3 Bedrooms   2.5 Bathrooms    1,588 Sq Ft on 5,600 SF Lot

A classic Orinda cottage home with plenty of charm + modern updates in a tranquil, serene setting. Updated windows and added solar tubes provide warm natural light.  Many upgrades--- highlights include a renovated kitchen with granite counter tops, maple cabinetry & new appliances; and updated bathrooms. A spacious family room with vaulted ceilings and access to the welcoming back yard makes indoor/outdoor living effortless. Relax and sip your favorite drink on the new tiled deck and enjoy the mature landscaping and lush lawn area. Well maintained with recent roof replacement, extensive insulation improvement, electrical upgrades and reinforecement of piers and sheer wall.  Conveniently located in the Claremont neighborhood with easy access to Orinda Village, BART, freeway and Wagner Ranch Elementary School. This property is truly an exceptional value not to be missed.


 Added insulation in exterior walls throughout, small bedroom and family room ceilings & replaced dry wall throughout
 Complete kitchen remodel with granite counter, maple cabinets, new sink, & new appliances including gas range, refrigerator & dishwasher
 Family room & master bedroom duel paned window panels replaced
 Master bathroom remodel: new stall, new stall door, new cabinet and mirror
 Electrical upgrade to code
 Living Room fireplace redesign
 Hall bathroom expanded linen closet
 New fan in half bathroom
 Reinforcement of garage walls, crawlspace footings and piers that supports the main girder of the house, and sheer walls
 New waterproof tiled backyard deck, ready for sunroom conversion
 Energy saving lighting and new fixtures throughout
 New fiberglass doors for basement and crawlspace New fire door from garage to house
 New interior and exterior paint
 New automatic gas shut-off valve
 Repaired dry rot on front entry ramp wall and most siding, steps are original
 New surface drain in backyard
 New roof and vents
 Added front yard ramp for access to backyard
 Added heating in half bathroom
 New solar tube in small bedroom
 New retaining wall and French drain
 Medium bedroom new window & insulation
 Added floor insulation throughout
 Added shower head to bathtub
 New sump pump
 Added air conditioning
 Asbestos abatement and removed old ducts
 Added high efficiency furnace & ducts
 Added half bathroom to small bonus room
 Replaced carpet in family and bedrooms with new flooring



Great schools, weather, and access to San Francisco thanks to the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), as well as semirural country living makes Orinda a desirable place to live in the Bay Area. Large lots house lovely Spanish-, Mediterranean-, and contemporary-styled homes. Orinda's open spaces attract road and mountain bikers and hikers along the extensive network of trails. The proximity to Tilden Regional Park, San Pablo Reservoir, Briones Regional Park, and the Lafayette Reservoir offer plenty of options for nature lovers. Orinda's small-scale shopping district is home enticing boutiques and entertainment venues. Orinda Books in Village Square offers a reading series featuring local poets and literary notables. At the center of Orinda nightlife is the revitalized Orinda Theatre Square, anchored by the renovated, Art Deco-styled Orinda Theater. The theater is home to the California Independent Film Festival, hosts independent films and conversations with actors and actresses, and presents comedy nights and live theater performances. The California Shakespeare Theater, located in Bruns Amphitheater, presents live shows in a gorgeous outdoor setting. 


Open Houses:
Sunday, September 16th 1-4 pm

Brokers Tour:Tuesday, September 11th 10 am - 2 pm

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Lori Legler

Lori Legler

Broker / Sales ManagerAlain Pinel RealtorscalDRE# 00805132925.286.1244

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