306 San Rafael Avenue
THE SUMPTUOUS CONTEMPORARY DESIGN
of this approximate 3900 sf home embraces an al fresco lifestyle with the living spaces merging seamlessly with the gloriously landscaped gardens, patios, and shimmering Lagoon. Meticulous attention to detail is reflected in the fine craftsmanship of this 4 bedroom 3 bath residence. A spacious, airy, and open design echoes the panoramic setting and lends itself to casual living. A feeling of supreme privacy is enjoyed due to the wide expansive location on the Lagoon and 8316 sf exquisitely landscaped lot.
Open the custom designed stainless steel gates to find the amazing private garden courtyard, dominated by the imposing water feature composed of orthogonally placed glaciated granite stones and boulders. This sunny and protected oasis includes a prominent 80 year Magnolia tree and French limestone patio for private dining.
The dramatic custom made 8x5 foot stainless steel pivoting door introduces this architectural masterpiece. The blending of the creamy white palate of French limestone floors and elegant furnishings plus high tech contemporary comforts lend to the coastal elegance.
The 16 foot soaring vaulted ash ceiling floods the spacious open floor plan interiors with natural light. The principle dining area is illuminated by a subtle but enchanting fixture of hand blown glass balls of varying sizes from the Czech Republic. The living room is flanked by two galleries with floor to ceiling doors, when opened, allow for easy garden and lagoon access. A special attention to proportion, detail and warmth describes the magnificent limestone antique wood burning fireplace and mantle from France, which is the most striking feature of the great room.
In a sunlit alcove, a cozy breakfast area allows for casual dining.
A snug room whose design evokes a classic library: 100 year old random planked dark oak floor, oak vaulted and lit ceiling, custom milled and stained oak cabinets and shelving.
The kitchen is the center of family life and this sensational large kitchen has it all: German Poggen Pohl cabinets in European cherry, custom counter lighting, granite counters, three imported stainless steel sinks, two Subzero refrigerators, two dishwashers (Miele and Fisher Paykl), Wolf range with grill, Miele TRI-ovens (steam/warming/convection/microwave), ever pure drinking water system, stacked washer/dryer.
Simply beautiful sunken bathtub by Origami with waterfall and European hand shower. The fixtures are by Dorn Brecht from Germany.
Currently, this room is a fabulous wine cellar, but with addition of windows, it would be a lovely bedroom. 14'9" x 9'3". The capacity of the wine cellar is 3200 bottles. It is a constant 54 degrees and 67% humidity.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE
A magical expansive vista is enjoyed by this incredible suite. Three sets of French doors lead to the garden and lagoon. A wood burning fireplace creates an atmosphere of complete luxury. Two large closets with multiple built-ins, a sensational two Kallista sink vanity with a back lit onyx countertop, medicine cabinets with ingenious dual mirror system, Toto toilet, unique three in one shower system by Dorn Bracht of Germany, extraordinary mosaic Ann Sacks design shower tile, indoor/outdoor shower with lagoon access and sauna are some of the fabulous features of this suite.
A phenomenal custom made stainless steel circular staircase leads to this level. This open room suite has the best views of the lagoon and Mt. Tamalpais and features built in bookshelves, a hexagonal focal area, and closet. The bath is built in the wet room concept and features: onyx walls by Erin Adams Designs, fixture by Dorn Brecht. Toilet and shower designed by Phillip Stark of France.
Lush tropical gardens, 750sf of clear heart redwood deck/dock, landscape lighting, distinctive copper downspouts and drains, ICC Commercial irrigation system, hot tub immediately adjacent to the lagoon.
EXTRA FINE FEATURES
2 car garage with storage over head, storage closet plus entry closet, built in speakers.