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Westwood Highlands Neighborhood

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590 Melrose Avenue

Offered at $1,495,000.      SOLD at $1,600,000.

Westwood Highlands Majestic 
French Mediterranean View Home!

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 1 1/2 baths

  • Formal living room

  • Formal dining room

  • Gas fireplace with mantel

  • Hardwood floors

  • Sweeping southerly & bay views

  • Updated kitchen

  • Study/breakfast room

  • Built-in bookshelves

  • Laundry room with double utility sink

  • Workshop area with workbench

  • Laundry area, utility sink

  • Workshop with workbench

  • Artist studio loft

  • Park-like landscaped backyard

  • Patio, terraced garden, birdbath

  • Ample built-in storage

  • 2 car parking garage

This classic French Mediterranean "Art Deco" view home with pass-through driveway built in 1940 is proudly situated on an impressive knoll in a wonderful location! The splendid residence with arched entry and inviting staircase leads to a portico with notable front door and into a delightful foyer with convenient coat closet. The magnificent formal living room with vaulted ceiling boasts a gas fireplace with handsome mantel and brick surround with period tile accents, parquet hardwood floors, gorgeous arched picture windows with stained-glass panels and sweeping vistas from the Bay to the southern hills. The light-filled formal dining room with crown moldings and striking chandelier is perfect for entertaining! The nicely updated kitchen with skylight showcases a time-honored Wedgewood four-burner gas range with separate baking oven and broiler, Bosch dishwasher, Samsung refrigerator, granite counters with tile backsplash, painted wood cabinets, pull-out breadboard and a handy pantry. A fabulous study /breakfast room with built-in bookshelves and access to the yard ends this floor.

A wide, split-level staircase ascends to the upper level landing with hallway, linen closet and the home's private living quarters. The sumptuous master bedroom - with sliding glass door opening directly to the walk-out patio and garden oasis - features a dressing room with built-in secretary/vanity and wall-to-wall closet and a separate large walk-in closet with built-in shoe racks. A second good-size bedroom and a "vintage" tile full bath with pedestal sink and mirror, cast iron tub, separate shower and capacious medicine cabinet finish this floor. The lower level includes a huge guest bedroom with attractive wall paneling, a powder room with built-in shelving and a big laundry room with washer, dryer and double utility sink. The enormous two car parking garage with ample built-in storage includes a workroom with expansive workbench and an artist studio loft. The magical park-like landscaped backyard with tradesman's entrance, spacious patio and spectacular terraced garden with birdbath and a variety of mature, colorful plants and trees completes this truly special home! 

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