146 Indian Hills Drive, Southern Novato | $965,000
Stepping onto the front porch you are transported to a tranquil and peaceful place, seemingly far from the rest of the world. Yet, 146 Indian Hills is just minutes from Ignacio Center, the highway, restaurants, shopping and more. The spacious front patio area is perfect for an afternoon tea or dining al fresco in a private environment.
The backyard is equally magical. You will find yourself amongst oak trees and bay trees with hawks flying overhead and deer meandering below. There is also a hand built trail switching back and forth down the hill in back. This trail features a hand hewn, split rail fence.
The main level includes: a formal entry with glass accented front door, Living Room with fireplace looking out to the front yard, Dining Room, Kitchen and Family Room (Great Room configuration), Powder Room, Bedroom (currently used as an Office), and the spacious Master Suite. In addition, the home delivers exceptional light and privacy in equal measures.
The large Kitchen features a breakfast nook, under cabinet lighting, extensive storage space, easy access to the formal Dining Room (featuring wood floors and coved ceiling), nice views and all the conveniences of a modern Kitchen.
The primary living spaces of 146 Indian Hills are stunning. They are characterized by extraordinary light, hardwood floors, large windows, custom lighting schemes and excellent flow. In the Family Room, you will also find fine carpet, fireplace with stone surround and wonderful vistas. In the Living Room, overlooking the front yard and patio, you will find hardwood floors a fireplace and a great sense of peace and calm.
The Master Retreat also features magical views and slider out to the back deck. With lots of space, a high, coved ceiling and overhead light and fan, this Master will impress. The Master Bath boasts dual vanities, custom hardware, a large soaking tub, a step-in shower and a large walk-in closet.
The lower level includes: 3 Bedrooms (with extraordinary views), a Bathroom with dual vanities, a large Office (currently used as drafting room, but would make a great wine cellar), and a Laundry Room with wash basin, lots of storage, nice natural light, and access to the rear deck.
146 Indian Hills also provides a “flex-room” or “bonus room” set apart from the rest of the house. This space would be perfect as a media room, play room, art or music studio, or for any manner of hobbies. It also includes a sink, counter space, and a full bath with step-in shower. The possible uses are virtually limitless.
Other amenities and features:
–Ipe decking in front and back (an extraordinarily hard wood that receives top marks for bug- and rot-resistance)
–Many fixtures and lighting elements updated
–Loads of extra storage within and under home.
–Much of interior recently painted
–Large Laundry Room with wash basin
–Extensive storage spaces throughout home and underneath home
–Vertical grain fir trim and solid core doors