Sponsored: One of a Kind: New construction makes a dazzling debut at a spectacular west Alamo property


New construction designed to maximize the natural light makes a dazzling debut on a spectacular west-side Alamo property.

This new home blends mountain cabin design and stonework within towering redwoods to create the perfect ambience.

An exceptional piece of real estate, designed by Harvard-educated architect Michael Gale, features a Tahoe mountain cabin facade with shake siding accented with beautiful stonework. It fits perfectly amidst the groves of towering redwoods that wrap around the completely level 1.24 acres of land at 26 N. Jackson Way.

But wait. Walk through the stunning entry with an asymmetrical clerestory, and vaulted ceiling and enter an open, sophisticated single-level floor plan filled with natural light from walls of windows, a neutral color palette with a contemporary nuance, with views and seamless access to an amazing backyard venue.

Wide-plank walnut floors are stained light and run throughout the almost 4,300 square feet of living space. There is about 3,600 square feet in the main house with five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms, and about 700 square feet in the detached guesthouse that has an additional bedroom, full bathroom, kitchen and living room.

The home features soaring ceilings, detailed millwork, sliding interior barn doors with iron hardware, wide hallways and “custom features from A to Z.”

The elegant outdoor space features an environmentally friendly pool with Baja shelf, a spa and room to create an outdoor kitchen.

The level, fully landscaped backyard offers an abundance of space with multiple vignettes for entertaining and enjoying the outdoors.

A loggia features a wood-burning fireplace, and is wired for a mounted flat screen for inviting outdoor living room.

Pavers and lush lawn wrap around the pool that features a Baja shelf, and a spa both with an automated pool cover. The park-like setting offers plentiful opportunities to further customize. Add a vineyard, an outdoor kitchen, sports court, bocce ball court, vegetable or rose garden, and create your own private sanctuary.

A spectacular great room has a vaulted ceiling, front-facing windows, contemporary ceiling fan and a linear gas fireplace with a floor-to-ceiling stone surround.

A four-panel glass-stacking door slides open and creates a smooth transition to the backyard amenities. The great room also features an open dining area and fabulous chef’s kitchen richly appointed with quartz counters, a sleek glass subway tile backsplash, and a 4.5-by-9-foot island/breakfast bar and additional prep counter. There are two-toned custom cabinets, some with glass panels, Blanco Silgranit sink and prep sink, polished and brushed chrome fixtures, and pop-out outlets.

Appliances include a six-burner Dacor range, two Asko dishwashers, and Jenn-Air microwave. A nearby butler’s pantry also has dual Dacor ovens, and space for a 72-inch wine refrigerator.

A wide hallway to the bedroom wing also has sliding glass door access to the loggia and backyard space.

A private master suite at the end of the hall is a bright, light-filled room with a vaulted ceiling, and sliding glass door for easy access to the pool and spa. A walk-in closet room features custom built-in cabinetry. Carrera marble covers the radiant heated floors and wainscot in the master bathroom. …read more

Source:: The Mercury News – Lifestyle

      

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