380 Valdez Avenue
Westwood Highlands Exquisite Mediterranean Home!
This charming Spanish Mediterranean home built in 1926 is tucked away on a beautiful block in the heart of the neighborhood, close to public transportation! A delightful landscaped garden entrance with inviting walkway, sweeping lawn, boxwood hedge, exotic plantings and mature canopy tree leads to the impressive arched entry with notable front door and into a gracious foyer with coat closet. The magnificent formal living room with barrel ceiling boast a wood-burning fireplace with original Batchelder tile surround and mantel, enormous bay-window, recessed lighting and gleaming hardwood floors. The stunning formal dining room with built-in buffet, china and silverware closet and striking chandelier is perfect for hosting dinner parties! The tastefully remodeled gourmet kitchen with tile floors and recessed lights features all stainless-steel appliances including a General Electric four-burner gas range with oven and separate microwave, Samsung refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, farm sink, granite and butcher block countertops, custom wood cabinets, pantry and light-filled breakfast area with bay-window. A classic, wide hallway with convenient laundry closet leads to the home's private living quarters.
This area includes two gorgeous bedrooms - both with large walk-in closets and one with views to the Bay - and a handsome remodeled tile bath with original medicine cabinet, pedestal sink and shower over cast-iron tub. The bright, open-banister staircase with "theater lit" steps leads to the lower level with spacious landing, storage closet and the master suite's living quarters.
The dramatic master bedroom with barrel ceiling and attractive picture moldings enjoys a big walk-in closet and gigantic French doors that open to the garden. The luxurious honey marble tile bathroom showcases a huge walk-in shower, separate "Jacuzzi" tub with relaxing bubble feature and private water closet with second washer and dryer.
The terrific parking garage with interior access into the home includes an open exercise area and tremendous storage space. The fabulous, well groomed park-like landscaped backyard with deck, patio, barbecue area, wet-bar, lush lawn, mature maple tree and colorful plantings complete this truly special home!