorgeous kitchen ... all of these spaces look across the valley at Mt Diablo and also feature silky smooth mat-finished oak floors with a very subtle stain offsetting the cabinetry used throughout.  The Master suite is on the main level and as with the rest of the rooms is light and bright.  Downstairs are 2 bedrooms, a bath and a game room/theater space.  This home was open last weekend ... not sure about this weekend.  Click the property address for more details and the photos.  THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE.

All of these homes are likely to sell quickly so check out the details (including open house schedule) and additional photos to get a better sense of the quality of the homes.  If you are committed to an agent, then call them and go see your favorites.  If you aren't committed and prefer not to use the listing agent, then contact us .... we'd love to help you get the home of your dream.

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Dated: February 21st 2017
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