EXTRAORDINARY TUSCAN FARMHOUSE
3 Beds • 3.5 Baths • 4770 SF • 21,000 SF Lot • $6,177,000 SOLD
8 Audrey Court, Tiburon , CA
Welcome to L'Allegro ...
Gated and private, this one of a kind luxury residence is perfectly sited at the end of a private cul-de-sac, offering 3 bedrooms, an office/den, 3.5 bathrooms, and a comfortable floorplan with great room style living. The ultimate retreat for working from home featuring 3 HOME OFFICE'S (two on the main level and one downstairs) and a fitness area. This stunning work of art features sweeping views across the bay spanning the Bay Bridge, SF, Angel Island & the Golden Gate Bridge, where the view of the yachts, sailboats, ferries, and large ships changes daily.
As soon as you enter the gate you feel the connection and inspiration from the Tuscany region of Italy. This Tuscan Farmhouse was virtually new construction in 2001 and is representative of old-world rustic charm with textured walls, stonework, iron railing accents and elegant details. The detailed exposed wood beams, arched doorways, and walnut curved doors continue the rustic upscale charm throughout the residence.
This incredible renovation incorporates all of today's modern amenities. Some of the many features include limestone archways, rare mediterranean stone, 170 year old hand hewn beams, a Rumsford style cooking fireplace in the kitchen, rare Brazilian blue granite & concrete countertops, walnut cabinetry, reclaimed French tile pavers, and a 1400 bottle wine cellar.
The main level of the residence features a warm and inviting living room and family room, kitchen, large library/den, master suite, 2nd bedroom with a private entrance, guest bathroom, a powder bathroom, and a laundry room. The lower level is complete with a 2nd office, en-suite bedroom, and the wine cellar.
The interior living spaces feature hand-planed pecan parquet flooring, a gas fireplace with stone surround, custom walnut built-in media cabinet and opens on one side to an entertainment terrace with sweeping views of San Francisco, Angel Island, the bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Belvedere Island, and on the other side, the stunning rear yard and entertainment areas.
Reminiscent of a true Tuscan villa this phenomenal residence features multiple outdoor entertainment areas, including a sparkling solar heated pool, with inviting terraces and turf lawn, an 8 person spa, an outdoor kitchen and pizza oven with large dining terrace, stunning rose gardens, and raised flower/vegetable beds.
The elegant formal dining room offers captivating bay and San Francisco views with wonderful natural light.
The gourmet Italian farmhouse kitchen is equipped for the culinary enthusiast featuring a combination of rare Brazilian Blue Granite and concrete counters with counter seating, butlers pantry and pastry prep station with Carrara marble countertop, a walk-in pantry, concrete farmhouse sink, prep sink, walnut cabinetry, Italian wall tiles and reclaimed French tile pavers. The high end stainless steel appliances include an 8 burner Dynasty range and oven, Viking oven, Sub Zero refrigerator, refrigerator drawers, two Miele dishwashers, Viking wine refrigerator and u-line ice maker.
The oversized library features stunning views of Angel Island, San Francisco, the Bay Bridge, and features extensive built-in shelving and cabinetry, lounge area and ‘Pillars of Wisdom’ stone fireplace.
The master suite is located on the main level offering a gas fireplace, large walk-in closet with custom wardrobe system, extensive built-ins and opens to the view terrace.
The spa-like master bath is complete with two separate vanities, an oversized shower with a curved wall of windows, two shower heads, fireplace, private water closet and opens to the rear yard and pool.
The main level also features a sitting room/or the perfect office with built-in desk, guest bedroom, guest bathroom and a one of a kind ‘Cirque du Soleil’ intricately hand painted powder bathroom.
The lower level is accessed by a circular stone staircase built in France and features a 1400 bottle temperature-controlled wine cellar, exercise/ media room, and en-suite bedroom with gas fireplace and luxurious bathroom.
The updated laundry room is conveniently located on the main level with custom cabinetry and utility sink.
Two car garage with storage cabinetry, large sink, and refrigerator/freezer.
This amazing location provides easy access to the best hiking trails in the bay area, right out your back door at the end of Lyford Drive.
The 360-degree views of San Francisco, the East Bay, the Golden Gate, and Mount Tamalpais are nothing short of spectacular. The hiking trails are Marin County’s finest.
Live the outdoor life with the Old Rail Trail waterfront pathways only minutes down the road. This popular pathway leads to downtown Tiburon and the famed Blackies Pasture attracting walkers, joggers, and bikers daily.
Downtown Tiburon offers a charming main street with waterfront restaurants and trendy shops.
The ideal commute location with San Francisco only a short ferry ride away. Whether site seeing, dining, or commuting, you are sure to enjoy the magical seaside lifestyle of the Tiburon Peninsula.
Located in the highly acclaimed Reed School District.
L'Allegro Definition: 'The Happy Man', inscribed in stone above the front door. L'Allegro was inspired by the bucolic poem of the same name written in 1645 by the famous poet John Milton