45 Castenada Avenue
Forest Hill Traditional Craftsman Home!
This exquisite remodeled Craftsman home built in 1922 is tucked away on an enormous lot and wonderful block in the heart of the neighborhood, close to Forest Hill MUNI Station! A storybook gated garden entrance with inviting walkway, patio, sweeping lawn, fountain and colorful plants and trees leads to the notable front door and into a gracious foyer. The magnificent formal living room boasts a gas fireplace with glass rocks and classic mantel, recessed ceiling and lights, wide-cut moldings and fancy hardwood floors. The stunning open dining room with striking six-tiered chandelier and huge picture window with views of an enchanted sylvan setting is perfect for entertaining! The spectacular remodeled gourmet kitchen with skylight showcases all built-in stainless-steel Thermador appliances including a six-burner gas range top with hood and pot-filler, double-oven, dishwasher and huge refrigerator with freezer drawer, an LG microwave, coffee station, white quartz counters with green glass tile backsplash, custom wood cabinets, snazzy breakfast bar with pendant lights and a double sliding glass door that open to a romantic walk-out balcony with barbecue area, gas hookup, space heater and views to Twin Peaks.
An expansive hotel-like hallway with recessed lighting leads to the home's private living quarters. The master suite with direct access to the enclosed front patio and garden features a huge walk-in closet with custom built-in clothes racks, drawers and shoe holder and a superb remodeled marble tile bath with dual vanity sink, big walk-in shower and skylight. Two additional light-filled bedrooms - both with views of hills and trees - and a fabulous second full bath with vanity sink and shower over tub end this floor.
The lower level enjoys an impressive 4th bedroom with private bath, large walk-in closet and walk-out deck, a terrific playroom with laundry area, and fun wine/storage room. The bucolic park-like backyard with amazing deck, mature eucalyptus trees and Tradesman's entrance completes this truly special home!