One of the only homes in the neighborhood that backs on to an open space, this beautiful Soquel home is unique in more than just one way. Upon arrival of this 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom single-level home, you're greeted with a beautifully landscaped front yard of rose bushes and palms, and a red brick pathway that leads to privacy gates. Beyond the gates is an enclosed courtyard takes you to the entrance of the house with an artisan slate fountain next to the front door. The courtyard is a delightful suncatcher encircled with manicured trees and plants, with a little seating area with stepping stones. A perfect place to enjoy your morning tea while birdwatching.
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Through the entrance, you can't help but notice how luminous the interior is, with high-ceilings, skylights, recessed lighting, and generous-sized windows. The privacy of this home does not compromise the attraction of natural light. The Livingroom has a pitched ceiling with a refined cast stone energy efficient fireplace and is extended with elegant French doors that open up to the backyard sanctuary. The living room is next to a gourmet kitchen decked with custom wooden cabinetry, thick granite countertops, Viking gas cooktop, Miele dishwasher, a double oven with microwave, and a subzero refrigerator. A huge window looking out to the patio is right by the kitchen sink, pulling in plenty of sunshine. The open floor plan connects the dining room off the kitchen, with beautiful views of the backyard.
The master bedroom has contemporary recessed lighting and a skylight, with French doors that open onto the patio. The double closets are spacious, and the master bathroom is very much like an at-home spa. The luxurious bathroom features a large soaker tub with jets, a stall shower, heated tiles, dual sinks on Vetrazzo counters, and beautifully tiled backsplashes and walls.
Both work and play are possible in this home. Work from home in this place of solitude with a custom office, skylights, and French doors giving direct access to the back patio. Entertaining family and guests is effortless with a spacious guestroom and bathroom that also has access to the backyard. Behind the house is nothing short of rustic elegance, with a gorgeous stone water feature, a low-maintenance garden, unique metal arches, and a fully-equipped outdoor kitchen, built for lovely evenings at home. Here are more features to look forward to in this home:
- Solar power panels
- Drought-tolerant plants
- BBQ area
- Fenced property
- Composite roof
- Low-flow toilets
- Automatic sprinklers
Living in this Desirable Soquel Neighborhood
This unique Soquel home exudes a personal paradise in an area that's well-known for natural beauty. Two of Soquel's top places for recreation can be enjoyed at Forest of Nisene Marks State Park and Soquel Demonstration Forest, only 15 minutes away from home. Seacliff State Beach is only 10 minutes of home, so living here means you'll always have a well-balanced lifestyle of nature and recreation. Soquel High School is within walking distance, and everyday conveniences can be found within a 5 to 10 minutes radius. You even have your own park in the back of your home. Live your best life here in this stunning, cost-efficient and environment-friendly Soquel home.