55 Frances Avenue – Larkspur, CA “Sold”

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Sold at $2,500,000

Architectural Jewel

55 Frances Avenue, Larkspur

Simply put, this property is a work of art. Designed by Architect Thomas Bateman Hood, 55 Frances combines masterful craftsmanship, rich architectural detailing and carefully hand selected materials set on a magical, private and level corner site in the flats of Murray Park. This impeccably maintained 3 bedroom home with an office/guest suite in addition to a separate guest cottage, have been extensively renovated to perfection. The tranquil waterfall, Sonoma basalt stone outdoor fireplace and lush gardens, beckon you to the outside underscoring the seamless indoor/outdoor connection. This timeless treasure offers a true sense of elegance, authenticity and style. It is a unique one-of-a kind beauty in a tranquil and serene park-like setting.

Interior Features

  • Kitchen: Exceptionally designed with stainless appliances, honed black granite countertops, designer lighting, center island with sink, custom made cabinetry milled and fitted with 400 year old Louisiana cypress and with Japanese rice paper sandwiched in between the glass
  • Formal Dining: Large wood framed picture windows bringing the outside in, custom made shoji screen pocket doors, access to gardens
  • Living Room: Recessed lighting, stone fireplace, cathedral ceiling with skylights, access to gardens
  • Office/Guest Suite: Shoji pocket doors opening to handsome office with built-in cabinets and bookshelves, plus a connecting bathroom with stall shower and room with built-in bed
  • Master Bedroom Suite: Designer lighting, dressing room with full mirror, built-in dresser and make-up area. Stunning master bath with double sinks, stone countertops, seamless glass shower enclosure, skylight and Juliette balcony
  • Two Additional Bedrooms & One Bath
  • Loft Storage and Laundry
  • Hand crafted and milled reclaimed cypress and Douglas fir used for interior columns, beams, railing and doors
  • Australian gumwood flooring throughout main level
  • Expansive wood windows throughout bringing in light and beauty
  • Electronic lighting on main level allowing for infinite adjustments to create “the mood”

Exterior Features

  • Guest Cottage/Bath: Sheer perfection with custom Murphy bed/desk that can be operated by a simple touch
  • Fenced entry courtyard with stone pavers and water feature
  • Gardens, stone patios, exterior lighting, pond, mature landscaping and hot tub…the perfect spa and ideal place to dine, relax and enjoy
  • One-car attached garage plus additional off-street parking

And there’s More…

  • Close to Rustic Bakery, Woodlands Market, Table Café and additional shops
  • Kentfield School District
  • Lot: 9523 sq. ft. per survey (not verified by agents)
  • Home: 2321 sq. ft. per tax records (not verified by agents)
  • Published article in Sunset Magazine

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