Serene Island-Inspired Stinson Beach Retreat
2 Beds • 2.5 Baths • 2,106 SF • 7,500 SF Lot • Separate Private Casita • Outdoor Kitchen & Bathroom • $2,595,000
Don’t miss this incredible Kauai-inspired paradise overlooking Stinson Beach. Enjoy the sounds of the ocean from the wrap around decks of this Hawaiian plantation-style home sited perfectly on one of the most sheltered double lots in town.
Enter the home from the front door on the upper balcony and experience an expansive open floorplan with a gourmet kitchen, spacious dining and living room with custom built-ins, twin skylights, huge panels of glass and two sets of Andersen French Doors opening to the wrap around deck with amazing views of the gardens below, Stinson Beach, Seadrift and Bolinas in the distance.
Seamless sustainable bamboo flooring finished in a darker natural wood tone softens the reflective ceilings and is a perfect complement to the level 5 drywall interior with art gallery-inspired clean lines and soft halogen lighting.
The custom kitchen features gorgeous light green marble countertops, 5 burner Bertazoni gas stove and oven, stainless steel hood, Miele Futura Crystal dishwasher, Jenn-Air refrigerator and dual ZRD stainless steel sink with Grohe faucet. Beautifully crafted Shaker-style cabinetry and pantry are perfectly designed to offer a chef’s experience with plenty of room for engagement of your guests adjacent to the kitchen from the peninsula island complete with built-ins and lighted wine rack.
Also on the main level, a huge light-filled Master Bedroom suite with custom decorative built-ins, walls of glass and Andersen French doors opening to the wrap around deck with West-facing seating area and sweeping views of the ocean all the way to the horizon. The Master Bath features a spacious walk-in closet, dual vanity and spa-like oversized jetted tub with overhead shower, tiled surround and glass enclosure.
Down a luxuriously wide staircase you enter a large second living/family/media room with custom built-ins, Plasma TV/media nook with slide away panel perfect for displaying artwork, Andersen French doors to the ground level wrap around balcony.
A second full bath at the base of the stairs features a Restoration Hardware vanity complete with soapstone countertop, undermount ceramic sink and open framing. A glass enclosed floor to ceiling, shower with Maxfine Statuario-Light marble tile, pebble stone flooring, wand and ceiling mounted ‘rain’ shower has outside door access to the rear wrap around balcony and only steps away from the Aquaterra hot tub located in a beautifully secluded area of the rear yard.
Off the family/media room is a spacious second bedroom with views of the lush gardens through Andersen French doors accessing the wrap around balcony, seating area and Ipe walkway to the rear patio area.
Tropical plantings abound in this mature garden with Victorian fan palms, huge banana plants, stands of bamboo, bougainvillea, succulents, and towering palm trees dot the property. You’ll be transported to an island resort standing on the separate rear entertaining deck complete with built-in couch surrounding a fire pit, reclining sunning beds on a smooth pea gravel bed, BBQ area with prep sink, professionally installed boules/petanque court and well-appointed outdoor bathroom. A light-filled casita with its own deck completes the incredibly private garden paradise.
A gentle sloped driveway offering up to 10 car off street parking delivers you to a private, 2 car garage entry with dual glass panel doors. Inside you’ll find immaculate auto storage complete with workshop area, stainless-steel bench and high-end steel cabinetry, dual windows plus stainless-steel laundry counter with Samsung Steam VRTplus washer and dryer.
Only a few minutes ride or walk to incredible Mount Tamalpais hiking trails, one of Northern California’s best beaches, the famous Parkside Café and all the lovely shops in Stinson Beach. Click on the 'Stinson Beach' button next to 'Property Description' above for area photos.