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Sponsored: Peaceful neighborhood on the outside, pristine updated home on the inside

The beautifully designed and gated front landscape creates a stunning entry into this updated home in the Woodside neighborhood of Almaden Valley. Located toward the southern end of Almaden Valley, the neighborhood enjoys a peaceful ambience with glimpses of the surrounding mountain views from the front and back yards.

This three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is a couple of blocks from the Los Alamitos Creek trailhead. 

This home at 751 Portswood Drive is ideally situated within a mile to top-rated K-12 schools including Graystone Elementary the closest and only about a half-mile away, and Bret Harte Middle and Leland High School.

The property is about a 10-minute drive to the lovely Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, where you can enjoy 27 holes of championship golf, a unique combination of six different 18-hole courses, and dine in the clubhouse. The home is also within five minutes of Calero Reservoir County Park, which offers power boating, sailing, fishing, water skiing, and lots of outdoor fun with views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, and surrounded by parkland and about 19 miles of hiking and equestrian trails.

While the home provides mountain views, the property is close to a golf course, Calero Reservoir County Park and Almaden Quicksilver County Park. 

Walk a couple of blocks to the Los Alamitos Creek trailhead. Additional trails traverse more than 4,100 acres of picturesque hillsides in Almaden Quicksilver County Park.

The updated and beautifully maintained home features about 1,762 square feet of living space with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The front entry has a marble tile floor behind the leaded glass front door. Refinished oak floors, high ceilings, decorative chair rail molding, wide baseboards, dual-pane windows, stylish light fixtures and up-down Hunter Douglas shades are a few of the home’s features.

The expanded kitchen has gleaming light cabinetry, updated granite counters and backsplash, a breakfast bar and peninsula island. There is also a KitchenAid range, microwave, new dishwasher and trash compactor.

The lovely home features an expanded kitchen with granite counters and backsplash plus a breakfast bar and peninsula island. 

A bay window frames a front garden view from the spacious living room that also has built-in cabinetry. Adjacent to the kitchen is flexible-use space anchored by a fireplace with a brick surround. Ideal for a family room and casual gathering space or a formal dining room.

A sliding glass door offers easy access to the private and peaceful backyard where there is an expansive patio, lush lawn, and perimeter garden beds. Mature fruit and palm trees also enhance the landscape. Wide side yards offer additional room for a vegetable garden in the raised bed or play area. There is also a garden shed for extra storage.

The master bedroom has cherry laminate floors and a vaulted ceiling with a ceiling fan. Sliding glass doors offer private access to the backyard gardens. There is a walk-in closet in addition to a closet with sliding mirrored doors, and a bathroom with a dual-sink granite-topped vanity and separate tub/shower room updated with a tile surround.

The master bedroom features cherry hardwood floors, a vaulted ceiling and access to the backyard gardens. 

Two additional bedrooms have spacious closets. These bedrooms share an updated full bathroom with a wood grain tile floor, granite-topped furniture-style vanity and a tub/shower combination.

Additional features include a two-car garage, a new air conditioner and updated water heater.

Price: $1,375,000Where: 751 Portswood Drive, San JoseWebsite: www.tswan.comOpen house: By appointment.Listing agent: Compass, Therese Swan, 408-656-8240, tswan@tswan.com DRE: 01355719


Source: East Bay Sponsored: Peaceful neighborhood on the outside, pristine updated home on the inside

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