351 CORTE MADERA AVENUE, MILL VALLEY

3 BEDS • 3 BATHS •3,031± SQFT • 9,648± SQFT LOT • $2,295,000

STUNNING UPDATED CONTEMPORARY IN BLITHEDALE CANYON

Located on a sunny, private corner lot in enchanting Blithedale Canyon, 351 Corte Madera Avenue is a spacious 3 bed, 3 bath, 3,031+- sqft. home on a large 9,648+- sqft. lot. Combining contemporary design with natural beauty, this stunning updated contemporary home is a stone's throw away from the Old Railroad Grade Trail and a few blocks from Mill Valley's vibrant downtown shops, cafes, restaurants, Sweetwater music venue, and award-winning schools.

Walking to the front entrance up the charming stone steps, one is immediately captivated by the lush landscaping and redwood trees surrounding this wonderfully quiet, surprisingly light-filled lot. Beyond the stylish glossy black front door is a welcoming entry-foyer leading to a newly-carpeted large family/media room featuring a built-in wet bar with a wine-refrigerator and countertop seating, a half bath, fireplace and large coat closet ideal for entertaining friends, watching movies or an after-school homework zone.

The second level is the heart of the home with an open-concept living space, high vaulted ceilings, newly refinished hardwood floors and floor-to-ceiling windows that enjoy views of the surrounding redwood trees, flourishing ivy and the backyard koi pond to satisfy the true design enthusiast. A modern chef's kitchen featuring crisp white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and new farmhouse pendants over the wide quartz countertops with a waterfall edge and room for countertop seating. Directly off the kitchen and dining room is an elevated formal living room with bay-window seating with full views of the large level backyard, ideal for a family with young kids. Sliding glass doors off of the dining room and a door off of the living room connect the back patio lounge to the flat yard. This large level yard provides the perfect play area for kids, outdoor games or lounge chairs to soak in the sun. Surrounded by fresh greenery and mature trees, this in an amazing, private space to relax and entertain friends.

A short hallway off the main living space connects the sophisticated powder room to the three large bedrooms and additional full bath. The first bedroom features views of the neighborhood redwoods and has ample room for a queen bed and two nightstands, with built-in closets it’s the ideal space for guests or teens. The second bedroom is large enough for two twin beds and enjoys views of the stunning ivy wall and a second koi pond, featuring sliding glass doors with direct access to the back deck. The spacious, well-lit master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, an office nook and direct access to the back deck that has a secluded 4-person Jacuzzi in which to relax in nature. The master bedroom features heated flooring, a waterfall shower with large tub and a walk-in closet with built-in California Closets.

If you are looking for a calming, light-filled home with a contemporary design aesthetic and world-class hiking trails right at your doorstep, 351 Corte Madera Avenue is the home for you. Mill Valley’s incredible weather makes this home the perfect spot for lounging, barbecuing and entertaining friends and family all within easy walking distance of the fantastic shops, restaurants and communal lifestyle that downtown Mill Valley has to offer.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 3 beds, 2 full baths, 2 half baths
  • 3,031+- square feet on a 9,648+- square foot lot (per tax records)
  • Open-concept main-level
  • Chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances
  • Floor to ceiling windows with breathtaking views of the surrounding redwood trees, Japanese Maple and flourishing ivy
  • Large family / media room with built-in wet bar with countertop seating
  • Large Master Suite with vaulted ceilings
  • Heated flooring in Master Bathroom
  • Built-in California Closets in Master
  • Indoor / outdoor flow to sun-filled entertaining deck off the dining the living room
  • 400+ bottle wine cellar + workshop/ample storage space
  • Wall-to-wall built-in storage inside 2-car attached carport
  • Secluded 4 person hot tub located under 100ft+- redwoods
  • Very sunny, level entertaining/playing yard with deck off of the main living area
  • Only a short level walk to Mill Valley's vibrant downtown shops, restaurants and cafés
  • Short walk to one of Mill Valley's premier hiking/mt. biking trails - Old Rail Road Grade

 

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Wednesday, April 26th 2017: 10:30am - 2pm
Saturday, April 29th 2017: 2-4pm
Sunday, April 30th 2017: 1pm-4pm

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Contact Whitney Potter: 415.640.8671


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THE NEIGHBORHOOD

 

Blithedale Canyon is tucked away in the northwestern corner of Mill Valley at the foot of Mount Tamalpais. A quintessential Mill Valley neighborhood with towering redwood trees and seasonal creeks give Blithedale Canyon its's rustic, woodsy appeal. Surrounded by open spaces, hiking and biking trails, Blithedale Caynon is home to some of Marin County's most desirable trails including the Blithedale Summit Open Space Preserve and the Old Railroad Trailhead, providing direct access to Mount Tamalpais for hikers and bikers of all expertise. A quiet haven for craftsman-style homes, blackberry bushes, deer, historic stone walls, foggy mornings, and sunny afternoons. All in all, Blithedale Canyon is the perfect neighborhood for a relaxing stroll. 

Most homes in Blithedale canyon are within walking distance to Mill Valley's vibrant community of shops, restaurants and cafés, it's easy to take a stroll to town for enjoy the local hotspots including Equator Coffee, Playa, El Paseo, Bungalow 44, Balboa Cafe, Piazza D'Angelo, The Hivery and Sweetwater Music Hall. Sunny weekends are perfect for people watching on a park bench in the town center, shopping at Summerhouse, The Goods, and The Store and enjoying locally crafted icecream at Honeymoon Ice Cream's creamery in the heart of town. 

Elementary school students living in Blithedale Canyon will attend school in one of the five excellent Mill Valley School District schools, which include the Old Mill School, Park School, and Edna Maguire Elementary. Middle school students attend Mill Valley Middle School and most high-schoolers go to Tamalpais High.

 

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CONTACT whitney potter TO SHOW: 415.640.8671

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