41 Austin • San Anselmo

Sold at $2,125,000

Ideally located on a corner lot in the middle of the coveted Seminary neighborhood, this classic Cape Cod residence offers the perfect setting to enjoy the quintessential California lifestyle.

With spectacular sun-filled southern exposure, the chiming bells of the Seminary chapel, a charming white picket wisteria-draped fence and its premier location, 41 Austin is what the most discriminating buyer seeks.

This residence offers five bedrooms and four full baths, with approximately 3,387 square feet of thoughtfully designed living space and a wonderful indoor/outdoor connection.

Along with incredible curb appeal, this home offers professionally designed and landscaped front and rear gardens with meandering footpaths and dramatic balconies off of the family room and master suite that provide for intimate outdoor settings for a sunrise coffee or a quiet cocktail in the evenings. The stunning formal living and family rooms are surrounded by paned picture windows and French doors opening to the outdoors, providing great space for family living and perfect entertaining flow.

Included is an in-law/guest/au pair suite with its own full bath, full separate kitchen, its own laundry facilities and even a separate entrance, which can also be used as a legal one-bedroom rental unit if so desired.

Oversized three car garage (~840sf) with ample space for big kids' toys also includes a built in workbench area and extensive custom storage solutions. The home was completely rebuilt and expanded in 1998 and special care was taken to preserve the towering live oak that accents the front yard and an amazing array of heritage fruit trees, including orange, grapefruit, Meyer lemon, loquat, cherry, pear and apple trees, which provide a year round bounty of organically grown fruit literally at your doorstep and which are perfectly placed to create a fragrant, private oasis to enjoy summer evenings in the garden.

This home features the finest construction,finishes and appointments. Centrally located in San Anselmo's most desirable neighborhood; walking distance to cafes, restaurants and shops as well as to many fine schools and the trails of Mount Tamalpais.

Additional Features and Improvements since current
owners purchased in 2006:

  • Custom built plantation shutters installed throughout guest suite and master suite
  • Custom fabric window treatments in master suite, children's rooms, family and living rooms
  • Hardwood floors installed throughout guest suite
  • Additional central heat and air system installed in guest suite
  • New fixtures in kids bathroom
  • New sink and shower fixtures in master bath
  • Automatic rolling driveway gate
  • New gates in backyard and front yard
  • Phantom screens on all upstairs French doors
  • Garage floor professionally sealed in 2008
  • Additional landscaping installed under direction of master gardener
  • Updated lighting in dining room and all baths
  • New fencing on west side of house
  • Whole house security system
  • Painting of entire exterior of house in 2008 and entire interior of house in 2011


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