355 Valdez Avenue
Westwood Highlands Terrific Spanish Mediterranean View Home!
This exquisite Spanish Mediterranean view home built in 1926 is tucked away on a wonderful block in the heart of the neighborhood, close to public transportation! An inviting garden entrance with “cobblestone” walkway leads to the notable front door with beveled glass panes and into a lovely foyer with convenient coat closet. The magnificent formal living room with open arched doorway, dramatic barrel ceiling and gleaming hardwood doors boasts a grand fireplace with original Batchelder tile surround, massive gumwood mantel and built-in bookshelves with glass-paneled doors, wide-cut moldings, huge bay window with five floor to ceiling arched windows and stunning views to the Bay, hills and trees! The gorgeous banquet-size formal dining room with exotic wood paneling and impressive period built-in china hutch is perfect for entertaining! The tastefully designed remodeled kitchen showcases all stainless-steel appliances including a Wolf gas range, Bosch dishwasher and LG refrigerator, granite counters with ceramic tile backsplash, custom painted wood cabinets and a comfortable light-filled breakfast room with bay window.
A gracious split-level staircase leads to the home’s private living quarters. The master bedroom suite which overlooks the garden features recessed lighting, a roomy walk-in closet and a private bath with big walk-in shower. A second good-size bedroom with custom built-in closet and a second full bath with shower over tub end the first floor.
The lower level includes two additional large bedrooms – both with huge closets – a third full bath with dual vanity sink and shower over tub, a wine/hobby room, laundry closet and a giant family room with access to the yard. The fabulous walk-out landscaped backyard with enormous patio, built-in barbecue, expansive lawn, mature camellia tree and delightful garden with colorful plantings completes this truly special home!