This charming 1941 Cape Cod residence on desirable South San Rafael Avenue has been updated with sophistication and style. The attractive entrance foyer with staircase opens to a gracious living room with impressive deco fireplace and to the enchanting formal, limestone floored dining room beyond which flows to the covered back loggia, garden and pool. A delightful breakfast room and pantry leads to the state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen with granite counters, center island, dual dishwashers, Viking cooktop and Miele double ovens. The kitchen also opens to the terrace. A laundry, a main floor bedroom, currently used as an exercise space with bath, is located off the kitchen. A cozy, paneled family room with fireplace and wet bar completes the main level. Outdoors, the covered loggia provides additional space to enjoy the back garden, and a raised dark bottom pool creates a wonderful natural setting, all ideal for entertaining. Upstairs is a powder guest bath and two spacious bedrooms that share a bath as well as the special master suite with fireplace and fabulous bath with two generous walk-in closets, custom built-ins, spa tub, oversize steam shower and two private commodes. There is an attached two car garage and a separate, free standing workshop and half bath with its own front loggia, great as a hobby venue or as a potential guest quarters. Set among grand mansions, this delightful property offers privacy and a location convenient to freeways, the Arroyo and Old Town.
Price / Sq.Ft.
$868 / ft2
Home details for 137 S San Rafael Avenue
Interior Features & Layout
Laundry Details: Individual Room, Inside
Eating Area: Area, Breakfast Counter / Bar, Dining Room
Appliances: Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Double Oven, Gas Range, Microwave, Refrigerator