2060 Manzanita Drive
Set above the main street nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, sits this striking Martin Davis Contemporary. Soaring ceilings mixed with generous use of glass flood the home with natural light and optimize the stunning Bay views and breathtaking panoramic Canyon views which expand for miles to include Mt. Diablo. You will want to wake up early to enjoy watching the fog skim along the hills in the distance as the morning light starts to filter through the home. The hardest decision you will need to make each evening is whether to unwind on one of the front Bay facing decks or pull up a seat on one of the back decks to enjoy a front row seat to nature's majestic beauty.
The home itself is part retreat - part entertainer's dream!
The nearly level-in main floor has impressive windows which flood the rooms with light and take full advantage of showcasing the impressive Mt. Diablo and canyon views. There is also a secret bonus room with full bathroom that offers a nice private separation from the open living spaces. A spacious deck completes this level. With an additional separate side entry and separate meter this level would also make an ideal ADU, expansive au-pair space, home office or amazing private guest quarters. With the stunning Mt. Diablo views your guests may not want to leave!
The main level treats you to breathtaking views at nearly every turn! Starting at the generous Living Room you will immediately be impressed by its soaring wood-beamed ceilings. The fireplace with stone surround, custom shelving and deck, that offers the perfect perch to soak in the views, all make this room so special. Open to the Living Room is the Formal Dining room that also includes custom shelving niches and access to a spacious view deck. Access to this deck is shared with the adjacent eat-in kitchen. You will feel like a true gourmet with the chef's grade appliances which include a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf Range and Thermador hood and convenient pot rack. The kitchen opens to a bonus space perfect for informal dining and watching television, playing games or reading. A bedroom, full bathroom and laundry room complete this floor.
Upstairs the views and vaulted ceilings continue to amaze! There are three bedrooms including a luxurious Master Suite with an oversized bathroom complete with stone floors, jetted tub and double sinks atop stone counters. Ample storage and a water closet complete the Master Bath. The Master Bedroom has three closets, a cozy fireplace and sunroom - you will feel like you are on top of the world looking out at the views from this room. Pick your view with the other two bedrooms. One boasts incredible Bay Views and enjoys a private deck with the other's outlook is Mt. Diablo and has an adjoining full bathroom with stunning vaulted barrel tiled ceiling which includes a skylight.
The two-car garage has two interior access doors and cabinetry for storage as well. The sellers had an electric car that they charged in the garage.
The home also has solar panels - with a pre-paid lease, you will enjoy lower utility bills for many years to come.
The home includes a second parcel in Contra Costa County offering a rare and valuable benefit to live and enjoy the best of Oakland while being able petition for Orinda or Moraga Schools!
At 2060 Manzanita you will feel like you are a world away from the city even though you are just minutes away from Montclair Village!
Montclair - Forest Highlands
Oakland’s lovely Montclair neighborhood with its quiet hillside landscape and quaint Village shopping district draws residents to this retreat community. Originally a vacation destination for San Franciscans, Montclair has enjoyed a rich history of development over the past nearly 100 years to become an exciting, vibrant, urban community with suburban feel. Homes in the Montclair Hills are situated on forested lots that feel miles from the bustle of city life even though you are mere minutes from shopping, transportation and dining. Residents and visitors enjoy the paths at Redwood and Joaquin Regional Parks nearby that encompass stately forests of 150-foot coast redwoods and provide miles of hiking, jogging, and horseback-riding trails or even enjoying a picnic. Anthony Chabot Regional Park offers golfing, an equestrian center, hiking, bicycling, and fishing. Enjoy amazing scenic views of Mt. Diablo as you exercise at The Hills Swim and Tennis Club, a popular fully equipped fitness facility; boasting the best swimming complex, tennis courts and pilates studio in the neighborhood. It is a hidden gem for its members and guests. For sports fans, Oakland is home to the Oakland Raiders, Oakland Athletics, Golden State Warriors, and the Golden Gate Fields racetrack Oakland residents have plenty of public transportation options, including Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), buses, ferries, and casual carpools. Oakland International Airport is serviced by more than 10 major airlines.
Just at the bottom of the private driveway is an ideal flat play area which the local neighbors are building a zipline near for additional fun!
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