1158 Highland Dr, Novato
Prepare to fall in love with this spacious Hillside Park home, in desirable Southern Novato's Ignacio Valley. Ideal for those seeking a home in impeccable, move-in condition in a serene, private location. Pride of ownership is evident as the original owners have lovingly updated and cared for this special home while living, raising their family and making many happy memories here. Situated on a lushly landscaped site adjacent to open space, this traditional 2-story floor plan has 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, open formal living and dining rooms as well as an informal dining and family room adjacent to the updated kitchen.
About This Property
The welcoming entry begins at the front yard, with stone pathways and a private seating and dining patio that creates a picturesque setting. The formal interior entry leads to the expansive living and dining rooms with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, a handsome wood burning fire place and an abundance of natural light throughout. The custom designed, gourmet kitchen is the heart of the home featuring granite countertops, maple cabinetry, upscale appliances and a center island with enough space for food preparation and dining. The well thought out kitchen cabinetry features many useful storage built-ins for an organized and de-cluttered lifestyle. The informal breakfast room opens to the great room/ family room with a custom-built media cabinet and patio doors that lead to the outdoor lawn and entertaining spaces.
The roomy, private master suite contains 2 closets, including a walk-in and a sitting area with French doors, garden views as well as an attractive master bath with large tub, tiled shower, double sink cabinet and private water closet. The master bedroom is complimented by 3 other bedrooms and 2 full updated baths. The multi-purpose main floor bedroom could be used as an office or guest room, has double closets and an en-suite bath that is designed to be closed off and used as a powder room for the living areas. The 2 lower floor bedrooms share a remodeled bathroom with ample storage cabinets, double sinks, tiled shower and a private water closet. There is a built- in study that services the lower floor bedrooms. The 2-car garage has interior access, automatic door, storage areas and 2 additional off-street parking spaces.
A generous and private entertaining deck is ideal for BBQ’s, dining, or lounging in the hot tub while viewing the stars, with the manicured landscaping and lush gardens providing the perfect backdrop. The grounds are highlighted with stone walls and pathways, a level lawn, beautiful specimen trees, a greenhouse and is adjacent to open space.
The home is within easy reach of parks, hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, recreational facilities, shopping, restaurants, coffee shops, commuter buses as well as a Southern Novato commute to San Francisco and the East bay.
Truly a wonderful residence for daily living that provides a relaxed lifestyle with access to incredible nearby amenities, all within a picturesque setting.