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62 Martha Road, Orinda
3022 SF | 4 BED | 2.5 BATH | 2.84 ACRES | 3+ CAR GARAGE
Set graciously on 2.84 private acres in the sought after Glorietta neighborhood of Orinda, this traditional home with modern amenities offers the finest interior and exterior details and design. Set graciously above the street, the home offers a beautifully landscaped front offering privacy and elegance. This special home features vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, beautiful windows, 5 sets of French doors, two fireplaces, recessed lighting throughout, lovely custom moldings, new designer carpet, and a thoughtful layout ideal for formal or casual indoor/outdoor entertaining, as well as for daily family living.
Step inside, and you'll be greeted by an open-concept design that effortlessly combines the the spacious formal living and dining rooms with hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and a wood-burning fireplace with marble tile surround that creates an inviting ambiance. The two sets of French doors that open onto the lush gardens and spacious patio seamlessly merges the indoor and outdoor living spaces.
The heart of this home lies in the light-filled kitchen and great room. The kitchen features white cabinets with elegant Corian countertops, a six-burner cooktop, a new oven, and a large island and closet pantry are all complemented by windows that offer gorgeous views of the gardens. Adjacent to the kitchen, the spacious family room welcomes you with a gas fireplace and custom mantel. Two sets of French doors lead to patios and decks, inviting you to relax and enjoy the serene surroundings, while the large picture windows provide constant glimpses of the beautifully landscaped gardens.
A few steps up from the main living area, you'll find the bedroom wing, including the generously sized primary suite. This retreat boasts a private deck, an updated bathroom with a private water closet, and exquisite custom tile work, large vanity with double sinks, and built in dressers. Three additional bedrooms are serviced by a well-appointed hall bathroom with a spacious vanity featuring double sinks, a separate shower and tub, and another private deck that offers idyllic views of the garden.
The lower level offers access to the three car garage and the ideally located spacious laundry/mud room.
Professionally landscaped gardens surround the property, featuring various venues for outdoor entertainment, including patios, decks, a vegetable garden, meandering paths, and, not to be forgotten, a private tennis court. These meticulously designed gardens are a true sanctuary, offering a serene escape just steps from your door.
Located within walking distance to Glorietta School and only minutes from downtown shops, restaurants, BART and major commuter routes, hiking/walking trails this home offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Glorietta's most coveted neighborhood. 62 Martha Road is more than a home; it's an exquisite retreat that harmonizes with nature, offering both a private sanctuary and a sense of community.
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.