70 Rancheria Road, Kent Woodlands
A Private, Prestigious Estate
Beautifully situated on a serene and private ± 1.16-acre mesa and located just 15 miles over the Golden Gate Bridge, 70 Rancheria Road is one of the most desirable properties in prestigious Kent Woodlands,offering resort like living, all day sun and breathtaking views of Mount Tamalpais. Rebuilt in 1990 and remodeled in 1996, this well-planned ± 5,868-square-foot home includes five uniquely designed bedrooms and five full and two half baths, as well as a wonderful one bedroom and one bath detached guest cottage. With a cobblestone driveway entrance leading to the residence, the elegantly gated property offers utmost privacy and security, yet sits just minutes away from the highly-acclaimed Kentfield schools, upscale shops and restaurants, and a myriad of hiking and biking trails. Inside, the exquisite home boasts large scale public rooms, an open floor plan and exceptional indoor-outdoor connection, highlighted by a professional chef’s kitchen and family room, with the finest finishes and appointments throughout. The magnificent grounds and pool were created by award-winning landscape architect Scott Colombo.
Designed for comfortable living, 70 Rancheria Road offers luxurious features at every turn including high ceilings, basket weave Versailles pattern parquet European Mahogany wood floors, French doors that open from all of the public rooms to the outdoors, high end building materials and finish work. The elegant, light-filled, two-story home features a well-designed floor plan for both family living and entertaining. A large-scale modern kitchen with walk-in pantry connects to the spacious family room which opens through French and custom folding glass doors to the veranda and backyard. An expansive formal foyer and spacious formal dining and living rooms are hallmarks of the residence. The main level also features a guest bedroom with en-suite bath, library/office with attached bath, fireplace, cherry wood walls, built-in book shelves and cabinetry and a wonderful space that is currently used a childrens’ study room. Right off the garage is a spacious mud room, laundry room, and powder room. Downstairs features a home theater with a large screen and projector. Upstairs offers a large landing, the master suite and bath boasts three walk in closets. The bedroom wing features an additional three bedrooms with one en-suite bath and one additional bath.
The home’s centerpiece is a magnificent great room that combines a magazine quality modern kitchen with an open, comfortable family room. Ideal for intimate gatherings and large scale entertaining, this sun-drenched space includes an informal family dining area, and custom made folding glass doors and French doors leading to the veranda and the backyard.
With light filled windows overlooking the front of the house and Carrera marble throughout, the kitchen is not only a highly functional workspace, but also a welcoming gathering spot. It features a walk-in pantry with a glass door, a butler’s pantry, oversized center island with seating, as well as top-brand stainless appliances. The stunning kitchen flows easily to the family room, and extends effortlessly to the patio, gardens, and views of Mount Tamalpais.
The property’s stunning grounds are accessible from numerous rooms, providing seamless indoor-outdoor flow for daily living, entertaining, and relaxation. Connecticut Bluestone patios overlook the exquisite landscaping and award-winning gardens designed by Scott Colombo. The detached guest cottage is located just steps from the main house. Across the yard, a calming pool sits between mature plants and trees, and offers stunning views of Mount Tamalpais. The gated, cobblestone driveway leads to an attached three-car garage, with space for additional parking.
Gardens—Designed by the renowned landscape architect Scott Colombo, the property’s elegant gardens feature a collection of the most luscious, fragrant and colorful roses, shrubs and trees. Carefully selected for both function and beauty, the plants gracefully intersect stone pathways and patios, creating an outdoor oasis for relaxation during every season. Naturally blending many popular ornamental trees, ancient stone, climbing vines, more than 100 rose bushesflowering shrubs, hedges, fruit trees, seasonal vegetablegardens, groundcovers and grasses, these groundsoffer one of the most private, tranquil, and picturesque settings in Kent Woodlands.Colombo’s integration of multiple bubbling fountains, water features, and garden rooms further enhance the enchanting outdoor living space.
· Located in prestigious Kent Woodlands
· Situated on ± 1.16 acres
· Rebuilt in 1990 and remodeled in 1996
· ± 5,868 square feet of easy flowing living space
· 5 bedrooms and 5 full & 2 half baths in main house; 1 bedroom and 1 full bath in guest cottage
· Outdoor shower
· Detached guest cottage with en-suite full bath
· Finest finishes and elegant appointments throughout
· Security system
· Fireplaces are wood burning with gas starter
· Private grounds with gated entrance
· Lush landscaping and mature trees
· Scott Colombo-designed gardens
· Luxurious pool
· Sweeping views of Mount Tamalpais
· Easy access to shops and restaurants
· Attached three-car garage with additional storage
· Picturesque hiking, biking, and running trails
· Top-ranking public and private schools
· Award-winning Kentfield School District
· Kent Woodlands Homeowners Association
· Located just 15 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge
Kent Woodlands Lifestyle
Kent Woodlands is one of the most sought-after locations in Marin County, is nestled at the base of Mount Tamalpais. Bordered by the towns of Larkspur and Ross, the lush woodland enclave offers privacy, ideal weather, award-winning Kentfield School District. Kent Woodlands is an exclusive yet friendly community with approximately 1,700 residents. Located in close proximity to world-class destinations such as San Francisco, Napa Valley, Silicon Valley, and Lake Tahoe, Kent Woodlands offers an ideal setting and lifestyle for those lucky enough to call it home.