It’s All About the Location.
This fabulous Shapell home is situated in the sought after Portola At Gale Ranch neighborhood. With close in location to the top tiered schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, this fabulous 4 bedroom home is also within walking distance to 2 shopping districts – Blackhawk Plaza, as well as the Safeway Shopping Center, at the corner of Blackhawk/Crow Canyon Road. With proximity to some of the best restaurants, a nearby park, and Mount Diablo, there is always something to spark your interest.
One senses a pride of ownership from the moment you approach the home. Upon entry, you are greeted with vaulted ceilings, hardwoods, and a formal living and dining room framed in beautiful plantation shutters.
The cozy family room, is graced with a lovely brick fireplace where one can enjoy sitting with family and friends, while still being close to the heart of the home – the upgraded kitchen and breakfast nook. Equipped with top of the line Viking appliances, all stainless steel, and beautiful granite slab counters, there is ample storage available in the lovely wood cabinetry.
Overlooking the low maintenance rear yards, one can enjoy lots of planting areas, as well as patio seating. With no rear neighbors, there is an element of privacy.
A guest bedroom, with newly installed carpet, as well as a full bath, and a large laundry room, complete the lower level.
A focal point of the home is the gracious spiral staircase that leads you to an upstairs loft. Separated from the 2 upper auxilary bedrooms, is the grand master suite, complete with a full sitting area where one could enjoy reading a good book, or watching a new movie. (There is wiring for a home theatre.) The luxurious master bath boasts a soaking tub, a walk in shower, and double vanity sinks. A large walk in closet completes the master suite.
4 Bedrooms – 1 on main level
3 Full Baths
Interior Square Footage 2595
Lot Size 4300
Built in 1995 by Shapell Homes
Neighborhood Portola at Gale Ranch
HomeOwners Association 195/month to include Community Pool and Greenbelt areas
Prior to residing in the greater Bay Area, Meg spent her earlier years in Canada, France, the East Coast, and the Southern states. She has been a resident of California for the past 35 years, and much of that time has been in the East Bay. Having begun her real estate career on the peninsula, Meg worked for some of the top builders, specializing in selling distinctive properties from Woodside to San Francisco. Meg relocated to the East Bay in 1989, and has called Danville her home since that time. Married with a daughter and two sons, Meg’s enjoyment comes from spending time with her family, traveling, music, exploring new wineries and restaurants, interior design, and, of course, satisfied clients. Proper to selling real estate, Meg managed a West Coast division of a national engineering firm. It was there that she developed a passion for real estate, as the company’s consistent growth created the need for replacement facilities.
As a professional, McCarthy is dedicated to guiding clients of all types and ages, through the entire process of the real estate transaction. Her long-term success in the dynamic Diablo Valley is due to her thorough knowledge of all the local neighborhoods, and, placing her clients’ needs first. Her attention to detail and her ability to remain poised under pressure has consistently earned her the position as one of the top producers in her market.
Known for her superior marketing of extraordinary listings, Meg understands the power of interactive internet exposure in conjunction with relevant and appropriately timed modes of marketing. She listens carefully to her clients to create a customized marketing plan tailored specifically to meet each clients’ needs. “I can be high touch, or high tech – whatever means of communication my clients prefer.” A veteran of several local real estate cycles, she has a keen sense of what it takes to sell a property.